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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