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Side Streets: All-black baseball team 'finally' earns spot in Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame

News: Local News Updated: 1 hr ago

Sylvester Smith seemed stunned and asked me to repeat what I said. So I told him again: The Brown Bombers, an all-black team he played on 65 years ago that won back-to-back City Baseball League championships in 1949-50, stunning their all-white opponents, had been elected to the Colorado...

Broncos' new pass-rush tandem - Miller and Ware - on comeback trail

Sports: Broncos Updated: 20 hr ago

ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos pass-rushers DeMarcus Ware and Von Miller are a lot alike. Both collect lots of sacks, hefty paychecks and...

Klee: Avalanche-Wild fiasco is black and white

Sports: Paul Klee Updated: 12 hr ago

If you are really good at playing dirty, you have a future in professional sports. Cheat and then lie about it? Ryan Braun returned ...

Morales leads Rockies to win over Giants

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: 10 hr ago

Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer leading off the fifth and Franklin Morales outdueled Madison Bumgarner, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 win ...

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  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge completes undefeated league soccer season

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

  • Former Cheyenne Mountain basketball player Ghassan Nehme won't play at Montana State

    Cheyenne Mountain standout Ghassan Nehme informed The Gazette on Tuesday that he recently was granted a release from his national letter of intent he signed with Montana State in February. On March 18, longtime coach Brad Huse resigned after eight seasons. Just four days earlier, Huse attended the 4A state semifinal between Cheyenne Mountain...

  • TCA clinches 3A Region 2 title with 5-0 blanking of ECA

    Coach Blake Galvin may not have told his squad, but The Classical Academy's girls' soccer team can now call itself league champions. Seniors Ashlynn Register and Bonnie Buzzetta each scored two goals and TCA was dominant in a 5-0 blanking of previously undefeated Evangelical Christian Academy at the El Pomar Sports Complex on Tuesday. Even...

  • Lewis-Palmer win over Palmer Ridge nearly clinches PPAC baseball crown

    Monument - Four games left in the conference season and Lewis-Palmer has a three-game lead following a sweep of second-place Palmer Ridge. Forgive the Rangers if they were jubilant after Tuesday's 9-3 win over the Bears. Starter Colin Cicere struck out 10 - including back-to-back Ks to end each of the last four innings - eight-hole hitter...

  • This week's prep rankings (April 22-28)

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

  • Redskins' Snyder says team name is 'not an issue'

    STERLING, Va. — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname. "We understand the issues out there, and we're not an issue," Snyder said. "The real issues are real-life issues, real-life needs, and I think it's time...

  • Boston Marathon: Times of runners from Colorado Springs-area

    Colorado Springs' Steve Chu was the top finisher with a local connection and St. Mary's high School graduate Wendy Thomas was the top woman runner. Here's a list of runners, with place and times. Local Men 103. Steve Chu, Colo. Spgs., 2:30:32 253. Cameron Hanlin, Colo. Spgs., 2:37:49 311. Jason Koop, Colo. Spgs., 2:39:16 475....

  • Charlie Blackmon, Jorge De La Rosa lead Rockies rout of San Francisco

    DENVER - Charlie Blackmon hit two of Colorado's five homers and Jorge De La Rosa threw five efficient innings, lifting the Rockies to an 8-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. Nolan Arenado, Wilin Rosario and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who've won four of the last five. It was Blackmon's first multihomer...

  • Granlund's dive gives Wild win, Avs lose top defenseman to injury

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild were denied at the net by Semyon Varlamov time after time, a 44-shot barrage in regulation that resulted in, alas, zero goals. Coach Mike Yeo jokingly wondered aloud at the third intermission whether his team was "psychotic" to put itself through such angst. After all, the way this sport often goes, the...

  • Avalanche lose defenseman Tyson Barrie to knee injury

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie will miss the rest of the first-round playoff series against Minnesota and more. Coach Patrick Roy said after the Wild's 1-0 overtime win on Monday that Barrie has a medial collateral ligament injury in his left knee and will need four to six weeks to recover. Barrie was hurt in...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox prevail, move back to .500 mark

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (9-9) edged the host New Orleans Zephyrs (6-13) by the score of 2-1 on Monday night and moved back to .500 on the season in the process. The win gives the Sox a two-games-to-one advantage in the four-game series with an opportunity to take the series Tuesday in the series finale. Christian Bergman (2-1) tossed...

  • Blog: Longtime softball coach Foltz stepping away

    In 10 seasons at the helm of the Widefield softball program, Gary Foltz coached the Gladiators into the state tournament.  But Foltz, who has coached the wrestling team for the past 18 seasons, recently stepped down as the softball coach to focus more on wrestling.

  • Monday's prep roundup: Rampart tops Coronado with singles sweeps

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

  • Girls' golf: PPAC stages first league meet at site of next month's 4A state tournament

    About a month after the first official day of spring, girls' golfers in the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference finally got cooperation from the weather to hold the season's first league tournament. But thanks to previously scheduled aerating at the Country Club of Colorado, golfers at Monday's event found themselves a little frustrated by erratic...

  • Football: Manitou Springs brings Gutowski back to Pikes Peak region as football coach

    Six years ago, Monte Gutowski took on the challenges of starting a football team from scratch at Palmer Ridge. As the recently hired football coach at Manitou Springs, his next challenge will be to further elevate the Mustangs, whose undefeated run in 2013 ended with a 13-7 loss to Platte Valley in the 2A state semifinals. Manitou athletic...

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