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Discovery Canyon Campus swimmer Blake Lawrie in action at the Smoky Hill Invite swim meet April 12, 2014. Lawrie is The Gazette's Peak Performer for Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Photo courtesy of Kevin Christensen

This week's Peak Performer: Blake Lawrie, Discovery Canyon swimming

Sports: Gazette Preps : Other Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Blake Lawrie has lived a lot of different places, but it appears he's found a home on the Discovery Canyon swimming team. The junior is part of a military family and has been everywhere from Ohio to Oklahoma to England. When he moved to Colorado Springs a year ago and enrolled at Discovery...

Girls' golf: PPAC stages first league meet at site of next month's 4A state tournament

Sports: Gazette Preps : Other Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

About a month after the first official day of spring, girls' golfers in the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference finally got cooperation from the weather to hold the season's first league tournament. But thanks to previously scheduled aerating at the Country Club of Colorado, golfers at Monday's...

Indians hang with state's best

Sports: Gazette Preps : Other Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Buried into her cellphone, Cheyenne Mountain junior Kylee Sullivan stood in her own world after Friday's round at the Eisenhower Golf Club. There was no secret as to why. Prom night at Cheyenne Mountain High School is only one week away. Before that, however, the Indians and their best golfer...

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  • Girls' lacrosse: Air Academy run keeps Kadets unbeaten in league

    A convincing win on a special night was just what the Air Academy girls' lacrosse team gave its fans Wednesday. MacEllen McDonough scored five goals and Air Academy used a 7-0 run to pull away in a 17-6 win over Rampart on a blustery and chilly night at the K-Dome. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Kadets (9-1, 4-0 5A Southern) and...

  • Girls' tennis: While Doherty dominates homecourt tournament, Mitchell senior has big day

    In her only year at a new school, Hannah Dailey finally put it all together in the same day against her District 11 rivals. Fueled by an early-morning 6-2, 6-4 victory against Doherty's Natalie Becar, Dailey parlayed that into a career day at the District 11 tournament Friday at Doherty. She later carried that momentum through to a sweep of...

  • Girls' golf: Sullivan battles through illness to win Cougar Classic

    Look out 4A girls' golf world. Kylee Sullivan almost feels like herself again. Almost. "I don't know if I'm quite 100 percent yet, but I'm definitely getting back," said Sullivan, who helped Cheyenne Mountain win the school's first 4A state team golf championship last May. "Getting mono kind of sucks, but I'm definitely getting back to...

  • Blog: Cheyenne Mountain dominant in challenging week of tennis

    The defending Class 4A girls’ tennis state champions showed they are ready for a run at another title. Despite losing several members and putting together a team with limited high school team experience, Cheyenne Mountain showed just how deep it is with an impressive week of competition.

  • Girls' golf: McKenna tames wind to win Terror Invitational for third varsity victory

    It'll take a little more than gusty winds to throw Air Academy golfer Kelsey McKenna off her game. "She's smart, and that helps a lot in golf," Air Academy 10th-year coach Judy Bogard said. "She thinks everything through, and she knows all the tricks and how to handle about anything. She's one of a kind; I've never had anyone like that...

  • Colorado high school hockey all-league honors

    Peak Conference Goalies: Joe Morgan, Mountain Vista (1st Team); Brandon Crisp, Pueblo County (2nd Team) Defense: Matt Adams, Mountain Vista (1st Team); Dimitri Smith, Lewis-Palmer (1st Team); Alex McAfee, Liberty (2nd Team); Chad Curd, Heritage (2nd Team) Forwards: Nick Rems, Bishop Machebeuf (1st Team); Ryan Daugherty, Mountain Vista...

  • The Gazette All-Area Hockey teams

    Check out the 2013-14 edition of The Gazette All-Area Hockey teams.

  • Girls' tennis: Experience, patience pays off for Doherty

    With 17 years of experience as Doherty girls' tennis coach, Cheri Rogers has more experience in that department than her top singles player, Kylie Simons, has in life. Rogers used that knowledge to give her junior a couple of pointers, and Simons eventually rolled to a 6-4, 6-0 victory Tuesday over Pine Creek sophomore Ally Bellas. "She...

  • Blog exclusive: Discovery Canyon boys' swimming ranked 2nd in Class 4A

    When asked, Discovery Canyon coach Terre Christensen said she is “conservatively optimistic” about her team’s Class 4A No. 2 ranking in the first edition of Rob Nasser’s boys’ swimming rankings. The Thunder coach expressed excitement about her team’s talent on Friday morning, but said the initial rankings are a bit skewed due to...

  • Postcards from spring break: Kadets girls' lacrosse enjoys SoCal coastline

    What's a trip to Southern California without multiple visits to the beach and stop at an In-N-Out Burger. After their toughest test on the field this season Monday (and 11-9 win), the Air Academy girls' lacrosse team was planning to spend all of Tuesday at a beach in Del Mar before coming back to Colorado on Wednesday. "It helps a lot with...