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Former teammate of Safken donates bone marrow to help woman in need

By Allen Gemaehlich

Sam Safken had one prevailing wish before he died. Next week, a national audience will learn wishes do come true. Safken told his family he wanted more people to donate bone marrow before his death from complications of Ewing’s sarcoma ...

Briefs: Mesa State Roundup December 21, 2008

By Staff

MEN Ryan Mathews has played several roles for the Mesa State College men’s basketball team. Saturday night, the senior guard was the leader. Mathews scored a career-high 33 points to lead the Mavericks to a 78-69 RMAC victory over ...

Briefs: Mesa State Roundup December 20, 2008

By Staff

Men • For the most part, the Mesa State College men’s basketball team was able to keep within striking distance. The Mavericks, though, were not able to withstand Metro State’s pressure defense, falling 68-62 in an RMAC ...

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Mavs’ guards hold key to Metro’s press

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Weather the storm. No, not the storm in the mountains — the one the Mesa State College men’s basketball team will see tonight at Metro State College. It’s the storm that is the Metro State zone press, which makes it seem ...

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Richardson willing to do anything to help Lady Mavs succeed

By Allen Gemaehlich

Erin Richardson is living a childhood dream. The Mesa State College junior is playing basketball for the program she grew up watching. “To come here and play again is awesome,” Richardson said. “My (junior college) coach ...


High-energy Cougars win ovewr Mesa State

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Don’t bonk. When a team’s energy level is at pitch equal to a PowerBar with a Red Bull chaser, it will often crash in the second half. “They came out really sky-high, playing hard, trying to get a split on the road,” ...

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Richardson adds help, but Mesa falls at home

By Allen Gemaehlich

Erin Richardson knew she needed to provide a lift for the Mesa State College women’s basketball team. With Heather Habekost out with a concussion, Richardson started in her place Sunday, scoring a career-high 23 points, but it ...

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Mavs make free throws when they count to win

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With five seconds on the clock Friday night and Mesa State College at the free-throw line, Colorado School of Mines coach Pryor Orser was still feeling good. The Orediggers led 69-68. “He’ll miss,” Orser told his bench. ...

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Mesa has no answer for front line of Mines

By Staff

Savannah Afoa didn’t let her emotions get the best of her; she wanted to play. One day after her grandmother died, the Colorado School of Mines junior center led the women’s basketball team to a 67-49 rout of Mesa State College in ...

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Week off a benefit for Mesa men’s team

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It’s no secret that basketball coaches love practice. Games? Well, those are for the players. Jim Heaps has been in heaven the past two weeks. Not a game on the schedule for 12 whole days. “It was a good, long stretch of ...

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