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

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No. 10 Local college home highlights include Air Force women's tennis Friday and men's lacrosse Saturday, Colorado College men's lacrosse Tuesday and...

Adding Steve Miller big reason behind Air Force march to NCAAs
Adding Steve Miller big reason behind Air Force march to NCAAs

By: Joe Paisley - 0 16 hr ago

Air Force director of hockey Steve Miller introduced a new penalty kill system to the Falcons coaches two years ago that has paid big dividends this...

Brevin Brimble, CJ Jennings enjoy being part of basketball all-star 'Show'
Brevin Brimble, CJ Jennings enjoy being part of basketball all-star 'Show'

By: Brent W. New - 0 16 hr ago

DENVER - Brevin Brimble's final quarter of high school basketball looked an awful lot like an homage to his touted career at Doherty. Brimble made...

Saturday's prep roundup: Widefield blanks Gateway in baseball
Saturday's prep roundup: Widefield blanks Gateway in baseball

By: Katie OKeefe - 0 16 hr ago

BASEBALL Widefield 10, Gateway 0, 5 innings At Widefield: The Gladiators (1-6) scored seven times in the fourth inning and earned their first win...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks fall in road opener at Tulsa
Colorado Springs Switchbacks fall in road opener at Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa Roughnecks FC gave Coach Dave Vaudreuil a victory in his first game at the club as it took a 4-1 win against Colorado Springs...

Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman hopes spring break trip will provide mental rest
Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman hopes spring break trip will provide mental rest

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Arion Worthman has put some thought into his spring break menu. There will be hot dogs and a shake at Portillo's. A deep dish pepperoni and sausage...

Friday's prep roundup: Weather hammers region, postponing games
Friday's prep roundup: Weather hammers region, postponing games

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 20 hr ago

Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WEATHER HAMPERS SLATE Most games were postponed or canceled due to...

Micah Capra follows steady course to Air Force defensive line
Micah Capra follows steady course to Air Force defensive line

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 21 hr ago

With his background, Micah Capra seemed predestined for service academy football. The Air Force defensive lineman, the youngest of six children, is...

David Ramsey: Chad Hall, former Air Force star, takes his defiant will to Buffalo Bills coaching staff
David Ramsey: Chad Hall, former Air Force star, takes his defiant will to Buffalo Bills coaching staff

By: David Ramsey - 0 21 hr ago

Chad Hall became an offensive force at Air Force largely because of his preparation and defiant will. His mind was, and is, his most vital asset....

Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds, Nuggets top Pacers
Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds, Nuggets top Pacers

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INDIANAPOLIS — Nikola Jokic did a little bit of everything to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers. Jokic had 31 points, 17 rebounds and a...

Air Force hockey hangs on to beat Western Michigan, advances to NCAA East Regional final
Air Force hockey hangs on to beat Western Michigan, advances to NCAA East Regional final

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Yesterday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In a playoff run full of nail-biters, Air Force hockey held on in another for its second NCAA Tournament win in program history....

Q&A: Conversation with Air Force defensive line coach Tim Cross

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Air Force's defensive line will undergo a nearly full transformation, with all three starters departing and only Santo Coppola returning among players...

Air Force hockey notes: Unfamiliar territory for Saturday's opponents
Air Force hockey notes: Unfamiliar territory for Saturday's opponents

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Unfamiliar territory for both teams Air Force last advanced to a regional final in 2009 when the Atlantic Hockey Conference program recorded its...

New Switchbacks captain Rony Argueta steps into larger role in third United Soccer League season
New Switchbacks captain Rony Argueta steps into larger role in third United Soccer League season

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Even with 12 new players signed for this season, Colorado Springs Switchbacks coach Steve Trittschuh wasn't done shaking things up. Third-year...

