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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • The bigger the football game, the better the performance for Pine Creek

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Want to see Pine Creek win a game by a wide margin? Tell the Eagles the team they are playing is going to be a challenge. Time and again this season (and don't forget last season's state title game), the Eagles demolished opponents that were supposed to provide stiff opposition. The...

  • Prep hockey preview: Team-by-team capsules

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    A team-by-team look at hockey programs in the Pikes Peak region. Air Academy Coach: Ty Hennes (1st season) Last season: 6-11-2 Key players: Travis Work, sr.; Alec Ortiz, sr.; Jared Kane, sr.; Sam Thrutchley, sr.; Jonathan Valtin, sr. Outlook: The energy and excitement of the...

  • Cheyenne Mountain turns to alternative hockey practice method

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    No breakout drills. No dump and chase. No scrimmage. No length of the ice rushes. But on the flip side, no standing around watching others skate. No sitting on the bench. No skating against players of lower skill sets. Cheyenne Mountain's hockey practices have a determinedly...

  • Pine Creek pounds Falcon, on cusp of another 4A football state title

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    FALCON - Falcon took the opening drive 65 yards and wound down the clock more than six minutes, grabbing a touchdown lead on Class 4A defending champion Pine Creek. The next time Falcon scored, it was meaningless. Pine Creek had slipped 34 points in between. Defending champion...

  • Familiarity breeds football rivalry between Discovery Canyon and Pueblo East

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Pueblo East and Discovery Canyon have seen quite a bit of each other the past several years. On Saturday, when the Eagles travel to take on the Thunder at District 20 Stadium in the Class 3A football semifinals, it will mark the fifth time the teams have met in the past three seasons...

  • Saturday's playoff football games to watch: Pine Creek vs. Falcon, Discovery Canyon vs. Pueblo East

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    It's the semifinals of the Colorado state football playoffs. Two teams from the Pikes Peak region go head to head in Class 4A, while another tries to make school history and reach the state title game for the first time in 3A. Class 4A No. 1 Pine Creek (12-0) vs. No. 13 Falcon...

  • Ground games lead teams through football playoffs

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Discovery Canyon senior Dylan Draper knows all too well what it's like trying to keep track of the ball when his Thunder offense goes into action. In past seasons as a member of the defensive scout team, Draper had to try and tackle the man with the ball. When facing a Double Wing...

  • Blog: Pine Creek avoids war of words

    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Pine Creek has definitely seen the video. You know the one. Where Falcon junior Isaiah Fields tells The Gazette that Pine Creek isn’t going to beat the Falcons on Saturday. On Saturday, Falcon will host Pine Creek in the Class 4A state football semifinals. The winner heads to...

  • Falcon adds bleachers to host 4A football semifinal

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    At the conclusion of Saturday's victory over Pueblo South, the public address announcer at Falcon's stadium announced that Falcon would host the Class 4A semifinal game against Pine Creek at a yet to be determined location. That's because the Colorado High School Activities...

  • Falcon continues to ignore seeding, continues to advance

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    FALCON - Maybe to everyone outside of Falcon the Falcons were a No. 13 seed.
But to the players and coaches on the football team - and now the rest of the state - they are a top four team. Wyatt Aaberg rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Bastian ran for more than 200 yards and Isaiah...