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Business Briefs and Kudos  Colorado Springs Business Journal

Shamrock Foods has opened a Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse at 1045 N. Academy Blvd. It is the third Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse in Colorado, with ...



Sheriff's office states 'unsubstantiated rumor' at Mesa Ridge High School  KKTV 11 News

11 News received a call from a concerned parent on Friday about an alleged attack that was planned at Mesa Ridge High School.



Saturday's prep roundup: Howery hits 1,000-point mark in St. Mary’s win over Palmer Ridge  Colorado Springs Gazette

GIRLS' BASKETBALL. St. Mary's 73, Palmer Ridge 34. At St. Mary's: Josephine Howery needed 22 points to hit the 1,000-point plateau.



Trevon Walker runs wild to carry Mesa Ridge over Widefield in rivalry football game  Colorado Springs Gazette

What slow start? Mesa Ridge football opened the season with losses to Vista Peak Prep and Pueblo West. But the Grizzlies haven't let those outcomes get them ...



Peak Performer of the Week: Trevon Walker, Mesa Ridge football  Colorado Springs Gazette

For Mesa Ridge's Trevon Walker, it was just another game.



Assistant principal on leave while assault allegations are investigated  KKTV 11 News

A high school assistant principal is off the job, for now. He has been placed on leave after he was ticketed for misdemeanor assault on a teenager.



GAME OF THE WEEK | Pine Creek travels to Mesa Ridge after two weeks off  Colorado Springs Gazette

In high school football, a disruption in momentum can be devastating, especially with a league title and the postseason on the line.



Saturday’s prep roundup: Doherty claims team title at girls’ wrestling regional  Colorado Springs Gazette

GIRLS' WRESTLING. Region 2. At Centennial: Doherty claimed the team title, while Vista Ridge's Bella Mitchell and Samantha Krause-Mahan of Peyton won ...



Gazette Preps 2018-19 wrestling preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Palmer. Coach: Randy Teschner (34 years coaching). Returning state qualifiers: None. Key returning wrestlers: Nic Alvarez, sr., 138; Skylar ...



Mesa Ridge's Roberds twins running with refined focus as seniors  Colorado Springs Gazette

Twins Matt and Richie Roberds have run cross country at Mesa Ridge for coach Carl Burgess for each of the past three seasons, but Burgess, heading into his ...



Mesa Ridge wins Colorado Springs wrestling title, now focuses on a bigger bucket-list item  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Mesa Ridge wrestling team has cultivated a reputation in the Colorado Springs are as one of the top programs in the Pikes Peak region. But a few things ...



Pine Creek football team returns from layoff with vengeance against Mesa Ridge in Game of the Week  Colorado Springs Gazette

If there was any doubt that Pine Creek wouldn't look the same after two weeks off, the first 45 seconds of Friday's 4A Southern football game against Mesa Ridge ...



Serin Dunne, Mesa Ridge do enough to drop Discovery Canyon late  Colorado Springs Gazette

Mesa Ridge junior guard Serin Dunne took a moment at halftime of Thursday's game against Discovery Canyon to make sure her smooth, left-handed jumper ...



Prep notebook: Waca earns first win as Falcon football coach  Colorado Springs Gazette

As the seconds ticked away Friday, the realization kicked in that Chris Waca was about to make history with his first victory as head coach at Falcon.



David Ramsey: Ashley Bowen boldly leads Mesa Ridge girls' basketball past top-seeded Pueblo West  Colorado Springs Gazette

PUEBLO WEST – Ashley Bowen was tired, but her Mesa Ridge teammates needed her to fight through her weariness. So she battled through her fatigue and ...



Former Widefield, Harrison teacher sentenced for student sex assaults  KOAA 5

DENVER – A former teacher who was accused of sex crimes by five former students was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison Friday. Brian Vasquez, who ...



Gazette Preps 2018 boys' golf preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Colorado Springs Metro League. Coronado Cougars. Coach: Rick Rienks, 2nd season. Returning athletes: Alexander Cintron, So.; Jack Cintron, Jr.; ...



Gazette Preps Wrestling Coach of the Year: Rob Braaten, Mesa Ridge  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Mesa Ridge wrestling team knew it wasn't going to finish in the top three of the Class 4A state tournament in February. How about top five? That'd be fine,



Cherry Creek School District reaches settlement with students sexually assaulted by teacher  KOAA 5

AURORA – A suburban Denver school district will pay $11.5 million to students who were sexually assaulted by a middle school teacher who once taught in ...



