More High School Articles

  • Discovery Canyon rallies late before stumbling in state softball tournament

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    AURORA - The Discovery Canyon softball team will have to wait at least one more year to make that historic run into the semifinals. The No. 5 Thunder blew a two-run lead in the bottom of the sixth inning and lost on a single when No. 4 Wheat Ridge walked off on a Gabby Loya single to...

  • Club teammates from Vista Ridge and Discovery Canyon remain friends during softball playoffs

    By Brent W. New preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    It was storybook time for Vista Ridge's softball program, an underdog story brought to life. Pitcher Kellie Mrofcza, their leader all season, held hard-hitting Discovery Canyon in check and the Wolves scored three runs off club teammate McKenzie Surface in a 3-2 win Sept. 24,...

  • Pine Creek's Josh Haddad eliminated from 5A state tennis playoffs

    By Brent W. New preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER - Pine Creek's No. 3 singles player Josh Haddad was the area's only hope to make a splash Thursday at the state tournament in Denver, but that hope lasted only briefly. The Eagles junior, who was Colorado Springs' lone qualifier at the Class 5A tournament, fell out of...

  • Cheyenne Mountain volleyball team gets a bit of revenge

    by Katie O'Keefe preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Air Academy coach Shelley Small called this one a grudge match. After the Kadets knocked Cheyenne Mountain out of the state tournament last year, she said she knew Thursday's match would be challenging against their 4A Pikes Peak League foe. "This rivalry is something that goes very...

  • Air Academy off to strong start in 4A state tennis tournament

    By Dan Mohrman preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    PUEBLO - The rain may have delayed play at the 4A state tennis tournament, but it couldn't stop Air Academy's Stefan Orton-Urbina, who advanced in the No. 2 singles bracket with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Northridge's Jesus Quinones. First round matches were stopped after about 90 minutes...

  • Air Academy ends Cheyenne Mountain's 15-year reign in regionals

    By Brent W. New preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The gallery at Cheyenne Mountain High School grew restless. Whispering and fidgeting. Craning their necks and pointing. Trying every way possible to figure out the name of the Sand Creek player that looked to have Air Academy's Keenan Kaltenbacher down and out in the No. 1 singles...

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