As top ranked Lewis-Palmer set up for match-point in the final set, Cheyenne Mountain looked as determined to rally as it did throughout the entire match. With the Rangers up by five, a quick volley ended with an unforced error from the Rangers that caused the Indians' emotional coach, David Barkley, to throw his fist in the air and scream....
Air Academy coach Shelley Small called this one a grudge match. After the Kadets knocked Cheyenne Mountain out of the state tournament last year, she said she knew Thursday's match would be challenging against their 4A Pikes Peak League foe. "This rivalry is something that goes very deep, something that goes back pretty far," Small said....
MONUMENT - Lewis-Palmer's volleyball team is good. Scary good.
The Rangers' depth and ability not only has it as a top team in Colorado, but also nationally. On Tuesday night, Pikes Peak region 4A No. 1 Lewis-Palmer showed why it's elite with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-11 rout of 5A No. 1 Rampart.
"We were looking forward to this game because...
Rarely does a huge matchup in the sports world live up to the hype. On Tuesday night, Cheyenne Mountain and Rampart volleyball exceeded expectations.
The Class 4A Indians held off the 5A Rams 25-22, 25-15, 23-25, 21-25, 15-13 in a five-set thriller between two elite teams.
Cheyenne Mountain (8-1) entered the match as the third-best team in...
Cheyenne Mountain saw its streak of five-straight 4A volleyball state titles come to an end last season. But make no mistake; the Indians are back as one of the premier powerhouses, not only in 4A, but all of Colorado.
The Pikes Peak 4A No. 2 Indians dominated 5A No. 2 Pine Creek Tuesday 25-18, 25-19, 25-13 to improve to 4-0. Three of those...
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
Volleyball in the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference has seemed more than just a little lopsided. Cheyenne Mountain, Lewis-Palmer and Air Academy haven't budged from the top three spots in the standings since the creation of the PPAC in 2012. Then, you have everybody else in their rearview mirrors. Things change though, and for teams like...
The volleyball matchup between Air Academy and Coronado was supposed to be an early season test for both teams. The Kadets turned it into a demonstration as to why they are still one of the best teams in Class 4A. Air Academy (2-2) swept 5A Coronado 25-14, 28-26, 25-21 on the Kadets' home floor, and showed the form that took them to the 4A...
The Classical Academy was unsure how it would match up against a Class 4A squad.
Palmer Ridge was unsure how its inexperienced players would manage their first real taste of varsity action.
Both teams learned plenty in their season openers, but TCA came out with a sweeping victory, defeating the Bears 26-24, 25-19, 25-23 on Tuesday at TCA....