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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Area native coaching Jr. Tigers

By: Joe Paisley

Former Colorado College hockey player Brandon Straub is the new bantam A head coach for the Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association’s Jr. Tigers program.

The Colorado Springs native played professionally...

First two U.S. swimmers qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

KAZAN, Russia – The first two U.S. swimmers qualified for spots on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team on Monday, when Jordan Wilimovsky of Malibu, Calif. won gold and Sean Ryan of Chattanooga, Tenn. placed...

Late goal lifts Washington past Colorado Pride for W-League championship

By: Joe Paisley

The Colorado Pride were unable to convert two great scoring chances and Washington immediatley repsonded with a goal of its own, thanks to two scores by Chile’s Yanara Aedo.

The Spirit reserves completed an...

Former Tiger netminder will coach goalies for Colorado Rampage

By: Joe Paisley

Former Colorado College goalie Matt Zaba is the new goalie coach for the Colorado Rampage hockey club in Monument. 

The former 2003 Kings draft pick enjoyed an eight-year pro career that included an NHL...

Colorado Pride continue long playoff road trip in W-League semifinals


The second-seeded Colorado Pride enter the W-League playoff semifinals facing a challenging road trip and an even tougher foe in Laval.

The Northeastern Conference champion Comets (9-2-1) automatically made...

RMAC, USA Wrestling will hold league tournament in January


For the first time in 20 years, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference wrestlers will compete in a league tournament.

"We are putting RMAC wrestling back on the map in the region and in the wrestling...

Colorado Springs native drafted by NHL's Bruins

By: Joe Paisley

Defenseman Brandon Carlo is now a member of the Boston Bruins.

The 6-foot-5, 196-pounder blue-liner for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League was chosen with the seventh pick of the second...

CC goalie Chase Perry leaves Tigers; return to junior hockey


Goalie Chase Perry has left the Colorado College program and returned to the Wenatchee (Wash.) Wild, where he was a junior hockey standout.

The move was not a surprise to coach Mike Haviland, who said the...