Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

Joe Paisley rejoined The Gazette staff to cover college hockey in February 2013. He worked at The Gazette for 5.5 years, including 2.5 seasons as the college hockey beat writer until Dec. 2011. Paisley graduated from the University of Montana journalism school and began his career in Butte, Mont in 1994. He worked as an education reporter before becoming a sports writer. His first beat was covering the Junior A hockey franchise, the Butte Irish. After nearly eight years at the Montana Standard, he transferred to the Twin Falls (ID) Times-News where he was the sports editor and met his wife Tiffany. He moved on to the Gazette in March 2006 to become the high school sports editor; a position he held for three years.

More Articles by: Joe Paisley

DeBoer's scoring record falls in Australia

By: Joe Paisley

Former CC forward Addison DeBoer’s Australia Ice Hockey League single-season points record 85 points (53 assists) in 28 games for the Canberra Brave in 2011 was broken this past weekend by Canadian Geordie Wudrick...

Pikes Peak International Raceway may not host major races, but it sure isn't shut down


The days of Michael Waltrip, Tony Stewart or Danica Patrick racing at the Pikes Peak International Raceway are over.

But 10 years ago today after the last major race - the Indy Racing League's Honda Indy 225...

Colorado College tries to replace some graduated scoring in women's soccer


An infusion of freshman talent may help Colorado College women's soccer offset the loss of its graduated offense entering the 2015 season.

"With any team we have, we see a great deal of potential," coach...

Air Force women's soccer seeks top 6 finish

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

Air Force women's soccer has its sights set on a top-six finish and a berth in the Mountain West Conference playoffs. It may have to exceed expectations after being picked ninth in the 12-team Mountain West...

Live at 2 p.m.: Colorado Springs Switchbacks hit road for game rich with USL playoff implications

By: Joe Paisley

With six games left in the regular season, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks are headed to Seattle in hopes of picking three valuable road points at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The 3-3 tie with Sacramento last Friday was a...

Reno rallies twice to sweep Colorado Springs Sky Sox in doubleheader


Colorado Springs was unable to hold onto its early leads and Reno swept the Sky Sox 3-2 and 7-3 in a Monday daytime doubleheader at Security Service Field.

Game 2 was delayed 34 minutes by a tornado warning...

NCHC announces OT, jersey changes

By: Joe Paisley

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced some changes to its overtime format, including becoming the first college league to play 3-on-3 skaters in extra time to determine the extra point in the league...

Colorado Springs man breaks through for first Pikes Peak Marathon victory


The few ounces of the medal around Alex Nichols' neck was hardly noticeable. After all, a weight was lifted off the Colorado Springs man's shoulders by winning his first Pikes Peak Marathon on Sunday.