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Kevin Carmody

Prep Sports Reporter

  • This week's Peak Performer: Mariah Walker, Sand Creek

    Published: Mon, Mar 24, 2014

    Mariah Walker already appears to be in midseason form, despite what the calendar says. That's because the Sand Creek thrower started her senior track and field season long before the high school outdoor season officially commenced earlier this month. "It's almost like the middle of...

  • Area baseball teams hit the road to strengthen schedule, get ready for league play

    Updated: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    Spring break gives students a much-needed break from the rigors of the classroom. For a dozen Pikes Peak region baseball teams, however, class remains in session on the road at baseball tournaments in the desert Southwest, away from the area chill. "I do think going down here gives...

  • Boys' track and field: Long jumpers endure the cold elements in a long day at Centennial Invitational

    Updated: Sat, Mar 22, 2014

    PUEBLO - Sharp winds out of the north certainly had gotten to Mesa Ridge long jumper Kahlil James. After his final attempt late Saturday afternoon at the Centennial Invitational at Dutch Clark Stadium, the junior scooted to find his sweats, quickly put them back on and shivered on...

  • Girls' track and field: At Harrison, longtime friends build one of 4A's best girls' sprint relay teams

    Published: Sat, Mar 22, 2014

    PUEBLO - Three years ago, when she joined the track and field team at Harrison, Alyssa Evans joined forces with friends De'Ajiah Paulk and Jalynn Guy in hopes of starting something big. Now seniors, the trio has transformed a team from also-rans into state contenders in the sprint...

  • Girls' soccer: Manitou beats longtime rival St. Mary's to end rivalry drought

    Published: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    With one swing of her right foot, Kaity Vogel helped her Manitou Springs girls' soccer team experience a new feeling. Beating St. Mary's. The sophomore's penalty-kick goal with 19:56 left broke a scoreless stalemate, and freshman Monique Heiniger made it stand by making six saves...

  • Rampart rebuilds more than just a tennis team by renovating home courts

    Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    At some point, any team, no matter the sport, will be faced with a rebuilding project. Rampart has taken that to a new level. And no, it has nothing to do with the fact that the girls' tennis team returned only three letter-winners. We're talking rebuilding in its truest,...

  • Boys' swimming: Coronado defeats Rampart in dual

    Published: Tue, Mar 18, 2014

    Mid-March doesn't typically produce personal-best swimming times. For Rampart's Andrew Weiss, however, the time was right to break through in a big way Tuesday in an early-season home dual meet Tuesday against Coronado. His time of 1 minute, 1.11 seconds not only took the top spot...

  • Girls' golf: Clutch putting, maybe a little Irish luck, help McKenna secure Spartan victory

    Published: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

    With perhaps a little luck of the Irish - she wore a pin that bragged her heritage - Kelsey McKenna gladly took a bogey on the final hole after gusty winds and blowing dust took over the 16th annual Doherty Spartan Invitational on St. Patrick's Day at Valley Hi Golf Course. The Air...

  • Purple reign: Mesa Ridge beats perennial power Broomfield for 4A championship

    Updated: Sun, Mar 16, 2014

    BOULDER • Mesa Ridge wanted to prove that old adage true, that defense does win championships. Even against a prolific Broomfield team that led Class 4A in scoring and had yet to be challenged this season. Defense, you win again. Kylee Shook scored 14 points, Sami Rudd added 11,...

  • Boys' basketball: 'Complacent' Sand Creek unravels after fast start

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    BOULDER - The points came quickly and with relative ease, or so it looked for Sand Creek early on in its 4A boys' semifinal game against Pueblo East. In hindsight, that fast start might have doomed the Scorpions, who lost most of their offensive touch after the first quarter and fell...