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

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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 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 ...



11 Call for Action Investigation: Man accused of sex crimes on a child was a volunteer coach at another D49 school  KKTV 11 News

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



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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," ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



El Paso County and Envida launch public bus service to Calhan  KOAA 5

EL PASO COUNTY- Public bus *service* is now available on the eastern plains of El Paso County. The non-profit organization Envida launched limited *service* ...



Weather closings and delays for October 31, 2018  KOAA 5

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Prep notebook: Hundreds fill Colorado Springs church to honor longtime Air Academy coach  Colorado Springs Gazette

With many donning Air Academy hockey jerseys and other sportswear – a family request – hundreds of mourners filled the pews of Woodmen Valley Chapel in ...



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 Dec. 13, 2018  KOAA 5

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

Parents are voicing their opinion about a controversial grading system.



Kalen Ballage, Falcon graduate, drafted by Miami  KRDO

The Miami Dolphins drafted Falcon High School graduate Kalen Ballage in the 4th round of the 2018 NFL Draft.



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 ...



Falcon ECHS moves to Odessa College campus  Midland Reporter-Telegram

University of Texas of the the Permian Basin will no longer be the home of Falcon Early College High School. The Odessa College Board of Trustees ...



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

CLASS 5A/4A. FIRST TEAM. Outside hitter. Taylor Buckley, sr., Lewis-Palmer — Buckley led the area Class 4A-5A hitters with 275 kills and earned a .242 hitting ...



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.



Springs Police asking public to help identify person of interest  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in connection with an assault. On November 16th, 2018 around ...



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 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 ...



Drivers looking for easier routes find themselves stuck  KOAA 5

MONUMENT – As the sun sets, traffic is moving a little bit faster in northern El Paso County as crews get a handle on snow and slush covering the roads.



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 ...



CPW seeking public's help in finding Colorado Springs poacher  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for the public's help in solving two poaching cases that have occurred in an unincorporated ...



Apartment fire in southeast Colorado Springs displaces residents on Thanksgiving  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Springs Fire Department said multiple units were damaged in an early-morning apartment fire in the southeast part of ...



Operation Pringles Jingle: A Colorado Springs mission for our troops overseas  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – The snack food Pringles is now part of holiday food favorites in Colorado Springs. It is because of a project for local troops stationed ...



Food distribution helps those struggling without food stamps  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – For folks who depend on food stamps, it's perfect timing for a food distribution event at Care and Share in Pueblo. Angelina Jahnke used to rely on ...



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

By Dillon Thomas. EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — In an effort to keep students up-to-date with school work while working around severe weather, the staff ...



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.



Manitou Christmas parade kicks off the holiday season  KOAA 5

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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 ...



Pastor arrested earlier identified as man killed by train  KOAA 5

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a man killed when he was struck by a train was a 62-year-old pastor who was arrested about a week earlier on suspicion ...



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 ...



Powerball jackpot swells to estimated $750 million  KOAA 5

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – No one has won the big Powerball prize, so the estimated jackpot now grows to $750 million – the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. ...



Denver Uber driver pleads not guilty in shooting  KOAA 5

DENVER – An Uber driver charged with murder in the shooting of a passenger on a Denver interstate has pleaded not guilty. Michael Hancock entered his plea ...



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, ...



First veterans laid to rest at Pikes Peak National Cemetery  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – The first four veterans were laid to rest at the nation's newest national cemetery this week just southeast of Colorado Springs.



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 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 ...



Arrest made for fatal shooting in Pueblo park  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – Police have arrested 19-year-old Christian Sena of Pueblo on a charge of first-degree murder for a July shooting at JJ Raigoza Park. Christian Sena ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bent County November General Election information  KOAA 5

BENT COUNTY – The general election is coming up fast on November 6, 2018. Colorado voters will have a lengthy ballot in this year as we choose a new ...



El Paso County to launch new assessor's website  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

EL PASO COUNTY – El Paso County is in the process of updating its website, including the frequently visited county assessor's page. The county said that ...



Woman arrested for running fake daycare, officers find $35000 worth of drugs  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

COLORADO SPRINGS – A woman accused of running a daycare under a false name was found in possession of a large amount of drugs, cash, and weapons ...



Could fall colors come early to Southern Colorado?  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

We're looking ahead to a fall favorite in Colorado – watching the leaves change color! Because of the dry weather this year, the changes could be coming a little ...



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 ...



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 ...



Voters help dozens of fire protection districts keep funding  KOAA 5

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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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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," ...



Artist unveils his latest "Matchstick Marvel"  KOAA 5

The Matchstick Marvels Museum in Gladbrook, Iowa, welcomes Artist Patrick Acton's newest piece of art, a 2/3 scale model of a 1970 Dodge Charger from the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Falcon dedicates football season to deceased ex-teammate Austin Warbington  Colorado Springs Gazette

As a sophomore at Falcon two seasons ago, Zion Littlejohn heard many voices. One stood out, even if it wasn't the loudest. "He didn't talk much, but showed his ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cañon City Tigers' Nathan Pontious, Laiken O'Rourke top runners at home invitational  Canon City Daily Record

The Cañon City Tigers cross country team compete well at its home invitational, but two athletes in particular excelled. Nathan Pontious and Laiken O'Rourke ...



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?



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.



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, ...



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; ...



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 ...



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 ...



Teen killed in suspected DUI crash 1 month before graduation  KKTV 11 News

Drinking and driving is to blame for a deadly crash that killed an 18-year-old, State Patrol said.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



2016 in the Colorado Springs Area: A look back  Colorado Springs Gazette

While the nation may remember 2016 for a contentious presidential race, the year in the Pikes Peak region was much more subdued. It was a year of growth in ...



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, ...



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