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Not yet at the finish line: Memories of the Boston Marathon live on for Colorado Springs-area runners

News: Local News Updated: 7 hr ago

The Boston Marathon memories that replay in Kerri Coady's mind never actually took place. Stopping to stretch when her muscles cramped, popping into a porta potty along the course, perhaps slowing to walk for a bit. - She did none of those things, but if she had, Coady could have crossed the...

Oral history: Area runners recall moments after Boston Marathon tragedy

Sports Updated: 19 hr ago

It was at 2:49 p.m. EDT when two homemade bombs - separated by 14 seconds - killed three people and injured more than 250 others near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Several dozen area runners participated in that event, and they recall the confusing, chaotic moments immediately after...

Klee: Charlie Blackmon in the cockpit for Colorado Rockies

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: 23 hr ago

Folding the laundry in his locker, cleaned fresh after a seven-game road trip, the center fielder for the Rockies ranks his career aspirations. ...

Lyles' pitching, reversed call key Rockies' win

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: 16 hr ago

Jordan Lyles pitched effectively into the eighth inning and Colorado was aided by a reversed call in the Rockies' 3-1 win ...

Colorado Springs blanked on just two hits

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: 15 hr ago

A day after scoring 10 runs amid a number of big offensive outings, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox were blanked 3-0 on two hits by ...

Former Colorado College player Nate Prosser living a Minnesotan's dream playing for Wild

Sports: David Ramsey Updated: 21 hr ago

Nate Prosser, a former Colorado College defensive star, spent many nights driving 45 minutes from his family home in Elk River, Minn. ...

NCHC weighing playoff changes

Sports Updated: 18 hr ago

A strong debut season does not mean the National Collegiate Hockey Conference will not consider some changes, including to its postseason. ...

Rapids, Earthquakes play to scoreless tie

Sports Updated: 17 hr ago

Alan Gordon hit the crossbar in the opening minute for San Jose and that was as close as the Earthquakes and the Colorado Rapids got ...

Spectator from Colorado Springs recalls frantic, frightening experience in Boston Marathon

Sports Updated: 7 hr ago

Those are bombs, an authoritative voice shouted. And for perhaps the first time in human...

Area runners eager to race in support of Boston

News: Local News Updated: 17 hr ago

Mike Marty affectionately gazed back at the Boston Marathon finish line, thoroughly smitten. ...

Capsules of 10 runners from the Colorado Springs area who finished the 2013 Boston Marathon

Sports Updated: 21 hr ago

The Gazette spoke with 10 runners from Colorado Springs who finished the 2013 Boston Marathon before the bombs turned the festive day tragic.

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  • Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    TORONTO — Former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter dies at 76, associate and caregiver says. More information coming soon.

  • Broncos gather for 1st time since Super Bowl flop

    ENGLEWOOD — No trip to the White House, diamond-encrusted rings or ticker tape parade. All the Denver Broncos have to show for their historic 2013 season is the heartache and humiliation of getting destroyed from the opening snap at the Super Bowl. The AFC champs aim to use that 43-8 shellacking by Seattle as motivation for 2014 starting...

  • Video: NBA star Blake Griffin pours water on Warriors fan

    Maybe NBA franchises just need to buy less-slippery cups. After fouling out of Saturday’s Clippers-Warriors game late, Los Angeles’ Blake Griffin made it two controversial drink spills in the NBA this season. This time, there was a victim. This time, it was water. Call it “Watergate,” but that’s already been taken. Purposely or not,...

  • Prep schedule for week of April 21-25

    The Pikes Peak region high school sports schedule for the upcoming week.

  • Saturday's prep roundup: Gouner comes through again for Palmer Ridge

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

  • Track and field: Fountain-Fort Carson's O'Quinn flashes speed by qualifying for 100, 200 in 1st try

    Sitting on the infield in her orange-rimmed sunglasses, with her head nestled against her propped-up knees, Rajon O'Quinn certainly wasn't giving off the impression that she had just pulled off one of the best performances in the recent memory of the Fountain-Fort Carson track program. "It's good, but I have bigger goals for me and the team,"...

  • Baseball: Lewis-Palmer in command of PPAC behind Tillotson's mound effort

    In the fight for the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference baseball title, round 1 went to Lewis-Palmer. The Rangers edged rival Palmer Ridge 2-1 at home Saturday afternoon to take a two-game lead over the Bears in the conference. The two best 4A teams in the city, and two of the best in the state, went toe-to-toe for seven innings, with a...

  • The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

    No. 10 The Rapids visit Seattle on Saturday No. 9 Local college highlights include Air Force baseball at home Tuesday, UCCS home softball doubleheader finales Saturday and Sunday, CC women's lacrosse Thursday and men's tennis in SCAC championships Friday to Sunday No. 8 The Olympic family luncheon is Wednesday at the Olympic Training Center...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school palmer ridge 12, air academy 6 Air Academy 300 003 0 - 6 8 3 Palmer Ridge 400 224 0 - 12 15 4 Air Academy- na. Palmer Ridge- Grubesic (W) 5 1/3 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 0 SO, Thorne 1 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO. Hurford 1-3, 2...

  • Indians hang with state's best

    Buried into her cellphone, Cheyenne Mountain junior Kylee Sullivan stood in her own world after Friday's round at the Eisenhower Golf Club. There was no secret as to why. Prom night at Cheyenne Mountain High School is only one week away. Before that, however, the Indians and their best golfer were nothing but focused on the sun-splashed...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek tops defending champs in double overtime

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

  • Williams gives Sky Sox second straight walk-off win

    A different night, and a different hero, but the result was the same for the resilient Sky Sox. For the second game in a row, Colorado Springs battled back for a walk-off victory, this time on an RBI single by catcher Jackson Williams. After an intentional walk to Angelys Nina loaded the bases with the game tied at 9, Williams got ahead in...

  • Girls' tennis: While Doherty dominates homecourt tournament, Mitchell senior has big day

    In her only year at a new school, Hannah Dailey finally put it all together in the same day against her District 11 rivals. Fueled by an early-morning 6-2, 6-4 victory against Doherty's Natalie Becar, Dailey parlayed that into a career day at the District 11 tournament Friday at Doherty. She later carried that momentum through to a sweep of...

  • Tulo backs Chatwood and Rockies pound Phillies

    DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run home run after No. 3 hitter Carlos Gonzalez was intentionally walked in front of him, Tyler Chatwood pitched seven strong innings for his first win of the season, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-1 Friday night. Tulowitzki went 3 for 3 on the night, drove in five runs and...

  • Klee: Escape-artist Avalanche still needs Varly

    DENVER — The Avs stole the Central Division, broke records and brought playoff hockey back to Colorado. The School of Roy added a must-read chapter in coaching. But if the Avs fall short of the Stanley Cup finals, would they be disappointed in this season? "Seriously? I mean, yeah," Game 1 savior Erik Johnson said with a look that could...

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