• Former CC assistant takes USHL job

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Former Colorado College hockey assistant Jason Lammers is the new coach and general manager of the U.S. Hockey League's Dubuque Saints, the junior franchise announced Thursday. Lammers, 39, worked under former CC assistant Norm Bazin at UMass-Lowell the past four seasons after the...

  • Air Force hockey announces rookie class

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    The 12 incoming freshmen for Air Force hockey were announced after making it through basic cadet training so far. They include six forwards, four defensemen and two goaltenders. Two have area connections with Morrison forward Evan Feno of the North American Hockey League’s Janesville...

  • Colorado Pride rout in-state rival to book W-League playoffs berth in Seattle

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 13, 2015

    The Colorado Pride are headed to the W-League playoffs and they made sure there would be no doubt. The host Pride dominated their in-state women's soccer rival Colorado Rush from the opening whistle and pulled away for a 7-1 victory in the teams' regular-season finale. With the...

  • Montrose cowboy Ty Lang finishes strong on final night of Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    Montrose cowboy Ty Lang won big and so might his girlfriend. The steer wrestler won the three-contestant Super Shootout finals Saturday to earn $15,000 as the event champion at the 75th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. He recorded the best time of the week,...

  • Military support, dedicated volunteers behind Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo's 75 years

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    The Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo celebrated its 75th running this week because the organizers never lost track of their mission: supporting the military and its families. It's why organizers expect there will be a 100th running, and a 150th in 2090. "The No. 1 reason is the cause...

  • Team roper JD Yates enjoying the part-time rodeo life with son

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jul 11, 2015

    Colorado Springs native JD Yates is only participating in the rodeo part-time now, but he may be enjoying himself as much as during the heyday of his career. The Pueblo-based team roper, 54, makes his living as a horse trainer, but it wasn't too long ago that he was paired with his...

  • Rodeo notes: Weather dampens arena floor, not rodeo performance

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jul 11, 2015

    Weather dampens arena floor, not rodeo performance Thursday night's downpour affected the cowboys, cowgirls and the livestock but was never serious enough to stop the 75th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. If anything, the fans who stuck it out while...

  • Mutton buster's learn intricacies of rodeo at early age

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    There was a glint of determination in Macy White's eyes as she clung to the sheep for eight seconds. She would not fall off. Indeed, she held on for so long, she wore the poor sheep out. The veteran mutton buster - as experienced as any 9-year-old girl could be - qualified for...

  • Colorado Springs native signs AHL contract

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    Colorado Springs native Josh Holmstrom signed a one-year contract with the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport (Conn.) Sound Tigers, an affiliate of the N.Y. Islanders. Holmstrom, 25, scored 13 goals and added 14 assists in 63 games last year for the ECHL Toledo Walleye. After four...

  • Bareback bronc rider Heath Ford enjoys twilight of career

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    Rodeo is in Texas cowboy Heath Ford's blood. That makes the possibility that he may have to leave the sport behind is all the more difficult. Consider his family history. His father Glen won the National Finals Rodeo in bareback in 1976. His uncle Bruce is a five-time world champion...

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