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  • All-league teams from fall sports

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Cross country Boys' all-league 5A CSML First team Zachary Alhamra, Pine Creek Ben Dingman, Rampart Adam Egger, Coronado Dylan Day, Fountain-Fort Carson Connor McCabe, Rampart Colton James-Wells, Doherty Nic Vai, Coronado Second team Michel Swanson, Coronado...

  • Gazette's Peak Performer Alexa Smith delivers in crunch time

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    When Lewis-Palmer volleyball walked off the court after capping a perfect 29-0 record Saturday, it was also the end of one of the greatest high school careers in Colorado history. Alexa Smith went out a champion, which was fitting since she has consistently been a winner during her...

  • State volleyball roundup: Other area teams can't make it past semis

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    3A Manitou Springs entered the tournament looking for revenge. After falling to Eaton in last year's 3A finals, the Mustangs wanted another chance at the reigning state champions, and making it to the finals was the expectation all season, said coach Carol Benedict. First, though,...

  • Lewis-Palmer reaches height of perfection with undefeated 4A volleyball title

    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    DENVER - Throughout the regular season, Lewis-Palmer made perfection look easy. Before reaching the state tournament, the Rangers dropped just four sets and swept 25 teams. After sweeping their way through pool play at the state tournament with wins over 2013 runner-up Air Academy...

  • Ramsey: Lewis-Palmer happily pursues perfection

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    DENVER - Lewis-Palmer's volleyball team is taking the final steps on a march of perfection. The Rangers have mauled opponents all season with an overwhelming combination of precision, imagination and power. The team is extremely tall, extremely athletic and extremely hungry for...

  • State volleyball roundup: Lewis-Palmer, Cheyenne Mountain advance to semifinals

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Class 4A At Denver: Lewis Palmer (27-0) and Cheyenne Mountain (22-4) rolled through pool play at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, and both secured a spot in Saturday's Class 4A semifinals. The top-seeded Rangers beat No. 12 Air Academy 25-16, 25-10, 25-9 in a rematch of last year's...

  • Friday night rewind: High school football and volleyball playoffs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    With the Class 4A and 3A football playoffs opening and the 5A playoffs continuing tonight, local teams taking to the gridiron are No. 16 Berthoud vs. No. 1 Discovery Canyon at D20 Stadium, No. 13 Falcon at No. 4 Denver South and No. 15 Rampart vs. No. 2 Fort Collins at French Field....

  • Rampart scores pair of impressive wins to advance to state volleyball semifinals

    by BRENT W. NEW -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    DENVER - The closer Rampart got to pulling off the most unlikely comeback at the state volleyball tournament, the more August Raskie's hands and knees trembled. She promised her confidence never wavered, though, and the fourth-seeded Rams responded by setting her up with a chance to...

  • For CSCS, not reaching state volleyball tournament in 2013 shaped perspective

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Perhaps three November days in 2013 helped define Colorado Springs Christian School's volleyball program and helped shape its future. The first took place in a thrilling, yet shocking, five-set loss to Machebeuf in the regional final that ended the Lions' season shy of a...

  • CSS on roll headed into state volleyball tourney

    By BRENT W. NEW -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Despite what felt like an unjust 11th seed in last year's Class 2A playoffs, Colorado Springs School coach Kyong Lee told her players not to worry about where they'll be seeded this time around. It may be a trivial matter anyway, especially with how unstoppable her team has looked in...