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  • Thursday's prep roundup: McConnell strikes out six, drives in run to lead Air Academy

    Highlights from Thursday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASEBALL Air Academy 5, Valley Vista 3 At Arizona: Noah McConnell threw a complete game, striking out six and giving up three runs on six hits to notch the win for Air Academy (3-2) over Valley Vista (Ariz.) (13-6) on Thursday at the Coach Bob Tournament....

  • The Gazette Hockey Coach of the Year: Ty Hennes, Air Academy

    Ty Hennes already had a time-consuming job. He's a regional manager of USA Hockey's American Development Model and travels all over the country, coaching young players. But this season, he took on the additional role of head coach at Air Academy. "What I missed the most was being with the team through the ups and downs throughout the year,"...

  • Wednesday's prep roundup: Ben Brummel no-hits Colorado Academy

    Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASEBALL St. Mary's 7, Colorado Academy 0 At Arizona: Ben Brummel finished his sixth inning and walked off the mound and immediately toward St. Mary's coach Bill Percy. Brummel asked if he could return for the seventh in a tournament game in Arizona on...

  • Wednesday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school mingus (Ariz.) 12, discovery canyon 2 Mingus 2 520 201 - 12 12 3 Discovery Canyon 2 000 000 - 2 3 1 Mingus- Kelley (W) 7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K.Kelley 1-2, 3 R, 2 HBP, 1 SB, Upham 2-3, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 SB, Smith 0-1, McCarty...

  • NCAA men's basketball's Final Four predictions: Will Gazette 'experts' go out on a limb?

    David Ramsey's picks Midwest Region 1 Kentucky Is this John Calipari's farewell tour through college basketball before he slithers off to the NBA? He would have signed with Cavaliers last season if he had known LeBron would decide to take his talents to Northern Ohio. West Region 1 Wisconsin In the late 1990s, Bo Ryan sought the...

  • The Gazette Girls' Swimming Coach of the Year: Kate Doane, Cheyenne Mountain

    In the not-too-distant past, Cheyenne Mountain didn't figure as a legitimate contender in the competitive world of girls' swimming. Now, you can't mention the 4A powers and not include the Indians. In 2015, Cheyenne Mountain finished second in the overall team standings for the second time in three seasons. When Kate Doane took over before...

  • Girls' Swimming and Diving Peak Performer of the Year: Cat Wright, Cheyenne Mountain

    At some point, Cat Wright had hoped to see her name among the legends of Cheyenne Mountain swimming. By the end of her freshman year, she already had achieved that goal. And she's far from satisfied. "For the next few years, I want to break my own records," Wright said. "I want to make it hard for others to break. It's cool to have your...

  • The Gazette's All-Area Girls' Swimming teams

    First team - Cat Wright, Cheyenne Mountain, fr. - Samantha Steigerwald, Air Academy, jr. - Veronica Morin, Manitou Springs, jr. - Emily Dolloff-Holt, Manitou Springs, so. - Marie Goodwyn, Cheyenne Mountain, jr. - Katie Liebscher, Cheyenne Mountain, jr. - Maggie Tibbitt, Cheyenne Mountain, so. - Rhyann Lowrey, Cheyenne Mountain,...

  • Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies' win over Giants

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday. Giants starter Tim Hudson retired 10 straight before Corey Dickerson's single. Tulowitzki followed by crushing a...

  • Rivalry leads Jason Brown and Joshua Farris to world skate championships

    A friendly rivalry between two area figure skaters has propelled them to their first senior world championships. Monument-based Jason Brown, the U.S. national champion, and Joshua Farris, the 2015 American bronze medalist, both make their debut when men's senior competition begins early Friday in Shanghai. Their rivalry has gone on for half...

  • Local boxers featured in Saturday event

    Colorado Springs Throwdown 2, a pro boxing event featuring local fighters Izaak Cardona (11-2) and Chris Galvadon (5-0), will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets can be bought at the door or by calling (719) 217-2275. Cost is $25 general admission and $45 ringside. Galvadon...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox roster slowly taking shape

    Roster slowly taking shape The Brewers have made several roster moves in recent days, with four of the organization's top 25 prospects - as rated by Baseball America - assigned to the Colorado Springs roster. The official roster will not be announced until a few days before the Sky Sox's April 9 opener - their first action as an affiliate of a...

  • Triple-A, Sky Sox are on the clock

    NEW YORK - Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Rob Scahill thinks his mound mates will do just fine at beating the new 20-second pitch clock that will be used at Triple-A and Double-A this season, one that could lead to balls and strikes as penalties. "I think it's going to affect the hitters more than the pitchers. They're the ones with all the...

  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Drew Chesire scores 5 in St. Mary's lacrosse win

    BOYS' LACROSSE St. Mary's 13, Eagle Valley 7 At Eagle Valley: St. Mary's (3-0) scored three times in the first four minutes and the Pirates were off and running against Eagle Valley (2-5) on Tuesday. Drew Chesire scored a team-high five goals, Wes Moran scored four goals and had three assists, and Kyler Kasten had three goals and three...

  • Pine Creek breaks into latest AP baseball poll

    Here is The Associated Press Colorado prep baseball poll for the week of March 24, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week?s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Division 5A School Record Points Last Week 1. Rocky Mountain (5) 1-1 76 2 2. Cherry Creek (3) 5-1 71 3 3....

