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.

More Articles by: Joe Paisley

Colorado Springs Sky Sox lineup gets a boost from Milwaukee trades


The Colorado Springs Sky Sox picked up two slugging outfielders and a couple of young arms that could jump-start their lineup heading into the final five weeks of the regular season.

Right fielder Domingo...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox come up a few clutch hits short of rally


Iowa closer Brian Schlitter cruised to his 15th save as the Cubs downed Colorado Springs 9-7 to take Game 2 of the four-game series at Security Service Field.

Colorado Springs was unable to come up with a...

Four former Tigers enter Champions League play this month

By: Joe Paisley

Four former Colorado College Tigers will compete in the 48-team Champions League tournament in Europe next month as players for 2014-15 champions from one of the many leagues.

The 48 teams are divided into...

Vercollone scores twice to spur Switchbacks win over LA Galaxy II


Colorado Springs played arguably its best overall game and ground out a 2-0 win over second-place Los Angeles Friday night to thrust itself back into contention for the conference crown.

The United Soccer...

CC hockey announces 2015-16 roster

By: Joe Paisley

With the final National Letter of Intent delivered and processed by Saturday's deadline, the Colorado College hockey program was able to announce its 31-player roster for the 2015-16 season.

The Tigers will...

Newest Switchback anxious to get on the field

By: Joe Paisley

The newest Switchbacks forward is looking forward to taking the field.

Chandler Hoffman hopes to make his debut in a Colorado Springs uniform this Friday against his former USL team, the LA Galaxy II, at 7...

Former RMAC standout's hard work helps Martin Maybin succeed un USL rookie season


The jump from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference to the pros is a big one.

Martin Maybin's work ethic and scoring talent has helped bridge that gap quickly. The Colorado Springs forward is enjoying a...

Colorado Springs' Jenkins brothers making their mark on national mountain biking stage


A blur of brightly colored spandex caught Nolan Jenkins' eye, and a passion for mountain biking was born.

The rising Colorado Springs School freshman, now 14, went to the Leadville 100 race about four years...