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Falcon High School student arrested for bringing a gun on campus  KOAA 5

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D-49: Falcon High School student facing charges, accused of bringing gun to school  KKTV 11 News

School District 49 says the 18-year-old is facing multiple charges.



Falcon community rallies around athlete badly injured in crash  KOAA 5

FALCON, COLO. – The community of Falcon is pulling together to support one of their own. A sophomore football player is in the hospital after a crash that ...



Plea deal possible for former Colorado Springs cheer coach accused of sex crimes against teens  KKTV 11 News

11 News is learning new information about a former cheer coach accused of child sex crimes.



Learning doesn't stop for snow days for Falcon High School  KKTV 11 News

Snow days in the traditional sense are about to be a thing of the past for one Springs-area high school.



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.



Construction problems that led to Falcon High School evacuations apparently fixed  Colorado Springs Gazette

So far, so good this week for students at Falcon High School - , no construction problems, no evacuations, no canceled classes. "We're happy things are going ...



Falcon memorial honors 53 military service members  KRDO

A memorial in Falcon is honoring *service* men and women who have died while serving our country.



GAME OF THE WEEK | Falcon travels to Air Academy as both teams search for their first win  Colorado Springs Gazette

Two teams searching for their first win of the season will clash after so-so starts.



Northeast Colorado Springs school district's losses continue with death of Falcon High 10th-grader  Colorado Springs Gazette

Falcon High School students and parents were informed Thursday morning of another tragic loss. "It is almost unbelievable that we must share more sad news," ...



Signing day list: More than 80 local athletes sign spring National Letters of Intent  Colorado Springs Gazette

April 17 marks the start of the third and final signing period for high school athletes to sign their national letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level.



Pikes Peak rankings: Undefeated girls' soccer teams top area rankings  Colorado Springs Gazette

BASEBALL. 1. Cheyenne Mountain (7-1) — The Indians have won six straight to earn the top spot in the Pikes Peak rankings, including a 17-8 win over ...



Former Falcon High School athlete drowns in river  KKTV 11 News

A former Falcon High School football player drowned in a popular swimming area outside Grand Junction.



Newest dog park in El Paso County is a smash hit with the four-legged community  KOAA 5

FALCON – A tail-waggin' good time can now be had in Falcon after El Paso County added a third dog park to the County park system on March 15th. Located ...



Funeral for Falcon High School student Michael Finley scheduled Friday  Colorado Springs Gazette

A funeral Mass for Michael Finley, a Falcon High School senior killed when a suspected drunken driver turned in front of him, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday.



Gas leak closes Falcon High School  Colorado Springs Gazette

Falcon High School was evacuated Thursday morning and is closed for the rest of the day, due to an unidentifiable natural gas smell in the main hallway of the ...



Kalen Ballage, former Falcon High star, selected by Miami Dolphins in fourth round of NFL draft  The Denver Post

Kalen Ballage is headed to Miami. The former Falcon High School and Arizona State star running back was selected Saturday in the fourth round of the NFL ...



Landmark moment in School District 49 with new school at old ranch  Colorado Springs Gazette

The bulls on the old Bennett Ranch in Peyton don't look the same.



Teenage boys face charges in online Halloween threat against Falcon High School  Colorado Springs Gazette

Two teenage boys are facing charges after being linked to a Halloween threat to kill students and faculty at Falcon High School that has been circulating online ...



Gazette Preps 2019 baseball preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

5A/4A Colorado Springs Metro. Coronado Cougars. Coach: Trevor Stewart, third season. Last year: 9-10 (6-6 5A CSML). Returning starters: Beau Chauvin, sr., ...



Air Academy's Brady Badwound comes up with two big plays to lift Kadets over Falcon  Colorado Springs Gazette

It all came down to two plays. A blocked extra point, and a goal-line stand. And Air Academy's Brady Badwound was responsible for both as he made the first ...



2019 graduation dates in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region  Colorado Springs Gazette

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



New 10-acre El Paso County dog park includes 2 acres for small dogs  KKTV 11 News

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - No leash no problem! El Paso County announced it was open to the public on Thursday there will be a grand opening ...



Falcon High School senior, 18, identified as victim of crash caused by suspected drunken driver  Colorado Springs Gazette

An 18-year-old man who died in a crash Friday night when a suspected drunken driver turned in front of him was a popular Falcon High School senior on the ...



