News HeadlinesFalcon High Falcon, CO News

Falcon High School News Submitted by Alumni

Falcon High School News From Around The Web

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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Air Academy v. Falcon football | Multimedia  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Air Academy Kadets faced off against the Falcon Falcons at the K Dome at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Friday, September 7, 2018 in Colorado Springs.



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.



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

Editor's note: This is the last installment in a four-part series focusing on this year's record-breaking pace of traffic deaths in Colorado Springs and efforts ...



Northeast Colorado Springs school district’s losses continue with death of Falcon High 10th-grader  The Denver Post

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,” ...



Former Falcon star Kalen Ballage is on doorstep of NFL dream with “a lot of tread on my tires”  The Denver Post

INDIANAPOLIS -- Everyone inside Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., knew what was going to happen when Kalen Ballage lined up in the shotgun formation ...



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 ...



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.



District 49 sees another loss, Falcon student dies suddenly  KRDO

A 10th grader from Falcon High School died suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, making it the fifth loss for District 49 in 2017.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



School Adopts ‘E-Days’ To Combat Low Attendance On Late Start, Snow Days  CBS Local

In an effort to keep students up-to-date with school work while working around severe weather, the staff at Falcon High School near Colorado Springs is ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Former Falcon star Kalen Ballage staying humble after 8-touchdown game  The Denver Post

Before the eight-touchdown night, there was the eight-man touchdown. Last October, with Arizona State trying to ice an upset over No. 7 UCLA, the Sun Devils ...



Suspected drunk driver's mugshot released in crash that killed Falcon High School student  KRDO

A man is now facing vehicular homicide charges after causing a fatal crash near the intersection of Golden Sage and Woodmen on Friday night.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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," ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Weather closings and delays for October 31, 2018  KOAA 5

SOUTHERN COLORADO – A cold front moved into southern Colorado, bringing rain that changed to snow Tuesday afternoon, dropping several inches of snow ...



Two Colorado Springs high school seniors among this year's Boettcher Scholars  Colorado Springs Gazette

Two of this year's 42 graduating high school seniors awarded Boettcher Foundation Scholarships are from the Pikes Peak region, says a recipient list issued by ...



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 ...



Peyton mom, 3 kids killed in crash; D49 offers grief counselors  FOX21News.com

The family was traveling north to Montana last Friday when the SUV driven by Heather White crossed the center lane and collided head-on with a southbound ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cyclist killed while crossing Woodmen identified as D49 staff member  KKTV 11 News

A cyclist who was killed crossing Woodmen on Saturday afternoon, has been identified as Dr. Julia Roark. Roark was a staff member at District 49.



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 ...



Florence Pioneer Day to feature fireworks, Fireballs  Pueblo Chieftain

FLORENCE — Fall may be coming, but it's going to get hot when fireworks and the Atomic Fireballs spice up the 91st annual Pioneer Day weekend, starting ...



Falcon grad Ballage ready to climb into the national spotlight at Arizona State  Colorado Springs Gazette

Kalen Ballage created a storm of attention last year with "The Scrum Play." The 23-yard touchdown run against UCLA, so well-known at Arizona State that it has ...



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

Kalen Ballage packs 4.37-second speed in the 40-yard dash on a 6-foot-3, 225-pound frame. The Falcon High School star is averaging 12.5 yards per carry as a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 2017 PARCC scores Colorado in our database  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 ...



Graduation: When parenting becomes art appreciation | Opinion  Colorado Springs Gazette

My daughter Zola, who graduated from high school over the weekend, once asked me a long time ago to watch an episode of a favorite show of hers on Netflix,



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?



'Marriage Is So Gay' T-Shirt Allowed Back In School  KMGH Denver

Officials are allowing a Falcon High School student to wear a "Marriage Is So Gay" T-shirt after the American Civil Liberties Union called a principal's ban ...



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.



Falcon star Kalen Ballage signs with Arizona State  Colorado Springs Gazette

Thanks to untimely nasty weather and the power of social media, Kalen Ballage didn't get to control the moment the way he imagined. On a normal Wednesday, ...



Party Faithful At Precinct Caucuses Launch Colorado's 2018 Election Season  Colorado Public Radio

Tuesday night's gatherings begin the process of deciding which candidates will represent their parties in a variety races in November.



At least 11 from Channelview ISD bus crash remain hospitalized in Alabama, Florida  Chron

At least 11 members of the Channelview High School band remained in hospitals in Alabama and Florida receiving medical treatment Wednesday morning, ...



Who is Michael Fay?  KRDO

53-year-old Michael Fay faces vehicular homicide and DUI charges for his suspected involvement in a crash that killed a high school senior last week. He's also ...