Deputies seek help in finding teen missing for a week  KKTV 11 News

A 17-year-old girl has been missing for a week. She was last seen leaving school.



Gazette Preps 2018 football preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

A team-by-team look at the 2018 prep football season.



Widefield boys claim rivalry win over Mesa Ridge basketball despite a few Grizzly comebacks  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Widefield-Mesa Ridge rivalry is an intense matchup regardless of the sport. But Wednesday the boys' basketball teams took it one step further. Mesa Ridge ...



Pueblo South outlasts Mesa Ridge in overtime to return to Class 4A girls basketball title game for second straight year  The Denver Post

During Pueblo South's 4-7 start to the season, the Colts didn't necessarily look like the championship-caliber team that Steel City locals have come to expect out ...



Saturday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain, St. Mary's qualify for state softball tournaments  Colorado Springs Gazette

SOFTBALL REGIONALS. CLASS 5A. Region 4. No. 29 Pine Creek Eagles. Game 1 — Loveland 9, Pine Creek 2 - Loveland held Pine Creek to just two runs off ...



Gazette Preps 2018 5A/4A Football All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM. OFFENSE. Quarterback. Isaac Robinson, jr., Fountain-Fort Carson — The Trojan junior made an immediate impact in his first season as a starter, ...



Gazette Preps 2017-18 5A-4A Girls' Basketball All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM G: Chloe Welch, sr., Mesa Ridge - Welch concluded her impressive high school career by leading her team to the Class 4A state semifinals and ...



High school basketball: All-time greatest girls players from Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

Who selected the players? Gazette Preps did not cast a vote in selecting these players, but rather oversaw the creation of a voting committee that brought a ...



Thursday’s prep roundup: Area tennis players qualify for state tourneys  Colorado Springs Gazette

BOYS' TENNIS. 4A Region 6. At Cheyenne Mountain: Cheyenne Mountain won region titles in all seven spots, piling up 84 points and convincingly winning the ...



Peak Performer of the Week: Trevor Porter, Pine Creek hockey  Colorado Springs Gazette

Trevor Porter could be playing club hockey right now, competing at arguably a higher level with athletes determined to land a college scholarship somewhere.



All-time area high school basketball team: It's time to honor the girls  Colorado Springs Gazette

In 2012, Lewis-Palmer's Josh Scott and Sierra's Wesley Gordon, both University of Colorado commits, embarked as the state's top players on a collision course ...



Peak Performer of the Week: Sarah Savidge, Doherty girls' wrestling  Colorado Springs Gazette

In one of her first matches during her first year of high school wrestling, Sarah Savidge got a wakeup call.



Gazette Preps 2018 girls' volleyball preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

A team-by-team look at the 2018 preps volleyball season.



BOYS’ TENNIS TEAM-BY-TEAM PREVIEW CAPSULES  Colorado Springs Gazette

4A. Region 1. Lewis-Palmer Rangers. Coach: Paul Kardel, 20th season. Last year: 7-2 in duals and finished runner-up at regional; had five positions advance to ...



Gazette Preps 2018 softball preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A/4A. 5A Colorado Springs Metro League. Coronado Cougars. Coach: Conrad Gonzales, 3rd season. Last year: 3-15 (2-10 5A CSML). Returning ...



Mesa Ridge girls' basketball avoids postseason upset with late-game surge  Colorado Springs Gazette

Things weren't looking so good for the Mesa Ridge girls' basketball team. On Friday night, the Grizzlies twice found themselves in an 8-point hole in the second ...



SIGNING DAY LIST: Colorado Springs-area athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent  Colorado Springs Gazette

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN Thomas Chaston, Track — Colorado State (DI)Kinley Coe Cheyenne, Volleyball — Northeastern Junior College (NJCAA)Kurtis ...



Five Colorado Springs area athletes win state wrestling championships  Colorado Springs Gazette

DENVER • Colorado Springs area wrestlers did little for those who can't stand dramatic finishes.Because on Saturday night, there were plenty of them.



Graduation schedule for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region  Colorado Springs Gazette

It's celebration time for thousands of high school and college students in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Here's a schedule of commencement ...



Gazette Preps 2018 Baseball All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM PITCHERS Riley Cornelio, jr., Pine Creek – Cornelio completed his junior season ranked as a top-10 pitcher in the state with a 0.91 ERA through ...



