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  • Area hoopsters get in on fun at The Show in Denver

    DENVER - There might not be a better end-of-season celebration for the state's best basketball players than a chance to play in The Show at Pepsi Center. Saturday afternoon five Pikes Peak region girls and one boy got the chance to take part in the annual game hosted by the Denver Nuggets. At the end of the day, win or lose, it was an...

  • The Gazette 3A-A Girls' Basketball Coach of the Year: Tony Goodman, Peyton

    Peyton coach Tony Goodman is still trying to figure out what happened in his team's semifinal loss to Yuma in the Class 2A state playoffs. "It's still kind of bitter," Goodman said. After winning games by an average margin of 20 points in the regular season, Peyton had trouble getting shots to fall in the tournament and fell short of its...

  • The Gazette Girls' Basketball 3A-A Peak Performer of the Year: Shelby Megyeri, Manitou Springs

    Shelby Megyeri isn't afraid of the spotlight. She began her high school basketball career for Manitou Springs as a freshman on the varsity squad last season and finished as the league MVP. If she was ever nervous, she didn't show it. Megyeri led the team at 15.1 points per game. She led the Mustangs again as a sophomore with 16.6 points, 97...

  • The Gazette 3A-A Girls' Basketball All-Area teams

    First team Starter: Shelby Megyeri, Manitou Springs, so. - Averaged 16.6 points (8th most in 3A) to go with a classification-best 4.9 assists per game (12th in state regardless of class). Starter: Sarah Logar, Peyton, sr. - The 16.7 ppg average and 435 points each ranked in the top eight in 2A and led a team that went undefeated in the...

  • Florek, Megyeri team up to shoot 3A past 2A in all-star game

    Shelby Megyeri and Olivia Florek are not only two of the best players in the city, but also in the state. On Friday night, they showed how dangerous they could be when teamed up. The pair of sophomores combined for 33 points and eight 3-pointers to lead the area 3A girls' all-star team to a 72-70 win over the 2A team at the Gallogly Events...

  • Small schools all-star games slated for Friday at UCCS

    Area small schools will get to show off their best basketball players Friday in the fourth annual Southern Colorado All-Star Classic. The all-star game will pit 3A players against 2A players for both boys and girls Friday at the Gallogly Events Center on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus. The girls' game is at 6 p.m. and...

  • 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...

  • Sand Creek fairy-tale run ends at hands of Valor Christian in 4A finals

    BOULDER - The storybook ending Sand Creek had long desired will have to wait at least one more season. Red-hot shooting by Valor Christian ended the Scorpions' championship run Saturday. Caroline Bryan scored 22, Kendall Bradbury added another 20 and Valor Christian beat the Scorpions 73-47 in the Class 4A title game at the Coors Events...

  • 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...

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