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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Former Army ranger Mat Henigsmith works to swap camouflage for red, white and blue


Former U.S. Army Ranger Mat Henigsmith accepts challenges wherever he finds them.

Wednesday it was rock climbing. Friday it will be goalball. It was para-triathlon before this week's U.S. Association of...

Goalie Chase Perry leaves CC, returns to familiar junior team

By: Joe Paisley

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

Perry, 19, went 1-8-1 last season with the Tigers (6-26-3)...

Sky Sox fall short in rally against Nashville


The Sky Sox fell just short of a ninth-inning comeback in a 7-6 home loss to Nashville Tuesday night.

Juan Centeno hit a two-out RBI triple to make it 7-5 for Colorado Springs (38-56) before a crowd of 8,112....

Sky Sox looking for stronger showing in second half


Sky Sox manager Rick Sweet expects better things from his Triple-A baseball club as the second half of the season unfolds.

He's already seeing it.

"There's no doubt that in the last month we have played...

Sweatt signs in Sweden; NCHC news

By: Joe Paisley

It’s July so here is a mix of topics to sustain you as October looms on the horizon.

Former Tiger wing Bill Sweatt has signed two-year deal with Lulea of northern Sweden after a couple seasons (35 goals)...

Golden memory for Sky Sox infielder Pete Orr after thrilling Pan Ams victory


What a 24 hours it was for Sky Sox infielder Pete Orr.

The Toronto-area native experienced one of the biggest moments of his baseball career when he scored the winning run in Canada's 7-6 extra-inning...

Pridie homers, Nashville triple play sink Sky Sox


Apparently, former Sky Sox player Jason Pridie felt right at home at Security Service Field.

Pridie, who played for Colorado Springs last season, hit a 422-foot three-run homer in the fifth inning and a solo...

Friends tackle tricky 4th stage of Ascent Cycling Series


It's the mountain biker version of couch surfing.

Mark Legg and his wife Katie Compton, an 11-time U.S. cyclocross national champion (2004-10, 2012-15), often stay at Wim Dhijs' home in Belgium when she...