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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

  • Vista Ridge-Falcon football rivalry carrying extra weight with playoffs looming

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Vista Ridge football coach Jerimi Calip doesn't play video football games much any more. And he likes to remind his 13-year-old son that it's because he has his own real-life football team to run. That football team is running pretty well right now. The Wolves are fifth in the...

  • A look at the top prep football games this week

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Regular-season games Vista Ridge (7-2, 3-1) vs. Falcon (5-4, 3-1) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: At Falcon High School What to know: Rivalry game? Check. Playoff implications? Check. Bragging rights? You bet. Plenty on the line in this one. As if that wasn't enough, Falcon needs a...

  • Pine Creek clamps down on Legend in state boys' soccer playoff win

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    If Pine Creek's defense felt it had something to prove, the Eagles' back line did so Wednesday night. The No. 7 Eagles blanked a probing Legend squad, rarely giving the No. 10 Titans a quality chance, and winning 1-0 in the second round of the Class 5A boys' soccer playoffs. Pine...

  • New class, same positive 
postseason result for Titans


    The Classical Academy's foray into Class 4A is looking awful similar to its runs through the 3A boys' soccer tournaments that often ended up in the title game. No. 2 seed TCA dominated possession and advanced to the state quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over No. 15 Pueblo West, a game...

  • This week's Gazette prep rankings

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings Football Team Record Last Week 4A 1. Pine Creek 9-0 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 7-2 No. 2 3. Coronado 7-3 NR 3A 1. Discovery Canyon 9-0 No. 1 2. Canon City 7-2 No. 2 3. Lewis-Palmer 4-5 No. 3 Breakdown: Final prep...

  • Doherty, Fountain-Fort Carson will host 5A playoff football games

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Mitch Johnson was out burning off some extra steam, taking a chainsaw to some wood in his yard. What was he doing before that? The same thing he was going to do after, breaking down film of the Westminster football team. Fountain-Fort Carson and Doherty were each given top-12...

  • Ellicott, St. Mary's make first football playoff appearances in long time

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    Donte' Stewart got a call from a close friend Sunday. The reason? To tell Stewart that Ellicott was heading to the postseason. The Thunderhawks (Class 1A), St. Mary's (2A), Florence (2A) and Hanover (6-man) all qualified for the state football playoffs. For Ellicott, it's the first...

  • Palmer Ridge gamely battles, falls again in state field hockey final to Colorado Academy

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    DENVER - No matter what Palmer Ridge did offensively, it couldn't find a way through the Colorado Academy defense. And that meant Palmer Ridge was left searching for that elusive first field hockey state championship. No. 1 Colorado Academy blanked No. 3 Palmer Ridge 2-0 at All-City...

  • Saturday's prep roundup: Pine Creek tops Rampart to continue unbeaten football run

    Published: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    FOOTBALL Pine Creek 42, Rampart 10 At District 20 Stadium: Pine Creek (9-0 overall, 4-0 4A Pikes Peak League) continued its run through the season, this time at the expense of district rival Rampart (6-3, 3-1). The defending state champions have yet to lose a game this season and...

  • Class 3A boys' soccer roundup: CSCS falls in PKs

    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Bruce Randolph 2, CSCS 1, (5-3 PKs) At Frontier Academy: No. 18 Colorado Springs Christian School (8-6-2) rallied from a 1-0 deficit to force double overtime before falling 5-3 on penalty kicks to No. 15 Bruce Randolph (11-3-2). Patrick Hoppe scored in the 22nd minute for the...