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Defense doesn’t rest

By Patti Arnold

Colorado Mesa’s women’s basketball team has found its calling card. Defense. The Mavericks (23-4) aren’t flashy offensively. They have a tendency to turn the ball over. They don’t dominate teams in the ...


Second-half Lions

By Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS — Rowdy student supporters of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs men’s basketball team were wearing T-shirts that read: “Own the Playoffs.” That may come true, but one thing was certain ...

Mavs’ Wagner is top coach in RMAC again

By Patti Arnold

Three years. Three RMAC regular-season championships. Two RMAC Shootout titles, with a third still a possibility. Three-time coach of the year. It’s been a good run so far for Taylor Wagner, who on Tuesday was selected the RMAC ...


Kasel the thief

By Patti Arnold

If Laurel Kasel wasn’t stepping in front of passes, she was slapping them away, chasing down loose balls, picking them up and sprinting the other way. The junior guard for the Colorado Mesa women’s basketball team had a ...


Mavs on long road trip for RMAC playoffs

By Patti Arnold

They might grumble about road trips, but the Colorado Mesa men’s basketball players like playing away from home almost as much as at Brownson Arena. The Mavericks are 7-4 on the road against RMAC teams this season, and did what no other ...


Halalilo likes Mesa’s high expectations

By Patti Arnold

Perhaps no one understands what can happen in the RMAC Shootout better than Shanna Halalilo. The senior guard for the Colorado Mesa women’s basketball team was part of Black Hills State’s week-long odyssey last season, when the ...

Tickets on sale for CMU playoff games

By Patti Arnold

Tickets are on sale for Tuesday’s RMAC Shootout women’s quarterfinal game at Brownson Arena. Season ticket holders who want to keep their seats for the playoff game have until 11 this morning to purchase tickets. All remaining ...


Mavs oh, so close

By Matt Meyer

The Colorado Mesa women’s lacrosse team saw its three-goal lead evaporate in the second half Sunday at Walker Field. Fort Lewis scored four unanswered goals and Sara McMahon found net three times in the Skyhawks’ 7-6 win. The ...


Triple the fun

By Patti Arnold

As the final seconds ticked down, Leanndra Gilbert stood alone in the backcourt at Brownson Arena, her arms outstretched. As the horn sounded, she slowly lifted her arms above her head in victory as the crowd roared and her teammates rushed ...


Loss in finale gives Mesa men No. 6 seed

By Patti Arnold

Now the task for the Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team is to regroup mentally. “It’s a resilient bunch, and they’ve showed that,” CMU coach Andy Shantz said Saturday night after the Mavericks’ second ...

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