Palmer coach Paul Bingham didn't address his players for long after their win over Rampart on Monday at Sertich Ice Center. He didn't need to. On its way to its first win of the season Palmer played one of its best periods, holding Rampart without a shot in the second. Justin Hughes got the Terrors going and Zach Donovan scored a pair of...
Palmer Ridge wasn't supposed to be in the state title game after losing its top four scoring threats from a year ago. But Bears coach Paul Lewis' feeder team seems to be paying off, as underclassmen filled those roles nicely and helped lead the team to its third consecutive state title game. "The Denver schools have had feeder programs a lot...
The Gazette Field Hockey All-Area teams
Forward: Kaitlin MacLennan, Cheyenne Mountain, jr-Her seven goals, five assists were both team bests.
Forward: Emily Munn, Palmer Ridge, so.-Showed the young offense would be fine with 10 goals and six assists.
Forward: Liz Phillips, Palmer Ridge, fr.-Freshman flashed firepower with six...
Zachary Alhamra, Pine Creek
Ben Dingman, Rampart
Adam Egger, Coronado
Dylan Day, Fountain-Fort Carson
Connor McCabe, Rampart
Colton James-Wells, Doherty
Nic Vai, Coronado
Michel Swanson, Coronado
Jack Quinn, Liberty
Dominic Walker, Palmer
Sure, Keenan Kaltenbacher wanted to end his tennis career at Air Academy on a better note individually, hoping to erase memories of an all-too-brief appearance at the 2013 state tournament.
He did that.
But when he thought about what he'll fondly remember years down the road, Kaltenbacher didn't immediately bring up his October run to the...
Matt Kiser has quickly learned the subtle nuances from teaching and giving tennis lessons to coaching a varsity high school tennis team. "After that first year, you buy into those kids, and you buy into their effort," said Kiser, a longtime teacher at Woodmen-Roberts Elementary who recently completed his second season at the helm of the Air...
The Gazette Boys' Tennis All-Area teams
No. 1 Keenan Kaltenbacher, Air Academy, sr.-Third at 4A state tournament
No. 2 Stefan Orton-Urbina, Air Academy, so.-Third at 4A state tournament
No. 3 Neil Orton, Air Academy, sr.-Reached 4A state quarterfinals
No. 1 Aidan Connaughton, sr./Jack Clancy, so.,...
Marty Cornell hadn't coached golf in years. Yet he was taking over one of the state's best teams. Add in the fact that he was taking over just days before the season opened, and it was understandable if Cornell was a bit nervous. He wasn't exactly nervous stepping in to take over a closely knit group of title hopefuls. But he wasn't sure how...