  • Tuesday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school Rock Canyon 7, Palmer 1 At Rock Canyon Palmer 000 010 0 - 1 4 2 Rock Canyon 101 122 0 - 7 8 1 Palmer- Enriquez (L) 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 3 ER, BB, 2 SO, Hollmann IP, H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 SO. Alberts 0-3, Ja. Briggs 0-3, Ju. Briggs 1-2, Curti...

  • Kubiak has happy birthday wishes for Manning, happy to have him back

    From an old former QB to an old current one comes this: "Happy Birthday, Peyton." New Broncos coach Gary Kubiak, once a longtime backup to John Elway, sent those greetings to his starting quarterback on Tuesday, when Manning turned 39. "A couple weeks out from getting started, I'm looking forward to getting him into the building from a...

  • Bergman throws 4 innings as Rockies beat White Sox

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Christian Bergman pitched four shutout innings to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in spring training on Tuesday. Bergman allowed two hits and struck out one while finishing the game. With left-hander Jorge De La Rosa possibly headed for the disabled list with a groin injury, the 26-year-old Bergman...

  • Rockies' De La Rosa "pretty much shut down" in spring training

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies' No. 1 pitcher, is not likely to be ready for the start of the season. "Other than playing catch right now, he's pretty much shut down," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said Tuesday. Asked if De La Rosa will start the season on the disabled list, Weiss said: "It's starting to look that way." De...

  • Monday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge wins Arizona opener

    Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASEBALL Palmer Ridge 9, Shadow Ridge 3 At Arizona: Palmer Ridge (2-2) evened its record with a six-run win over Shadow Ridge (Ariz.) (5-8). Chad Werner threw three hitless inning, walking six and striking out two to help the Bears get the win in a...

  • UCCS' Derrick White earns second All-American nod

    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior guard Derrick White earned his second All-America award this week with a selection to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America team. He’s the first Mountain Lion to be named to the NABC All-America team. White was one of four juniors or sophomores on the 16-member team...

  • Abby Kirchoff first UCCS women's cager to be named All-American

    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior guard Abby Kirchoff became the first Mountain Lion in program history to earn All-America awards with Honorable Mention accolades from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. She led UCCS on its deepest postseason run in her senior campaign. Kirchoff was the RMAC Player of the Year, the...

  • Sky Sox will have game pace timers

    Minor League Baseball adopted the recent moves by Major League Baseball to speed up the game, which will affect all Triple-A teams including the Colorado Springs Sky Soxand the Double-A leagues. Here is the press release: The procedures will monitor the time taken between innings and pitches, and will limit the amount of time allowed...

  • Klee: For Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, gift to grandma is one for a lifetime

    DENVER — Her old ride didn't have air conditioning. The emergency brake failed years ago, and passing emissions testing was a pipe dream. Barbara Gaddies is 71, and her '97 Saturn sat low enough that she had trouble climbing into the driver's seat. So C.J. Anderson, the Broncos running back, did what any good grandson would do. He bought...

  • Longtime Cheyenne Mountain golf coach Bill Paulson stepping down

    About two months ago, Bill Paulson awoke in the middle of the night. "I said, 'That's it, I'm done,'" Paulson told The Gazette on Monday. After 35 years as the Cheyenne Mountain boys' golf coach, 11 as the girls' golf coach and a number of years as a head coach or assistant coach in a number of other sports, Paulson is calling it quits when...

  • This week's Peak Performer: Heide Baron, Pine Creek track and field

    Pine Creek coach Max Oliver may have an interesting dilemma on his hands when state track and field rolls around in May. What to do with Heide Baron, a razor-quick junior, a steadfast piece to her team's sprint relays and an emerging power in the individual sprinting events. On Saturday, the polite and low-key speedster handily won the...

  • Pikes Peak area prep rankings

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings (as of 3/22) BASEBALL Class 5A Record Last week 1. Pine Creek 2-0 No. 1 2. Coronado 2-2 No. 2 3. Doherty 1-3 No. 3 Class 4A 1. Lewis-Palmer 1-0 No. 1 2. Air Academy 1-0 No. 3 3. Cañon City 5-1 NR Class 3A and below 1. Manitou Springs 3-0 No. 1 2. St. Mary's...

  • Bouma, Jones lead Flames to win over Avalanche

    CALGARY, Alberta — Lance Bouma and David Jones had a goal and an assist each to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, and Kari Ramo made 25 saves to earn his 15th win of the season. Calgary held onto third place in the Pacific Division, ahead of the Los...

  • All-conference teams for winter sports

    BOYS' BASKETBALL All-conference teams 4A COLORADO SPRINGS METRO LEAGUE All-League & Academic All-League Coach of the Year-Terry Dunn, Sierra Player of the Year-De'Andre Twilley, Mitchell First team De'Andre Twilley Mitchell Tevion Thompson Sierra Will Ball TCA Ke'andre Lewis Sierra Price Adams Mesa Ridge Second team...

  • This week's prep schedule

    The high school sports schedule for the week of March 23-28 in the Pikes Peak region. Monday, Mar. 23 BASEBALL Coronado at Pueblo Centennial, 10:45 a.m. Lewis-Palmer at TBA, 12:30 p.m. Pine Creek at Sheldon, 12:30 p.m. Palmer at TBA, 12:30 p.m. Coronado at Pueblo County, 1:45 p.m. Palmer Ridge at TBA, 3 p.m. Cheyenne Mountain...

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