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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 […]

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

The NFL free agency period has begun, signaling the start of the new league year. Blockbuster trades accompanied by potentially franchise changing signings flooded the headlines but a notable team hasn’t made the news: the Denver Broncos. John Elway and the rest of the Broncos front office have made it a priority to upgrade their […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Roadrunners Take Three of Four from Cowboys

Baseball Weekend Recap: Roadrunners Take Three of Four from Cowboys

DENVER (March 12, 2017) –The Roadrunners baseball team took three of four from New Mexico Highlands at the Regency Athletic Complex this weekend. They improve to 9-9 overall, reaching .500 for the first time since February 5, the conclusion of their first series of the season. In conference play, they are 5-3, good for a […]

Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Amidst the bustle of the offseason, the Metropolitan State Women’s Soccer program has landed a new head coach. Tracy Chao began her duties on March 6. Following the departure of former nine-year head coach Adrianne Pietz, Athletic Director Anthony Grant named Chao the head coach of the program in late February 2017. The challenge of […]

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

Men’s basketball finished a tumultuous season on March 3 when they lost to the No. 14 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers 61-70 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. The game meant the end of the college careers of senior forward Andre Harris and senior guard Brian Howard. Howard was the second-leading scorer for […]