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Kevin Carmody

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Morgan Metcalf OT goal helps Liberty advance in roller-coaster 5A soccer playoff

    Published: Tue, May 6, 2014

    AURORA - You just can't make this stuff up. A last-second goal. A power outage. Then an overtime winner. Just your average 5A girls' first-round playoff soccer game. When Morgan Metcalf botched a perfect cross from Taryn LeBree in a prime scoring area, it kind of summed up the night...

  • Expectations met, exceeded at 4A girls' golf regional at Eisenhower

    Updated: Mon, May 5, 2014

    A girls' golf team with a pedigree as one of the state's best accomplished exactly what it set out to do Monday at Eisenhower Golf Course. Expectations met. A sophomore, perhaps better known around her school as a volleyball player for a state power, chopped some 15 shots off her...

  • Girls' tennis: Cheyenne Mountain dominates, Air Academy takes remaining spots in Region 6 tennis

    Updated: Fri, May 2, 2014

    Cheyenne Mountain quickly rolled the first seven Friday at the 4A Region 6 girls' tennis tournament. Air Academy then had to work a little overtime to fill out the other seven state-qualifying berths at the Cheyenne Mountain courts. Together, the two schools gobbled up all 14...

  • Doherty gets rare shot to host 5A girls' tennis regional

    Updated: Wed, Apr 30, 2014

    By routine and history, the girls' tennis team at Doherty always reserved the first weekend in May for its traditional road trip to the regional 5A tournament. Well, cancel those hotel reservations, because the Spartans finally received a reward for winning the Colorado Springs Metro...

  • PREP NOTEBOOK: Longtime coach Al Blanc takes post at Discovery Canyon

    Updated: Wed, Apr 30, 2014

    Al Blanc, whose 41-year career at eight Colorado high schools has netted more than 600 career victories, late Wednesday afternoon officially became coach of the boys' basketball team at Discovery Canyon. Blanc earlier this week accepted an offer to become the Thunder's third coach in...

  • Boys' swimming: Coronado seniors relish senior day, in and out of the pool

    Updated: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

    Coronado's final home dual of the season brought about different levels of satisfaction for the three Cougars' swimmers who will graduate next month. Kyle Allison claimed a pair of victories in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle, while diver Zach Finley placed a close second...

  • Boys' basketball: Geniesse returns to take charge of Panthers

    Published: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

    John Paul Geniesse missed being a head coach. And living in the Pikes Peak region. Now he has both, again. One year after leaving the boys' basketball program at Discovery Canyon to serve as an assistant coach at Doane (Neb.) College, Geniesse recently was hired to lead the...

  • Prep notes: TCA holds late ceremony for NLI signees

    Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    It didn't take place on the first day student-athletes could sign letters of intent, but The Classical Academy took its time and held a ceremony Monday to honor runners Chandler Ryd and Katie Knapp. Ryd, a top-15 finisher at last fall's 4A state cross country meet, signed with...

  • Track and field: Palmer Ridge boys' track eyes jump into 4A elite

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Last May at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Josh Trahan watched Vista Ridge, a school just opened in 2008, win the school's first state title of any kind by claiming the 4A boys' track and field championship. Trahan runs the track and field program at Palmer Ridge, which also opened its...

  • Former Cheyenne Mountain basketball player Ghassan Nehme won't play at Montana State

    Published: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Cheyenne Mountain standout Ghassan Nehme informed The Gazette on Tuesday that he recently was granted a release from his national letter of intent he signed with Montana State in February. On March 18, longtime coach Brad Huse resigned after eight seasons. Just four days earlier, Huse...