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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 […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners host Regis and UCCS

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners host Regis and UCCS

  The Roadrunners baseball team broke even in their four games as the Regency Athletic Complex hosted Regis University and University of Colorado Colorado Springs this weekend. MSU Denver began and ended the weekend with losses to Regis, but fit a two-game sweep of UCCS in between. The Runners conclude their regular season competition against […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Draw Short End of the Stick Against Regis

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Draw Short End of the Stick Against Regis

The Roadrunners faced their stiffest RMAC competition to date in double-headers on Sunday and Monday, going as cold as the weather record-wise, dropping three games to cross-town rival Regis University. However, the first three games were intensely close, being decided in the penultimate inning in the earliest. Game one was 1-1 in the eighth, while […]

Legendary fighter Georges St-Pierre returns

Legendary fighter Georges St-Pierre returns

On November 16, 2013, Georges “Rush” St-Pierre successfully defended his welterweight championship against Johnny Hendricks for the 9th consecutive time in his career. This would mark the last time St-Pierre blessed the octagon with his unmatchable set of skills for over three and a half years. When St-Pierre announced his retirement after his five round […]

Kyle Miller pursues his lacrosse dreams

Kyle Miller pursues his lacrosse dreams

When it comes to any sport, many athletes take some pride in knowing how committed their parents are. For one Roadrunner in particular, having his mother be involved and passionate about the rising sport of lacrosse in Colorado makes him feel lucky. Kyle Miller is a junior at MSU Denver studying marketing. He already has […]

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

After a tumultuous and tense season, MSU Denver has fired men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark, the athletics department announced today. Clark, who had one year remaining on his contract, had a forgettable season. After a promising start to the year in which they lost to the eventual national champions by only two points, the […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Get Back on Track Against Adams State

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Get Back on Track Against Adams State

DENVER (Mar 27,2017)– The Roadrunners baseball team took three key games from Adams State University this weekend to bounce back from a disappointing series at School of Mines. MSU Denver outscored the Grizzlies 36-10 in the four-game set, thanks in large part to a 17-run outburst in game three and over matching their opponents on […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Drop Series to Colorado School of Mines

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Drop Series to Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN (Mar 19, 2017)– Poor pitching and defense hindered the ability of the MSU Denver baseball team to be competitive in their four-game series at Colorado School of Mines, losing three games. The series drops their overall record to 10-12, and their conference record to 6-6. An alarming pattern is beginning to show, as they are […]

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez is many things. He’s a former North Carolina Tar Heel. He’s a former professional basketball player. And now, he’s the first native Puerto Rican to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Melendez started playing basketball at a young age in Puerto Rico. He used to walk two miles to the local basketball […]