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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • This week's Peak Performer: Austin Dewing, Air Academy soccer

    Updated: 3 min ago

    The growth of Air Academy striker Austin Dewing could be summed up in one assist last week - the game-winning assist against Cheyenne Mountain. Dewing, one of the most dangerous strikers in the state, took the ball to the end line, beat an Indians defender and had a clear lane to...

  • Region has top three seeds in 4A; No. 4 seed in 5A boys' soccer

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    If Air Academy coach Espen Hosoien had been told before the season that his Kadets would wind up with the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A playoffs he probably would have said it was a possibility. If someone had told The Classical Academy coach Blake Galvin that his Titans would garner...

  • Palmer Ridge might have easier path to state field hockey title game, but it won't be easy

    Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    It'll be no easy task for Palmer Ridge to get back to the field hockey state championship game like it did in 2012. But at least this year's path might be a little easier than last year's. "We did like getting third (seed) so we don't have to go through CA (Colorado Academy)," Palmer...

  • Discovery Canyon rallies late before stumbling in state softball tournament

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    AURORA - The Discovery Canyon softball team will have to wait at least one more year to make that historic run into the semifinals. The No. 5 Thunder blew a two-run lead in the bottom of the sixth inning and lost on a single when No. 4 Wheat Ridge walked off on a Gabby Loya single to...

  • State softball roundup: Air Academy nearly stuns defending champion Wheat Ridge

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Class 4A No. 4 Wheat Ridge 1, No. 13 Air Academy 0 At Aurora: Megan Horn threw five innings of no-hit ball against the Class 4A defending state champions. But in the bottom of the sixth, she left one pitch over the plate and the Kadets found themselves out of the state playoffs...

  • 3 prep football games to watch tonight in the Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Here;s a look at the top football games this weekend in the Colorado Springs area: Florence (5-2, 2-1) vs. St. Mary's (5-2, 1-2) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: The Grace Center What to know: Both teams need this win to keep playoff aspirations alive. Florence trailed 13-0 before...

  • St. Mary's WR Kyle Gaines overcomes devastating injury to return to gridiron

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Kyle Gaines was talking to Kevin Gaines, offensive coordinator on the field and dad off the field. Kyle expressed his frustration at dropping a ball on a corner route during a game early this season. Then he gave his dad a different viewpoint. "He said, 'I was really mad at myself....

  • Air Academy stays unbeaten in boys' soccer with win over Cheyenne Mountain

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Less than a week before the boys' soccer state playoff pairings are announced, Air Academy is playing with extreme confidence. Tuesday night was a perfect example of that. The Kadets dominated possession against their biggest rival and showed little fear in beating Class 4A...

  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Doherty clinches share of 5A CSML boys' soccer title

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    BOYS' SOCCER Doherty 3, Liberty 1 At District 20 Stadium: Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Doherty (12-2-1 overall, 5-1 Colorado Springs Metro League) made sure its grasp on the league title wouldn't slip, beating 5A No. 3 Liberty (3-10-1, 3-2). First-half goals from Carlos Donelson...

  • The Gazette's peak performer on the week: Laci Lashley, Falcon softball

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Falcon softball coach Kerri Millikan saw plenty of potential and talent in starting pitcher Laci Lashley. But Millikan felt she could only do so much with Lashley. For the Falcon junior to really tap that pitching potential, Millikan advised Lashley to call on Bob Zinanti. Lashley...