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.

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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.


Extraordinary Kim Dobson has first child, runs first double in 13-month span


Extraordinary Dobson has first child, runs first double in 13-month span

Kim Dobson continues to amaze the fans at the Pikes Peak Marathon and her husband, Corey.

The 2015 Ascent champion competed in...

Tie 'feels like a loss' for Switchbacks


The wait ultimately was not worth it for the first-place Switchbacks and their fans.

A red card against Colorado Springs midfielder Davy Armstrong left the hosts down a man in the final six minutes,...

Get tickets now for college hockey face-off luncheon

By: Joe Paisley

Tickets are available for the annual College Hockey Face-Off Luncheon at the Colorado Springs Marriott, 5280 Tech Center Drive, featuring Air Force coach Frank Serratore and Colorado College coach Mike...