Manitou Springs coach Ken Vecchio went into the Class 3A boys' golf state tournament with a couple of goals: get one player in the top 10 and get the team to finish in the top 10.
Mission accomplished on both counts.
While the Mustangs shot a higher round than the first day and ace Drew Mendoza shot higher by six strokes, the Mustangs and...
Manitou Springs senior Drew Mendoza carded a 1-over 73 in the first round of the 3A state tournament on Monday and sits in a three-way tie for fifth place at the Northeastern 18 Golf Course in Sterling. Manitou Springs did not win its regional tournament, yet qualified all four players. On Monday, Lucas Culver shot 80, Ty Shaw 88 and Adin...
First-time jitters hampered some golfers' games, while weather distracted others. Still, when the lightning and rain dissipated on the first day of the Class 5A boys' golf state tournament, favorite Coronado was right where it was expected to be - on top at the Colorado Springs Country Club. The Cougars shot a first-round score of 226 -...
High school box scores from Monday's sports scene around the Pikes Peak region
boys' State championships
At Colorado Springs Country Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
1. Coronado 226, 2. Highlands Ranch 230, 3. Boulder 236, T4. Cherokee Trail 237, T4. Regis Jesuit 237...T8. Doherty 242.
Individuals-1. Paugh (FTCO) 69, 2....
EUGENE, Ore. — Student athletes in an Oregon school district must submit to drug tests this year, a proposal that began at the urging of the students themselves.
The South Lane School Board has approved a plan to test every student athlete at least once per season, with random tests also administered. The Junction City School District has...
And now, onto bigger and shinier things. Maybe. That uncertainty is golf for you, and that's how the area's top golfers are looking at the state tournaments. There's a chance more than one champion could be named from Colorado Springs once the two-day state tournaments finish Tuesday. Coronado's Isaac Petersilie in Class 5A, Cheyenne...
Highlights from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Coronado 37, Mesa Ridge 14
At Coronado: Coronado coach Bobby Lizarraga said it was nice to see running back Isaah Duvall getting back to his old ways.
Duvall ran for 178 yards on 16 attempts, including a 33-yard TD that more than sealed the game...
In theory, District 20 Stadium belongs to both Discovery Canyon and Rampart. In practice, it was the Thunder who owned every inch of the turf during their 45-7 win over the Rams on Saturday afternoon.
From the moment the ball was kicked off, Discovery Canyon (5-0) played with far more intensity than Rampart (3-2). The Thunder established...
Friday's high school games involving Pikes Peak region schools:
5A (Centennial South)
Doherty at Castle View
Douglas County at Fountain-Fort Carson
Sand Creek at Palmer
Palmer Ridge at Cheyenne Mountain
Pine Creek at Vista Ridge
Pueblo County at Liberty
Air Academy at Canon City