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Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger is The Gazette's Prep Peak Performer of the Week

By: - 0 - Mon, May 23, 2016

Katie Rainsberger has created enough memories during her high school career to fill several scrapbooks. However, a particular one from this past weekend stands out as one of the best.

She had just won the third of her four state titles at the...

Peak Performer of the Week: Mattie Kuntzelman, Discovery Canyon tennis
By: - 0 Tue, May 17, 2016

Mattie Kuntzelman was one of the youngest competitors at the 4A state tennis meet, but she showed maturity beyond her years.

The Discovery...

No sleep, no problem for Discovery Canyon's Alexandra Palmer, this week's Peak Performer
By: - 0 Tue, May 10, 2016

Alexandra Palmer is looking forward to when she can get some sleep.

The Discovery Canyon junior has had quite a busy spring. In addition to...

This week's peak performer: Paul Tillotson, Lewis-Palmer baseball
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

It's almost unfair for batters to have to dig into the box to face Paul Tillotson.

When the roles reverse and he's standing at the plate, it's...

Peak Performer of the Week: Hannah Burgo, TCA girls' soccer
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Hannah Burgo is back, and not a moment too soon for The Classical Academy.

The junior midfielder had been sidelined since April 1 after...

Peak Performer of the Week: Arielle Keating, Rampart golf
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Arielle Keating wasn't sure she wanted to commit to playing golf full-time. But after the week she just had, it's looking like she will be.


Peak Performer of the Week: Thomas Staines, Cheyenne Mountain track and field
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Almost exactly one year ago, Thomas Staines wasn't able to run long distances. In fact, he couldn't even walk.

But there he was April 9,...

The Gazette 5A-4A Boys' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Hunter Maldonado, Vista Ridge
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 7, 2016

When basketball season started in December, Hunter Maldonado wasn't a well-known name outside of Colorado Springs. That has changed.

The Vista...

The Gazette 3A-A Boys' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Samuel Howard, CSCS
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 5, 2016

Samuel Howard fought through triple teams, a jagged postseason field and two swollen ankles.

The season-long question facing the Colorado...

Peak Performer of the Week: Andrea Willis, The Classical Academy girls' track and field
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 4, 2016

Andrea Willis enjoyed breaking the pole vaulting state record so much that she did it twice last week.

The Classical Academy senior cleared...

The Gazette Preps All-Area Hockey teams
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 2, 2016

First team

Forward: Christian Perry, Lewis-Palmer, jr. - First-team all-conference honoree's 25 goals and 48 points led the region and ranked...

The Gazette Preps Girls' Swimming and Diving All-Area teams
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 2, 2016

First team

Cat Wright,

Cheyenne Mountain, so.

Marie Goodwyn,

Cheyenne Mountain, sr.

Samantha White,


The Gazette 3A-A Girls' Basketball All-Area teams
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 2, 2016

First team


Shelby Megyeri

Manitou Springs, jr.

Point guard averaged 15.8 ppg, 4.0 apg and ran team that finished...

The Gazette 3A-A Girls' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Shelby Megyeri, Manitou Springs
By: - 0 Fri, Apr 1, 2016

In three seasons at Manitou Springs High School, Shelby Megyeri has already made a strong case as the best girls' basketball player in school...

Gazette Girls' Swimming and Diving Peak Performer: Cat Wright, Cheyenne Mountain
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 25, 2016

In her first two seasons swimming for Cheyenne Mountain, Cat Wright already has collected an individual state championship, helped a relay team set a...