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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 suffering a concussion. She announced her return to the Titans' lineup with authority April 22 with a...

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...

This week's Peak Performer: Sam Strasburger, Lewis-Palmer boys' basketball
By: - 0 Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Lewis-Palmer is a matchup nightmare for any team. With so many weapons on the offensive side of the ball, it's nearly impossible to stop them...

Peak Performer of the week: Samuel Freeman, Mesa Ridge wrestling
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 23, 2016

There were 56 state champions crowned at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, but few made history like Samuel Freeman.

When the Mesa Ridge senior...

Gazette Peak Performer of the Week: Chloe Welch, Mesa Ridge girls' basketball
By: - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

Opponents of the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team already have enough to worry about when it comes to McDonald's All-American Kylie Shook. Now,...

This week's Peak Performer is Lewis-Palmer diver Becca Hetrick
By: - 0 Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Four short years ago, Becca Hetrick had never attempted a competitive dive. Now, she's eyeing a 5A state championship.

The Palmer Ridge senior...