Gazette Preps 2018 Girls' Track & Field All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM 100M dash: Olivia Whitaker, sr., Air Academy – Whitaker ran a season-best of 12.22 at the PPAC Championships, and a month later claimed ...



2018 graduation schedule for Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak region high schools, colleges  Colorado Springs Gazette

It's celebration time for thousands of high school and college students in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Here's a schedule of 2018 ...



USS Arizona survivor attends Colorado Springs ceremony on 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack  Colorado Springs Gazette

Donald Stratton, one of five surviving sailors who was aboard the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, was lionized Friday as Colorado Springs paused to remember ...



Gazette Preps 2018 boys' and girls' cross country capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Colorado Springs Metro League. Doherty. Coach: Robert Duensing, ninth years. Boys. Last year: Sixth in region 5. Returning athletes: Matt Blizzard, ...



After tragedy, Mesa Ridge pulls together for last graduate  Colorado Springs Gazette

Editor's note: This ceremony was private; the following account was provided by Widefield School District 3 Director of Communications James Drew. It has been ...



Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade celebrates 100 years  KRDO

We are more then a week away from Veterans Day but here in Colorado Springs we begin the festivities a little early.



Colorado Springs law enforcement youth group shows its appreciation with thin blue line flags  Colorado Springs Gazette

Seventeen-year-old Tobi Harris' mom is active-duty military, and when she heard what her son was doing Wednesday night, she uttered words Tobi would echo: ...



Gazette Preps 2017-18 Class 5A-4A Boys' Basketball All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM G: Noah Martinez, sr., Falcon - Martinez ran the show for a Falcon team that went 20-6 and earned the No. 4 seed at state, the program's best.



Mesa Ridge High School teacher arrested in sex assault case  Colorado Springs Gazette

Police have arrested a 31-year-old Mesa Ridge High School teacher on suspicion of sexual assault on a child. Roger Thomas French Jr. is accused of having an ...



Mesa Ridge flashes depth to hold off Widefield in boys' basketball  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Mesa Ridge boys' basketball team is deep, and so were a lot of the shots the Grizzlies players hit Tuesday night. In a 75-70 road win over 4A Colorado.



Tuesday's prep roundup: Palmer Ridge beats Air Academy girls' tennis as Kadets fall from undefeated start  Colorado Springs Gazette

After storming out to an 8-0 start to the year, the Air Academy girls' tennis team has hit a few speed bumps. After suffering their first loss of the season.



2 schools placed on brief lockout following road rage incident  KKTV 11 News

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. (KKTV) - Webster Elementary and Mesa Ridge High School were placed on brief lockouts Friday morning following a road rage ...



Where are they now? Doherty grad makes sudden impact as freshman at Washington State  Colorado Springs Gazette

Not quite one month after graduating from Doherty High School this spring, Mykiaa Minniss arrived in Pullman, Washington, ready to compete for a spot on the ...



David Ramsey: Mesa Ridge's Kylee Shook still chasing her potential as mighty Louisville defeats Air Force  Colorado Springs Gazette

Kylee Shook wants to grow into greatness, and her coach Jeff Walz expects her to become, using his favored word, “special.”



SIGNING DAY: Colorado Springs-area athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent  Colorado Springs Gazette

Wednesday marks the third official Signing Day for high school athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent. Find out which Colorado Springs-area students ...



Widefield D-3 turning to community to help with funds  KRDO

The school year has begun for students in Widefield D-3. High on the agenda for administrators, this year is the need to fund this rapidly growing district.



Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships to flaunt top-ranked athletes, returning talent  Colorado Springs Gazette

If you're a fan of high school wrestling, you're going to want to be at Doherty High School this weekend. The 18th-annual Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling ...



Colorado Springs Christian teammates Megan Engesser, Rachel Ingram square off at "The Show"  Colorado Springs Gazette

DENVER – Colorado Springs Christian teammates Megan Engesser and Rachel Ingram, still reeling from a loss in the 3A state finals earlier in the month, found ...



Harlem Globetrotters's TNT went to Mesa Ridge High School  Colorado Springs Gazette

7 p.m. Friday, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $19-$121; 576-2626, ticketswest.com A local woman broke a Harlem Globetrotters streak that spanned nearly ...



