• High school softball team capsules

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    5A Colorado Springs Metro Doherty Coach: Mike Berkey (first season) Last season: (6-13, 3-9 league) Key players: Delanie Baker, jr. pitcher; Madison O'Driscoll, sr. ss; Montana Spring, sr. util Quick read: The Spartans are joining forces. The baseball staff is filling in this...

  • With new digs, TCA softball team looks to step up game

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    For eight years, The Classical Acadmey's softball practice field was a patch of dirt behind the school. Sure, there were bases, and the scraggly weeds that made up the outfield were mowed down once a year. A parent volunteer would try to remove the rocks. But it was still a patch of...

  • Pikes Pub: Europe was nice, but it's good to be home in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Aug 10, 2017

    Trips abroad are magical and fleeting. When the awkward strappy tan lines on your feet have faded, the chocolate stash has been raided and the Instagram likes have slowed to a crawl (but not a full stop - thanks, bots!) most people would let it go and return, with a wistful smile and...

  • Blog: This week's hockey roundup

    Updated: Fri, Aug 4, 2017

    • USA Hockey announced today that the management and coaching staff have been selected for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994. Tony Granato, who has coached the Colorado Avalanche on two separate occasions (2002-04, 2008-09)...

  • Broncos training camp notebook: Coach, quarterbacks finding footing

    Updated: Thu, Jul 27, 2017

    Learning curve for coach The Broncos rookies weren't the only ones getting their feet wet Thursday. Vance Joseph has attended many training camps, but this was his first in charge. "Obviously being a head coach is a little different," Joseph said. "I'm trying to find my way around...

  • CC's new road jerseys released

    Updated: Thu, Jul 27, 2017

    Colorado College hockey released photos of its new road jerseys Thursday, and the design will look familiar. Newly named co-captain Tanner Ockey and assistant captain Andrew Farny, both rising juniors, showed off CC's new threads, which were designed by equipment manager Spud...

  • Colorado College hockey releases home game times

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    The Colorado College hockey team's 2017-18 season schedule is taking shape. On the schedule released Tuesday, the team showed it is keeping it simple on Friday nights, with every home game beginning at 7:30 p.m. Several Saturday games have earlier start times, and CC's first-ever...

  • Vista Ridge basketball players relish last chance to compete together at state track and field

    Updated: Sat, May 20, 2017

    LAKEWOOD - A season of track and field hasn't shaken Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado's belief that he belongs on the basketball court. "No, not at all," the Wyoming-bound forward said. "I know I'm not gifted in track and field. I'm here to help them out." Gifted or not,...

  • State track notes: Fountain-Fort Carson, Vista Ridge boys in lead

    Updated: Sat, May 20, 2017

    Wolves’ Dubiel saves best for last in discus Vista Ridge senior Alexis Dubiel never finished worse than second in a meet this year in discus, but her personal best of 126-feet – set May 1 at the Wolves’ home meet – was more than six feet off the lead going into state. Then, with...

  • Pikes Pub: Using word of mouth and odd signage, Colorado Springs brewery gains recognition

    Updated: Fri, May 5, 2017

    Like any good employee and curious consumer, I sought out the brewery category in The Gazette's Best of the Springs results in mid-April. Bristol Brewing. Pillar of the community, no surprise there. Pikes Peak. Been around a while, widely distributed. Makes sense. Hold the phone....

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