• USA Table Tennis picks new chairman

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Board of Directors of USA Table Tennis elected Peter Scudner as its new chairman for the next two years. Scudner, who returns to the position he held from 2008-12, succeeds the outgoing Michael Baubin, who completed his two year term. Scudner is a senior vice president/wealth...

  • Sochi hockey team thriving a year after Winter Olympics

    Yesterday

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Many Russians laughed when Sochi was selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Not only was Sochi one of the warmest places in Russia, it also had no history of winter sports. But against all odds, Sochi now boasts a professional ice hockey team and a steady...

  • Dave Schultz wrestling tourney in Colorado Springs this week is big international step

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

    This week's Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational cannot be overlooked by a U.S. women's national wrestling team eager to take that final step. The freestyle squad, which includes many who live in the area or train at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center, has placed third at the...

  • Curling seniors battle for U.S. titles

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Curl Mesabi, an eight-sheet curling club in the heart of Minnesota curling country, is set to host the 2015 USA Curling senior national championships this week. The competition gets underway Wednesday in Eveleth, Minn., featuring eight women's and 20 men's teams. The...

  • Jason Brown wins first US skating title, holding off Adam Rippon

    By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer
    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Monument's Jason Brown won his first U.S. title, holding off Adam Rippon thanks to his big lead after the short program. Joshua Farris, skating last for The Broadmoor Skating Club, had a chance to overtake Brown on Sunday, but one of his triple-jump combinations...

  • Yoga, wrestling can't slow Ben Provisor enough in Colorado Springs as U.S. team dominates at Pinto Cup

    by KEVIN CARMODY sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Next time, maybe Ben Provisor won't combine yoga with wrestling. Not in the same day, anyway. The 2012 Olympian had just enough to hold off his competitor from Kazakhstan for a 3-2 decision, one of nine victories by American wrestlers at the Jack Pinto Cup - The Springs at the...

  • Broadmoor duo and engaged couple Alexa Scimeca, Christopher Knierim win U.S. pairs figure skating title

    By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Broadmoor Skating Club's Alexa Scimeca and Christopher Knierim won their first pairs title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Scimeca and Knierim, who are engaged to be married, totaled 210.49 points, a record for the event, to beat Haven Denney and...

  • Shaun White finishes fourth at Winter X; Danny Davis gets a repeat

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    ASPEN — Danny Davis made it look real easy. Shaun White — he made it look real hard. That summed up the gulf between first and fourth place on the halfpipe at the Winter X Games on Thursday night. Davis won his second straight X Games gold medal by laying down a leg-tweaking,...

  • Olympians help spread fencing exposure to area elementary teachers, students

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Youth interest in fencing has grown in recent years. Fencer Tim Morehouse is helping make sure it never slows. The two-time Olympian, who took home a 2012 silver medal in team fencing, and fellow national team member Jeff Spear launched the first fencing program for Colorado Springs...

  • U.S. Olympian wins first world championship title

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Olympian Ryan Stassel of Anchorage dominated the slopestyle snowboarding field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title, while teammate Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, Mich.) earned bronze. In a best-of-three run format, Stassel showed the world that he meant business on...

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