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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Weather has high school spring teams scampering for practice times

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Sun finally broke through Monday, yet there was little to rejoice about for spring sports teams around the Pikes Peak region. Last week - the first week spring sports could officially practice - saw snow that sent teams scurrying indoors to practice in gyms, hit the weights again or...

  • CSCS avenges lone loss of season vs. St. Mary's

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Pueblo - Apparently Colorado Springs Christian School didn't take that loss to St. Mary's earlier this season lightly. CSCS, the No. 2 seed in the 3A Tri-Peaks League tournament, went out and pounded the only team to beat the Lions this season, defeating St. Mary's 63-42 on Saturday...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Falcon rallies in 4th to upset Vista PEAK and advance in boys' playoffs

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Falcon 65, Vista PEAK 57 At Sierra: Falcon (14-10) has made a habit of upsetting teams ahead of the Falcons this season. And they continued that trend Friday night. No. 6 Falcon...

  • Wacky goal puts Air Academy into state quarterfinals

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    In three decades of playing or coaching hockey, Air Academy coach Ty Hennes hadn't seen a goal quite like Friday's game-winner. He and goal-scorer Sam Thrutchley will take it all the same. Thrutchley scored his second goal of the third period and Air Academy rallied to beat Aspen...

  • Brevin Brimble's two 3s seal Doherty Spartans' playoff win

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    The last time the Doherty boys' basketball program experienced a playoff victory, area coaching legend Dan McKiernan was in charge. Now the Spartans have a new start, this one under first-year coach Jarris Krapcha. Dalven Brushier scored 23 points and Brevin Brimble hit...

  • Win 300 has St. Mary's refocused for state run

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Mike Burkett is glad that's over with. Now he can focus on the important things. St. Mary's made short work of the Vanguard school in the quarterfinals of the girls' basketball 3A Tri-Peaks League tournament 62-26, earning Burkett his 300th career win with the Pirates. "It was...

  • Tuesday's box scores

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    Box scores from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. basketball hs boys' peyton 74, kiowa 41 Peyton-Gentile 6, Smith 4, Mestas 2, Weiler 3, Holtzclaw 2, Slusher 8, Moris 12, Ford 23, Martinez 3, Lee 3, Griffen 8. Kiowa 8 7 11 15 - 41 Peyton 19 20...

  • Mike Burkett takes aim at win No. 300 with St. Mary's

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    After his fourth season at St. Mary's, girls' basketball coach Mike Burkett was done. A couple of assistants told Burkett they weren't coming back. So he figured he probably wouldn't either. He'd thought about all the work he would have to put in yet again before the next season...

  • Impressive single-season turnaround for Cañon City

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    A season ago Cañon City finished 12-13 and got bounced in the second round of the playoffs. This season has been a bit different. On Sunday, the Tigers were dubbed the overall No. 1 seed in the Class 4A girls' basketball playoffs, not much of a surprise either. Also not a...

  • 4A PPAC co-champs go separate ways in playoff brackets

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Sand Creek won the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference on a tiebreaker. Air Academy was second. So when Sunday's 4A boys' basketball brackets came out it made perfect sense that the Kadets should be seeded above the Scorpions, right? Yeah, Sand Creek coach Mark Bowers didn't think so...