• Former Colorado College, Chicago Blackhawks standout Bill 'Red' Hay named to Hockey Hall of Fame

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Former Colorado College great Bill "Red" Hay, the first college player to play in the NHL, was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday as part of the 2015 class. Hay served as president and chief operating officer of Hockey Canada; part-owner, president and chief executive officer...

  • Former Colorado College great Hay named to Hockey Hall of Fame

    Joe Paisley
    Yesterday

    Former Colorado College great Bill “Red” Hay, the first NCAA graduate to play in the NHL, was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday as part of the 2015 induction class under the builders’ category. Hay served as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada, president...

  • National champ Todd Wells, first-time short-course champ Rose Grant win U.S. Pro Cup races in Colorado Springs

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A victory is always good, but to pull out a win a day after a grueling cross-county national championship race was particularly satisfying for Durango's Todd Wells. To do so by six bike lengths; especially so. The men's mountain biker bounced back from a disappointing third-place...

  • Bruins select Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo in NHL draft

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Every boys' hockey player dreams of getting drafted by an NHL team, playing in his first game and raising the Stanley Cup over his head. Check one off that list for Colorado Springs defenseman Brandon Carlo, who was chosen with the seventh pick of the second round (37th overall) of...

  • Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack winners garner satisfaction from weekend performances

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    They may have come from different parts of the racing financial spectrum, but both Olivier Benloulou and Myles Kerr left the second Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack with a deep sense of accomplishment. For Benloulou of Quebec, Canada, who owns OB Prestige Auto, the improvement he and his...

  • Speed thrills first-time, longtime drivers at Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Racing at 155-215 mph had grown men grinning like kids during the first day of the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack. "It's insane," said first-time driver Doug Roberts of Thornton. "It's a little bit nerve-wracking when you're at the starting line but it is really awesome once you get...

  • Big money, 2016 Rio Olympics implications at stake in international mountain bike racing series

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The top mountain bike racing series in North America will reach its climax in Colorado Springs this weekend with Olympic implications to boot. The five-race U.S. Cup Pro Series concludes Saturday with the juniors, women and men's divisions. The start and finish lines for the two days...

  • Freezer Aerial Figure Skating Challenge has an X Games appeal

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    There were few sequins, no choreography and AC/DC blaring instead of Leonard Bernstein in a jumps competition showcasing some of the top American men and women figure skaters. And while Friday's Freezer Aerial Figure Skating Challenge will never be confused with the top international...

  • Nerves, excitement build for area native Brandon Carlo as NHL draft nears

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    The nerves may bubble to the surface, even though Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo insists he will enjoy the build-up to the 2015 NHL draft. "The excitement outweighs the nerves right now," the Tri-City Americans defensive defenseman said. "It will be a relief because I will...

  • Injuries, Colorado Pride too much for Team USA to overcome in friendly

    BY JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Team USA found out how it handled adversity while dealing with three injuries and a strong Colorado Pride W-League team in a 3-0 loss. The exhibition Thursday night at Washburn Field was the CC women's soccer program's final tuneup before leaving for the World University Games in...

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