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Vickers’ bat lifts Mesa St. to victory

By Allen Gemaehlich

Grant Vickers was upset with an umpire’s call Friday, but knew there was only one thing he could do about it. The Mesa State College senior from Nanaimo, British Columbia, took his frustration out on the next pitch, hitting a home run ...

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Mesa dedicates court to Wayne Nelson

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Wayne Nelson did a little bit of everything back in the day at Mesa College. The former athletic director and basketball coach was instrumental in getting the college to build a place the Mavericks could call home. That place, Saunders ...

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Mathews’ shooting touch lifts Mavs past Mustangs

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The play might change from year to year, but the call is still the same: Blackjack. It’s what the Mesa State College men’s basketball team runs when the clock’s running down at the end of the first half — or even at ...

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Carpenter’s one-hit relief saves Mesa win over Chico

By Allen Gemaehlich

Garrett Carpenter knew he was coming into the game at a critical spot. The Mesa State College freshman admitted to catcher Grant Vickers that he was nervous when he went to the mound, but he overcame the butterflies in a big ...

Briefs: Mesa Wrestling Roundup February 13, 2009

By Allen Gemaehlich

Fourteenth-ranked Chadron State rallied to win the last four matches, including two by pin, to defeat Mesa State 27-15 on Thursday in an RMAC college wrestling match in Chadron, Neb. Mesa State junior Keith Johnson pinned Jake Lords in the ...

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Mavs rise to role as spoilers in women hoops

By Allen Gemaehlich

It’s now a matter of pride. With an RMAC tournament berth out of reach, the Mesa State College women’s basketball team came out playing like it still had a shot. The Mavericks led Western New Mexico, which is in contention for an ...

Sports: Seminar will teach girls etiquette

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Kids take music lessons and dance lessons growing up. Kris Mort took etiquette lessons. “I’ve always told my players that my parents made me to go an etiquette school in eighth or ninth grade,” the Mesa State College ...


Provencher can, and will, play anywhere on field for Mesa

By Allen Gemaehlich

Mesa State College senior Mike Provencher carries three bags with him to the ballpark for games. One is slung over one shoulder, another is on his back and a third is in his hand. He needs all three to carry all of his baseball equipment, ...


Mortensen, Markham and Flohr lift Mesa to win

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It started out reminiscent of their meeting two weeks ago in Gunnison. Stubborn defense, shots clanging off the rim, turnovers and bodies crashing on the floor, and a 9-0 lead six minutes in. And although Tuesday night’s men’s ...

Western St. rolls past Mavericks

By Allen Gemaehlich

Amber Murray didn’t feel well, but she didn’t hold back. The Western State College junior guard recorded her third double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday night to lead the Mountaineers to a 68-50 RMAC ...

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