• Sand Creek's Liah Davis gives verbal to New Mexico women's basketball

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Liah Davis had been to the University of New Mexico's campus once before. But it was the second trip that would determine Davis' future. While at a basketball camp there the week of June 18, Davis knew she'd found her home to be. Last week, after finding out the Lobos were...

  • Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach Dawn Valentine was no longer in charge and Daily, along with several...

  • Pine Creek's JoJo Domann verbally commits to Nebraska football

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Nebraska is getting an athlete. Avery Anderson is reuniting with a teammate. And JoJo Domann is free to focus on his last year of high school football. On Friday, Pine Creek's Domann verbally committed to play football at Nebraska, he announced via Twitter. "It's official, committed...

  • Blog: Colorado Springs prep soccer team in national best team competition; vote here

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI, scott.kaniewski@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Air Academy boys’ soccer team, which won the Class 4A state championship in November 2014, is one of 14 teams to be included on USA Today’s High School Sports “Best 2014-15 Team.” The Kadets went 20-0 and allowed just five goals over the course of the season. USA Today selected...

  • Rise in numbers has Cheyenne Mountain preparing for football in fall

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    Sam Hellem and his Cheyenne Mountain football teammates have been doing some recruiting - in-house recruiting. Hellem and teammates have been scouring the Cheyenne Mountain hallways since their 2014 season came to an abrupt end. With two games remaining and just a dozen players on...

  • Prep notes: L-P's Smith named national player of year

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    L-P's Smith earns national award Alexa Smith earned plenty of honors for her volleyball prowess during the 2014-15 school year. One of the most notable came June 12 when the Lewis-Palmer standout was named the national high school volleyball player of the year by the National...

  • Domann ready for Pine Creek Eagles' QB spot

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Serious talent doesn't necessarily come with instant gratification or for that matter a starting spot on a juggernaut high school football program like Pine Creek. For Brock Domann, the Eagles' newest starting quarterback, it's only now that things seem to be paying off. In a pair...

  • St. Mary's hires Archie Malloy to head football program

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI Scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    Six months ago, Archie Malloy was wondering how he was going to spend his free time when fall of 2015 rolled around. Malloy had stepped down as Mitchell's football coach after helming the program he graduated from for 13 seasons. Malloy never got to experience a fall without...

  • Spring sports all-league teams

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    Below are the all-league teams from around the Pikes Peak region for the 2015 spring sports season. All-league teams are submitted by area athletic directors and coaches. If there is a list missing, let your coach/AD know to submit it to preps@gazette.com. We'll update the list.

  • Pirates draft Bret Helton, former Cheyenne Mountain star

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Former Cheyenne Mountain star Bret Helton has agreed to a contract with the Pirates. He was drafted by Pittsburgh Won ednesday in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft. Helton, a right-handed pitcher, followed the draft with his family at their home in south Colorado...

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