Author:

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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The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC hosted the Swope Park Rangers Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Switchbacks Stadium. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Swope Park Rangers defender Kevin Ellis, right, pulls away from Switchbacks midfielder Luke Vercollone in the first half Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Switchbacks Stadium. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette