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Doherty was one of two 5A Colorado Springs Metro League boys’ basketball teams to get home games in the 5A state playoffs. On Wednesday, the No. 7 Spartans (13-10) will host No. 10 Arapahoe (7-16) in the first round at...

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  • Brevin Brimble's two 3s seal Doherty Spartans' playoff win

    The last time the Doherty boys' basketball program experienced a playoff victory, area coaching legend Dan McKiernan was in charge. Now the Spartans have a new start, this one under first-year coach Jarris Krapcha. Dalven Brushier scored 23 points and Brevin Brimble hit back-to-back 3s to close the third quarter as No. 7 Doherty defeated...

  • Wednesday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASKETBALL BOYS' colorado springs christian 67, dolores huerta 33 CSCS-Ajayi 2, Howard 14, Hughes 2, Nielsen 3, Parker 12, Hildenbrand 9, Wilson 4, Doherty 4, Engesser 17. Dolores Huerta-Smith 5, Salazar 3, Hudran 5, Perez 1, Luna 9, Velasquez 6,...

  • Win 300 has St. Mary's refocused for state run

    Mike Burkett is glad that's over with. Now he can focus on the important things. St. Mary's made short work of the Vanguard school in the quarterfinals of the girls' basketball 3A Tri-Peaks League tournament 62-26, earning Burkett his 300th career win with the Pirates. "It was never really talked about," said Burkett, who preferred to...

  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Ford drives Peyton into district semifinals

    Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Peyton 74, Kiowa 41 At Peyton: Peyton center Bricin Ford had it all his way, all game, all night long. The Panthers sophomore went 11 of 13 from the field and scored 23 points to go with 11 rebounds as three-seed Peyton beat No. 6 Kiowa in...

  • Tuesday's box scores

    Box scores from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. basketball hs boys' peyton 74, kiowa 41 Peyton-Gentile 6, Smith 4, Mestas 2, Weiler 3, Holtzclaw 2, Slusher 8, Moris 12, Ford 23, Martinez 3, Lee 3, Griffen 8. Kiowa 8 7 11 15 - 41 Peyton 19 20 15 20 - 74 3-point goals-PEY 7 (Gentile 2, Weiler 1,...

  • Likely home finale for Palmer's Jenn Urbaniak is fitting

    If Tuesday night was Jenn Urbaniak's last home game at Palmer, she sure went out in style. The 6-foot senior scored 26 points in essentially three quarters of action in a 70-45 romp over Rangeview in the first round of the girls' 5A state tournament. "I think we're playing our best basketball of the season right now, and our last few games...

  • Mike Burkett takes aim at win No. 300 with St. Mary's

    After his fourth season at St. Mary's, girls' basketball coach Mike Burkett was done. A couple of assistants told Burkett they weren't coming back. So he figured he probably wouldn't either. He'd thought about all the work he would have to put in yet again before the next season rolled around and thought about all the work he would have to...

  • Peak Performer of the week, Sam Turner, Discovery Canyon wrestling

    For Sam Turner, the final night of the state wrestling tournament felt all too familiar. The only thing that really changed was the weight class on the championship medal he received. The Discovery Canyon junior capped a dominating season in the 4A 132-pound weight class to earn his second straight state title. His first came last season in...

  • Impressive single-season turnaround for Cañon City

    A season ago Cañon City finished 12-13 and got bounced in the second round of the playoffs. This season has been a bit different. On Sunday, the Tigers were dubbed the overall No. 1 seed in the Class 4A girls' basketball playoffs, not much of a surprise either. Also not a surprise, Rampart was named the highest seed from the Pikes Peak...

  • 4A PPAC co-champs go separate ways in playoff brackets

    Sand Creek won the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference on a tiebreaker. Air Academy was second. So when Sunday's 4A boys' basketball brackets came out it made perfect sense that the Kadets should be seeded above the Scorpions, right? Yeah, Sand Creek coach Mark Bowers didn't think so either. In 5A, Rampart dropped its final regular-season...

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