Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8
At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3).
The Tigers used a 27-point fourth quarter to open up a 34-0 lead at the half.
Canon City will host Discovery Canyon on Friday to determine the conference...
If there was any chance Discovery Canyon might fall into a trap Friday night, it went out the window quickly.
The top 3A team in the state is ready for its conference championship clash at Cañon City on Halloween after a 45-14 win over Lewis-Palmer at District 20 Stadium.
The Thunder (9-0, 4-0 3A Southern) rode a 24-point first half to an...
Just three years ago, Bret Helton and Brian Frachiseur led Cheyenne Mountain to an 8-2 regular-season record and a journey to the state playoffs.
They were proud to wear their football uniforms. They had every reason to believe their team would thrive after they departed.
Cheyenne Mountain's 2014 team has disbanded, forfeiting its final two...
After watching his son undergo surgery for a broken clavicle that included nine screws and a plate being inserted, Steve Case was worried.
But Case loves football, a sport he played growing up. So after seeing Cheyenne Mountain's schedule this year, he decided to let his son Kai get back on the gridiron.
Two games into the season, Steve and...
Justice Littrell - the Bus, as he's known at Doherty - racked up 110 of his 148 rushing yards in a 69-second span before halftime and helped the Spartans drive into playoffs with a 44-0 victory over Douglas County that all but locked up a single-digit seed.
Littrell scored from 31 yards with 1 minute, 11 seconds remaining in the second...
When the football season began for Cheyenne Mountain, the roster had 41 names on it. Earlier this week, athletic director Kris Roberts and coach Willie Roberts were staring at an updated roster that contained only 12 names.
They had no choice but to forfeit their last two games of the season, starting with Friday night's schedule game against...
Kyle Gaines was talking to Kevin Gaines, offensive coordinator on the field and dad off the field. Kyle expressed his frustration at dropping a ball on a corner route during a game early this season. Then he gave his dad a different viewpoint. "He said, 'I was really mad at myself. Then I realized that I'm here, I'm here,'" Kevin Gaines said....
This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings
Team Record Last Week
1. Fountain-Fort Carson 6-1 No. 2
2. Doherty 6-1 No. 1
3. Palmer 2-5 No. 3
1. Pine Creek 7-0 No. 1
2. Vista Ridge 5-2 No. 3
3. Falcon 4-3 NR
1. Discovery Canyon 7-0 No. 1
2. Cañon City 5-2 No. 2
3. Lewis-Palmer 3-4 NR
When Fountain-Fort Carson coach Mitch Johnson called for the Trojans to go for the 2-point conversion in the fourth overtime, one thing ran through running back Drue Harris' mind.
"I thought finally, finally we're going to end this," Harris said. "I loved it, win or go home."
The Trojans did both - they won and they headed home with a...
A game-by-game look at Friday's high school football action with video highlights from 10 of the games from our news partners at KKTV.
Be sure to check out the "surprise visitor" video from the Fountain-Fort Carson-Doherty game - it's well worth it!
Fountain-Fort Carson 43, Doherty 42
At Garry Berry Stadium: When...
Here are the top football games scheduled this weekend in the Colorado Springs area:
Fountain-Fort Carson (5-1, 2-0) vs. Doherty (6-0, 2-0)
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Garry Berry Stadium
What to know: This is the big one. It's been a long time since we've had a 5A clash of this magnitude between two area teams. Fountain-Fort Carson is...
Doherty's resurgence in football has been swift, but it's not yet complete. The Spartans are out to a 6-0 start - 2-0 in 5A Continental South play - and have one the biggest games in the program's recent history coming Friday at Garry Berry Stadium against Fountain-Fort Carson (5-1, 2-0). "We all know this is a big game," Doherty first-year...
Widefield's Anthony Wentzel did a little bit of everything on Saturday afternoon. The senior ran, caught, kicked, punted and tackled to help his team to a 27-13 win over rival Mesa Ridge. The Gladiators (5-1, 1-0 4A Foothills) came away with the coveted "Trophy Ball" which goes to the winner each year. For Wentzel and the rest of the...