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Ground games lead teams through football playoffs

Sports Thu, Nov 20, 2014 - 4:10 AM 0

Discovery Canyon senior Dylan Draper knows all too well what it's like trying to keep track of the ball when his Thunder offense goes into action. In past seasons as a member of the defensive scout team, Draper had to...

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Blog: Pine Creek avoids war of words

Wed, Nov 19, 2014 - 6:38 PM 0

Pine Creek has definitely seen the video. You know the one. Where Falcon junior Isaiah Fields tells The Gazette that Pine Creek isn’t going to beat the Falcons on Saturday. On Saturday, Falcon will host Pine Creek in the Class 4A state football semifinals. The winner heads to Sports...

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  • Fountain-Fort Carson's run in 5A football playoffs comes to an end

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  • Discovery Canyon blows out Delta to advance to first semifinal

    Delta - It took top-seeded Discovery's Canyon's offense a quarter to figure out its opponent. But while the Thunder offense was adjusting, the defense was pounding away. No. 1 Discovery Canyon thumped No. 9 Delta 47-7 in the Class 3A state quarterfinals on Saturday to send the Thunder to the program's first semifinal appearance. Discovery...

  • Live Coverage: Discovery Canyon cruises, FFC eliminated

    The high school football playoffs are ramping up and The Gazette is there to bring you all of the highlights.  Tonight, Pueblo South is at Falcon and Windsor is facing Pine Creek at District 20 Stadium. The Twitter feed above (#gazettepreps) will focus on those two games. The Twitter feed below (#copreps) will be gathering tweets from...

  • Falcon continues to ignore seeding, continues to advance

    FALCON - Maybe to everyone outside of Falcon the Falcons were a No. 13 seed.
But to the players and coaches on the football team - and now the rest of the state - they are a top four team. Wyatt Aaberg rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Bastian ran for more than 200 yards and Isaiah Fields - who missed Falcon's first meeting against Pueblo...

  • Pine Creek defense stymies Windsor for semifinals berth

    Pine Creek has another state 4A football title in its sights. But Falcon blocks the view. The rivals will meet in next week's state semifinals. "I'm excited," said Pine Creek receiver/defensive back JoJo Domann a few minutes after the Eagles' brutally efficient 24-7 win over Windsor in the quarterfinals. "I know some of their players. It's...

  • 4 games to watch: Prep football playoffs this weekend

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  • Signing day list for fall 2014

    Below is a list of student-athletes from the area who were reportedly signing national letters of intent on Wednesday to play a college sport next season.

  • Area athletes sign to compete at the collegiate level

    Wednesday marked the first day student-athletes could sign national letters of intent to take their athletic skills to the college level. Of the 33 student-athletes from the Pikes Peak region to sign an NLI, 20 hitched on to Division I programs, a rate of nearly 61 percent. The early signing period is not for all athletics. The largest...

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