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  • This week's Peak Performer: Kellie Mrofcza, Vista Ridge softball

    Vista Ridge pitcher Kellie Mrofcza has accomplished many impressive feats in her four years of high school, but a few boxes remain unchecked. The senior was able to check off leading her team to a win over rival Discovery Canyon for the first time last week when she outdueled close friend McKenzie Surface in a 3-2 victory. "It's always been...

  • Monday's high school box scores

    High school box scores from Monday's sports scene around the Pikes Peak region GOLF boys' State championships 5a State At Colorado Springs Country Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.) 1. Coronado 226, 2. Highlands Ranch 230, 3. Boulder 236, T4. Cherokee Trail 237, T4. Regis Jesuit 237...T8. Doherty 242. Individuals-1. Paugh (FTCO) 69, 2. Packer...

  • Manitou Springs' Drew Mendoza in fifth at boys' 3A state golf

    Manitou Springs senior Drew Mendoza carded a 1-over 73 in the first round of the 3A State Tournament on Monday and sits in a three-way tie for fifth place at the Northeastern 18 Golf Course in Sterling. Manitou Springs did not qualify as a team for the tournament, yet qualified all four players. On Monday, Lucas Culver shot 80, Ty Shaw 88 and...

  • Monday's high school roundup: TCA holds off Mitchell in boys' soccer

    Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' SOCCER The Classical Academy 3, Mitchell 1 At Garry Berry Stadium: TCA continued its perfect season after defeating conference foe Mitchell (6-4 overall, 4-1 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) on Monday, moving to an overall record of 9-0 and 5-0 in...

  • Indians sit in third, Bentley in fourth at 4A boys' state golf

    After two weather interruptions that delayed play more than an hour and a half, Cheyenne Mountain finished the day in third place in the team standings of the Class 4A boys' golf state championship after shooting a first-round score of 229. The Indians were led by senior Wilson Belk who carded a par 72 at Walking Stick Golf Course in Pueblo....

  • This week's Gazette preps rankings

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings Football Team Record Last Week 5A 1. Doherty 5-0 No. 1 2. Fountain-Fort Carson 4-1 No. 2 3. Palmer 1-4 No. 3 4A 1. Pine Creek 5-0 No. 1 2. Coronado 5-1 No. 3 3. Vista Ridge 4-1 No. 2 3A 1. Discovery Canyon 5-0 No. 1 2. Canon City 3-2 NR 3. Harrison 3-2 NR 2A...

  • Wes Moran, Isaac Petersilie spur Coronado to lead at 5A state golf tournament

    First-time jitters hampered some golfers' games, while weather distracted others. Still, when the lightning and rain dissipated on the first day of the Class 5A boys' golf state tournament, favorite Coronado was right where it was expected to be - on top at the Colorado Springs Country Club. The Cougars shot a first-round score of 226 -...

  • Baseball playoffs schedule

    x-if necessary WILD CARD Tuesday: Seattle or Oakland at Kansas City, 6:07 p.m. (TBS) Wednesday: San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10) at Pittsburgh, 6:07 p.m. (ESPN) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5) AMERICAN LEAGUE All AL games televised by TBS Los Angeles vs. Wild Card Thursday: Wild Ward at Los Angeles Friday: Wild Card at Los...

  • List: Things you might not know about the Stanley Cup

    1. Who is Stanley and what's his cup? The Stanley Cup is named after Lord Stanley of Preston, the 1892 Governor General of Canada. He purchased the decorative cup in London for 10 guineas (around $50 at the time). Stanley donated the Cup to award Canada’s top amateur hockey club after he and his family became infatuated with the sport at...

  • 5 biggest wins during the Troy Calhoun era at Air Force

    Air Force Academy head football coach Troy Calhoun is 52-42 overall after taking over the Falcons' program in 2007. Here are his five biggest wins: 1. Air Force 20, Utah 12 – Sept.8, 2007 In Calhoun’s second game as Air Force coach, the Falcons defeated the Utes in a defensive battle in Salt Lake City. 2. Air Force 20, TCU 17 (OT) – Sept....

  • Family, friends witness healing from Warrior Games firsthand

    Jeannie Dadgostar has her son, Nicholas, back. And she credits this week's Warrior Games and the Air Force veteran's efforts preparing for the six-day event for his return. "There is a light in him now that wasn't there while he was undergoing his 32 operations," she said before Sunday's opening ceremony, which drew a crowd of 2,000 to the...

  • A new conversation surrounds Air Force football after win over Boise State

    One game has certainly changed the conversation surrounding Air Force's football team. Even if the Falcons themselves wouldn't say it, fans did on message boards and social media. The Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, a bowl game, even a conference title, were all being discussed as real possibilities. It's like Air Force jumped two years back...

  • ICYMI: Saints' fake punt, other NFL Week 4 topics

    Let the second-guessing begin. Saints coach Sean Payton opted to have his punter — yes, his punter — try to throw a pass, instead of a guy by the name of Drew Brees. Eagles coach Chip Kelly decided to let Nick Foles throw a pair of passes from inside the 2-yard line, instead of giving the football to LeSean McCoy on the ground. Jets coach...

  • Kenyans dominate Colorado Springs Half Marathon

    Kenyan runner Sarah Kiptoo, 25, looked around at all the unfamiliar faces along the downtown streets and tried to overcome the pain she felt at the Colorado Springs Half Marathon and 5K, presented by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Her legs and body were just fine, more than fine, pushing the lead farther after every mile on her way to a...

  • Late catch by Widefield's Jackson helps Buccaneers stun Steelers

    PITTSBURGH — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went from woeful to winners in 10 days. Mike Glennon hit a diving Vincent Jackson — a Widefield High School graduate — for a 5-yard touchdown with seven seconds remaining to lift Tampa Bay to a stunning 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Buccaneers (1-3) lost to Atlanta by...

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