Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Colorado College hockey announces 2015-16 schedule, prepares for 'tough' start

    Updated: Mon, May 11, 2015

    Colorado College hockey continued its tradition of putting together one of the nation’s most difficult schedules when next season’s 32 games were announced on Monday. The 2015-16 campaign opens with an exhibition against Canadian college power Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 3 followed by...

  • Air Force 2nd Lt. Kevin Durr pulls double duty with Switchbacks

    Updated: Sat, May 9, 2015

    Former Air Force men's soccer standout Kevin Durr knows how fortunate he is. It takes an understanding superior officer, ample skill and a little luck in where you are stationed for a former service academy athlete to enjoy a professional playing career while serving in the military....

  • Friday Faceoff: Was the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight a sign of boxing’s resurgence or decline?

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Sport is getting up off the mat By Joe Paisley Despite its lackluster result after so much hype, the Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao fight was a sign of boxing’s resurgence. I am not thrilled by that prospect. It is hard to root for a sport that fails to punish a...

  • 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,"...

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