Rapid Reaction: Air Force hockey holds off Western Michigan for 2nd NCAA tournament win
Rapid Reaction: Air Force hockey holds off Western Michigan for 2nd NCAA tournament win

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Note: Follow @Paisleyhockey on Twitter for updates from Friday's 5:30 p.m. Air Force-Western Michigan game in the NCAA hockey tournament....

Nose tackle Mosese Fifita tips the scales at more than 300 pounds, a first for Air Force
Nose tackle Mosese Fifita tips the scales at more than 300 pounds, a first for Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Size-challenged Air Force has something in nose guard Mosese Fifita that it has never featured - a player weighing in at more than 300 pounds. "He's...

This week's high school sports schedule for March 20-25
This week's high school sports schedule for March 20-25

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

MONDAY, MAR 20 BASEBALL Manitou Springs at La Junta, 3 p.m.; Crowley County at Calhan, Pueblo South at Doherty, both 4 p.m.; GIRLS' GOLF TCA...

How Air Force hockey can continue advancing in the NCAA Tournament
How Air Force hockey can continue advancing in the NCAA Tournament

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Winning the Atlantic Hockey Conference tournament championship gives Air Force coach Frank Serratore reason to believe his Falcons...

Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden
Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011. The...

Wind plays role in Rampart's girls' tennis win over Lewis-Palmer
Wind plays role in Rampart's girls' tennis win over Lewis-Palmer

By: Brent W. New - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Rampart senior Jamie Smith builds high-tech robots as part of another high school team when she's not on the tennis court. She helps wire and...

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Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific with win vs Avs
Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific with win vs Avs

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Oilers know a postseason berth is imminent. Now it's just a matter of finding out where they'll fit in that playoff...

Hamilton makes NASCAR history as first black race director
Hamilton makes NASCAR history as first black race director

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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Jusan Hamilton grew up working on cars in his grandfather's garage, and he has been in love with motorsports ever since. He...

Caldwell Triples to Win Freestyle Skiing
Caldwell Triples to Win Freestyle Skiing

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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2014, file photo, United States' Ashley Caldwell gets emotional after the women's freestyle skiing aerials final at the Rosa...

Oilers score 5 in third period, beat Avalanche 7-4
Oilers score 5 in third period, beat Avalanche 7-4

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Laurent Brossoit didn't get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie's presence sparked a rare third-period...

Blues break tie in 3rd period, beat Avalanche 4-2
Blues break tie in 3rd period, beat Avalanche 4-2

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Jake Allen kept St. Louis in the game while his teammates found their legs. Once they did, they blew past the Colorado Avalanche and...

US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road
US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road

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BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013...

Vlhova holds off Shiffrin for slalom win at World Cup Finals
Vlhova holds off Shiffrin for slalom win at World Cup Finals

By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin still can't believe an overall World Cup title happened and won't fully buy in until the crystal globe is actually...

Michelle Wie healthy, confident and in contention in Phoenix
Michelle Wie healthy, confident and in contention in Phoenix

By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Michelle Wie is healthy and confident again. She's in contention in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, too. Wie shot a 5-under 67 on Friday...

Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages
Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages

By: 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Women players are calling USA Hockey's characterization of their wage demands "patently false" after the organization stated it would exceed $8 million...

Less than a week until Switchbacks FC kickoff the 2017 season, faster and better than ever

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 - 9:41 AM 0

Switchbacks FC is gearing up for a fresh new season here in Colorado Springs. “Based on how the players have been performing during these...

When it comes to marksmanship, practice makes perfect

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 - 3:35 PM 0

Marksmanship is a fundamental skill – for both hunting and recreational shooting. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, “Marksmanship is...

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The excitement of live sporting events 

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 - 3:59 PM 0

There’s nothing quite like seeing your favorite sports team live at the Pepsi Center or Coors Field or Mile High Stadium. Those surges of...

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Radio: Gazette sports staff on the air 5 days a week

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Gazette sports reporters and columnists are scheduled to be on AM1300 (XTRA Sports) during the "Drive Time Sports" show at 3:15 p.m. weekdays. The station's...

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