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  • Best bets: Top prep football games to watch this week

    By Scott Kaniewski, The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Here's a look at the top high school football games in the Pikes Peak region this weekend: Regular-season games Vista Ridge (7-2, 3-1) vs. Falcon (5-4, 3-1) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: At Falcon High School What to know: Rivalry game? Check. Playoff implications? Check....

  • Former Valor Christian lineman Sione Maumau dies

    By Joe Nguyen, The Denver Post
    Yesterday

    Sad news Thursday. Former Valor Christian football player Sione Maumau has died. Maumau, a sophomore at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan., was discovered dead Wednesday in Irvin Hall where he was a resident assistant, according to The Baker Orange. “It is with deep sadness...

  • Vista Ridge-Falcon football rivalry carrying extra weight with playoffs looming

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Vista Ridge football coach Jerimi Calip doesn't play video football games much any more. And he likes to remind his 13-year-old son that it's because he has his own real-life football team to run. That football team is running pretty well right now. The Wolves are fifth in the...

  • Pine Creek clamps down on Legend in state boys' soccer playoff win

    by SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    If Pine Creek's defense felt it had something to prove, the Eagles' back line did so Wednesday night. The No. 7 Eagles blanked a probing Legend squad, rarely giving the No. 10 Titans a quality chance, and winning 1-0 in the second round of the Class 5A boys' soccer playoffs. Pine...

  • New class, same positive 
postseason result for Titans

    by Scott Kaniewski scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    The Classical Academy's foray into Class 4A is looking awful similar to its runs through the 3A boys' soccer tournaments that often ended up in the title game. No. 2 seed TCA dominated possession and advanced to the state quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over No. 15 Pueblo West, a game...

  • This week's Gazette prep rankings

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings Football Team Record Last Week 4A 1. Pine Creek 9-0 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 7-2 No. 2 3. Coronado 7-3 NR 3A 1. Discovery Canyon 9-0 No. 1 2. Canon City 7-2 No. 2 3. Lewis-Palmer 4-5 No. 3 Breakdown: Final prep...

  • Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week, Eric Hamer, Palmer Ridge cross country

    by kate shefte kate.shefte@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Palmer Ridge senior Eric Hamer never looks back. Never even sneaks a peek. But on Saturday, he couldn't help himself. "I saw that nobody was there and reality hit," Hamer said. "I really wanted to be in the moment. I didn't think about times too much. I wanted to be in the moment, be...

  • This week's prep schedule (Oct. 27-Nov. 1)

    the gazette preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    This week's high school sports schedule across the Pikes Peak region. MONDAY, OCT. 27 None TUESDAY, OCT. 28 BOYS' SOCCER Montrose at Cheyenne Mountain, 4:30 p.m. Pueblo Centennial at Air Academy, 6 p.m. Pueblo West at The Classical Academy, 6 p.m. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29...

  • Eight Pikes Peak area teams to host volleyball regionals

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Volleyball regionals were announced Monday. Here's a look at each region. The top seed in each region is the tournament host. Dates, times, sites TBA unless noted. Class 5A Region 1 At Eaglecrest, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. 1 Eaglecrest, 24 ThunderRidge, 36 Liberty Region 2 At...

  • Ellicott, St. Mary's make first football playoff appearances in long time

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    Donte' Stewart got a call from a close friend Sunday. The reason? To tell Stewart that Ellicott was heading to the postseason. The Thunderhawks (Class 1A), St. Mary's (2A), Florence (2A) and Hanover (6-man) all qualified for the state football playoffs. For Ellicott, it's the first...

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