• Sky Sox fall short in rally against Nashville

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    The Sky Sox fell just short of a ninth-inning comeback in a 7-6 home loss to Nashville Tuesday night. Juan Centeno hit a two-out RBI triple to make it 7-5 for Colorado Springs (38-56) before a crowd of 8,112. An RBI single for pinch hitter Nevin Ashley kept the rally alive, but a...

  • Sky Sox looking for stronger showing in second half

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Sky Sox manager Rick Sweet expects better things from his Triple-A baseball club as the second half of the season unfolds. He's already seeing it. "There's no doubt that in the last month we have played better baseball and we are starting to see that show in wins and losses," Sweet...

  • Sweatt signs in Sweden; NCHC news

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    It’s July so here is a mix of topics to sustain you as October looms on the horizon. Former Tiger wing Bill Sweatt has signed two-year deal with Lulea of northern Sweden after a couple seasons (35 goals) with Brynas. Goalie Richard Bachman will likely start next season with AHL...

  • Golden memory for Sky Sox infielder Pete Orr after thrilling Pan Ams victory

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    What a 24 hours it was for Sky Sox infielder Pete Orr. The Toronto-area native experienced one of the biggest moments of his baseball career when he scored the winning run in Canada's 7-6 extra-inning victory over the U.S. in the Pan American Games gold-medal game on Sunday night....

  • Pridie homers, Nashville triple play sink Sky Sox

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Apparently, former Sky Sox player Jason Pridie felt right at home at Security Service Field. Pridie, who played for Colorado Springs last season, hit a 422-foot three-run homer in the fifth inning and a solo 420-foot home run in the first during Nashville's 10-5 win over Colorado...

  • Friends tackle tricky 4th stage of Ascent Cycling Series

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    It's the mountain biker version of couch surfing. Mark Legg and his wife Katie Compton, an 11-time U.S. cyclocross national champion (2004-10, 2012-15), often stay at Wim Dhijs' home in Belgium when she competes overseas. She does often. The Colorado Springs resident has won...

  • Two-time Olympian Jonathan Horton gunning for one more last Olympics in Rio

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Two-time Olympian Jonathan Horton entered this weekend looking to prove that he has one more Olympics left in him. "I am pretty humble but I believe I am still one of the top vets in the country," he said. A bad meet last winter ended a 10-year stint on the U.S. national team and...

  • Friendly rivalry from youth paying off for Switchbacks rookies

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    Forward Miguel Gonzalez and defender Josh Phillips are focused on Saturday night's battle for the Western Conference lead with visiting Seattle. But only a few years ago, the longtime men's soccer rivals were more concerned with defeating each other. Gonzalez, a former Yelm High...

  • Confident Colorado Pride head to Seattle for W-League playoffs

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The Colorado Pride have good reason to be optimistic as they head to Seattle to open the W-League playoffs. The second-place squad is coming off a resounding 7-1 win over the Colorado Rush that ended their rivals' season and sends them off to the Western Conference postseason...

  • OTC gymnast Chris Brooks ready to shake off latest injury in bid for Rio

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    U.S. gymnast Chris Brooks is used to proving himself again and again. The former men's gymnastics national team member and 2012 London Olympic alternate has recovered from a shoulder injury - the latest of many such setbacks - to join the 60 other men vying for a berth in the Proctor...

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