Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Coronado graduate Kyle Snyder books first trip to wrestling worlds

    Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. - Coronado High School could have another Olympic gold medalist as an alumnus soon. Ohio State sophomore and 2014 CHS graduate Kyle Snyder defeated 2012 London gold medalist Jake Varner by decision 4-1, 3-0 in the best-of-three finals at the U.S. world team trials at...

  • Adeline Gray leads OTC march to wrestling world championships

    Updated: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. - Colorado Springs wrestler Adeline Gray came into the U.S. world team trials looking to dominate. The two-time defending world champion at 165 pounds most certainly did and booked her sixth trip to the world championships in six years. Gray dispatched Jackie Cataline...

  • New OTC wrestler puts hurt on junior field

    Updated: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. - High school wrestler Mark Hall moved to Colorado Springs looking to "get whipped." Taking on 2012 Olympic champ Jordan Burroughs and other senior national team athletes in practice the past two months certainly provided that. "I need the guys there to put the hurt on...

  • Former national champ savors second chance in wrestling

    Updated: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    Forgive Sharon Jacobson if she looks almost too relaxed. Why let the stress of competition get in the way of a good time? Her return to wrestling has gone better than hoped and may end up better than she may have imagined. The 2006 national champion at 121 pounds (55 kilograms) left...

  • Hard-working Aaron King key to Colorado Springs Switchbacks' success

    Updated: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    Aaron King may not get noticed much by the casual soccer fan. But do not underestimate the importance of the role the veteran Switchbacks forward plays. His all-around performance has been critical to the success enjoyed by surging fifth-place Colorado Springs entering Saturday's...

  • Coronado grad Micah Burak heads to wrestling trials eyeing first worlds bid

    Updated: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    Coronado High School graduate Micah Burak is a humble man, but has ample reason to be confident right now, especially with the support of his faith and family. The 214-pounder heads into this weekend's U.S. world championship wrestling team trials in Madison, Wisconsin, on a roll...

  • Mountain bikers hope to make their mark at USA Cycling talent camp

    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    The next great American mountain bike rider could be making him or herself known this week during the regional talent ID camp in Colorado Springs. It's how area standout Russell Finsterwald and Utah's Keegan Swenson entered the development pipeline for USA Cycling years ago and the...

  • Natural trap shooter doing things her way and succeeding on international stage

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    When Jay Beaman saw his daughter Janessa hold a BB gun for the first time, he hoped she could become a trap shooter like him. Now, they both think bigger. The 24-year-old Mitchell High School graduate is one of the best women in the world as she enters the USA Shooting National...

  • Pride cruise past Storm to set up Western Conference showdown

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    The outcome was never really in doubt, but the host Colorado Pride needed to elevate their intensity to put away their intrastate rival. A red card on Colorado Storm goalkeeper Katie Ruff about 14 minutes into the second half was the spark the Pride needed to pull away for a 7-0...

  • Switchbacks hope to build on momentum during key 10-day stretch

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    The Colorado Springs Switchbacks continue what could be a memorable 10-day stretch in the United Soccer League expansion franchise's history with a 7 p.m. Wednesday home game against the Portland Timbers 2. The 5-5 Switchbacks, in seventh place in the Western Conference with 15...

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