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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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...

Two-time Olympian Jonathan Horton gunning for one more last Olympics in Rio


Two-time Olympian Jonathan Horton entered this weekend looking to prove that he has one more Olympics left in him.

"I am pretty humble but I believe I am still one of the top vets in the country," he...

Friendly rivalry from youth paying off for Switchbacks rookies


Forward Miguel Gonzalez and defender Josh Phillips are focused on Saturday night's battle for the Western Conference lead with visiting Seattle.

But only a few years ago, the longtime men's soccer rivals...