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  • Class 3A boys' soccer roundup: CSCS falls in PKs

    Bruce Randolph 2, CSCS 1, (5-3 PKs) At Frontier Academy: No. 18 Colorado Springs Christian School (8-6-2) rallied from a 1-0 deficit to force double overtime before falling 5-3 on penalty kicks to No. 15 Bruce Randolph (11-3-2). Patrick Hoppe scored in the 22nd minute for the Lions, who had a number of other chances, including hitting the...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Canon City wins sets up title showdown with Discovery Canyon

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. FOOTBALL Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8 At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3). The Tigers used a 27-point fourth quarter to open up a 34-0...

  • Report: West Point football team recruited high school athletes with booze, women

    The Army football team wooed recruits this year with an alcohol-fueled party, a dinner date with female cadets, cash from boosters and VIP treatment on a party bus complete with cheerleaders and a police escort, documents obtained by The Gazette show. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., which acknowledged the misconduct to The...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. football High School CONFERENCE canon city 48, woodland park 8 Canon City (7-2) 7 27 14 0 - 48 Woodland Park (2-7) 0 0 0 8 - 8 First quarter CC-Stringari 61 run (kick good) 3:00. Second quarter CC-Teigen 35 pass from Nethercot (kick good) 10:00....

  • CC hockey notes: Penalty kill improves in loss

    Penalty kill improves in loss For a penalty kill that remains very much a work in progress, going 3-for-4 marked a considerable improvement for Colorado College, which entered Friday's 6-2 loss to No. 6 Boston College at a paltry 57.9 percent. After some extended work in practice, the penalty killers did a better job keeping their formation...

  • Iginla leads Avalanche past Canucks

    DENVER — Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-3 on Friday night. Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists and Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist for Colorado, which broke out of an offensive slump to earn its first home win of the season. It was also...

  • Doherty drives into the postseason with shutout victory

    Justice Littrell - the Bus, as he's known at Doherty - racked up 110 of his 148 rushing yards in a 69-second span before halftime and helped the Spartans drive into playoffs with a 44-0 victory over Douglas County that all but locked up a single-digit seed. Littrell scored from 31 yards with 1 minute, 11 seconds remaining in the second...

  • Live coverage: Friday's high school football action

    Follow all of tonight's high school football action here. Use #gazettepreps to join the conversation.

  • Live coverage: Lewis-Palmer vs. Discovery Canyon

    The Gazette's game of the week is Lewis-Palmer vs. Discovery Canyon. Check back for frequent updates and join the conversation by using #LPvsDCC.

  • Peyton Manning stewing over Broncos scoreboard operator

    ENGLEWOOD — It's all fun and games until Peyton Manning gets mad. Twice in a span of five days, Manning's attention to detail was on full display, from scripting his own celebration of his record-breaking touchdown throw against San Francisco last weekend to calling out an overly exuberant scoreboard operator during Denver's 35-21 win over...

  • 3 prep football games to watch this weekend in the Pikes Peak region

    Lewis-Palmer (4-4, 2-1) vs. Discovery Canyon (8-0, 3-0) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: District 20 Stadium What to know: Lewis-Palmer makes no bones about its game, the Rangers want to run the ball. Three players have attempted passes for L-P and they've combined for 365 yards, six touchdowns and nine interceptions. On the ground it's a...

  • Ramsey: Rivers has replaced Raiders as top enemy

    DENVER – How to describe Philip Rivers? I would call him childish, but why insult children? What great error did they make to suffer comparison to the NFL’s 32-year-old, 6-foot-5, 228-pound Mr. Meltdown. Used to be, the masses of Colorado despised everything about the Raiders, those mangy, menacing men in black who enjoyed biting, kicking...

  • Thursday's prep roundup: Pine Creek advances in soccer playoffs

    BOYS' SOCCER Pine Creek 1, Fort Collins 0 At District 20 Stadium: Class 5A defending state champion Pine Creek opened its playoff defense with a one-goal win over Fort Collins. The No. 7 Eagles (11-4-1) held off upset-minded No. 26 Fort Collins (7-6-3) when Yaya Cisse scored off a throw-in just one minute into the game. The Eagles defense -...

  • CC hockey looks to bounce back during challenging road test

    Colorado College's hockey team cannot afford to worry about who it plays this weekend as much as how it competes. Six days after a 7-2 home loss to No. 3 North Dakota, the Tigers travel to New England to face No. 6 Boston College on Friday and NCAA Tournament regular New Hampshire on Saturday. But if the Tigers do not play with intensity, it...

  • Klee: Broncos shaping into juggernaut, but path to title is fragile

    DENVER — The fragility of victory is in the little things: A bounce there, an official's review here, a Wes Welker fumble recovery over there. It is easy to forget - nay, convenient to forget - the Patriots were a 2-point conversion away from potentially sending the last AFC Championship Game into overtime, for example. What was an utter rout...

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