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  • Reduced state field makes 4A basketball berths more precious

    There was too much travel and far too many lopsided games in the first round of the Class 4A basketball state playoffs to warrant another 48-team tournament in 2015. At least, so decreed the Colorado High School Activities Association's Legislative Council back in April, which cut the 4A girls' and boys' postseason field to 32. What it...

  • Saturday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. Basketball high school BOYS' Sierra 48, Cañon city 27 Sierra-Lewis 11, Thompson 21, Nelson 2, Jennings 4, Russell 7, Dunlap 1, Barnett 2. Cañon City-Mews 3, Brosh 2, Nethercot 2, Manchester 2, Berger 8, Teigen 8, Sullivan 2.

  • Wrestler, 11, finds silver lining after health problems ended competitive career

    Imagine that you had the talent, passion, skill and determination to succeed at a sport. Then, it was taken away. It might devastate you to keep competing. "That would be heartbreaking," said Spenser Mango, a two-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Friday while watching competition at the Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational at the Olympic...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

  • Live updates: Sierra High School students protest football coach firing

    Some Sierra High School students walked out of school Friday to protest the firing of Phil Jackson, the school's football coach.  Jackson was fired Monday.  Jackson, who has his jersey hanging in Sierra's hallway and played football for Colorado, was at Tuesday's basketball game between Widefield and Sierra. He said he doesn't...

  • Proposed changes to transfer rule shot down at prep state association meeting

    AURORA - High school sports in Colorado will look a lot different in 2016-17. The state's much-debated transfer rule will not. Safety measures, equity, class changes and new board directors were among the approved changes at the Colorado High School Activities Association's legislative council meeting Thursday. However, a 75-member...

  • Widefield survives last-second shot from Woodland Park

    The full length of the court and one point. That's all that stood between Woodland Park and Widefield from going into overtime. At the free-throw line for the Gladiators, Caitlin Peters missed and the ball landed in the hands of the Panthers. Lexie Comer dribbled down the floor and heaved the ball toward the basket from the 3-point line at...

  • State prep meeting notes: State cross country staying in town ... for now

    Norris-Penrose Event Center gets mixed reviews Nothing is set in stone, but it looks like the Norris-Penrose Event Center will hold the cross country state meet for at least a few more years. The cross country committee recommended to keep the state meets at Norris-Penrose Event Center through at least 2018 at Thursday's Colorado High School...

  • Thursday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Thursday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

  • Fountain-Fort Carson's Drue Harris, Deejay Leatimua recovering after Colorado State, Montana alter recruiting dreams

    Fountain-Fort Carson fullback Drue Harris and linebacker Deejay Leatimua believed their offers to play Division I football were a dream come true. Of course, they couldn't see gears of unrest turning behind the scenes. Harris was ready to commit to Colorado State and Leatimua to Montana before a pair of coaching changes suddenly left them...

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