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This week's Gazette prep rankings

Sports Tue, Oct 21, 2014 - 12:57 PM 0

Football Class 5A 1. Doherty 7-1 No. 2 2. Fountain-Fort Carson 6-2 No. 1 3. Palmer 2-6 No. 3 Class 4A 1. Pine Creek 8-0 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 6-2 No. 2 3. Rampart 6-2 NR Class 3A 1. Discovery...

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