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  • All-star basketball game, skill contests this week

    On Thursday, some of the area's best basketball players will go head to head in the 28th annual Southern Colorado High School Basketball All-Star Game. The games will pit all-league players from the 5A Colorado Springs Metro League and the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference against each other. The games will take place at Rampart, with the...

  • Live coverage: High school basketball playoffs

    High school playoffs are underway and The Gazette is bringing you the action. We also would like your help. If you're tweeting at a game, use the hashtag #gazettepreps at share your update with other readers via the Twitter feed in this article. Below you will also find links for updated basketball brackets. Only one team beat Colorado...

  • Manitou Springs falls short in girls' 3A semifinals

    GOLDEN - Manitou Springs played championship-caliber basketball Friday night, but it came up just short against the top-seeded team in the state. The Mustangs battled for 32 minutes, but eventually fell to Sterling in a 36-32 thriller at Lockridge Arena in Golden. "I'm so proud of my team for the way that we fought and battled," said Manitou...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Ellicott knocked out of hoops consolation tourney

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. GIRLS' BASKEBALL Cedaredge 55, Ellicott 46 Pueblo: For the second day in a row, Ellicott lost its offensive touch in the fourth quarter. The Thunderhawks' season ended Friday in a 55-46 setback to Cedaredge in a consolation game at the Class 2A girls' state...

  • Yuma defense stumps Peyton shooters in 2A semifinal

    PUEBLO - Call it Déjà vu. Friday night ended with a familiar taste for the Peyton girls' basketball team. After a season in which they hadn't lost a single game heading into the state tournament, the No. 1-seeded Panthers found themselves with a second consecutive loss in the semifinals against the same team that ousted them a season ago, as...

  • Sand Creek blows out Longmont to advance to first title game

    BOULDER First-year coach Frank Haist didn't know if he was the right person to lead Sand Creek. He doubted himself and worried his team did, too. That was two months ago. On Thursday at the Coors Events Center, the second-seeded Scorpions led by as many as 31 points in the fourth quarter and rolled No. 6 Longmont 59-31 in the Class 4A...

  • No. 1 Peyton girls scrap way past No. 8 Del Norte in 2A quarterfinals

    PUEBLO - Peyton didn't shoot the way it normally does. But that didn't bother the Panthers. The No. 1 seed in the Class 2A girls' basketball tournament relied on defense and free-throw shooting to get past scrappy No. 8 Del Norte 53-46 on Thursday in the state quarterfinals. Peyton senior Mikayla Miller took a key charge with 32 seconds left,...

  • Boys' team pushes Peyton girls' basketball to punish opposition

    The friendly, back-and-forth trash talk had turned heated. And an over-matched and undersized Peyton girls' basketball team was playing with a sense of desperation for the first time all season. Girls' coach Tony Goodman had hoped for as much when he'd scheduled the scrimmage against the boys' junior varsity team earlier in the season. "You...

  • Sand Creek girls' hoops goes to record heights with new coach

    Sand Creek's girls' basketball program was on a roll. Jamie Carey, a former WNBA player, had coached the Scorpions to three straight Class 4A quarterfinals. Yes, the Scorpions would be missing a few key players after last year's graduation, but there were enough pieces and returning talent to give them another shot at a Pikes Peak Athletic...

  • Class 2A girls' basketball playoff brackets

    The Class 2A girls' basketball tournament starts Thursday and Unbeaten Peyton is the No. 1 seed. Ellicott is the No. 7 seed.

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