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.

More Articles by: Joe Paisley

Burroughs says win puts him among wrestling's elite


LAS VEGAS - It has been a challenging year for Jordan Burroughs. The new husband and father admits he struggles balancing family life and wrestling.

He feared that he could not remain atop his weight class...

Coronado grad Snyder sets record by winning worlds gold at age 19

By: joe paisley

LAS VEGAS - Coronado High School graduate Kyle Snyder plans to be a force in international competition for years to come. His time at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center is a big reason why he has already...

Switchbacks hit road with conference championship on the line

By: Joe Paisley

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks can take a big step toward the Western Conference championship with a victory at second-place Oklahoma City at 6 p.m. MT on Saturday.

Even if it may cause some awkwardness...

Olympic Training Center resident Adeline Gray makes history at wrestling world championships

By: The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS - Adeline Gray made history and she is only getting started.

The Denver native and Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center resident became the first American woman to win back-to-back world...

U.S. freestyle heavyweight wrestler Zach Rey ready to seize second chance at world championships


LAS VEGAS - Heavyweight Zach Rey expects to make the most of his second chance.

Surgery for American freestyle heavyweight wrestler Tervel Dlagnev in mid-August bumped Rey, who lost to the two-time world...

Disappointing showing mars Day 3 for Americans and world wrestling championships in Las Vegas


LAS VEGAS - It was a lackluster day for the host country as all four American wrestlers failed to reach the medal round at the world wrestling championships Wednesday.

American 105-pounder Alyssa Lampe...

Colorado Springs OTC resident Adeline Gray excels by wrestling her own way


For defending world champion Adeline Gray to reach her potential, national team coach Terry Steiner had to let her simply be herself.

"It's a little like letting go when you're a parent and when you have to...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox struggles, weather troubles show in slow start, ticket sales


A painting print of a Sky Sox pitcher on the Security Service Field mound bathed in the rich, red glow of sunset underwent some editing in the home clubhouse recently.

Over the scene, someone drew heavy rain...