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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • 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...

  • Pine Creek gets 2nd shot at Sabercats

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Until Saturday's softball regionals, Pine Creek hadn't beaten a nonconference team this season. That's not a concern from Pine Creek coach Dave Warhoe, nor should it be, as four of those seven nonconference opponents qualified for the state tournament. Five of the losses came on a...

  • Monday's prep roundup: Liberty making a late run in 5A CSML boys' soccer

    Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' SOCCER Liberty 5, Palmer 4 At Palmer: Liberty entered conference play without a victory. Now the Pikes Peak region 5A No. 3 Lancers (3-9-1 overall, 3-1 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) are on a...

  • Fountain-Fort Carson rewarded for playing to win in 4th overtime

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    When Fountain-Fort Carson coach Mitch Johnson called for the Trojans to go for the 2-point conversion in the fourth overtime, one thing ran through running back Drue Harris' mind. "I thought finally, finally we're going to end this," Harris said. "I loved it, win or go home." The...

  • Depleted Doherty defeats Pine Creek to tie for league boys' soccer lead

    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Doherty was a man short. Actually, the Spartans were three men short. With two players serving red-card suspensions and another done for the season after undergoing surgery earlier this week to repair a torn ACL, the Spartans were left wondering how they would cope against the...

  • Discovery Canyon outlasts Berthoud to make another trip to state softball

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    At no point in Saturday's Region 7 softball championship game did Discovery Canyon's players look worried. Even when they blew a one-run lead in the top of the seventh on a home run by Berthoud's Jessica Boruff, the Thunder didn't seem too shaken up. They showed why, outlasting the...

  • High school football: Three games to watch in Week 6 around the Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Three games to watch this week from around the Pikes Peak region. Allow me a little leeway here, with a small introduction. With league play ramping up, there were plenty of games to choose from. What made it more difficult was the change in conferences. With the new two-year cycle...

  • Coronado obliterates field in cruising to 5A boys' golf state title

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Coronado didn't need Wes Moran's 50-foot chip to follow the line that teammate Isaac Petersilie's putt had laid out one group earlier. Not with a 20-stroke lead that had already all but guaranteed the Cougars the Class 5A boys' golf team championship. But it sure made for a pretty way...