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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 […]

Men hitting stride in time for RMAC tournament

Men hitting stride in time for RMAC tournament

With the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament a week away, the question remains, where will the Roadrunners be placed in the seeding? The Roadrunners are currently 16-10 overall and 21-8 in conference play with two games remaining in the regular season against Colorado Christian and Colorado School of Mines. This was not the […]

Mike Tolbert: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

Mike Tolbert: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

Many collegiate schools take pride in their female athletic programs and the names associated with them. The women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee is widely known as the “Lady Vols” rather than their male counterpart Volunteers and have publicly said how much the name means to their identity. “I don’t think that will […]

Deanna Hirsch: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

Deanna Hirsch: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

In 2015, 43 years since Title IX, it’s time for The Metropolitan to stop referring to our women’s teams as “Lady Runners.” These women work hard, train hard and play hard, just like our men’s teams. They’re competitive. They bring home wins and suffer losses, just like the men. They sacrifice their time, relationships and […]

Road trip levels women’s soccer

The Metro women’s soccer team finished their four-game road trip, beating Adams State College 2-0 Sept. 17 and tying  New Mexico Highlands University 1-1 Sept. 19. The ’Runners traveled from Alamosa Sept. 17 to Las Vegas, NM Sept. 19 to take on the Cowgirls. What should have been an easy win turned into a hard […]