• Korean citizenship gives former Colorado College Tiger Mike Testwuide Olympic opportunity

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Former Colorado College center Mike Testwuide couldn't turn down a chance to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. A few weeks ago, new South Korean men's ice hockey national team coach Jim Paek approached the former Pikes Peak Miner to see if he would apply for dual citizenship. That...

  • Switchbacks excited about inaugural season's possibilities

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Although only together for six weeks, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks appear confident headed into their inaugural USL season. In a recent 1-0 preseason loss to the expansion Real Monarchs of Salt Lake City, the Switchbacks gave coach Steve Trittschuh a glimpse of their character and...

  • Colorado College hockey paid attendance up slightly despite lopsided schedule, losing season

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Despite a lopsided schedule and a poor win-loss record, Colorado College saw a modest uptick in paid attendance in coach Mike Haviland's first season. While there were several games during the second half with plenty of empty seats, the excitement of the hire pushed the paid average...

  • Rivalry leads Jason Brown and Joshua Farris to world skate championships

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A friendly rivalry between two area figure skaters has propelled them to their first senior world championships. Monument-based Jason Brown, the U.S. national champion, and Joshua Farris, the 2015 American bronze medalist, both make their debut when men's senior competition begins...

  • Local boxers featured in Saturday event

    Joe Paisley, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Colorado Springs Throwdown 2, a pro boxing event featuring local fighters Izaak Cardona (11-2) and Chris Galvadon (5-0), will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets can be bought at the door or by calling (719) 217-2275. Cost...

  • Friday Faceoff: Does the 49ers' Chris Borland's decision to retire at 24 due to the threat of concussions hint at the NFL's future?

    Joe Paisley and Kate Shefte, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The Gazette's Joe Paisley and Kate Shefte face off about whether Chris Borland's retirement from the San Francisco 49ers will result in mass defections from the NFL.

  • Air Force men's gymnasts hope to build on program success

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Air Force starts its march into the men's gymnastics postseason with high hopes and expectations. The team, ranked 10th out of 21 NCAA Division I programs, is going for its sixth team title in a row at this weekend's USA Gymnastics national championships, which will be held on the...

  • Inconsistent Air Force hockey unable to reach league semifinals despite late surge

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Air Force played its best hockey at the best time, but still fell in the Atlantic Hockey Conference quarterfinals for the third year in a row. The team was inconsistent through much of the season. But there was enough talent in its senior class and increasing contributions from...

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