Sports Stance: The search begins

Sports Stance: The search begins

With Derrick Clark’s firing, the Athletics Department must decide what traits and qualification they want in the basketball team’s next leader After MSU Denver parted ways with men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark on March 27, an immediate search for a new head coach began. During Clark’s seven years as head coach, he was the […]

Men hitting stride in time for RMAC tournament

Men hitting stride in time for RMAC tournament

With the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament a week away, the question remains, where will the Roadrunners be placed in the seeding? The Roadrunners are currently 16-10 overall and 21-8 in conference play with two games remaining in the regular season against Colorado Christian and Colorado School of Mines. This was not the […]

Player deviates from convention, founds semi-pro team USA Denver

Player deviates from convention, founds semi-pro team USA Denver

Romello Washington is a 20-year-old semi-professional basketball player and Aurora native who has dedicated his life to the sport since he was in third grade. So much so, in fact, that he founded his own semi-pro team. He bounced around during his high school career. He started at Valor Christian, then went to Eaglecrest, John […]

2017 NBA MVP: Harden or Westbrook?

2017 NBA MVP: Harden or Westbrook?

This year’s NBA MVP race has been record breaking. We are witnessing history in the making between former teammates Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Harden and Westbrook have refined their game make them all-around performers. They score, rebound and assist, which makes them multidimensional threats on the court. Westbrook currently averages a triple-double with 30.8 points per game, 10.4 assists and 10.6 rebounds, while Harden averages a double-double with 28.6 point per game and 11.6 assists. Many people argue Westbrook is the […]

Roadrunners upset No. 20 Fort Lewis

The MSU Denver men’s basketball team dominated the No. 20 Fort Lewis Skyhawks 80-65 and improved their overall record to 10-4 in a stunning upset on Jan. 6. The Roadrunners are now 6-2 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play. The loss dropped the formerly conference leading Skyhawks to 7-2 in the RMAC and to 12-3 overall. MSU Denver began the game shooting efficiently as a team from three point and made […]

Mines hands Roadrunners first conference loss

The Colorado School of Mines Orediggers handed MSU Denver’s men’s basketball team their first conference loss of the season Dec. 16. The Roadrunners struggled in the first half and shot a sluggish 36 percent from the field. They trailed the Orediggers by double digits for the majority of the first half and turned the ball […]

Opinion: Super teams destroy sports parity

Opinion: Super teams destroy sports parity

The offseason trades and free agent signings before the 2016- 2017 NBA season have caught a lot of people’s attention. Some fans are in favor of the elevated talent of certain teams and some are against it. Fans against it believe that the moves players made to form alliances with other superstars are unfair and […]