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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Class 3A Tri-Peaks girls' basketball district bracket

    The 3A Tri-Peaks League girls' basketball tournament continues the rest of the week. On Monday, the district brackets were posted. St. Mary's is the top seed in the tournament.

  • Class 4A girls' basketball brackets

    The Class 4A girls' basketball playoff brackets were released on Sunday. See which Pikes Peak region teams are headed to the postseason.

  • Class 5A girls' basketball brackets

    The Class 5A girls' basketball playoff brackets were released on Sunday. See which Pikes Peak region teams are headed to the postseason.

  • Thursday's high school roundup: Big night for Canon City and Mesa Ridge's Kylee Shook in girls' basketball

    GIRLS' Basketball Cañon City 68, Harrison 38 At Cañon City: The Tigers completed a perfect regular season, finishing 23-0, and 14-0 in 4A Metro play. Cañon City led 43-15 at the half, and has made a compelling case for being the overall No. 1 seed in the 4A bracket. Harrison ends the season 11-12 and 5-9 in conference. Mesa Ridge...

  • Rampart's ranking on rise in AP poll as season nears conclusion

    Here is The Associated Press Colorado prep basketball poll for the week of February 17, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week's ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Division 5A School Record Points Last Week 1. ThunderRidge (11) 19-2 110 1 2. Broomfield 19-2...

  • Thalia Buckley hits 3 in waning seconds to rally Rampart past Pine Creek

    In a battle between the top two teams in the 5A Colorado Springs Metro League, this one fit the bill. Rampart defeated Pine Creek 54-51 in dramatic fashion, as junior Thalia Buckley hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds to all but help them clinch the league title. "It felt so good," said Buckley, who finished with seven points. "It was like...

  • Sand Creek rides 20-2 run to share of 4A PPAC

    The two best teams in the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference stepped onto the court at Sand Creek on Wednesday night. The home team quickly made it clear who the cream of the crop is. The Scorpions (15-3, 11-0 4A PPAC) dismantled rival Falcon 62-43 to remain perfect in conference play and clinch at least a share of the 4A PPAC title. "This is...