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Mesa VB team adds three players

By Patti Arnold

Dave Fleming added more size to the Colorado Mesa volleyball team in the late signing period, adding three front-row players. “When we talk about recruiting it is about bringing in quality versus quantity,” Fleming said Tuesday in ...


Ready to go

By Patti Arnold

When the game finds you, make sure it finds you ready. Chris Hanks says it time and time again, but perhaps it’s never been more applicable than this year with the Colorado Mesa baseball team. “I think that’s my phrase, ...

New CMU swim coach wants to build D2 power

By Staff

Geoff Hanson is coming off a season in which he was selected the RMAC women’s swim coach of the year. After two years getting the new Western State women’s program up and running, Hanson accepted the job as CMU’s head ...


Suplizio, sweet Suplizio

By Patti Arnold

Hosting the South Central Region wasn’t the reason the Colorado Mesa baseball team wanted so desperately to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament. But it’s a nice perk. “The homefield advantage, there are a ...


Resilient Mavericks

By Patti Arnold

All Tyler Sandoval could see was Chris Hanks’ face. “Previously in the year Coach Hanks had screamed ‘lay out’ when I was catching in a game,” the Colorado Mesa sophomore said Saturday. “All I could picture ...

Mavs’ Kovac makes All-America first team

By Staff

Colorado Mesa shortstop Makayla Kovac, one of 10 finalists for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association national player of the year, received first-team All-America honors Friday from the NFCA. Kovac, a senior from Erie who started every ...


Downing the ‘Diggers

By Patti Arnold

The Mavericks came back with a vengeance. After the wheels came off in the ninth inning Friday afternoon in a 7-2 loss to CSU-Pueblo, Colorado Mesa took every “MOVE!” out of coach Chris Hanks’ mouth Friday night to heart, ...


A Maverick blowout

By Patti Arnold

It started innocently enough, with a leadoff walk and a two-out bloop double. After that, the team that’s made its season on winning close games decided it was time for a blowout. “This team has become comfortable in (close ...


Freshman sensation

By Patti Arnold

JR McDermott has only been pitching since the middle of his freshman year in high school. Now only a freshman in college, he established himself as the best pitcher in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. “About halfway through the ...



By Patti Arnold

The brooms were waving Sunday in a growing group of Colorado School of Mines students behind home plate. The Orediggers were primed to win their first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball title in school history, up 3-1 in the top of ...

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