• With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Chip Kelly's latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy: "Culture beats scheme." Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso....

  • Ramsey: UCCS supporting cast carries Mountain Lions to RMAC semis

    By DAVID RAMSEY, The Gazette
    Updated: 0 min ago

    UCCS guard Alex Koehler stands 6-foot-1, maybe, but he showed the courage to invade the land of giants. He emerged triumphant, rising above Colorado Mesa's Ryan Stephan for a crucial tip in the lane with eight minutes remaining in the second half. Koehler and the Mountain Lions...

  • Girls' golf preview: Thanks to vision, mentors, Pine Creek builds league dynasty

    by KEVIN CARMODY preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    In what he described as a teaching moment, Shane Brown perhaps discovered the secret behind Pine Creek's quantum leap as a 5A girls' golf city power. "It's about so much more than just golf," said Brown, Pine Creek's fourth-year coach. "I don't coach to have personal success for me or...

  • Broomfield eliminates Pine Creek from 5A playoffs

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Broomfield 73, Pine Creek 53 At Broomfield: No. 1 Broomfield (23-2) proved too much in a game No. 4 Pine Creek (18-7). Broomfield jumped out to a 17-3 lead, then had to hold off a Pine Creek rally to advance to the quarterfinals. Pine Creek cut the gap to 36-30 at half but couldn't...

  • Rampart eliminated as offense vanishes in 4th quarter

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Junior sensation Nicea Eliely began the night with easy transition layups and a smothering dose of shutdown defense. And for a few moments there, Rampart looked like it would breeze to its second consecutive Class 5A quarterfinals appearance. Ralston Valley adjusted, however, and...

  • Progress for 6-foot-11 Zach Moer has been slow for Air Force basketball team

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    For Air Force fans, it must be so tantalizing. Zach Moer, who at 6-foot-11 is a rare giant in a Falcons uniform, keeps showing brief hints of his potential. He scored four points Saturday against Utah State, including a reverse layup. He's got soft hands, connecting of 5-of-10...

  • Kirchoff leads UCCS women's basketball team to rout of Regis in RMAC Shootout quarters

    by Neal Reid sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Abby Kirchoff had one heck of a Tuesday. Hours after being named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior guard scored a team-high 19 points to lead the Mountain Lions to a 92-70 win over Regis in the...

  • Team-by-team girls' golf capsules

    By KEVIN CARMODY preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A glance at Pikes Peak area girls' golf teams. 5A CSML Coronado Coach: Kelly Hodge Key returners: Kitty Paton, sr.; Allie Garcia, jr.; Grace Wilson, sr. Outlook: Three experienced returners, plus the addition of talented freshman Madi Eurich, gives the Cougars a solid foursome...

  • Klee: Denver Nuggets firing Brian Shaw was right choice at wrong time

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER - Kenneth Faried slipped in and out of the locker room like a 6-foot-8 ghost. But first - at a cost of $50 million over four seasons - Faried offered his expert opinion, directed at a gang of media scurrying through the locker room to take the Nuggets' temperature after Brian...

  • Hall-of-Famer Molitor confident in managerial patience

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Two seasons after Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor played his last game, he became the bench coach for the Minnesota Twins on manager Tom Kelly's staff. The role was his for two years. The experience was infinitely valuable for the job that opened for him much later....

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