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.

US skater Jason Brown of Monument, Colorado, finishes his short program Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Sochi Olympic Games. Brown is in 6th place following the short program. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
DENVER,CO - November 06: The Colorado College Tigers gather around starting goaltender Tyler Marble #33 before taking on Denver University at Magness Arena November 06, 2015. Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post
Olympc gold medalist Missy Franklin hugs kids at SafeSplash Swim School in Colorado Springs Monday, October 17, 2016. Franklin was in town to promote a program called "Ripples to Waves," a program to help more than 2,500 kids across the US learn to swim each year regardless of their ability to pay for lessons. The program is supported by SafeSplash and USA Swimming Foundation. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Air Force Falcons goalie Shane Starrett (40) makes a leg save on a shot by Boston College Eagles forward Colin White (18) during the second period in the CHI Ice Breaker Tournament, Semifinals October 7, 2016 at Magness Arena. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post)
Air Force's Tyler Ledford (right) takes the puck past Colorado College's Nate Kwiecinski (left) during the third period of a game at the Air Force Academy on Friday, November 27, 2015. Air Force defeated Colorado College 4-3. JERILEE BENNETT/THE GAZETTE