Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • New Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League could give area players more opportunities

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Area teens could continue their playing careers locally with the debut of the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League this fall. The Pikes Peak Miners and Colorado Rampage are two of the six Colorado franchises in the USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III league. The new Under-20 teams are an...

  • Well-traveled youngsters head overseas to play for U.S. girls' hockey team

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Two area seventh-graders who travel the country already to play Triple-A hockey will add a few thousand more frequent flyer miles to compete for their country. Eagleview Middle School student Ellie Reiter and The Classical Academy's K.C. Brooks are on the West Coast U.S. squad...

  • Area native, Switchbacks midfielder garner USL weekly honors

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Area native Patrick Slogic was named to the USL team of the week while Colorado Springs Switchbacks midfielder Luke Vercollone garnered his second weekly honor this season. Slogic, a Charlotte Independence defender and former Liberty High School and Cornell standout, scored the...

  • Tigers excited by chance to play Denver outdoors

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    The Tigers' excitement about playing Denver in an outdoor game grew steadily this past college hockey season. It hit a fever pitch after the Colorado Rockies confirmed on Monday that Coors Field will host the first outdoor hockey game between the Front Range rivals on Feb. 20, 2016....

  • Barbosa claims PBR win at Broadmoor World Arena

    Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Thanks to a big-time weekend, World No. 2 bull rider Matt Triplett can relax heading into the Professional Bull Riders tour's two-week break. The American recorded 247.5 points on the weekend thanks to a fourth place overall finish at the Rumble in the Rockies behind first-time...

  • Stoykewych wins 3 awards as CC hockey looks toward future

    Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    The annual year-end team awards banquet for Colorado College hockey recognized the success to be found in the past season with a focus very much on the future. Coach Mike Haviland pointed to some individual and team improvements and reiterated his challenge to the Tigers, who went...

  • Veteran leader Orr helps steady Sky Sox ship during long season

    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Sky Sox manager Rick Sweet wanted Pete Orr back with the Brewers organization last offseason for good reason. Orr is known as a professional who provides a valuable example in the clubhouse for younger players. "He is the kind of veteran you want in Single-A through the majors,"...

  • Fractured back can't keep Roy away from PBR's Rumble In The Rockies

    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    There was no question in Aaron Roy's mind that he would get back to bull riding. A fractured back that required two rods to stabilize his spine and 18 months away from the professional Bull Riders tour wasn't going to stop the Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan cowboy. "I just love this too...

  • Luis Sardinas ties stolen base record as Sky Sox rout Omaha

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    Colorado Springs shortstop Luis Sardinas stole a Sky Sox record-tying four bases and first baseman Matt Clark connected for two home runs to rout Omaha 16-4 on Friday night. Sardinas' four steals were the most since Jeff Huson at home versus Albuquerque on Aug. 30, 1996. Sardinas and...

  • Trip to minors reinvigorates young bull rider's season

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    It took losing his spot in the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series for Gage Gay to turn around his season. The 2014 Rookie of the Year runner-up struggled earlier this season, including getting bucked off 20 straight times, and was sent down to the Touring Pro Division,...

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