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11 Dee Dowis football career highlights
11 Dee Dowis football career highlights

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Dee Dowis, whose mastery of the Air Force Academy’s option offense made him a Heisman Trophy finalist, died early Monday morning in a crash near...

Air Force to honor football great Dee Dowis before 2016 season opener
Air Force to honor football great Dee Dowis before 2016 season opener

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Air Force will wear helmet decals for the 2016 season to honor former quarterback Dee Dowis, a 1990 graduate who was killed Monday in a car...

12 facts and figures about star Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis

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A look at some of the football career highlights and stats of former Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis, who died Monday in a traffic crash in...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Liberty's Bervig, Palmer Ridge's team win Elizabeth Invitational golf

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BOYS' GOLF

Elizabeth Invitational

At Spring Valley Golf Club: Liberty sophomore Brandon Bervig shot a 1-over par 73 to claim the...

Coronado feeds off Mara Abernethy for five-set victory over Liberty
Coronado feeds off Mara Abernethy for five-set victory over Liberty

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Coronado couldn't score a point without a loud howl coming from its 6-foot-2 middle hitter, Mara Abernethy.

The Cougars fed off that - and the...

AP releases first prep football poll of season
AP releases first prep football poll of season

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 12 hr ago

Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last...

Dodgers-Rockies game postponed, to be played as split DH
Dodgers-Rockies game postponed, to be played as split DH

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DENVER — The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed because of rain.

They...

Determined to chase dream, Tebow shows power in MLB workout
Determined to chase dream, Tebow shows power in MLB workout

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LOS ANGELES — Tim Tebow crushed a batting-practice fastball with a confident left-handed swing, sending it into the trees next to the scoreboard...

The Classical Academy's Anders Carlson earns Under Armour recognition
The Classical Academy's Anders Carlson earns Under Armour recognition

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 14 hr ago

Anders Carlson can kick a football a long ways. Football fans in the Pikes Peak region have known that for some time.

The rest of the country...

Short-handed Colorado Springs Switchbacks battle Los Angeles in another game with USL playoff implications
Short-handed Colorado Springs Switchbacks battle Los Angeles in another game with USL playoff implications

By: Joe Paisley - 0 17 hr ago

The pressure is on for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks to make a sustained push toward the United Soccer League playoffs.

And with two...

The Gazette's Pikes Peak-area prep rankings
The Gazette's Pikes Peak-area prep rankings

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FOOTBALL

5A

Team Rec Last Week

1. Doherty 0-0 No. 1

2. Fountain-Fort Carson 0-0 No. 2

4A

1. Pine Creek 0-0...

Vikings' Teddy Bridgwater suffers apparently serious injury, team cancels practice
Vikings' Teddy Bridgwater suffers apparently serious injury, team cancels practice

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Teddy Bridgewater clutched his left leg as he laid on the ground, his Vikings teammates visibly and audibly distraught Tuesday.

Team staffers...

Denver Broncos cut veteran punter Britton Colquitt
Denver Broncos cut veteran punter Britton Colquitt

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The Denver Broncos have cut veteran punter Britton Colquitt, according to several reports on social media.

Colquitt was among four cuts...

Thunder acquire Joffrey Lauvergne from Nuggets
Thunder acquire Joffrey Lauvergne from Nuggets

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DENVER — The Denver Nuggets traded forward Joffrey Lauvergne to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday for two second-round draft picks in 2017.

...

Reaction to the death of legendary Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis
Reaction to the death of legendary Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis

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Dee Dowis, a star Air Force quarterback from 1986-89 who became a Heisman Trophy finalist, died early Monday morning in a traffic accident near...

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IOC: 4 athletes, including 3 Russians, stripped of medals from 2008 Beijing Olympics after doping samples test positive

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC: 4 athletes, including 3 Russians, stripped of medals from 2008 Beijing Olympics after doping samples test positive.

Capsules on top women's players at the 2016 US Open
Capsules on top women's players at the 2016 US Open

0 Sat, Aug 27, 2016

Women to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:

SERENA WILLIAMS

Seeded: 1

Age: 34

Country: United States

2016...

Capsules on top men's players at the 2016 US Open
Capsules on top men's players at the 2016 US Open

0 Sat, Aug 27, 2016

Men to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:

NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Seeded: 1

Age: 29

Country: Serbia

2016 Match Record:...

Horse named for Mets' Syndergaard wins Funny Cide Stakes
Horse named for Mets' Syndergaard wins Funny Cide Stakes

0 Sat, Aug 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out, Syndergaard is awfully fast on the racetrack, too.

A horse named after hard-throwing New York Mets pitcher Noah...

Blue Jays get C Navarro from White Sox
Blue Jays get C Navarro from White Sox

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays added depth at catcher for the stretch run by re-acquiring veteran switch-hitter Dioner Navarro from the Chicago...

Joey Logano wins another NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Michigan
Joey Logano wins another NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Michigan

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won the pole at Michigan International Speedway — and lately at this track, that's been a pretty good indicator of...

Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas
Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, twice suspended in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, was away from the team...

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Young bull rider making huge strides in the arena

Wed, Aug 24, 2016 - 12:13 PM 0

Road to the Championship

Tue, Aug 23, 2016 - 4:38 PM 0

Stunning the United Soccer League (USL) in 2015, The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC confidently opened their inaugural season with energy,...

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Radio: Gazette sports staff on the air 5 days a week

Wed, Sep 2, 2015 - 12:29 PM 0

Gazette sports reporters and columnists are scheduled to be on AM1300 (XTRA Sports) during the "Drive Time Sports" show at 3:15 p.m. weekdays. The station's...

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    Keeping you apprised of all things preps in the Pikes Peak region

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Switchbacks honor local veterans at Military Appreciation Night

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