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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Water puddles earn assists, Switchbacks stay on hot streak despite weather delay

    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    In a game that saw its start delayed an hour thanks to rain, it was a pair of puddles that played key roles through three-quarters of the match. A gigantic puddle near the penalty box of the south side of the field played a role in the Switchbacks' opening goal. Miguel Gonzalez...

  • Tara Andrews' hat trick, Katy Oehring header put Pride in 1st

    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    It seemed to only be a matter of time before Tara Andrews notched her hat trick Friday. But it was Katy Oehring's first-hand stoppage-time goal that put the game out of reach and helped the Colorado Pride move into first place in the W-League Western Conference with a 5-1 victory over...

  • Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach Dawn Valentine was no longer in charge and Daily, along with several...

  • Fighting lawyer Stalacia Leggett qualifies for Olympic boxing trials

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    A year ago Stalacia Leggett was studying to take the California state bar exam. On Saturday night, Leggett became a U.S. boxing Olympic trials qualifier. Leggett joined Colorado Springs residents Alex Love and Naomi Graham in winning third-place bouts at the USA Boxing Olympic...

  • Pine Creek's JoJo Domann verbally commits to Nebraska football

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Nebraska is getting an athlete. Avery Anderson is reuniting with a teammate. And JoJo Domann is free to focus on his last year of high school football. On Friday, Pine Creek's Domann verbally committed to play football at Nebraska, he announced via Twitter. "It's official, committed...

  • Super heavyweights Glanton, Moore going for gold

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The USA men's boxing teams haven't won gold in more than a decade and haven't taken home a medal since 2008. Brandon Glanton and Marlo Moore are both dreaming of gold. Glanton and Moore each won super heavyweight semifinals (over 201 pounds) on Friday to qualify for the U.S. Olympic...

  • Blog: Colorado Springs prep soccer team in national best team competition; vote here

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Air Academy boys’ soccer team, which won the Class 4A state championship in November 2014, is one of 14 teams to be included on USA Today’s High School Sports “Best 2014-15 Team.” The Kadets went 20-0 and allowed just five goals over the course of the season. USA Today selected...

  • Colorado Springs resident finds her place in boxing ring, prepares for qualifying

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Alex Love found boxing because of basketball. Now, her hoop dreams have evolved to Olympic hopes, but not the way she expected. - This week, male and female boxers will step in the ring in hopes of eventually reaching the 2016 Rio Olympics. - The City Auditorium is hosting six days'...

  • Rise in numbers has Cheyenne Mountain preparing for football in fall

    Updated: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    Sam Hellem and his Cheyenne Mountain football teammates have been doing some recruiting - in-house recruiting. Hellem and teammates have been scouring the Cheyenne Mountain hallways since their 2014 season came to an abrupt end. With two games remaining and just a dozen players on...

  • Prep notes: L-P's Smith named national player of year

    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    L-P's Smith earns national award Alexa Smith earned plenty of honors for her volleyball prowess during the 2014-15 school year. One of the most notable came June 12 when the Lewis-Palmer standout was named the national high school volleyball player of the year by the National...

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