Cañon City High School Tigers vollyeball team dominates in season opener  Canon City Daily Record

The Cañon City High School volleyball team started the season with a bang Thursday night, dominating the Falcon High School Falcons three sets to none in ...



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 ...



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 ...



Update: All athletics at Pine Creek placed on restriction by CHSAA  Colorado Springs Gazette

Pine Creek football and wrestling aren't the only programs to face sanctions from the state's high school athletics governing body. Turns out, every athletic ...



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 ...



Report: Teacher Told Students, 'I Write Sexual Books'  KMGH Denver

A teacher in the Colorado Springs area has been suspended for comments he made in class, according to KKTV. Falcon High School teacher Brian Rappatta ...



Four Arrested For Spray Paint Vandalism  KKTV 11 News

Four teenagers are under arrest, charged in a string of spray paint incidents in El Paso County.



Limiting former Falcon star Kalen Ballage key task for Colorado Buffaloes against Arizona State  The Denver Post

Mike MacIntyre says he doesn't spend time envisioning what Kalen Ballage may have looked like wearing a Colorado uniform, his rippled arms stretching the ...



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 ...



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, ...



New Brush student Cade Uhrick ready to make his mark  Fort Morgan Times

He may be new to Morgan County, but Cade Uhrick is fitting right in with Brush. The junior, who moved here from the Colorado Springs region and attended ...



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 ...



The Gazette's Football 5A/4A Peak Performer of the Year: Kalen Ballage, Falcon  Colorado Springs Gazette

As a small child, Kalen Ballage regularly watched football on TV with his dad, Reggie, but didn't see what the big fuss was about. That negative first impression ...



Tributes for June 18  Greeley Tribune

Ruth Burkholder Feb. 9, 1921-June 15, 2014 Age: 93 Residence: Greeley Ruth Mae Burkholder was born in Colorado Springs to Paul Raymond Cummings and ...



Three Mountain Lions men's basketball players sign pro contracts in Europe  Colorado Springs Gazette

The dream of playing pro basketball is a reality for three former Colorado-Colorado Springs men's players. Finding their new European home on a map may not ...



Fantasy football: Mock draft of rookies in dynasty leagues (IDP)  Colorado Springs Gazette

Here's a look at a fantasy football Gazette sports editor Matt Wiley just completed. It's for a Dynasty League and it was only rookies, but any fantasy football ...



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 ...



Branham, Christian pick up wins in state wrestling tourney  Therogersvillereview

FRANKLIN – None of Volunteer's four wrestlers were able to bring home any medals from last weekend's TSSAA State Wrestling Championships, but the ...



LIVE UPDATES: Black Forest fire north of Colorado Springs consumes more than 7,500 acres; dozens of homes gutted  Colorado Springs Gazette

LIVE UPDATES: 8:45 a.m.: Penrose Hospital spokesman Chris Valentine reports no patients related to the Black Forest fire have been admitted.



ASU Football: 3-star Trelon Smith signs with Sun Devils  House of Sparky

Newest Arizona State Sun Devils signee Trelon Smith is soon to be the shortest (5-foot-7), lightest (181 pounds), and one of the youngest of a cluster of Arizona ...



UPDATE: Friends of 17-Year-Old Car Crash Victim Speak Out  KKTV 11 News

A 17-year-old girl from Canon City died in a car crash Sunday morning.



Music & Blossom Festival Parade Lineup  Canon City Daily Record

Start Time: 1 p.m. Saturday 1. Welcome Banner carried by Florence Law Enforcement Explorers 2. Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival Grand Marshal Sandy ...



The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



Colorado Buffs signing day lands Mike MacIntyre’s son, 21 others  Denver Post

BOULDER — Although Colorado's 22-man football recruiting class lacks a plethora of nationally recognized blue-chippers, one name on the list is sure to catch ...



Matt Duchene helps lucky fan confirm prom date  NHL.com

Maybe Matt Duchene's new nickname should be "The Matchmaker." The Colorado Avalanche forward helped teenage fan Jessie Yost confirm her date for her ...



Not-so-sweet 16: Greeley GoJo Sports falls to Grand Junction Gene Taylor's in 16-inning marathon  Greeley Tribune

Dave Jahnke was sure of it.Matt Stike was coming in the game — no two ways about it.Even though his Grand Junction Gene Taylor's squad had a two-run ...



Colorado Springs trees hit hard by defoliating moths  Colorado Springs Gazette

The small, brown moths clinging to trees in North Cheyenne Cañon Park are on the cusp of death, but eggs left in their wake could endanger forests across the ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



News headlines by Google News for Falcon High School Falcon CO

We have listed the latest news headlines that include FHS . This site has been created to offer a place for FHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Falcon High Falcon, CO alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.