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Mavs’ Rivas selected RMAC defensive freshman of year

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa freshman Dustin Rivas was picked on every week, and every week he was ready. As a result, the Mavericks’ cornerback earned the respect of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches, who made him the RMAC defensive ...


CMU football wraps first 
winning season since 2008

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa’s football team had higher hopes than what it achieved in 2014, but the Mavericks did take a big step in the right direction. The Mavericks won their final game of the season for the first time since 2006 and finished with ...

CMU to host first regional in school history

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team is not only back in the NCAA Division II tournament, the Mavericks will host their first NCAA regional in school history. The eighth-ranked Mavericks (27-3) are making their fifth appearance in the NCAA ...


Palma’s late goal lifts CMU to win

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa scored the first goal and relied on its defense to hold it up. The 11th-ranked Mavericks avenged an early season loss and defeated Midwestern State (Texas) University 1-0 to win their first NCAA Division II tournament game in ...


Mesa’s crowning moment

By Allen Gemaehlich

Jordyn Moody dropped to her knees, and the players on the bench ran onto the volleyball court. They had a championship to celebrate. Colorado Mesa swept Metro State in three games Saturday night to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference ...


CMU finally breaks through with winning season

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa was facing a disappointing finish to another season, but the Mavericks’ seniors refused to let it happen. Cornerback Jordan Price intercepted a pass that led to Mesa’s first touchdown in seven quarters, and lineman ...

Mesa gets boost from special teams

By Allen Gemaehlich

Colorado Mesa’s football team has lived and died by the play of its special teams this season. The Mavericks did so again in their season finale. Mesa’s special teams produced 25 of the team’s 31 points in the ...

CMU women can’t keep up with Drury

By Staff

The matchup between two top-10 women’s basketball teams Saturday in the Colorado Christian tournament turned out to be a runaway for No. 3 Drury (Missouri) University over No. 8 Colorado Mesa. The Mavericks dug themselves an early hole ...


Seizing the momentum

By Patti Arnold

Just keep the ball in play. That’s kind of the idea when you play back row in volleyball; whatever it takes to dig the ball. Dive on the floor, lunge after the ball. Somersault. Sacrifice your body. Or, in the case of Colorado ...

Mesa hoops teams both win openers

By Staff

The opening game of the basketball season is always a crap shoot. “We practiced all week against Princeton (offense) because that’s what they ran all last year,” Colorado Mesa men’s basketball coach Andy Shantz said. ...

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