Q&A: Louisville forward, Mesa Ridge product Kylee Shook talks Cardinals’ run to NCAA Final Four  The Denver Post

As Louisville prepares to take on Mississippi State on Friday in the Final Four, Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman caught up with Cardinals' 6-foot-4 ...



Best sledding hills and ways to make the most of snow days around Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

Here are a few suggestions from The Gazette on how to make the most of a snow day around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.



Areas near Colorado Springs see worst overnight hail storm in more than 20 years, according to report  Colorado Springs Gazette

Thousands of houses and cars were damaged early Wednesday by large hail during the worst overnight storm in El Paso County in more than 20 years.



Pack Women's Basketball announces new look roster for 2018-19 season  KKTV 11 News

Colorado State University Women's Basketball Head Coach Curtis Loyd has announced the 14 student-athletes that will compete for the Pack in 2018-19.



Scouting state wrestling: Top area contenders in each weight class  Colorado Springs Gazette

This week 109 local wrestlers will make the Pepsi Center home as they battle to bring a state championship back to the Pikes Peak region. Of the 109 headed to.



Paul Mileto leaves Mesa Ridge to coach Fountain-Fort Carson basketball  Colorado Springs Gazette

Just a few months after leading the Mesa Ridge boys' basketball team to an 18-7 record and the round of 16 in the 4A state tournament coach Paul Mileto has.



Student who assaulted pregnant teacher suspended, could face expulsion  KKTV 11 News

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. (KKTV) A high school student is on a five-day suspension after repeatedly punching a pregnant substitute teacher. The incident ...



Alt-rock band from L.A. comes to aid of Colorado Springs high school band  Colorado Springs Gazette

The meeting of the minds of two bands last summer has led to what both hope is one great idea. A Los Angeles-based alternative rock band with a loyal ...



2017 Gazette Preps 5A-4A football All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM. OFFENSE. Quarterback. TJ Davis, Widefield, sr. — Davis emerged as one of the area's best dual-threat quarterbacks, racking up 1,502 passing ...



LIST: 2017 graduation calendar for high schools, colleges around Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

It will soon be celebration time for thousands of high school and college students around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. The graduation season ...



Mesa Ridge football hoping offseason pulls team together  Colorado Springs Gazette

The preseason leadership meetings were supposed to be a once-in-a-while event. Then it was every other week. Next thing senior guard Kaleb Gaster knew, ...



Bob Weir finally graduates Fountain Valley | Reverb | Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Independent

It's always been easy to typecast musicians as troublemakers and delinquents. From the '50s through the '80s, rock music was widely accepted — and ...



All-Colorado girls basketball team 2018  The Denver Post

The 2018 All-Colorado girls basketball team: the five best players in the state plus a coach of the year as selected by The Denver Post staff. Selections are based ...



Former El Paso County teacher held on $200K bond as allegations of sex assault on students emerge  KKTV 11 News

A man who used to teach at two school districts in El Paso County is being held on a $200000 bond for allegations of sexually assaulting students.



Harlem Globetrotter Returns To Her Alma Mater  KKTV 11 News

She was a high school basketball star in the Colorado Springs area, and now Fatima “TNT” Maddox is a Harlem Globetrotter. She returned to visit her alma ...



2017 Gazette Preps Boys' Soccer All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM. Attack. Kristian Hooker, Air Academy, Sr. — Hooker proved to be the Kadets' most dangerous attacking option. His 18 goals and nine assists ...



Vista Ridge baseball coach, a 21-year-old Coronado graduate, to make debut against alma mater  Colorado Springs Gazette

Three seasons ago, Tanner Mayberry was among three freshmen to make the varsity baseball team at Coronado and, thanks to seniors like Carter Gerber, the ...



1 in 5 teachers holds a second job to make ends meet  The Denver Post

Nicholas Peterson stood in the parking lot of Loveland High School with a crowd of marching band students. It was still early, but the pavement already radiated ...



List: 2016 graduation ceremonies in the Colorado Springs area  Colorado Springs Gazette

PIKES PEAK-AREA GRADUATIONS It's celebration time for thousands of high school and college students in the Pikes Peak region. Here's a schedule of ...



Parents Angry After Man Exposes Himself To Girls  KKTV 11 News

Investigators are looking for a man who exposed himself to young girls as they were walking home from school. 11 News talked to the fathers of two of the girls.



All-conference teams for 2016-17 winter seasons  Colorado Springs Gazette

Here are the all-conference selections for 2016-17 winter seasons. BASKETBALL high school boys' Class 5a csml all-league First Team Brevin Brimble ...



