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A team player: Nelson figuring out his role in Mavs’ offense

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Sooner or later, junior college transfers understand the Mesa State College way of doing things on the basketball court. It’s usually about the middle of January when everything clicks. Head coach Jim Heaps wishes he knew how to move ...

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Veterans in the field: Mesa State softball team has plenty of returning players

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Every spring when she’s shoveling snow off the field, Kris Mort wonders what it’s like to be a basketball coach. “It’s 74 degrees at game time for them every game,” the Mesa State College softball coach ...

Sickness plagues Mavs in road loss in baseball

By Staff

Whether it was the change in climate taking effect or a flu bug sweeping through, at least a dozen Mesa State College baseball players woke up Sunday morning in La Jolla, Calif., with coughs, colds and fevers. “Josh (Fullmer, Mesa ...

Mesa State’s bats stay silent in doubleheader sweep at UC-San Diego

By Staff

The Mesa State College baseball team left too many opportunities on the bases Saturday, and No. 2-ranked UC-San Diego took advantage in a 3-2, 11-inning win over the No. 17 Mavericks. “They got the timely hit in the end,” Mesa ...

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A solid overall effort: Mavericks hold their own at RMAC swimming championships

By Jon Mitchell

Mesa State coach Brian Pearson wasn’t about to complain about the finish his swimming and diving team managed at the RMAC Swimming and Diving Championships. After all, the Mavericks hosted some of Division II’s best teams — ...

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Second to none: Mesa State’s McMillen wins 100-yard backstroke

By Jon Mitchell

Jaclyn McMillen was sick of finishing second when it came to big meets. She did something about that Friday at the RMAC Swimming Championships. McMillen blew away her competition in the 100-yard backstroke final at the El Pomar Natatorium, ...

Fite lifts Mesa State men’s basketball team past New Mexico Highlands

By Staff

Lance Fite’s role on the Mesa State men’s basketball team is to come off the bench and provide some instant offense. The senior forward did that Friday night, hitting four 3-pointers and scoring 22 points to lead the Mavericks to ...

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Close matches are no consolation for Mavs in loss

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The Mesa State College wrestling team had its chances, but was unable to take advantage of them. Ninth-ranked Nebraska-Kearney had three pins and won five close matches to defeat Mesa State 37-6 on Thursday night at Brownson Arena. “We ...


Catching on: Catcher is a position to watch as Mavs open baseball season

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A former catcher, Chris Hanks has always had a full stable of guys behind the dish on the Mesa State College baseball roster. Late last summer he looked around and wondered where everyone went. Two of his catchers, Brett Nigbur and Lucas ...

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Mavs split duals at home

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It can take some time to get back in rhythm after a layoff. Mesa State College wrestlers Shane Miller and Trevor Donarski know all about that. Both wrestlers, though, picked up a win in an RMAC doubleheader Wednesday at Brownson Arena as the ...

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