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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Diane Shuck no longer athletic director at Air Academy

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    For the past 12 years Diane Shuck was a mainstay among the area's athletic directors. That's not the case any longer. Effective Feb. 17, Shuck, a national honoree, was no longer the Air Academy athletic director. "She cites personal reasons for stepping down from that position,"...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Sand Creek, Air Academy split boys' hoops 4A PPAC league crown

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Sand Creek 51, Vista Ridge 43 At Vista Ridge: Sand Creek (17-6 overall, 12-2 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Committee) earned a share of the league crown with Air Academy by beating rival...

  • Mitchell heading to playoffs after Keven Rovanan's 27 points

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Mitchell knew that it was as simple a task as win and the team was headed to the postseason. Lose, and the outcome wasn't as clear. So the Marauders went out and made sure things couldn't be any clearer. Mitchell defeated The Classical Academy 79-69 on Thursday night to grab the...

  • Lewis-Palmer's Joey Neumann cruises into regional semifinals with eye toward future

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Monument - Joey Neumann's first passion is football. His career goal is law enforcement. Wrestling is just fun. The Lewis-Palmer senior is coming off a season in which he medaled at the Class 4A state wrestling tournament. On Friday, he breezed through his regional matches at...

  • Wednesday's prep roundup: Win has St. Mary's coach Mike Burkett approaching milestone

    Published: Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' BASKETBALL St. Mary's 60, Kent Denver 19 At St. Mary's: St. Mary's (18-1) made short work of Kent Denver (10-9) to head into the 3A Tri-Peaks League on a two-game winning streak and to hand...

  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge boys' hoops clinch playoff spot

    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Mesa Ridge 84, Harrison 68 At Mesa Ridge: With one league game left, Mesa Ridge (14-8 overall, 10-3 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) can afford a little rest. A deserved rest. The...

  • Monday's prep roundup: Air Academy locks up playoff spot

    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    HOCKEY Air Academy 7, Liberty 2 At Sertich Ice Center: Air Academy made sure it wouldn't have to go anywhere for the first two rounds of the hockey playoffs. The Kadets (14-2 overall, 10-1 Peak Conference) got goals from seven players, including a four-goal burst in the second...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek dominant in first day of wrestling regionals

    Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WRESTLING 5A Region 4 At Doherty: Pine Creek as a team is well in front after the first day of regionals. The team with state championship dreams finished the opening day of regionals Friday with...

  • Town of Monument hosting two wrestling regionals

    Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    Monument is about to get a whole lot of visitors this weekend. Palmer Ridge and Lewis-Palmer high schools will be the sites for two Class 4A wrestling regionals Friday and Saturday. With a maximum of 16 wrestlers in each of 14 weight classes, nearly 450 wrestlers are expected to...

  • Prep notes blog: Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger headed to run in China

    Updated: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    Katie Rainsberger has already admitted to having Olympic dreams. We're not talking every day, average, maybe-I'll-be-in-the-Olympics dreams. We're talking bona fide, hoping-to-make-the 2020-Olympics dreams, if not the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. Rainsberger told The Gazette in...

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