David Ramsey

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David Ramsey has written sports columns for The Gazette for 10 years. He's visited all 50 states, and he's wise enough to realize Colorado is the best of those 50. He's a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003. He's placed nine times in the national Asssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest, including two first-place finishes. He's covered the Athens, Beijing and London Olympics for The Gazette. He's the father of Ruth, a Rampart High grad, and Luke and Caleb, both grads of Pikes Peak Christian. He's an avid cyclist. He hopes to climb Mount Massive this summer, but he says that every year. Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey brings you the personal side of sports along with his personal analysis.

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Ramsey: Hope lifted Cheyenne Mountain's fallen girls' soccer team

By: david ramsey

Hope isn't always logical. Hope is always powerful.

Want proof? Just look at Cheyenne Mountain's once-hopeless girls' soccer team.

Coach Tomas Martinez had little concrete reason to believe in his...

Ramsey: Brianna Alger blast was all cushion Lewis-Palmer needed to face Cheyenne Mountain in girls' soccer 4A state final

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

PARKER - Brianna Alger was standing 25 yards from the goal. Her coach, Ryan Parsons, had a strong idea of what was going to happen next:

A goal.

Alger launched a rocket of a shot into the back of the...

Cheyenne Mountain returning to 4A state title soccer game


PARKER - Cheyenne Mountain's journey on the return road to the state championship soccer game was looking perilous.

But the Indians recovered from an early blow to take a 2-1 win over Ponderosa in the Class...

Ramsey blog: Bowlen important to Broncos, but many others are more important

By: David Ramsey

I'm glad Pat Bowlen will join the Bronco Ring of Fame. He deserves the honor.

But, please, let's not get carried away. Let's not get sentimental.

Bowlen never caught a pass, never threw a touchdown,...

Ramsey: Colorado College Tigers' most important hockey games will be against Air Force


Colorado College just announced its schedule for the 2015-2016 season. The Tigers, fresh off 26 losses, will battle hockey powers from across our great nation.

You could call this brutal schedule courageous....

Ramsey blog: 'Proof' and Tom Brady and deflategate

By: David Ramsey

I keep hearing from Patriots fans and unattached skeptics who want to see "proof" that Tom Brady knew about the tampering of footballs.

This reminds me of the days when Lance Armstrong supporters and...

Ramsey: Transfer bug attacks yet again for Air Force Academy hockey

By: david ramsey

Frank Serratore knows the look.

Chris Truehl walked into Serratore's Air Force hockey office a few days after the conclusion of a frustrating 2014-2015 season. Serratore looked into the eyes of his sophomore...

Ramsey: Matt Triplett, bull rider, earns big money for big risks

By: David Ramsey

During afternoons when many American teens retreated to the safety of the basement to play video games or gobble junk food, Matt Triplett hustled to the danger of his back yard, where he rode bulls filled with evil...