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Scott Kaniewski

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Blog: Colorado prep football experiments with new blindside blocking rule

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

MONUMENT - Hoping to continue the trend of working toward more safety measures to prevent injuries in football, Colorado will enact a new, experimental rule to help prevent blindside hits.

Colorado will be...

A Gazette Series: Kids will still play football despite growing head-injury concerns

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI - the gazette

To play or not to play football?

It's really not much of a question. Kids are going to play football, especially when the NFL is still the biggest sports league in America.

Despite the deaths, the...

Colorado Springs-area football teams will deal with 5A changes

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Class 5A football in Colorado had a bit of an exemption when it came to playoffs.

Unlike most classes that limited playoff entry to 16 teams, 5A welcomed 32 teams into the playoffs. Last year that left just...

Quick turnaround has Rampart football excited for what's next

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Changing the culture of a losing program is something new coaches often talk about.

Following up on that objective is rarely easy, and plenty of coaches and players know that.

Rampart, however, talked...

CSCS post Samuel Howard to play hoops at Colorado Christian

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

When Yale contacted Samuel Howard about playing basketball for the Bulldogs, the Colorado Springs Christian School senior had one response.

"You sure you have the right number?" Howard asked.

The...

Blog: Pine Creek grad Tommy Lazzaro named to juco watch list

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Despite quarterbacking Pine Creek to two Class 4A state football championships, Tommy Lazzaro didn't receive any Division I offers.

So he decided to go the junior college route.

Even before stepping...

Area programs take part in prep football media day

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

DENVER - Seeing an opportunity to help make more teams and coaches take notice of the Falcon football program, co-coach Brian Green jumped at the chance to bring a couple players to the inaugural Colorado Prep...

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...