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Kevin Carmody

Prep Sports Reporter

  • The Gazette Boys' Soccer Coach of the Year: Espen Hosoien, Air Academy

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Motivation was never a concern for Air Academy boys' soccer coach Espen Hosoien. Neither was talent. Hosoien knew he had both on his team. How the 11th-year coach could properly channel that mixture into a formula that would result in a state title proved to be his greatest...

  • Football official collapses, dies at halftime of Rampart-Woodland Park game

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Tragedy overcame the joy of the first full week of high school football Friday when an official collapsed and died during halftime of a game between Rampart and visiting Woodland Park at District 20 Stadium. The 61-year-old official, a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain, had served on the...

  • Top 3A squads beef up schedules to get to next step

    Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Had one play turned out differently, The Classical Academy could have played for a 3A state championship last December. For Discovery Canyon, the Thunder once again met an untimely end at the wrong possible time. And then there's Canon City, a perennial 3A playoff contender coming...

  • Small schools look to find consistent success

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    It's hard to argue the success achieved by Florence over the years. By some, the Huskies' 8-3 mark a season ago could be viewed as a down year; previously, Florence went 12-1, 13-1 and 10-2, including a 2A state title in 2011. That pedigree comes virtually unmatched by any small...

  • Stampede too valuable for some teams to pass up

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Before the 2012 state cross country meet at Norris-Penrose Event Center and Bear Creek Park, longtime Liberty coach Gary Weston spoke about the importance of the pre-state race that gave his team, and plenty of others, a dress rehearsal for a much more important event. "Any team that...

  • Boys' cross country team-by-team capsules

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    A team-by-team look at boys' cross country.

  • Boys' tennis preview capsules

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    A team-by-team look at boys' tennis in the Pikes Peak region.

  • Harrison keeps goals realistic as boys' tennis program starts over

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Before last week, Angelo Venzor-Bamba had never picked up a tennis racket in his life. Now, the junior finds himself captain of the resurrected boys' tennis team at Harrison. And he's not alone; none of the 10 who came out for the team possesses any experience on the court. That's...

  • Allie McLaughlin defends mountain, wins female Ascent title, WMRA world title

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    During her senior year at Air Academy, Allie McLaughlin won the Class 5A cross country title by more than a minute. For an encore, while running for Colorado, she finished fifth at the NCAA national meet to cap a historic freshman season. Then, poof, she disappeared. She's back and...

  • 5 fast facts: Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon weekend

    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    We're excited about a big race weekend in Manitou Springs, with the Pikes Peak Ascent on Saturday and Pikes Peak Marathon on Sunday. Here are a few quick facts to keep you in the know: - For Saturday’s Ascent, a total of 1,940 runners are registered. - 865 runners are participating...