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  • Canon City's Nicole Archambeau too much for Sierra

    As they have so many times this season, Nicole Archambeau and Emily Lambrecht fueled Cañon City to a win. Archambeau scored a season-high 29 points and fellow senior Lambrecht added 16 as the Tigers (17-0 overall, 8-0 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) beat Sierra 57-45 on Saturday afternoon to stay unblemished on the season. "They found...

  • Wrestler, 11, finds silver lining after health problems ended competitive career

    Imagine that you had the talent, passion, skill and determination to succeed at a sport. Then, it was taken away. It might devastate you to keep competing. "That would be heartbreaking," said Spenser Mango, a two-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Friday while watching competition at the Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational at the Olympic...

  • Friday's high school box scores

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

  • Live updates: Sierra High School students protest football coach firing

    Some Sierra High School students walked out of school Friday to protest the firing of Phil Jackson, the school's football coach.  Jackson was fired Monday.  Jackson, who has his jersey hanging in Sierra's hallway and played football for Colorado, was at Tuesday's basketball game between Widefield and Sierra. He said he doesn't...

  • Widefield survives last-second shot from Woodland Park

    The full length of the court and one point. That's all that stood between Woodland Park and Widefield from going into overtime. At the free-throw line for the Gladiators, Caitlin Peters missed and the ball landed in the hands of the Panthers. Lexie Comer dribbled down the floor and heaved the ball toward the basket from the 3-point line at...

  • State prep meeting notes: State cross country staying in town ... for now

    Norris-Penrose Event Center gets mixed reviews Nothing is set in stone, but it looks like the Norris-Penrose Event Center will hold the cross country state meet for at least a few more years. The cross country committee recommended to keep the state meets at Norris-Penrose Event Center through at least 2018 at Thursday's Colorado High School...

  • Thursday's high school box scores

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

  • Wednesday's high school roundup: Discovery Canyon wrestling wins PPAC

    WRESTLING Discovery Canyon 66, Air Academy 12 At Discovery Canyon: Discovery Canyon wrestler Sam Turner is piling up the accomplishments. He won the Class 4A state title at 120 pounds as a sophomore last season. And as a junior, he ranks No. 1 in 4A 132s (On the Mat) and has already beat Coronado's Jess Hankin, the top-ranked wrestler in 5A...

  • Sierra fires football coach Phil Jackson; 'no rhyme, no reason,' says the former star player

    Phil Jackson had his dream job. He was back at Sierra, his alma mater, as the team's football coach and a teacher. He coached the Stallions to a 5-5 record in the fall, a sign of a possible turnaround. Then Monday he got a phone call. He was no longer a coach or teacher at the school. He was fired. Jackson, who has his jersey hanging in...

  • Four Sierra players hit double figures as Stallions dominate Widefield boys

    The state is starting to realize that Sierra once again has a pretty good basketball team. Four players scored in double figures on Tuesday night as the Stallions routed Widefield 77-39 on the same day they finally broke into the Associated Press' top 10 rankings in Class 4A. Ke'andre Lewis scored a game-high 18 points, C.J. Jennings netted...