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Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Older area athletes doing much more than just golf

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    Retirement and recreation doesn't just mean golf anymore. Bob Stayton, 86, cannot imagine retirement without it. He grew up near an Independence, Mo., golf course, got his first job there caddying, and flirted with turning professional when $300 was good money for a PGA event...

  • Sky Sox owner Dave Elmore honored

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    A Who's Who of baseball has a new name: Sky Sox owner Dave Elmore. Joe DiMaggio, Tommy Lasorda and Casey Stengel are among the honorees in the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame that now includes Elmore after he became the second owner to be inducted. His formal ceremony was held...

  • Round Rock comes up with plenty of key hits in win over Sky Sox

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Round Rock had several timely hits, including three home runs. The Colorado Springs Sky Sox could not come up with the key hit and that ended up being the difference Friday in a 12-4 home loss. Colorado Springs found its stroke against Round Rock starter Phil Irwin when the Sky Sox...

  • Photos: Sox the Fox wants to be mascot of the year but needs your help

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    The annual Mascot Mania contest in minor league baseball is underway and Sox the Fox, the lovable acrobat of Security Service Field, is competing for Pacific Coast League Mascot of the Year. If Sox the Fox wins, he advances to the championship round (Aug. 4-11) against all the league...

  • Ideas emerge to strengthen Colorado Springs' sister-city relationship with Ancient Olympia

    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    A recent trip to Ancient Olympia could result in a Colorado Springs teenager taking part in a worldwide event. A delegation from Colorado Springs traveled to the birthplace of the Olympics last month to further the sister-city relationship between the municipalities. They came away...

  • Golf tournament stokes octogenarians' competitive fire

    Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    He may be 81, but the competitive fire still burns in Gunter Schulz. Schulz edged defending champ Beck Bechtelheimer to win the third annual Octogenarian Tournament at the Cherokee Ridge Golf Course. Both shook off slow starts to card 9-over-par 45s over nine holes on Monday. Schulz...

  • Pick-up man Josh Edwards works behind the scenes at the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

    Updated: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Forgive Josh Edwards if you meet him and he has only has a few minutes to talk. The Dallas area resident is juggling several careers as a radiology technician, private pilot, small businessman, stuntman and rodeo pick-up man. Of the many hats he dons, it's his cowboy hat that makes...

  • Colorado College alum Kawano is program’s first director of hockey operations

    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    It is another homecoming for the Colorado College staff with former goalie Chris Kawano named as the program’s first director of hockey operations and video coordinator. New coach Mike Haviland said Kawano’s experience as a student and player at CC along with his relationship with...

  • $1,000 prize makes new Equicross event a hit at Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Ellicott's Stephen Heitmann didn't win the rings event at the new Equicross competition. It wasn't for lack of effort. The 17-year-old cowboy was dragged about 25 yards through the arena dirt and across the finish line by three competitors while they tried to tear the ring out of his...

  • Texas bareback rider Richie Champion at Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo won $1.1 million at The American in home state

    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Would you keep your job if you won $1.1 million all at once? Maybe if you love your career, like Texas bareback bronc rider Richie Champion. Champion fell short of qualifying for Saturday night's championship round by recording an 82, behind Seth Hardwick and William Tutor, who...