Legend leaves lasting legacy

Legend leaves lasting legacy

Part I | Part II | Part III A departure from the upper echelon of Roadrunner athletics has left emptiness in its wake. Joan McDermott’s influence as athletic director went beyond the position she held. To the people closest to her, she was everything. From a leader, to a competitor and a visionary, one profound label […]

Mother of Metro

Mother of Metro

Part I | Part II | Part III The game of life took Joan McDermott away from home and shaped her into one of the most powerful women in Colorado sports. Decades later, it now brings her back. When McDermott officially begins her tenure as director of athletics at California State University, East Bay in less […]

Metro marches into RMAC conference final

Metro marches into RMAC conference final

After trailing for the entire first half and part of the second, the Roadrunners held Colorado State-Pueblo to 25 points in the final 20 minutes to win 67-56. The ThunderWolves opened the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament March 6 at the Auraria Event Center with a 7-0 run and built a […]

E.R. executes surgical dagger

When UCCS star Derrick White caught fire, Eric Rayer answered with a cold-blooded jump shot that gave Metro a 73-72 victory in the regular season finale. White was held in check for a majority of the game until his team most needed him. After managing only two points in the first half on 1-6 shooting […]

Tale of two halves ends in victory for Runners

Tale of two halves ends in victory for Runners

A lethargic first half preceded the superior second in Metro’s 70-56 win over Regis University. The Roadrunners’ nine-point lead over the Rangers (5-17 overall, 3-15 conference) midway through the first 20 minutes dwindled to just three by halftime (29-26) Feb. 14 at the Regis Fieldhouse. “It was a slow start. We were up by three […]

Opening Day ends on high note

Opening Day ends on high note

Roadrunners fall in Game 1, rally in Game 2 vs. University of Nebraska-Kearney Dalton Cowen draped a no-hitter over the first five innings of Opening Day before Metro’s late-inning heroics fell short in a 5-3 loss. The senior right-hander from Gillette, Wyoming, was razor sharp for the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers. Cowen — 6.2 innings […]

Opening Day first cloudy then bright

Opening Day first cloudy then bright

Dalton Cowen draped a no-hitter over the first five innings of Opening Day before Metro’s late-inning heroics fell short in a 5-3 loss. The senior right-hander from Gillette, Wyoming was razor sharp for the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers. Cowen — 6.2 innings pitched — silenced Metro’s bats until junior left fielder Reilly Mau laced a […]

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