Thursday’s prep roundup: Palmer Ridge sends Sand Creek girls’ soccer to first loss  Colorado Springs Gazette

GIRLS' SOCCER. Palmer Ridge 2, Sand Creek 1. At Sand Creek: Abby Barhydt's penalty-kick goal with 20 minutes left gave Palmer Ridge the lead for good as ...



Prep wrestling roundup: Local grapplers advance to quarterfinals as Colorado state tournament begins  Colorado Springs Gazette

DENVER — Several wrestlers from the Pikes Peak region advanced to the quarterfinals after the first day of the state tournament at the Pepsi Center on ...



Parents Cry Fail Over Falcon High School Grading System  KKTV 11 News

Parents are voicing their opinion about a controversial grading system. Nearly three years ago, Falcon High School in District 49 went from a traditional ...



Gazette Preps 2018-19 Wrestling All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

High school wrestling all-stars for the 2018-19 season.



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 ...



E-days: The beginning of the end of the snow day dance?  Colorado Springs Gazette

Snow days don't have the same glorious meaning at Falcon High School anymore. No sleeping in till noon or playing video games all day. Under an electronic ...



Suspect in DUI crash that killed Falcon High School student sentenced to 24 years  KRDO

The man who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide back in August in connection with the death of a student from Falcon High School was sentenced to 24 years ...



Weather Closings and Delays for Tuesday, Jan. 22  KOAA 5

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Gazette Preps 2019 girls' track and field preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Fountain-Fort Carson Trojans. Coach: Ben Montoya, 12th year. Top athletes: Kyra Davis, sr., sprints, jumps; Marketa Draper, so., sprints; Sakara ...



Gazette Preps 2019 girls' tennis preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Fountain-Fort Carson. Coach: Mary Heisel, fifth year. Last year: 5-5 (1-1 CSML). Returning athletes: Emily Piter, so.; Sienna Powell, sr. Other top ...



Gazette Preps 2018 3A-1A Football All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

CLASS 3A-1A. FIRST TEAM. OFFENSE. Quarterback. Ty Evans, sr., Palmer Ridge — Evans concluded his high school run with a second straight state title and ...



Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships features new location, 5 returning champions  Colorado Springs Gazette

In its 19th year, the Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships will see a change of scenery as 100-plus registered wrestlers from the Colorado Springs ...



Fatal driving: Family of Falcon teen killed in 2017 drunken driving crash hopes 'Drunk Driving Stops Here'  Colorado Springs Gazette

The drunken driving death near Academy and Palmer Park on Monday night brought the city's total traffic fatalities this year to 38, one shy of matching last year's ...



Scouting state track: Pikes Peak region athletes hold 21 top-seeds heading into state track & field weekend  Colorado Springs Gazette

It's set to be a busy weekend for Pikes Peak region athletes with the potential of more than 100 state medals coming home to Colorado Springs after the ...



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 ...



Tuesday's prep roundup: Jason Shuger tosses second no-hitter of the season for Lewis-Palmer  Colorado Springs Gazette

BASEBALL. Lewis-Palmer 12, Sand Creek 1. At Lewis-Palmer: Jason Shuger threw his second no-hitter of the year and struck out 12 during an efficient ...



Mental Health: A crisis in Colorado — Parents struggle, families buckle with a child's mental illness  Colorado Springs Gazette

This story is part of a yearlong series about Colorado's broken mental health care system. Read the first installment here.



Monday's prep roundup: Rampart baseball ends regular season with walkoff win  Colorado Springs Gazette

Rampart ended the regular season in walkoff fashion, scoring three runs in the seventh for a 5A/4A CSML victory.



Thursday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer's Jason Shuger tosses no-hitter in season opener  Colorado Springs Gazette

BASEBALL. Lewis-Palmer 5, Ponderosa 0. At Lewis-Palmer: Jason Shuger started his senior season with a bang -- throwing a seven-inning no-hitter and ...



Gazette Preps 2019 boys' track and field preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

Class 5A. Fountain-Fort Carson Trojans. Coach: Ben Montoya, 12th year. Returning athletes: Mike Jones, jr., sprints; JaWarren Smith, jr., sprints; Paul Thomas, ...



Monday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain gets emotional win after death of Kendall Robinson  Colorado Springs Gazette

Cheyenne Mountain clinched a narrow back-and-forth boys' basketball victory over Sand Creek in front of a crowd of supporters holding handmade signs ...



