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  • Saturday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. Cross Country BOYS 1A & 2A State championships At Norris-Penrose Event Center 1. Lyons 22, 2. Mancos 29, 3. Rocky Ford 38, 4. Hotchkiss 48, 5. Telluride 50. Individuals-1. Roberts (LYONS) 16:13, 2. Lewenkamp (CCC) 17:02.3, 3. Plantz (TELL) 17:02.5, 4....

  • No. 25 UCLA beats Colorado in 2 OTs

    BOULDER — The winning play wasn't actually designed for Brett Hundley to run with the ball. Try telling him that in the huddle, though. The junior quarterback saw something he liked — a defensive lineman crashing the play — faked the handoff and scored untouched on an 8-yard keeper in double overtime to give No. 25 UCLA a 40-37 victory over...

  • Report: West Point football team recruited high school athletes with booze, women

    The Army football team wooed recruits this year with an alcohol-fueled party, a dinner date with female cadets, cash from boosters and VIP treatment on a party bus complete with cheerleaders and a police escort, documents obtained by The Gazette show. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., which acknowledged the misconduct to The...

  • It's no secret when Peyton Manning gets mad

    ENGLEWOOD — It's all fun and games until Peyton Manning gets mad. Twice in a span of five days, Manning's attention to detail was on full display, from scripting his own celebration of his record-breaking touchdown throw against San Francisco last weekend to calling out an overly exuberant scoreboard operator during Denver's 35-21 win over...

  • Thompson scores 35 points, Warriors beat Nuggets

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Klay Thompson is ready for the regular season. Thompson scored 35 points in nearly 36 minutes to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 119-112 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. "Our offense is going good and tonight is a good indication of what we can do," Thompson said. "After eight...

  • CC Notes: It's back to training camp after another blowout loss

    Back to training camp for the Tigers Colorado College will use its upcoming bye week to focus on the basics and try to shake off a four-game losing streak that brings back all-too-fresh memories of last season. To do so, they need to learn their systems better and work to make the right decisions, especially without the puck. That takes...

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

    No. 10 NFL highlights include Sunday games Cards at Cowboys, Eagles at Texans, Chargers at Dolphins and Ravens at Steelers No. 9 Air Force hockey is at North Dakota on Saturday; CC hockey is off No. 8 CSU visits San Jose State in football on Saturday; CU hosts Washington Saturday No. 7 The Avs host San Jose Tuesday the Islanders Thursday...

  • Week 8 Saturday sleeper for fantasy football

    Remember to check your league's settings for Week 8 since there is an earlier than normal Sunday game in London between the Lions and the Falcons.

  • Video roundup from Friday's high school football action

    Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8 At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3). The Tigers used a 27-point fourth quarter to open up a 34-0 lead at the half. Canon City will host Discovery Canyon on Friday to determine the conference...

  • Class 3A boys' soccer roundup: CSCS falls in PKs

    Bruce Randolph 2, CSCS 1, (5-3 PKs) At Frontier Academy: No. 18 Colorado Springs Christian School (8-6-2) rallied from a 1-0 deficit to force double overtime before falling 5-3 on penalty kicks to No. 15 Bruce Randolph (11-3-2). Patrick Hoppe scored in the 22nd minute for the Lions, who had a number of other chances, including hitting the...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Canon City wins sets up title showdown with Discovery Canyon

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. FOOTBALL Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8 At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3). The Tigers used a 27-point fourth quarter to open up a 34-0...

  • Air Force Superintendent was a star for Falcons on court, in class

    Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson is the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, appointed this year and the first woman to hold that position. The general is a graduate of the academy's class of 1981 and one of the Air Force's most outstanding women's basketball players during her career. She ended her four-year stint with the basketball team...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. football High School CONFERENCE canon city 48, woodland park 8 Canon City (7-2) 7 27 14 0 - 48 Woodland Park (2-7) 0 0 0 8 - 8 First quarter CC-Stringari 61 run (kick good) 3:00. Second quarter CC-Teigen 35 pass from Nethercot (kick good) 10:00....

  • Late-period goal deflates Air Force hockey in fourth-straight loss

    Air Force briefly recovered after giving up a goal in the first two minutes on Friday night. But when it gave up a goal in the final 2.6 seconds of the first period, RIT took charge. The Falcons couldn't stop the damage after that second goal and fell for the fourth time in a row in a 5-1 loss at Cadet Ice Arena. "I think giving up goals...

  • No. 6 Boston College makes Colorado College pay for mistakes

    BOSTON - A perennial national championship contender like No. 6 Boston College is simply too good to make mistakes against. Colorado College found that out all too often in a 6-2 nonconference loss at the Conte Forum in Boston on Friday night. "We gave them the goals they scored," Tigers sophomore defenseman Jaccob Slavin said. "They are a...

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