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Sky Sox tickets on sale for 2013 season

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It’s not too early to start singing “take me out to the ballgame.” The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2013 regular season schedule and are hoping to top last season’s record-setting success, when 4,915 fans came out for each game. Season ticket packages are on sale at www.skysox.com and start at $60. The… Continue Reading Sky Sox tickets on sale for 2013 season

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Fan Zone downtown today celebrates 2012 Olympics

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Day two of Fan Zone begins at 1 p.m. today in front of the Antler’s Hilton Hotel. The event, hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee, celebrates Team USA’s performance at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USOC FanZone is an interactive celebration that provides fans an opportunity to try five different Olympic and Paralympic… Continue Reading Fan Zone downtown today celebrates 2012 Olympics

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Mark your calendars, a date has been set for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb — in 2017. Organizers of the annual event have set a date for next year’s hill climb, June 30, but also set dates into 2017. “We felt that it was practical to establish similar dates for the future for many… Continue Reading Hill Climb organizers revving up for next year, and next four years

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Colorado College hockey is money. The program brings in millions in ticket sales and sponsorships, attracts thousands of loyal fans and elevates the college’s profile to a national stage. CC ranks eighth in college hockey revenue behind giants like Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, and fifth when it comes to fans — with as many… Continue Reading CC hockey: King of its market

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Spectators urged to turn out for Pro Challenge

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Aspen’s mayor is urging more people to cheer on cyclists on Independence Pass as the USA Pro Challenge leaves the area. Riders descended the pass into Aspen on Wednesday and will cross again Thursday on their way to Beaver Creek. Fans cheered and ran alongside riders in Wednesday’s stage but the Aspen Daily News reported… Continue Reading Spectators urged to turn out for Pro Challenge

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A sure sign that the USA Pro Challenge is coming to town reads “Road Closed.” USA Pro Challenge local race organizers and city officials will begin closing roads in the downtown area Thursday in preparation for the Stage 5 finish Friday afternoon. Cyclists will start the stage in Breckenridge and enter Colorado Springs on Highway… Continue Reading Roads start closing on Thursday for USA Pro Challenge

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  Organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge estimate that more than 1 million people will line Colorado roads this week to watch some of the world’s top cyclists.   The nearly 700-mile race starts Monday at 10 a.m. in Durango. Cyclists will ride through Mancos and Dolores, over Lizard Head Pass and end in… Continue Reading Over 1 million expected to watch Colo. bike race

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Cyclists, time to get your ride on. Rally Week, in celebration of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge cycling race, begins Aug. 20 with bicycle rides planned every day this week leaving from America the Beautiful park and ending at a downtown business. All rides start at 6 p.m. Springs Cycling Club hosts the first ride… Continue Reading Rally Week begins Monday, cyclists ride daily into downtown

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Karate competition kicks its way into Springs

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It’s going to be a high-kicking, board-breaking weekend Sept. 21-23 when hundreds of Karate athletes descend on Colorado Springs for the USA Karate All-American Classic. The competition, which is being revived for the first time in recent years, is presented by the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. and will be at the Crowne Plaza. The Crowne… Continue Reading Karate competition kicks its way into Springs

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Records broken on Pikes Peak this weekend

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Snow flurries and rain couldn’t keep top racers down in the 90th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Rhys Millen set a new record of 9:46:164, just beating out Romain Dumas, who raced up the mountain in 9:46:181, which beat out last year’s record of 9:51:278 set by Japan’s Nobuhiro Tajima. Rain and… Continue Reading Records broken on Pikes Peak this weekend

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