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  • Widefield gets best of Mitchell behind opportunistic defense, running game

    Widefield didn't play a Week Zero game, but it didn't take long to knock off any rust or jitters Saturday against a Mitchell team that already had a win under its belt. In their first taste of action in 2014, the 4A Gladiators controlled most of the 48 minutes of play in a 36-6 win at Garry Berry Stadium over the 3A Marauders. While...

  • Football official collapses, dies at halftime of Rampart-Woodland Park game

    Tragedy overcame the joy of the first full week of high school football Friday when an official collapsed and died during halftime of a game between Rampart and visiting Woodland Park at District 20 Stadium. The 61-year-old official, a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain, had served on the Colorado Springs Football Officials Association for nearly...

  • Ramsey: Doherty football is built to last

    Zach Young was not concerned about the players he left behind at Doherty High School. “It will be a little hard, but they’ll be able to get it done,” Young said Monday afternoon at CSU-Pueblo. He was offering his thoughts on Friday’s rivalry game vs. Palmer. Young was correct. Doherty’s Spartans breezed past the Palmer Terrors 42-8 Friday...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Tubbs leads Vista Ridge to rout of Northglenn

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

  • Mustangs' rally can't overcome mistakes

    What to make of Manitou Springs? A sloppy, turnover-prone team, one that falters in the spots it flourished during last season's run to the state title game? Or a team that dominates the line of scrimmage, so much so that it can put teams away with an unwavering and predictable run attack? On Friday, in front of a spirited crowd at Richardson...

  • Thursday's high school box scores

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

  • Thursday's high school roundup: Weber-Hall duo dominate for Discovery Canyon

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

  • Fountain-Fort Carson puzzled by surprising Lakewood

    Fountain - Fountain-Fort Carson wasn't sure what to expect from a Lakewood team that notched just three wins last season. The Tigers delivered a whole lot more than what the Trojans bargained for, holding F-FC to 100 yards total as Lakewood won 26-6 at Guy Barickman Stadium on Friday. The Trojans had one running back finish with more than...

  • Boys' soccer: TCA shows it belongs with class of 4A by beating Cheyenne Mountain

    There's a couple surefire ways to make yourself unwelcome as the new kid in class. In Class 4A soccer, it's when you beat the defending champions early in the season and then celebrate on their field. TCA doesn't mind the role of outcast though, as long as it comes with winning. Thursday, Titus Grant's shot deflected off the goalkeeper and...

  • High school football: 3 games to watch in Week 1 around Colorado Springs

    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...