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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Top American Paralympian swimmers in town for Jimi Flowers Classic

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

The seventh Jimi Flowers Classic will feature many of the top U.S. Paralympic swimmers this Saturday through Sunday at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center.

The event honors former coach, mentor and...

UCCS women's basketball faces big test against RMAC divisional leader


Friday's home game against the Colorado School of Mines promises to be a litmus test for a resurgent Colorado-Colorado Springs women's basketball team.

The Mountain Lions, winners of four straight since the...

Air Force hockey rebuild plan on track as Falcons travel to rival Army


Things are right on track with the Air Force hockey rebuild, as evidenced by a balanced offensive attack and the team's first Atlantic Hockey Conference sweep this past weekend.

"It's great for us because it...

What do you think is the greatest regular-season record in sports?

By: The Gazette

The Warriors are in pursuit of the Bulls NBA-record 72-10 regular season mark. Is that the greatest regular-season record in sports? What do you think is the most impressive record? Let us know on...

Trey Bradley anxious to don a Tigers uniform again

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

Colorado College freshman Trey Bradley has been experiencing a tough stint over the past few weeks after a game disqualification and a subsequent supplemental two-game suspension had the rookie unable to play for...

Former CC defenseman Young called up to ECHL

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

The Mississippi RiverKings on Monday announced that defenseman Ian Young has been called up to the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL. There is no timetable for his return to the Southern Professional Hockey League.


CC junior Christian Heil recovering well from injury

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

The mood remained a happy one even through conditioning drills at Tuesday’s Colorado College hockey practice. A big road win the weekend before can do that for a team’s outlook.

None may have been more...

Air Force hockey sophomore Erik Baskin wins player of the week honor

By: Joe Paisley, The Gazette

Air Force sophomore Erik Baskin is the Atlantic Hockey Conference player of the week after he helped lead the Falcons to a sweep of American International College this past weekend.

The conference weekly...