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Smith blog: Changing Colorado high school volleyball playoff format is the right move
Smith blog: Changing Colorado high school volleyball playoff format is the right move

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

CHSAA officially announced Tuesday that a committee unanimously voted to recommend a bracket format, rather than pool play for the state volleyball...

Blog: Thanks for the memories, Lewis-Palmer volleyball
Blog: Thanks for the memories, Lewis-Palmer volleyball

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

If you were at the Denver Coliseum Saturday night, you witnessed something special. Not because the Lewis-Palmer volleyball team won its fourth state...

Smith blog: Thank you, Roy Halladay
Smith blog: Thank you, Roy Halladay

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Thu, Nov 9, 2017

I grew up watching the Phillies with my grandmother. She was infatuated with Tug McGraw and remembered the 1980 World Series like it was yesterday. She...

Smith blog: My teams are actually winning, and this Philly girl is in complete bliss
Smith blog: My teams are actually winning, and this Philly girl is in complete bliss

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Sun, Oct 22, 2017

For 26 years I’ve dealt with the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. Sometimes it’s good. Sometimes it’s very, very bad. I joke that...

2 Pikes Peak region running backs surpass 1,000 rushing yards, and more are on the way
2 Pikes Peak region running backs surpass 1,000 rushing yards, and more are on the way

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Don’t look now, but the Pikes Peak region has two area running backs who have already surpassed 1,000 rushing yards on the season. Doherty’s Julian...

Pair of unsung heroes emerged in Widefield vs. Air Academy football
Pair of unsung heroes emerged in Widefield vs. Air Academy football

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Looking at the box scores from last week’s Game of the Week between Air Academy and Widefield, it was no surprise to see who emerged as the stat...

That one time I was harassed by a clown for being a female sports writer
That one time I was harassed by a clown for being a female sports writer

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Sat, Oct 7, 2017

I’m going to be brutally honest. I don’t have a feminist bone in my body. Yes, I’m a woman. No I don’t feel oppressed. Yes I work in a “man’s”...

Health and safety of high school athletes in Colorado must be our No. 1 priority
Health and safety of high school athletes in Colorado must be our No. 1 priority

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Fri, Sep 22, 2017

In the past few years the landscape of high school football - and any contact sport, really, has changed drastically. A letterman jacket was once...

If Week 2 of football was any indication, track season in Colorado Springs is going to be fun
If Week 2 of football was any indication, track season in Colorado Springs is going to be fun

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Thursday and Friday I covered a pair of football games that featured immense running talent. First, Skyline and Coronado - the final score should speak...

Story of Survival: My first run in Colorado
Story of Survival: My first run in Colorado

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Mon, Sep 4, 2017

In Pennsylvania I considered myself a respectable rookie runner. I started running a short time ago, and in seven months of training I progressed...

Penn State football: The hype is real
Penn State football: The hype is real

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Mon, Sep 4, 2017

I haven’t been this excited about college football since 2011 - the last time my Nittany Lions were ranked in an AP preseason poll. But like any...

There’s something about high school sports
There’s something about high school sports

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Fri, Sep 1, 2017

When I graduated from Penn State I had a bulky resume of experience from working at my college paper and internships along the way. I gained...

Safety initiatives recommended to Colorado High School Activities Association
Safety initiatives recommended to Colorado High School Activities Association

By: Lindsey Smith - 0 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

As the national focus on high school athletics shifts to health and safety, the Colorado High School Activities Association has taken a similar step to...

Blogger Bio

Lindsey (Squints) Smith hails from the suburbs of Philadelphia where Philly sports rule all. She is a proud Penn State Alum and bleeds blue and white. Lindsey graduated from Penn State in 2014 with a degree in Communications and a minor in Kinesiology and spent two years covering minor league hockey and baseball before finding a passion for high school sports in Chambersburg, Pa. She's a rookie runner, Netflix addict and a craft brew newbie - and this blog will likely include, but is not limited to all of the above.
Email: lindsey.smith@gazettepreps.com