Three games to watch as high school football season swings into full action this weekend with Week 1.
Lakewood (0-0) vs. Fountain-Fort Carson (1-0)
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Guy Barickman Stadium
What to know: Lakewood won just three games a season ago, getting bounced in the first round of the playoffs. The Tigers will feature a...
Mitchell's bus ride back to Colorado Springs on Saturday wasn't all that exuberant. Kind of surprising for a team who in one week had equaled all of last year's win total. Following a pit stop to grab some food after their season-opening win at Arvada, the players were a bit quiet. "They were wore out," longtime Mitchell coach Archie Malloy...
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....
Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
1. Manitou Springs 242, 2. St. Mary's 249, 3. Lamar 251
At Sumo Village Golf Course: Drew Mendoza shot a 3-over-par 75 to win the Husky Invitational in Florence and lead Manitou Springs to a Tri-Peaks League-opening win.
The Mustangs had three...
Pine Creek coach Todd Miller might have phrased it best: "We're coming."
There is no gap between Colorado Springs and Denver when it comes to 4A football. That idea was slammed shut last season in the wake of Pine Creek's 49-14 drubbing of Montrose in the state championship game.
The Eagles went 12-2 - losing only to 5A programs Lakewood...