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

Tue, May 13, 2014 - 4:55 PM 0

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...

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

Thu, May 8, 2014 - 7:46 PM 0

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.

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The Gazette 5A/4A Boys' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Ghassan Nehme, Cheyenne Mountain

Sat, Apr 12, 2014 - 7:06 PM 0

Sure, Ghassan Nehme will remember the true highlights of his senior season at Cheyenne Mountain. ...

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Boys' basketball 5A/4A coach of the year: Barry Clark, Air Academy

Sat, Apr 12, 2014 - 7:07 PM 0

At times this season, all Barry Clark could do was sit back and watch his Air Academy boys' basketball team methodically roll ...

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The Gazette 3A and Below Boys' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Sam Howard, CSCS

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 - 10:53 PM 0

Samuel Howard doesn't deny a 6-foot-7 frame has led to a lot of his basketball success. "Being tall is always a good thing in basketball," the sophomore said with a grin.

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The Gazette 3A and Below Boys' Basketball Coach of the Year: Mark Engesser, CSCS

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 - 10:55 PM 0

Colorado Springs Christian School coach Mark Engesser's nights are usually filled with one, two or three different basketball practices. He's coached club teams, high school teams, middle school teams, boys' teams and girls' teams.

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  • 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

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    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'

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  • 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.

  • The Gazette 3A and Below All-Area boys' basketball teams

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  • Boys' basketball small schools all-conference lists

    3A Tri-Peaks East First team: Dante Blackburn, James Irwin; Cole Bryant, La Junta Jacob Crist, Ellicott; Robert Delfeld, St. Mary's; Alex Greenly, St. Mary's; Jordan Jara, Lamar; Issac Luna, Dolores Huerta; Morgan Murray, Ellicott; David Romero, Pueblo Centennial; Elijah Shaw, James Irwin; JaVonte Stewart, Ellicott; Lane Velarde, Trinidad;...

  • Blog: Stewart steps down as Pine Creek boys' hoops coach

    Pine Creek is hoping to elevate its boys’ basketball program to the level of some of its other successful programs. DuCaye’t Stewart stepped down recently, opening up the head coaching position for the Eagles – one that’s already drawn the interest of about a half dozen candidates.