Falcon reopened its search for a head football coach Monday after its top candidate, Keith Gille, was unable to secure a teaching position for the upcoming school year, according to a letter sent to Falcon football parents from school principal Susan Thomas.
Gille, who holds a master’s degree in special education from Northern Colo
Avery Anderson won’t walk across the stage until 2015, but the Pine Creek sophomore apparently has his mind made up about where he’ll spend the rest of the decade.
The Eagles defensive back gave his verbal commitment to Arizona State, as reported on DevilsDigest.com and ASUDevils.com.
Although Anderson has publicly st
Cody Groff knows how to make people see things differently.
For three seasons, he sat the bench at Mesa Ridge waiting for his shot to quarterback the Grizzlies. When his chance came, things changed quickly.
“We've been really a run-first team,” Mesa Ridge coach Rob Braaten said. “Cody forced us to open it up a l
Less than two seasons removed from an appearance in the 4A state championship game, rumors surfaced that Pine Creek football coach Todd Miller would not be returning to the Eagles.
On Friday, those rumors were emphatically denied by Pine Creek athletic director Matt Mahan.
"We've heard some rumors about Todd, and they're absolute
Jeremy Nix wasn’t going anywhere as long as Mark Buderus remained Florence’s coach.
But when the longtime coach decided prior to last season that his 28th year would be his last, Nix hoped his familiarity with the school and community would make him an attractive candidate to succeed a local legend.
Falcon School District 49 recently extended an offer to Alameda coach Keith Gille to lead the Falcon football program. However, Gille said his decision is contingent on receiving an offer to teach English and special education, which has yet to happen.
D49 is on spring break through Friday, bu
Opportunity could have called Willie Roberts away from Cheyenne Mountain. As an Indians assistant football coach the past 12 seasons, the native Oklahoman definitely had earned his stripes to lead a different program.
Thoughts of moving never entered his mind. After his recent selection as the next coach of Cheyenne Mountain, Roberts can
When Mike Roof first arrived at Air Academy in 1982, the school had just lost half of its enrollment to upstart Rampart and was faced with a significant rebuilding effort. Sixteen years later, he sought another challenge and started from scratch as the first athletic director at Pine Creek.
So taking over a Kadets football program withou
Liberty didn’t hire Clarence Vaughn to be the next coach of its football team solely on his lofty achievements that include two Super Bowl rings as a linebacker on the Washington Redskins.
More important is Vaughn’s impact on kids and what he can do for a rising Liberty program.
“He’s a great person all ar
District 49 human resources recently posted online the Falcon head football coaching position formerly held by Trevor Hudson, officially ending a tumultuous four-month period that included a three-game suspension for a recruiting violation and later an alleged statement of resignation at a parent-player meeting.
D49 public information of
In a matter of minutes Wednesday afternoon, Northern Colorado’s offense received an immediate upgrade, thanks to signatures from three of the Pikes Peak region’s most prolific and game-changing athletes.
Running backs Anthony Davis, of Fountain-Fort Carson, and Brandon Cartagena, of Vista Ridge, and Wasson receiver DJ Hanes w
For a student at The Classical Academy, faith is part of the curriculum.
How appropriate, then, the Daniel Carlson's life was changed in church; albeit in an unconventional way.
Carlson, then an incoming freshman and an avid soccer player, had just returned to Colorado after living in his father's native Sweden for a year. Chris
Even for some of Colorado Springs’ greatest football players the task of picking up a ballpoint pen and signing a national letter of intent can be an exhausting process.
But once the pen is put aside, and their names are signed along the dotted line these NCAA-bound football players can flash their smiles.
Their coaches and
He watched as the lights went off above him in the Superdome during Sunday’s power-surged Super Bowl between Baltimore and San Francisco. Three days earlier, before embarking to New Orleans, Cheyenne Mountain football coach Brian Sherman informed Indians athletic director Kris Roberts that the power in his batteries was fading and needed a
Aaron Johnson had a message. And he needed to let everyone know.
He’d finally decided where he was going to play college football.
“Today, I was like I need to tell the world this,” Johnson said Saturday. “I went on Twitter, then went on Facebook, then texted all my coaches.”
The 6-foot-5, 18
Brandon Cartagena set a Vista Ridge school record Thursday without playing a game.
The Wolves football star verbally committed to Northern Colorado, becoming the first Vista Ridge athlete to commit to a Division I program.
“My sophomore year I said that would be one of my goals,” said Cartagena, who announced his deci
With a proposal in the works to change the 5A football playoff structure to give higher seeds home-field advantage, perhaps the greatest underdog of them all stood strong and spoke up Thursday at the Colorado High School Activities Association legislative council.
Palmer athletic director Robert Framel, who has watched his Terrors strugg
Anthony Davis had been chewing over the decision throughout the fall.
He knew to take his time over such an important choice. So while he considered the options, he chewed up yardage for the Fountain-Fort Carson football team.
Davis, The Gazette’s Football Peak Performer of the Year, verbally committed to the University of
Falcon football coach Trevor Hudson, suspended by the Colorado High School Activities Association on Oct. 24 for the final two regular-season games and a first-round playoff game after a recruiting violation, reportedly has announced his resignation.
Hudson apparently made the public comments nearly one month ago at a player/parent meeti
Liberty and Air Academy sit not quite nine miles apart in Academy School District 20. With somewhat comparable enrollments, the Lancers (1,560 students) and Kadets (1,301) compete frequently in nonleague contests in most sports but share an affiliation in football, both among 4A Pikes Peak League combatants.
The next time the teams meet
After five years as football coach at Liberty, Jaron Cohen will be leaving the Lancers to take the same position at Hinkley High School in Aurora in the fall.
Cohen arrived in 2008 – inheriting a 15-game losing streak – and in his second season guided the Lancers to their first 4A football conference championship, earning him
Drew O’Cain always admired legendary kicker Adam Vinatieri for his ability to come through in the clutch, his legacy forever marked by two Super Bowl-winning boots for the New England Patriots.
O’Cain, a 2008 Colorado Springs Christian School graduate, has another reason to admire Vinatieri, and it has nothing to do with his