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Pine Creek impressive in scrimmage with Fountain-Fort Carson

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Apparently, someone forgot to tell Pine Creek that the high school football season hasn't started yet. Or maybe they forgot to tell the Eagles that 2014 had ended.

On Thursday, the two-time Class 4A state...

Kaka named MVP with goal, assist in MLS' victory over Tottenham

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

COMMERCE CITY - Before Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game, Clint Dempsey said he was looking forward to playing most with Kaka and David Villa.

Fans got to see why.

Dempsey started a play that went to Kaka...

Fountain-Fort Carson and Pine Creek keep football rivalry alive in preseason

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

It won't be an official game, but it'll serve as a nice reminder how close the start of the football season is.

On Thursday, Fountain-Fort Carson will host Pine Creek in a scrimmage, slated to start around 5...

Rapids captain Drew Moor soaking in MLS All-Star selection

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

COMMERCE CITY - Kak√°, David Villa, Clint Dempsey and . Drew Moor?

Moor, the Colorado Rapids longtime captain, couldn't believe it when he was named to the 2015 MLS All-Star roster.

Moor was on the...

Colin Prater cruises into semifinals against southpaw Todd Thompson

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

When Todd Thompson defeated Scott Richter in the quarterfinals of the Pikes Peak Amateur championship flight, the two shook hands. Then Richter wished Thompson well in the next round.

"Good luck against the...

Family trek has Aaron Mapel in hunt for Pikes Peak Amateur crown

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Aaron Mapel has become pretty accustomed to the Pikes Peak Amateur scene. That would be nothing new for an area golfer.

But Mapel is from Dodge City, Kan. And the 25-year-old is already familiar with some of...

Olympic trial qualifiers Hunter Doerr, Daniel Carr evolve Colorado Springs swimming rivalry into friendship

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI - the gazette scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Hunter Doerr wasn't sure what he was in for when his friends suggested they play Polish pingpong.

Doerr found out soon enough. Lose a point, get pelted with the pingpong ball.

The opponent on the...

Daniel Carr qualifies for 2nd Olympic trials event

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI, scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Daniel Carr qualified for his second USA Swimming Olympic trials event on July 15.

The Cheyenne Mountain junior, who already had qualified for the 100-meter backstroke, swam a qualifying time of 2 minutes,...