Weather closings and delays for October 31, 2018  KOAA 5

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Weather closings and delays for Dec. 13, 2018  KOAA 5

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Grandmother: Man allegedly tried to cover up woman's death in dirt bike crash  Colorado Springs Gazette

A 24-year-old woman whose body was found in southeast Colorado Springs in November died in a dirt bike crash with a man who allegedly tried to cover it up, ...



Gazette Preps 2018-19 Girls basketball 5A/4A All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

Girls high school basketball all-stars for classes 4A and 5A.



Fatal addiction: Falcon High grad, gifted and gracious, loses life at 25 to heroin  Colorado Springs Gazette

Seven years and addiction to a lethal drug marked the distance between the frail form laced by tubes and wires to a hospital bed and the Makenzie Taylor ...



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.



EDITORIAL: Colorado politicians address mental health crisis  Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado's legislative Republicans and Democrats took action this week to pass two bills that could move us in the direction of addressing a widespread and ...



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 ...



Colorado Springs parents cry foul over grading system tied to new state standards  Colorado Springs Gazette

Almost three years after Falcon High School started a new grading system, parents are claiming "epic fail." "It's extremely unfair, and you need a master's degree ...



Deadly crash in Wyoming claims mother, 3 kids from Peyton  KKTV 11 News

BAGGS, Wyo. (KKTV) - A father of three is mourning the loss of his wife and children after they were killed in a crash in Wyoming. Gordon White released the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local students eyed as solution to global cybersecurity workforce gap  Colorado Springs Independent

One of the world's greatest government, military, financial and social challenges has been made even worse by a workforce shortage of global proportions.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cheyenne Mountain nixes change to student dress code  Colorado Springs Gazette

After hearing impassioned pleas from students saying the dress code and enforcement practices in Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 are "objectifying," ...



New eSports facility lets local gamers dream big in northern Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

Esports Arena, a Roseville, Calif.-based venture, recently partnered with Walmart to launch arenas within Walmart stores.



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.



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 ...



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.



Thursday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain's Choi earns top medalist billing at Trojan Invite  Colorado Springs Gazette

GIRLS' GOLF Trojan Invitational At Cheyenne Shadows GC: Cheyenne Mountain's Maxine Choi garnered top medalist honors after carding a 7-over-par 80, ...



Falcon Middle School evacuated due to natural gas leak  kdvr.com

PEYTON, Colo. -- Students were evacuated from Falcon Middle School Wednesday morning due to a natural gas leak, according to a post on the Falcon School ...



Gazette Preps 2017-18 Wrestling All-Stars  Colorado Springs Gazette

FIRST TEAM 106: Jett Strickenberger, Discovery Canyon, fr.: He started off his high school career on a high note, finishing the Class 4A state tournament in third ...



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 ...



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

FIRST TEAM 100M dash: Deondre Ritter, Fountain-Fort Carson, Sr. – The senior ran a 10.71-second race at state to finish .01 off a Class 5A gold medal in the ...



High school basketball: All-time great boys players from Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

In 2012 a panel of Colorado-Springs area experts helped The Gazette pick the greatest boys' basketball players of all-time. Gazette Preps is excited to unveil a ...



Kalen Ballage, Falcon running back, attracts big recruiting attention  Denver Post

FALCON —The school bus driver, who had just taken the Falcon High football team from its school to its practice field at the Patriot Learning Center, was ...



TV Talk - Lena Howland leaves KOAA  Colorado Springs Gazette

After a four-year run, KOAA-TV reporter Lena Howland has left the station. Her last day with the local NBC affiliate was Tuesday. Howland has taken a position ...



David Ramsey: 4 reasons to believe in Kalen Ballage's future as NFL running back  Colorado Springs Gazette

Former Falcon star Kalen Ballage is headed, eventually, to NFL stardom, but he won't arrive there next season. He'll be the Dolphins third running back, a rookie ...



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.



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 ...



Technology-based curricula help middle, high school students succeed post graduation  Colorado Springs Independent

The Colorado Department of Education has academic standards for everything from mathematics to dance, but it took action by the Colorado Legislature to get ...



Colorado Springs family killed in crash dedicated lives to Christian faith  Colorado Springs Gazette

Just a week after he lost his wife and children in a crash in Wyoming, Gordon White tried to express his pain during a memorial *service* Saturday at Radiant ...



