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Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Adames' clutch hit gives Sky Sox a split

    Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    In the midst of a rough season, the Sky Sox found a disheartening way to lose, and an equally exciting way to win. About three hours after he struck out with the bases loaded to end Game 1 in a 2-1 loss, shortstop Cristhian Adames hit an RBI single with the bases loaded to lift...

  • Sky Sox end 3-game losing streak, split doubleheader

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    There were good feelings aplenty after Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader, but those didn't last. Right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles threw a strong five innings in a rehabilitation start for Colorado Springs and the Sky Sox ended a three-game losing streak with a convincing 6-0 win...

  • Two more doubleheaders on Sky Sox schedule after another rainout

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    The steady rain scuttled the Sky Sox's plans for a Wednesday doubleheader. Game 1 was suspended with the Sky Sox leading Nashville 2-0 with one out in the top of the third with a base runner at first base. The call was made after the rain picked up its intensity after about an hour...

  • Rains don't go away, Sky Sox will play another day

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Tuesday's scheduled game between the Nashville Sounds and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox was postponed to 12:35 p.m. Wednesday as part of a seven-inning doubleheader at Security Service Field. The scheduled starters are lefthander Pedro Hernandez (6-6, 6-14 ERA) for the Sky Sox (45-64)...

  • Air Force hockey announces challenging schedule

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven seasons. It will not be easy to make that six out of eight, judging from the 2014-15 schedule announced by the Atlantic Hockey Association program. "There are a lot of questions coming into next season," Falcons coach Frank...

  • Friendship and competition keep older hockey players on the ice

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    The area's older hockey players ignore their aches and pains for a good reason. "It's in our blood," said Rich "Moose" Inhoffer, 74. "You get hooked on the game and the camaraderie." "You love hanging out in the locker room as much as you do being on the ice," said Bill "Grumpy"...

  • Rockies' Justin Morneau makes most of rehab with Sky Sox

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Colorado Springs fans were treated to a fine performance by Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau in what was likely his only rehabilitation game at Security Service Field. They were not as enthused by the clutch hitting of the Round Rock Express, which rolled to an 11-4 win in the...

  • Softball has become way of life for senior Dean Neff

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Softball didn't save Dean Neff's life, but playing with his friends and teammates made it much better. Six years ago, the now-81-year-old suffered a stroke that affected his right side and ability to speak. Being coerced to play softball played a significant role in his recovery, he...

  • Colorado swimmer turning laps instead of drinking

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Suzy Cotton-Tatnall's life changed when she stopped drinking and immersed herself in competitive swimming. "She went from not doing anything when she was drinking to doing elliptical every day," her daughter, Brittni Smith, said. "She was always around the pool (as a lifeguard and...

  • Pitching, hitting struggles send Sky Sox to another loss

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    The recurring theme of the Sky Sox season continued in an 8-2 home loss to Round Rock on Sunday. Opposing hitters took advantage of their opportunities against the Colorado Springs pitchers and the Sky Sox were unable to keep pace in the loss to the Express (55-52). "They did a...