McKenzie Surface doesn't mind the pressure. By pitching in nearly every inning this season, she learned to handle it.
"I've just been playing for so long, there's a mode you get in when you play," Surface said. "I obviously play for the love of the game, and when you get into those...
Woodland Park reached the finals of the John F. Kennedy Softball Tournament on Saturday and had a couple of nice milestones set up in front of them.
One: They were facing the team that eliminated them from districts last season; Two: The four-year senior players were staring at high school...
This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings
Team Record Last Week
1. Doherty 2-0 No. 1
2. Fountain-Fort Carson 2-1 No. 2
3. Palmer 0-2 No. 3
1. Pine Creek 2-0 No. 1
2. Vista Ridge 2-0 No. 2
3. Coronado 2-1 NR
1. Discovery Canyon 2-0 No. 1
2. Sierra 3-0 No. 2
3. Lewis-Palmer 1-1 NR
If the Rampart Rams wanted to seriously be considered a contender for the softball league title this season then they had to find a way to beat 5A-Metro rival Pine Creek. And if not for Alyssa McDowell's ability to get out of jams late, and if not for stellar defensive plays by shortstop Kelli Warmouth, they may not have. The Rams (7-3, 5-0...
Woodland Park's softball team waited a long time - 14 years to be exact - to finally reach the top of its league.
The rest was gravy, despite a quick exit from the 4A district tournament.
"We expected good things, but our top goal was to try to get that conference championship, which we hadn't had since 1999," said third-year Panthers coach...