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Boston Bombing illustration shot Thursday, April 17, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Not yet at the finish line: Memories of the Boston Marathon live on for Colorado Springs-area runners

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The Boston Marathon memories that replay in Kerri Coady's mind never actually took place. Stopping to stretch when her muscles cramped, popping into a porta potty along the course, perhaps slowing to walk for a bit. - She did none of those things, but if she had, Coady could have crossed the...

Oral history: Area runners recall moments after Boston Marathon tragedy

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It was at 2:49 p.m. EDT when two homemade bombs - separated by 14 seconds - killed three people and injured more than 250 others near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Several dozen area runners participated in that event, and they recall the confusing, chaotic moments immediately after...

Former Colorado College player Nate Prosser living a Minnesotan's dream playing for Wild

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Nate Prosser, a former Colorado College defensive star, spent many nights driving 45 minutes from his family home in Elk River, Minn. ...

Duchene not likely to play in Wild series

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Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn't expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series ...

Ramsey: Stastny prepares to be in right place at right time for Avalanche

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In the waning seconds of regulation, Paul Stastny arrived exactly where you expected him to be: In position to score. ...

Capsules of 10 runners from the Colorado Springs area who finished the 2013 Boston Marathon

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The Gazette spoke with 10 runners from Colorado Springs who finished the 2013 Boston Marathon before the bombs turned the festive day tragic.

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  • Baseball: Lewis-Palmer in command of PPAC behind Tillotson's mound effort

    In the fight for the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference baseball title, round 1 went to Lewis-Palmer. The Rangers edged rival Palmer Ridge 2-1 at home Saturday afternoon to take a two-game lead over the Bears in the conference. The two best 4A teams in the city, and two of the best in the state, went toe-to-toe for seven innings, with a...

  • The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

    No. 10 The Rapids visit Seattle on Saturday No. 9 Local college highlights include Air Force baseball at home Tuesday, UCCS home softball doubleheader finales Saturday and Sunday, CC women's lacrosse Thursday and men's tennis in SCAC championships Friday to Sunday No. 8 The Olympic family luncheon is Wednesday at the Olympic Training Center...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school palmer ridge 12, air academy 6 Air Academy 300 003 0 - 6 8 3 Palmer Ridge 400 224 0 - 12 15 4 Air Academy- na. Palmer Ridge- Grubesic (W) 5 1/3 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 0 SO, Thorne 1 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO. Hurford 1-3, 2...

  • Indians hang with state's best

    Buried into her cellphone, Cheyenne Mountain junior Kylee Sullivan stood in her own world after Friday's round at the Eisenhower Golf Club. There was no secret as to why. Prom night at Cheyenne Mountain High School is only one week away. Before that, however, the Indians and their best golfer were nothing but focused on the sun-splashed...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek tops defending champs in double overtime

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

  • Williams gives Sky Sox second straight walk-off win

    A different night, and a different hero, but the result was the same for the resilient Sky Sox. For the second game in a row, Colorado Springs battled back for a walk-off victory, this time on an RBI single by catcher Jackson Williams. After an intentional walk to Angelys Nina loaded the bases with the game tied at 9, Williams got ahead in...

  • Girls' tennis: While Doherty dominates homecourt tournament, Mitchell senior has big day

    In her only year at a new school, Hannah Dailey finally put it all together in the same day against her District 11 rivals. Fueled by an early-morning 6-2, 6-4 victory against Doherty's Natalie Becar, Dailey parlayed that into a career day at the District 11 tournament Friday at Doherty. She later carried that momentum through to a sweep of...

  • Tulo backs Chatwood and Rockies pound Phillies

    DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run home run after No. 3 hitter Carlos Gonzalez was intentionally walked in front of him, Tyler Chatwood pitched seven strong innings for his first win of the season, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-1 Friday night. Tulowitzki went 3 for 3 on the night, drove in five runs and...

  • Klee: Escape-artist Avalanche still needs Varly

    DENVER — The Avs stole the Central Division, broke records and brought playoff hockey back to Colorado. The School of Roy added a must-read chapter in coaching. But if the Avs fall short of the Stanley Cup finals, would they be disappointed in this season? "Seriously? I mean, yeah," Game 1 savior Erik Johnson said with a look that could...

  • Quick start, quick pitching paces Grizzlies to title

    Coronado committed mistakes and Mesa Ridge capitalized. Because of it - and combined with Woodland Park's loss to Mitchell - the Grizzlies claimed the 4A Colorado Springs Metro League title outright. Jake Grotelueschen routinely hit the upper-80s with his fastball, struck out 10 and scattered four hits in a complete-game effort to lead Mesa...

  • Klee: Johnson's empty-net rescue allows Avs to notch Game 1 win

    DENVER — Just as Pepsi Center got weird in a trance of white pom-poms and noise, the hockey hero emerged from the bench to hug a teammate. No, not Paul Stastny. He was clutch, too. Stastny's two goals nudged the Avalanche ahead of the Wild, 5-4, in overtime of Game 1 of their playoff series. But after a game that checked all the boxes for...

  • Veteran ‘NBA on TNT’ sideline reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia, according to his son

    Craig Sager, the veteran sideline reporter famous for his outrageous attire, is battling leukemia, the New York Daily News reports. The news was shared via Twitter by his son Craig Sager Jr. "My Dad's 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw," Sager Jr. tweeted on Thursday night. "Be thinking of him & let's get him back on the...

  • Former CC Tiger Jaden Schwartz saves Blues in regulation, St. Louis wins in 3 OT

    ST. LOUIS — In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've long sought. Miller allowed three goals on seven shots in the first period, then shut the door on the Chicago...

  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    DENVER — Patrick Roy showed as much boldness behind the bench as he once did as a Hall of Fame goaltender. The first-year Colorado coach made some risky moves late in the game — like pulling his goaltender with 3:01 remaining — and yet the ploy worked out. It's been that kind of season for Roy and his youthful squad. Paul Stastny...

  • Thursday's prep roundup: Coronado cruises day before D-II invite

    Highlights from Thursday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.


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