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  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Takiya easing into No. 1 spot for Fountain Valley tennis

    Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' TENNIS Fountain Valley 7, Widefield 0 At Widefield: Fountain Valley No. 1 singles player Kyohei Takiya notched his first victory of the season in the Danes' sweep over Widefield. Danes coach Randy Jones is hoping it's the first of many for the Japanese...

  • St. Mary's Bull stumps Manitou Springs in first varsity start in net

    Adam Bull didn't say much of anything leading up to St. Mary's season opener against Manitou Springs at the Grace Center. For the past three years he has served as the backup goalkeeper for the Pirates, but on Tuesday night the senior was finally given his shot to shine. Seventeen saves later and a St. Mary's 4-1 victory proved Bull did more...

  • AP prep football rankings

    Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers.

  • Rockies RHP Kahnle activated from DL

    DENVER — Right-handed reliever Tommy Kahnle, sidelined since mid-August by inflammation in his pitching shoulder, has been activated from the disabled list by the Colorado Rockies. In separate moves Tuesday, the team recalled right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill and infielder-outfielder Kyle Parker from its Triple A Colorado Springs affiliate....

  • Mario Macias passes Charles Hillig late, wins ADT Marathon

    Sometimes the life of a runner can include a very promising start blighted at the very end. So many miles, poised, and well in front of the pack - then cramped up after falling way behind. That was Charles Hillig's Monday morning at the American Discovery Trail Marathon. The 28-year-old was passed on the 15th mile by Boulder Running...

  • Report: Michael Sam set to join Dallas Cowboys' practice squad

    Michael Sam may have found a new home after being cut by the St. Louis Rams. The Dallas Cowboys plan to have Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, in for a physical Wednesday with the intention of signing him to their practice squad, according to multiple reports. Sam, who came out as gay in February 2014...

  • This week's Gazette prep rankings

    The Gazette prep rankings for the week of Sept. 1-7

  • Negatives overshadow few positives in trying season for Sky Sox

    It was a historic season for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox for reasons good and bad; mostly bad. The franchise recorded its worst win-loss record in its 27 years by finishing 53-91, including a 6-4 setback in Omaha in Monday's season finale. The old futility mark was 55-89 in 1998. That final loss clinched the franchise's longest losing...

  • Air Force's depth shows with Jordan Pierce ready to step in at LB for Joey Nichol

    Linebacker Jordan Pierce had the look of someone who had been there before when he entered the game in place of the injured Joey Nichol on Saturday for Air Force. It's no wonder. He has, in fact, been there before. Pierce, who moved up the depth chart and is the likely starter this week against Wyoming if Nichol remains sidelined with a...

  • This week's Peak Performer: Elway Tubbs, Vista Ridge football

    Elway was nearly perfect, throwing for four touchdowns in a blowout victory. Elway Tubbs that is. The Vista Ridge quarterback is doing his best to live up to his namesake, and after one game in 2014, he's doing just fine. "My parents are huge Broncos fans," said Tubbs, a junior. "It's definitely a lot to live up to, but I love having the...

  • Golfer Colin Prater adds Colorado Springs City Championship to impressive résumé

    Colin Prater may need to add to his golf résumé. The Colorado-Colorado Springs sophomore put together a trio of stellar rounds at Patty Jewett Golf Course to easily win the Colorado Springs City Championship. Prater, a first-team Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference selection and RMAC Freshman of the Year at Colorado Mesa last season, had six...

  • CSU coach McElwain reacts to Denver mayor's slip up

    FORT COLLINS -- Colorado State coach Jim McElwain Monday made it clear that he was bothered when Denver Mayor Michael Hancock butchered his name in the post-game Centenntial Cup ceremony at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. After CSU's 31-17 win over Colorado in the Rocky Mountain Showdown, Hancock called McElwain "McIntyre" — confusing...

  • Rockies win, after losing end of suspended game

    DENVER -- The new kids got things rolling and the familiar face with the bushy beard brought the win home. Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants' six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field. Earlier in the...

  • It's a no-no-no-no hitter for Phils in Atlanta

    ATLANTA — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the season's fourth no-hitter, blanking the Atlanta Braves 7-0 Monday and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. It was all the more unusual in that Hamels left the game with his...

  • Wes Welker returns to practice following concussion

    ENGLEWOOD — Wes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans. The Denver slot receiver ran short routes during the 20-minute viewing period open to the media. Welker's concussion was his third in 10 months. He got hurt on a hard hit from D.J....


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