Mike Burkett is glad that's over with.
Now he can focus on the important things.
St. Mary's made short work of the Vanguard school in the quarterfinals of the girls' basketball 3A Tri-Peaks League tournament 62-26, earning Burkett his 300th career win with the Pirates.
"It was never really talked about," said Burkett, who preferred to...
Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.
Peyton 74, Kiowa 41
At Peyton: Peyton center Bricin Ford had it all his way, all game, all night long.
The Panthers sophomore went 11 of 13 from the field and scored 23 points to go with 11 rebounds as three-seed Peyton beat No. 6 Kiowa in...
If Tuesday night was Jenn Urbaniak's last home game at Palmer, she sure went out in style.
The 6-foot senior scored 26 points in essentially three quarters of action in a 70-45 romp over Rangeview in the first round of the girls' 5A state tournament.
"I think we're playing our best basketball of the season right now, and our last few games...
After his fourth season at St. Mary's, girls' basketball coach Mike Burkett was done. A couple of assistants told Burkett they weren't coming back. So he figured he probably wouldn't either. He'd thought about all the work he would have to put in yet again before the next season rolled around and thought about all the work he would have to...
For Sam Turner, the final night of the state wrestling tournament felt all too familiar. The only thing that really changed was the weight class on the championship medal he received. The Discovery Canyon junior capped a dominating season in the 4A 132-pound weight class to earn his second straight state title. His first came last season in...
A season ago Cañon City finished 12-13 and got bounced in the second round of the playoffs.
This season has been a bit different.
On Sunday, the Tigers were dubbed the overall No. 1 seed in the Class 4A girls' basketball playoffs, not much of a surprise either.
Also not a surprise, Rampart was named the highest seed from the Pikes Peak...
Sand Creek won the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference on a tiebreaker. Air Academy was second.
So when Sunday's 4A boys' basketball brackets came out it made perfect sense that the Kadets should be seeded above the Scorpions, right? Yeah, Sand Creek coach Mark Bowers didn't think so either.
In 5A, Rampart dropped its final regular-season...
No surprise that the Peyton girls' basketball team is the top seed in the 2A Black Forest district tournament.
The Panthers will have a bye in the first round.
The semifinals and finals will be in the City Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, giving plenty of people a chance to see the top 2A team in the state.