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  • Small schools girls' basketball preview capsules

    3A Tri-Peaks CSCS Coach: Mark Engesser (first season as girls' coach) Last season: 4-15 Key players: F/C Bailey Query, sr.; C Jay Walter, jr.; G/F Jessica Knedlar, jr.; G/F Madison Mackie, so. Outlook: Engesser, who has coached the boys' team the past four seasons, takes the reins of the girls' program, one that reached the 3A state...

  • Dan McKiernan returns to assist son-in-law at Rampart

    t took a while, but Dan McKiernan, a state and city Hall of Fame basketball coach, and his son-in-law, J’on St. Clair, are back on the same team again. McKiernan, who won 610 games in 48 seasons as a head coach and led Palmer to two 5A state championships (1993 and 2000), announced on Facebook on Friday that he had accepted an offer to assist...

  • Sand Creek hires boys' hoops coach as AD prepares to exit

    Sand Creek athletic director Autumn Sereno is heading north. But before she exited the building she wanted to be sure the Scorpions boys' basketball team was in good shape. On Monday, Sereno announced Sand Creek had officially hired Mark Bowers to take over for the recently departed Joe Rausch. And as Bowers steps in, Sereno steps out,...

  • Boys' basketball: Classroom potential leads Rausch from Sand Creek to Pine Creek

    Off the top, it would appear as if Joe Rausch had simply done enough at the 4A level, and that it was time to take on a challenge at a 5A school. Well, that's part of it, but certainly not the driving force behind the move that sends Sand Creek's most successful boys' basketball coach up north to a program that has gone seven seasons without...

  • Boys' basketball: St. Clair leaves Cheyenne Mountain to return to Rampart

    J'on St. Clair enjoyed his time with the Doherty girls' basketball team and the Cheyenne Mountain boys' squad over the last four combined seasons. But he never felt quite at home. Now, he can say he's headed back. St. Clair resigned from coaching the boys' basketball team at Cheyenne Mountain on Tuesday and on Thursday was announced as...

  • Boys' basketball: Geniesse returns to take charge of Panthers

    John Paul Geniesse missed being a head coach. And living in the Pikes Peak region. Now he has both, again. One year after leaving the boys' basketball program at Discovery Canyon to serve as an assistant coach at Doane (Neb.) College, Geniesse recently was hired to lead the Woodland Park boys' team. "This was an opportunity to get back to...

  • Former Cheyenne Mountain basketball player Ghassan Nehme won't play at Montana State

    Cheyenne Mountain standout Ghassan Nehme informed The Gazette on Tuesday that he recently was granted a release from his national letter of intent he signed with Montana State in February. On March 18, longtime coach Brad Huse resigned after eight seasons. Just four days earlier, Huse attended the 4A state semifinal between Cheyenne Mountain...

  • Basketball: Local players enjoy opportunity to be in 'The Show'

    DENVER - The state's most prestigious high-school all-star basketball didn't game didn't feature a vintage offensive performance from Cheyenne Mountain's Ghassan Nehme or Peyton's Shelby Patterson. It didn't have Mikayla Reese and Dylan Clark draining 3 after 3 like they'd made a habit of at Sand Creek. Nor did it have a game-saving block by...

  • Boys' basketball 5A/4A all-conference lists

    All-conference teams for Colorado Springs-area class 4A and 5A boys' basketball.

  • The Gazette Boys' Basketball 5A/4A All-Area teams

    The Gazette's All-Area boys' basketball team for classes 4A and 5A.