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Roadrunner men continue to play amidst turmoil

Roadrunner men continue to play amidst turmoil

The MSU Denver Roadrunners men’s basketball team rallied together Feb. 10 at the Auraria Events Center to get the 75-59 win over the Chadron State Eagles despite starting guard Sunday Dech suffering a concussion and convulsing uncontrollably early in the game. Dech was injured from a fall of more than five feet on a leaping […]

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 […]

Cameron Williams reinstated to basketball team

Cameron Williams reinstated to basketball team

Two weeks after he was dismissed from the team, junior point guard Cameron Williams is back for the Roadrunners. Athletic department officials announced Williams’ dismissal on Jan. 28 and said it was for a violation of team rules. On Feb. 10 they issued a press release prior to the game against Chadron State. “Metropolitan State […]

Derrick Clark takes unexpected leave of absence

Derrick Clark takes unexpected leave of absence

Fresh off of his 3-game suspension, MSU Denver men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark has taken an indefinite leave of absence. The athletics department announced the leave of absence via press release on Feb. 10. “Derrick Clark has chosen to take indefinite leave of absence. During his absence, Adam Wall and Michael Bahl will serve […]

Women’s basketball peaking at right time

Women’s basketball peaking at right time

Don’t look now, but the MSU Denver women’s basketball team has won six of its last seven games and is currently sixth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Roadrunners continued their hot play Feb. 10 and 11 with wins over Chadron State and Regis University. Junior guard Georgia Ohrdorf played a stellar game against Black Hills […]

Nationwide Sports Briefs

Nationwide Sports Briefs

Steve Sarkisian headed to the NFL Alabama’s Steve Sarkisian was named the Atlanta Falcon’s offensive coordinator Tuesday Feb. 7 after the departure of Kyle Shanahan. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin as Alabama’s offensive coordinator before Alabama’s national championship game. Sarkisian has had NFL experience as the Oakland Raider’s quarterback coach in 2004. He was […]

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime performance reflected on a larger pattern we’ve seen throughout the nation since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s controversial policies materialized. The performance came in typical Gaga style, with mesmerizing costumes, synchronized audience participation and a death- defying jump from the top of the stadium. The pop singer, who […]