Campbell to be superintendent in Widefield in July  Colorado Springs Gazette

Scott Campbell will be the next superintendent in Widefield School District 3, officials announced Wednesday.He will replace Joe Royer who will retire after 30 ...



Colorado players to watch in the 2018 NCAA women’s basketball tournament  The Denver Post

The Centennial State had one team make the NCAA women's tournament this year -- Northern Colorado -- but the state does boast an array of local players who ...



All-league selections for fall sports 2016  Colorado Springs Gazette

All-league teams from fall sports are being released as the individual seasons conclude. We will continue to update as the sports reach their end and as they are ...



4A girls hoops: Glenwood girls come close, but fall short vs. Mesa Ridge  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Mesa Ridge High School's girls basketball team showed the Glenwood Springs Demons something they haven't seen this season ...



Former teacher sentenced to probation for having sex with student  Colorado Springs Gazette

A former Mesa Ridge High School teacher who had sex with a 17-year-old student will be on sex offender intensive supervised probation indefinitely, a judge ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



Water contamination issues grip Colorado Springs-area residents  The Denver Post

People living south of Colorado Springs are expected to gather at a high school Thursday night to hear from county health and local utility officials about a ...



All together now: Pikes Peak CC becomes happy haven for big family  Colorado Springs Gazette

Going to college wasn't even a blip on Andrew Jaramillo Jr.'s radar after he graduated from Mesa Ridge High School in 2011. "I hadn't really thought about it too ...



Nicole Archambeau leads top-ranked Cañon City Tigers past Mesa Ridge Grizzlies  Canon City Daily Record

Just like the game in January, the Tigers started hot and hung on against the Grizzlies to a 61-50 win. The Tigers got out to a scorching start and led by 20 points ...



Colorado House, Senate candidates meet residents at Penrose Town Hall  Canon City Daily Record

PENROSE — Penrose residents got to know candidates who are seeking to represent them next year in the Colorado House and Senate during a town hall ...



Fountain courting more retail to serve growing population  Colorado Springs Gazette

For years, city of Fountain residents had plenty of shopping and dining choices. All they had to do was drive to Colorado Springs, several miles north of town.



Bethel Threshers vs. Sterling Warriors  Newton Kansan

1:30 p.m. SaturdayJoe W. Goering Fiekd,North Newton.



State marching band winners announced  Colorado Springs Gazette

Six local high schools placed in the finals of the 2014 Colorado Bandmasters Association state marching band competitions. In the 4A division, Air Academy ...



Springs Teen Shot and Killed In PA, Suspected Killer Also From Springs  KKTV 11 News

A Colorado Springs teenager has been shot and killed in Pittsburgh. The Cranberry Township Police Department says the suspect is also from the Springs.



Scott Garcia conquers Colorado summits, autism  Pueblo Chieftain

When Scott Garcia sets out to hike up some of Colorado's highest peaks, the trail to the top starts with extreme focus, a keen way with memorizing maps and ...



Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Patrick Allis, Discovery Canyon wrestling  Colorado Springs Gazette

Despite watching junior 120-pounder Patrick Allis fall behind in the final seconds of his Class 4A state wrestling championship match, Discovery Canyon coach ...



For Colorado native, it’s good to be a Globetrotter  FOX31 Denver

DENVER, Colo. -- The legendary Harlem Globetrotters entertain and engage fans all over the world. They put on more than 200 shows in the span of 4 months.



AROUND TOWN: Mental health heroes focus on teen suicide prevention  Colorado Springs Gazette

The heroes of mental health are all around us: the teacher who lets kids know they're appreciated, a teen whose rap video deals with all-too-frequent teen ...



Central boys basketball takes hard knocks in stride early on  Pueblo Chieftain

Brad Ranson has a young team that is playing a tough schedule. So early on, it's not all about wins and losses for Central High School's boys basketball team.



Father Bill Carmody, outspoken Catholic priest in the Colorado Springs area, remembered as champion of youth and faith  Colorado Springs Gazette

A devoted sports fan; often the loudest man on the court or the field. A church leader. A shy man who loved working with kids. A great hugger. When word.



High Levels Of Toxic Chemicals Found In Blood Of El Paso County Residents  KRCC

Some residents of Security, Widefield, and Fountain have elevated levels of potentially toxic chemicals in their blood, according to new research by the Colorado ...



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