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Kevin Carmody

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Tommy John surgery can help but recovery for area baseball players is no picnic

    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    As he helplessly sat in the dugout and watched his Dixie State baseball team practice earlier this spring, Trevor Goldberg stared at the bulky brace and sling around his right arm and tried to remember his life without baseball. He couldn’t. “I’ve been playing ever since I was 4...

  • State Games participation approaches historic 10,000 plateau

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    On Friday, Zach Clark and nine of his friends boarded a plane from Atlanta to play a weekend's worth of flag football at the Rocky Mountain State Games. "It was fun to come out here," said Clark, a student studying public relations at Kennesaw State whose team, the Peaches, won their...

  • Game of cricket brings players of Indian descent together at State Games

    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    It didn't much matter to Aravind Gurumurthi about the events happening around the cricket pitch Saturday in a pool-play match against the Front Range Cricket Club. His team, the Colorado Super Kings, before meeting at Memorial Park earlier in the day had yet to play as a 11-man unit,...

  • Big changes result in skyrocketing basketball participation at RMSG

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    At this time last year, Kelley Stewart loved her life as a basketball coach, but didn't much like having her team comprised of several members of her Pine Creek girls' basketball team on the road, again. Because of a lack of competition at the 2013 Rocky Mountain State Games, the...

  • Power of the people keeps Rocky Mountain State Games thriving

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    If anything, the menu of sports provided by the Rocky Mountain State Games reflects the appetite of the citizens of the Pikes Peak region and throughout Colorado. With the addition of six sports for this year's event, which starts the first full weekend Friday at several area venues,...

  • Doherty turns to Jarris Krapcha to lead surging boys' basketball program

    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Jarris Krapcha planned on building the boys' basketball program at Mitchell. He emphatically started the process during the 2013-14 season - his first as a high school basketball coach - leading the Marauders to a 12-12 record and the program's first 4A playoff appearance in four...

  • Joe Saunders starts new chapter, stops Sky Sox

    Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    Even with the Triple-A All-Star break taking up the next three days, Joe Saunders doesn't plan on taking much, if any, time off. Nearly two weeks away from baseball was long enough. Saunders, released by Texas earlier this month but signed July 8 by Kansas City, started his journey...

  • Falcon can't escape mistakes in sloppy conditions at Palmer baseball tournament

    Updated: Sun, Jul 13, 2014

    By the time Falcon finally took the field Saturday at the Pikes Peak Palmer Baseball Tournament, summer-like conditions had yielded to cool and dreary, with nagging showers making most every play an adventure. Then the Falcons seemed to succumb to the elements, opening the floodgates...

  • Polocrosse finds niche as sport holds annual tournament in Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    As a native of southern Maryland, the accessible sport of polocrosse came naturally for seasoned rider Paul Repenning. Now relocated to Fort Collins as a veterinarian student at Colorado State, Repenning sees the Australian-born sport finding traction well beyond the Eastern...

  • Hill Climb notes: Colorado Springs motorcycle rider becomes YouTube 'smash'

    Updated: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Colorado Springs racer Jeff Grace was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time Wednesday when, as he descended from the summit of Pikes Peak after a practice run, collided with a motorcycle from which a rider had lost control as it tumbled down the mountain from a switchback above....