Football

National protest hits Denver sports scene

National protest hits Denver sports scene

This week, the Denver Broncos game was about more than touchdowns, tackles and tailgates. For the group of about 75 protesters at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, it was a battle for their culture. “I’m a human being, not an animal, nor a mascot,” read one of the protester’s signs. The protest at the […]

The big debate for Denver is the RB position

Denver Broncos’ running back Willis McGahee’s rushing performance against the Cincinnati Bengals indicates future Broncos’ success relies on him as the starter. It was obvious that head coach John Fox wanted to re-establish a running game – long lost from Mile High – in the Broncos’ first game of 2011 against the Raiders. However, it […]

Football fumbles out of the gate

Football fumbles out of the gate

April 30 was the day Metro had anticipated for so long: the school’s first club football game in 20 years. However, this sweet moment turned bitter after the team lost to the Colorado Springs Flames, 37-0, at Hinkley High School in Aurora.

The Flames, a semi-professional team that finished second in the Colorado Football Conference last year, were dominant in the second and third quarters of the game en route to the shutout.

Despite losing, Head Coach Darius Watts was proud of the effort his players displayed.

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