Gazette Preps girls' golf 2018 preview capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

5A CSML Doherty Coach: Brett Courter, first year Last year: Did not qualify a team or any players for the state tournament Returning athletes: Paige Well, sr.; ...



High school boys' track and field capsules  Colorado Springs Gazette

5A Coronado Coach: Jeremy Kane (13th season) Key players: Charles Broomfield, jr., thrower; Jaydon Lewis, sr., jumper; Carver Engstrom, sr., pole vaulter; ...



Pine Creek football, wrestling face sanctions for recruiting violations  Colorado Springs Gazette

Pine Creek High School's football and wrestling programs — two of the more successful programs from the Pikes Peak region — have been sanctioned by the ...



Find your Colorado PARCC 2017 results  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...



Friday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer gets big boys' basketball conference win  Colorado Springs Gazette

BOYS' BASKETBALL Lewis-Palmer 76, Sand Creek 62 At Sand Creek: In a battle of top-three teams in the 5A/4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference, Lewis-Palmer ...



CHSAA approves boys' volleyball, girls' wrestling and unified bowling as pilot programs  Colorado Springs Gazette

Advocates have been pushing for the sanctioning of boys' volleyball in the state of Colorado for more than 20 years. And Wednesday, the club sport took one ...



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 ...



Find your Colorado school's 2016 PARCC English and math results  Chalkbeat Colorado

The green bars represent the number of students who scored at or above the state's benchmark for college or career readiness.



Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse  Colorado Springs Gazette

Lewis-Palmer boys' lacrosse coach Dan Mullins doesn't mince words when discussing senior captain Garrett Ziegler. “First off, I think he's probably the best ...



Family grieves loss of son killed before graduation in suspected DUI crash  KKTV 11 News

Finley, an 18 year-old senior, was supposed to graduate from Falcon High School this weekend.



Colorado association cultivates green industry interest  Total Landscape Care

Last year the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) launched its Career Pathways Program and now it has teamed up with a number of high ...



What if Broncos trade C.J., draft running back?  7NEWS Denver

The Broncos offense needs explosive players. Will they look to add a running back?



Ramsey: Pine Creek's Todd Miller is obsessed with victory. Just ask his wife  Colorado Springs Gazette

Standing in the blazing Illinois sun the morning after her church wedding, Jill Miller started asking questions. She had married a redheaded high school football ...



PREP NOTEBOOK: Longtime coach Al Blanc takes post at Discovery Canyon  Colorado Springs Gazette

Al Blanc, whose 41-year career at eight Colorado high schools has netted more than 600 career victories, late Wednesday afternoon officially became coach of ...



Not enough students to fill growing cybersecurity demand  Colorado Springs Gazette

An unending war happening in the nebulous realm of cyberspace needs more troops to fight the bad guys and protect the innocent. With high-profile security ...



Super Centex Boys Soccer Team: Falcon’s foot carried Pirates into history books  Waco Tribune-Herald

La Vega did not get off to a good start this season. The Pirates were 1-5 to start the year before dropping their district opener to Mexia. At that moment, Mariano ...



Loveland, Thompson Valley bands top regionals, will compete in state  Loveland Reporter-Herald

Loveland and Thompson Valley High School marching bands placed first in their divisions at a recent Colorado Bandmasters Association regional competition, ...



Kalen Ballage 2018 NFL Draft Profile  Last Word on Pro Football

Kalen Ballage holds the record for most touchdowns in a NCAA game but the Arizona State back faces an uphill challenge in this year's draft due to an extremely ...



Former ThunderRidge standout Sam Jones readies for NFL Combine  9NEWS.com

CENTENNIAL – To meet Sam Jones is to like him. The latest NFL prospect from the Denver-area, Jones has quarterback good looks but offensive guard ...



Pine Creek rolls past Falcon for opportunity to defend 4A state title  USA TODAY High School Sports

PINE CREEK – The No. 1-seeded Pine Creek Eagles defeated No. 13-seeded Falcon in the Class 4A football state semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at ...



Picture-perfect moment for Willits twins  Pueblo Chieftain

This is the first of a three-part series involving recipients of Greater Pueblo Sports Association's great moments in Pueblo sports. The Pueblo Chieftain will revisit ...



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