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Fountain-Fort Carson alum signs to play pro basketball in Argentina
Fountain-Fort Carson alum signs to play pro basketball in Argentina

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Brent Jackson grew up like plenty of kids, trying his hand at numerous sports for the pure fun of it.

Basketball was one of them. And it was...

Pine Creek grad, ex-Rockie farmhand Ryan Warner won't play QB at CSU-Pueblo this year
Pine Creek grad, ex-Rockie farmhand Ryan Warner won't play QB at CSU-Pueblo this year

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

Ryan Warner will not attempt to play college football this fall.

The Pine Creek grad who spent three seasons in minor league baseball with the...

Palmer Ridge thrown into league of Denver-area football teams
Palmer Ridge thrown into league of Denver-area football teams

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Unless you're the Palmer Ridge football team.

Each of the past three, two-year cycles has...

Locals Boris Berian and Cale Simmons qualify for track and field at Rio Olympics
Locals Boris Berian and Cale Simmons qualify for track and field at Rio Olympics

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 4, 2016

Two athletes with local ties qualified for the U.S. track and field team headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Widefield...

Veteran coach takes reins for Cheyenne Mountain girls hoops
Veteran coach takes reins for Cheyenne Mountain girls hoops

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Thu, Jun 30, 2016

For one glorious year, Lisa Guhl enjoyed the rewards of life in the empty nest.
She spent her time traveling with her husband, Dave, and also...

Fountain-Fort Carson football draws 5A conference with Valor Christian; Doherty in another conference
Fountain-Fort Carson football draws 5A conference with Valor Christian; Doherty in another conference

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 29, 2016

If it wasn't tough enough to follow a legendary coach, Fountain-Fort Carson's Jake Novotny will also have the daunting privilege of breaking the...

Lewis-Palmer's Jonathan Scott signs to play at Otero
Lewis-Palmer's Jonathan Scott signs to play at Otero

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Jun 29, 2016

Jonathan Scott, a three-year starter at Lewis-Palmer, has signed to play basketball at Otero Junior College in La Junta. Scott will play for coach...

Schools, National Strength and Conditioning Association encourage sport diversity
Schools, National Strength and Conditioning Association encourage sport diversity

By: Eden Laase - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

When Lewis-Palmer football coach and P.E. teacher Dustin Tupper was in high school he played football, wrestled and ran track. He wasn't the only...

Vista Ridge hosts 7 on 7 football tourney Thursday
Vista Ridge hosts 7 on 7 football tourney Thursday

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Vista Ridge's weight room is flooded, on average, with 90 kids during the football team's summer workouts. Yet even Wolves' coach Jerimi Calip...

Palmer football continues to figure things out
Palmer football continues to figure things out

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 18, 2016

DENVER - It's likely that senior Billy Wallisch will be the next one-and-done quarterback for Palmer, the program's fourth opening-day starter in the...

Colorado Springs high school standout will represent USA Football
Colorado Springs high school standout will represent USA Football

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

A cast the size of a club surrounded Matthew Steele's right hand as he watched from the sideline as rival Fountain-Fort Carson walloped his Doherty...

Blog: Mesa Ridge alum Braden Bentley wins state junior golf tourney
Blog: Mesa Ridge alum Braden Bentley wins state junior golf tourney

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Mesa Ridge High School graduate Braden Bentley won the 2016 Colorado Junior Amateur Championship golf tournament at...

Heide Baron keeps reaching goals with Junior Olympics and Princeton on horizon
Heide Baron keeps reaching goals with Junior Olympics and Princeton on horizon

By: Eden Laase - 0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

When Heide Baron takes the track to compete in the 100-, 200- or 400-meter dash, she clears her mind and fully commits to the race. Family and...

Sponsorship dispute could keep Widefield graduate 800 runner Boris Berian home from Rio
Sponsorship dispute could keep Widefield graduate 800 runner Boris Berian home from Rio

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

By day, Widefield graduate Boris Berian took orders at the fast-food counter, flipped burgers and cooked fries to make ends meet.

By dusk, he...

Prep field hockey gets long-awaited launch in northern Colorado Springs
Prep field hockey gets long-awaited launch in northern Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Paul Lewis remembers the lean times for his Palmer Ridge field hockey team, inevitable when a fledgling program tries to hit the ground running...

The Gazette Baseball Coach of the Year: Cory Archuleta, Manitou Springs
The Gazette Baseball Coach of the Year: Cory Archuleta, Manitou Springs

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 11, 2016

When Manitou Springs baseball fell to 8-8 after a loss May 3, there were two divergent directions the season could've gone.

Coach Cory...

The Gazette Boys' Track and Field All-Area teams
The Gazette Boys' Track and Field All-Area teams

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Sat, Jun 11, 2016

First team

100 meters:

Christian Lyon,

Fountain-Fort Carson, sr.

His 10.62 at Palmer Terror Invite proved to be state's...

The Gazette Boys' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Ben Montoya, Fountain-Fort Carson
The Gazette Boys' Track and Field Coach of the Year: Ben Montoya, Fountain-Fort Carson

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 10, 2016

As a result of sweeping changes at Fountain-Fort Carson District 8, all Trojans varsity coaches were told they'd have to reapply for their jobs back...

The Gazette Girls' Track and Field Peak Performer of the Year: Katie Rainsberger, Air Academy
The Gazette Girls' Track and Field Peak Performer of the Year: Katie Rainsberger, Air Academy

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Katie Rainsberger is off to college, but she leaves behind a trophy case bursting at the seams.

The list of accolades includes 10 state...

The Gazette Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams
The Gazette Girls' Track and Field All-Area teams

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Thu, Jun 9, 2016

First team

100 meters

Lauren Gale,

Discovery Canyon, so.

Posted area best 11.96 at Cougar Classic.

200...

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Is lacrosse rapidly growing in Colorado high schools? Well ... kind of

Wed, Jul 20, 2016 - 1:41 PM 0

While lacrosse is gaining widespread popularity nationwide, the sport may finally be hitting a participation plateau at the Colorado high school level....

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