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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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...

Switchbacks coach Steve Trittschuh has a good problem to have with strong roster


Colorado Springs coach Steve Trittschuh jokes that he has a tough time sleeping. There is some truth behind his humor because he has a lot of serious decisions to make each week.

With a lot of players...

Colorado College Division I athletes receiving new cost of attendance stipends


For Colorado College administrators, it was about fairness.

For the Tigers Division I coaches, it was about commitment to their programs.

And for the men's hockey and women's soccer players receiving...

Local Army veteran, track cyclist garners Parapan American bronze

By: Joe Paisley

Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center track cyclist and Army veteran Justin Widhalm took home a bronze medal in the men’s 1K time trial C1-5 finals Tuesday at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto.


NCHC signs another TV deal

By: Joe Paisley

Beginning this fall, American Sports Network, which has 162 Sinclair Brpoadcast Group-owned and operated stations in 79 markets, mostly in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference footprint, will broadcast eight...

Colorado Springs company, Concussion Mitigation Technologies, works on concussion prevention


A local company is entering its fifth year vying to become a leader in concussion prevention in what has become a crowded sports technology field.

Concussion Mitigation Technologies, founded by Lockheed...