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Sand Creek will miss Jamie Carey as girls' hoops coach, but success established

Sports Tue, Jun 17, 2014 - 6:04 PM

Back to back league titles. Three consecutive trips to the quarterfinals with the last journey through the girls' postseason ending in the semifinals. And a 28-game league winning streak. It's going to be tough to...

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5A/4A coach of the year: Jeff Beatty, Mesa Ridge

Thu, Apr 10, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Three years ago, Jeff Beatty was an assistant coach when the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team made school history, reaching the Class 4A semifinals for the first time before falling to Longmont.

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The Gazette girls' basketball 5A/4A all-area teams

Thu, Apr 10, 2014 - 11:00 PM

The Gazette's All-Area 5a/4A and below girls' basketball teams.

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Thu, Apr 10, 2014 - 10:12 PM

All-conference lists for 5A/4A area conferences

Girls' basketball all-conference selections in the Pikes Peak region for Class 5A and 4A..

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The Gazette 3A and Below Girls' Basketball Peak Performer of the Year: Shelby Patterson, Peyton

Wed, Apr 9, 2014 - 10:27 PM

Peyton will miss the Patterson family. When Shelby Patterson walked off the court for the last time in her high school career at ...

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Girls' basketball 3A and below coach of the year: Tony Goodman, Peyton

Wed, Apr 9, 2014 - 10:27 PM

If you ask Tony Goodman why the Peyton girls' basketball team has been so good the past few years, the coach will deflect the praise ...

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The Gazette girls' basketball 3A and below all-area teams

Wed, Apr 9, 2014 - 10:26 PM

The Gazette's All-Area 3A and below girls' basketball teams.

Sports: Gazette Preps : Basketball - Girls

Wed, Apr 9, 2014 - 10:27 PM

All-conference girls' basketball teams for small schools

Girls' basketball all-conference selections in the Pikes Peak region for Class 3A and below.

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  • Five local girls in Under-17 USA Basketball trials at OTC starting Thursday

    Five area girls' basketball players will have a chance to see how they stack up against the nation's elite. Mesa Ridge freshman 6-foot-4 center Kylee Shook leads local standouts into the USA women's U17 world championship team trials in the SportsCenter II gym at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center from Thursday through Monday....

  • 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...

  • Girls' basketball: Leatham steps down at Rampart

    Wednesday felt like it was 1,000 hours long for Rampart girls' basketball coach Megan Leatham. Less than two months after her team broke a league-title drought that had haunted the program for 24 years, Leatham made "one of the hardest decisions" of her life and stepped down as the head coach of the Rams. Leatham had a 55-43 record over...

  • Girls' basketball: Wingett makes decision to step away from coaching basketball, for now

    For nearly half of his life, Bob Wingett has held the title of high school basketball head coach. He called the shots, pleaded with the officials, corrected mistakes and taught the game. And when he sat down, he occupied the first chair on the bench, the one closest to the action. After enduring what he called a "medical scare" early last...

  • Blog: Girls' hoops all-star games showcases seniors

    On Sunday, five senior girls’ basketball all-star games will take place at Arvada West High School. The Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports will have its annual all-star games for seniors of each classification. The Pikes Peak region has eight players scheduled to take part. Click here to read more.

  • All-star game a laughing matter for Mesa Ridge trio

    Just five days after winning the 4A state title, Mesa Ridge seniors Tiffani Jackson, Gabby Purnell and Sami Rudd traded in their determined glares for a night of laughter, smiles and jokes on the hardwood. Yes, the three Mesa Ridge standouts enjoyed leading the 4A Colorado Springs Metro League All-Stars past the South Central League All-Stars...

  • All-star basketball rosters

    A list of rosters from Thursday's all-star basketball games that were held in Colorado Springs.

  • Purple reign: Mesa Ridge beats perennial power Broomfield for 4A championship

    BOULDER • Mesa Ridge wanted to prove that old adage true, that defense does win championships. Even against a prolific Broomfield team that led Class 4A in scoring and had yet to be challenged this season. Defense, you win again. Kylee Shook scored 14 points, Sami Rudd added 11, and Mesa Ridge’s top-ranked defense smothered Broomfield to...

  • Ramsey: Unbeaten underdog Mesa Ridge girls show who is top dog in 4A state hoops final

    BOULDER - Imagine a girls' basketball team with a perfect record, a team blessed with a fast, athletic 6-foot-4 center, a team that won 16 games by more than 20 points, a team jammed with young women hungry to rule the state. And now imagine that same team as the underdog in the state final. This was the blessing given to Mesa Ridge coach...

  • Girls' basketball: Yuma's early outside shooting dooms Peyton

    Pueblo - The Peyton girls' basketball team won 24 games this season by playing tough defense and making outside shots. On Friday night, the Panthers saw their dreams of a 2A state title fade away because of those two factors. The third-seeded Panthers (24-2) fell 58-48 to No. 2 Yuma (25-1) at Massari Arena at CSU-Pueblo, ending their dream...