Kevin Carmody

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Success of CSU-Pueblo continues to lure area's best prep football players

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    Its proximity to the Colorado Springs area makes it an ideal choice to attend college. With the continued success of the football program at Colorado State-Pueblo, area athletes have an additional incentive when choosing where to spend the next phase of their lives. But it's not...

  • First love of soccer has Ally Watt headed to Texas A&M

    Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Nearly three years ago, Ally Watt made quite the first impression when as a freshman she sprinted to 5A state titles in the 100- and 200-meter races. Three years from now, she'll hope to keep making headlines, albeit in a different arena. On Wednesday, the Pine Creek senior will...

  • Arenacross gives soldiers red-carpet treatment on Military Appreciation Night

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Sporting events, as evidenced over time, can serve as the ultimate short-term distraction from life's troubles. For a handful of retired soldiers from the Army, Saturday's races at the Amsoil Arenacross tour stop at The Broadmoor World Arena proved therapeutic as they continue to...

  • Family's dirty past: Racer Travis Bannister carries on a long legacy

    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    First, he was down. Then he was up. Then for his most important race, Travis Bannister's motorcycle gave out. Just another night on the 2015 AMSOIL Arenacross circuit, which on Friday made its debut at the Broadmoor World Arena for the first of two nights of racing. "When I come...

  • Doherty junior shows talent with basketball, bow and Rubik's brainteaser

    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Her hands move deftly, yet frenetically, but don't seem panicked. Her eyes display the look of pure focus, thinking about moves she's about to make. Then, Ivory Masching completes her goal and breathes a sigh of relief. The junior forward on the Doherty basketball team amazed her...

  • Reader's Choice Greatest Team's off-the-court doings perhaps more impressive than perfect season

    Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    On the court, a group of 12 boys' basketball players at Rampart achieved perfection. Off the court, the group has gone on to do some pretty good things, too. Most voters only had stats to go by when they chose the 1986-87 Rams over the 1975 Mitchell football team in the finals of...

  • 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...