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  • The Gazette's Peak Performer of the week, Colin Cicere, Lewis-Palmer baseball

    It's every baseball coach's dream to have a pitcher at the top of the rotation who can take the ball, put the team on his back and come through in the clutch. Lewis-Palmer coach Tom McCabe has the luxury of two of those pitchers, and it was on full display last week in the 4A state playoffs. After junior Paul Tillotson - a Nebraska commit -...

  • Preview capsule for Lewis-Palmer 4A state baseball semifinal

    4A STATE BASEBALL SEMIS Lewis-Palmer (21-3) vs. Ponderosa (15-9) When: Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. Where: All-Star Park, Lakewood What to know: The Class 4A state championship game is one win away for both Lewis-Palmer and Ponderosa. In a tournament that should've ended Saturday, neither team has a problem waiting a few extra days if it means a shot...

  • Watch: Colorado high school baseball team uses hidden ball trick to win state, video goes viral

    Video: Courtesy Jason Carter/KRDO PUEBLO — Rye High School is celebrating its second Class 2A baseball championship in five years with help from a hidden ball trick. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the Thunderbolts claimed the title with a 12-10 victory over defending state champion Resurrection Christian in Pueblo on Saturday. The...

  • Girls' soccer 4A capsule: Colorado Springs-area rivals battle for state championship Wednesday

    Colorado 4A state soccer championship details No. 8 Lewis-Palmer (17-1-1) vs. No. 3 Cheyenne Mountain (13-5-1) When: Wednesday, 5 p.m. Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City What to know: Yet again the Class 4A girls' soccer championship will return to Colorado Springs. The last three titles and four of the last eight belong...

  • Nic Olney steps down as St. Mary's football coach

    Nic Olney has built the St. Mary's football program on the idea that family comes first. Practicing what he preaches, Olney is stepping down as the Pirates football coach. Olney's position with School District 11 was cut recently, forcing the fifth-year coach to step down in order to set personal affairs in order. "Ultimately, it's just a...

  • Ramsey: Hope lifted Cheyenne Mountain's fallen girls' soccer team

    Hope isn't always logical. Hope is always powerful. Want proof? Just look at Cheyenne Mountain's once-hopeless girls' soccer team. Coach Tomas Martinez had little concrete reason to believe in his team in early April. A proud program was wandering around lost. And we're talking about really lost. Martinez believed anyway, refused to...

  • Rain forces cancellation of 5A girls' golf second round

    Rain at the Olde Course in Loveland forced officials to cancel the second round of the girls' golf Class 5A state championship tournament. The first day's results were used as final scores, crowning Dakota Ridge's Gillian Vance as the individual champion after she shot 4-under-par 68 on Monday. Regis Jesuit's Sydney Gillespie was the...

  • Rampart freshman Arielle Keating sitting top 20 at 5A state golf

    Had someone told Arielle Keating at the start of the season that she'd be sitting in the top 20 of the Class 5A girls' golf state tournament after the first day, she would've responded one way. "I would've laughed," she said via phone Monday night. The Rampart freshman shot a 10-over-par 82 at the Olde Course in Loveland, tied for 19th...

  • Rain yet again delays Lewis-Palmer and 4A baseball tourney

    Lewis-Palmer was already en route when it got the call. Turn the bus around and head home. For the third time in four days, the Class 4A state baseball tournament was postponed when rain doused the Denver metro area Sunday night and Monday morning, delaying games that were already postponed two days. "Today, they (the players) were...

  • Cheyenne Mountain in position for three-peat in girls' golf

    CARBONDALE - Kylee Sullivan is good enough to lead her team to a third straight state championship and in Monday's first round, she played like that's exactly what she plans on doing. Sullivan shot a 1-over-par 73 Monday at River Valley Ranch Golf Club, good for second place at the girls' Class 4A state golf tournament. Cheyenne Mountain came...

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