• James Irwin's Miguel Molas gears for three-peat in 100 meters at state

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    James Irwin senior speedster Miguel Molas doesn't look like he's running heavy. Yet there's no denying the pressure that continues to pack onto his shoulders as the state meet looms. The Jaguars senior will try to win the Class 3A 100-meter run for the third consecutive time in a...

  • Manitou Springs girls' track racing for attention after Saturday's performance

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Due to the fact that the Manitou Springs boys' team was so good, junior Taylor Finn said she felt like the Mustangs girls' track and field team was overlooked last season. That probably won't be the case this year. Finn won the 100-meter hurdles and anchored the 400 and 800 relays...

  • Coronado girls' track wins home meet

    by DANIEL MOHRMANN preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Coronado girls' track coach Doug Hugill still remembers when the Cougar Classic track meet was nothing more than the D-11 championships. But in 1974, the meet expanded to include other area schools. Fast forward to 2015 when 25 schools gathered at Garry Berry Stadium on Friday night...

  • Widefield sprinter Jordan Edmonds is doing just fine despite knee tendinitis

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    FOUNTAIN - Continually betrayed by knees that threaten to end her running career, Widefield senior Jordan Edmonds won't veer from the goal she set as a freshman Win a state title, maybe more than one. Running with the same knee tendinitis that has lingered since her first season,...

  • Fountain-Fort Carson's Kalie Black, in new role, leads track and field team to win its own meet

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    FOUNTAIN - Kalie Black appears to be thriving in her new role on the Fountain-Fort Carson girls' track and field team. The junior's recent switch from the 400-meter run to the 800 continued to pay off Saturday. In inclement weather, Black had wins in the open 800 and 3,200 relay as...

  • Pine Creek's Zachary Alhamra is a Duke Blue Devil and an overachiever

    By KATE SHEFTE kate.shefte@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    The work never ends for Zachary Alhamra. Whether it's abusing his body in pursuit of a best time or chasing academic perfection, the Pine Creek senior is never still for long. Next on the agenda - a valedictorian's speech. One of the top distance runners in the state with a 4.78...

  • Trenton Stringari, Marlee Brown clearly hurdle victors

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Even when you're running and jumping, there has to be an edge. A proverbial chip on your shoulder that becomes more noticeable with every step and leap. At least, so decree the top two hurdlers in the area. Cañon City's Trenton Stringari and Palmer's Marlee Brown didn't take things...

  • Fountain-Fort Carson sprinters get a surprisingly lengthy run together

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Solace with friends, not an easy feat for high school students in military families. It's hard to move from one zip code to another. Find a close-knit group, only to know you might have to pack up and move again. But somehow the boys' sprinters at Fountain-Fort Carson have mostly...

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