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Bear’s huge impact lifts Mesa State men past Nebraska-Kearney

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A week ago, Jim Heaps and Michael Bear had a long talk. The Mesa State College men’s basketball coach has always said Bear can be as good as any post player in the RMAC if he’s focused come game time. Ever since that chat, Bear ...


Mesa State women rally to top Nebraska-Kearney

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Sharaya Selsor raced to the bench Friday night and leaped into coach Roger Walters’ arms, then got a bear hug from Amy Weitzeil. Her sister, Katrina, who isn’t as emotional as her older sister, broke into a satisfied smile after ...


Big advantage: Western’s three upper weight wrestlers difference in Mesa loss

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Western State’s three upper weights wrestlers were too much for the Mavericks. The 13th-ranked Mountaineers halted a Mesa rally, led by former Hotchkiss wrestler Charlie Pipher, to defeat Mesa State 27-15 in front of 1,025 fans Thursday ...

020311 Butch Miller

A cause to believe in: Mavs’ Cancer Awareness Night a chance to bring recognition to noble effort

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A golf tournament last summer struck a chord with Mesa State College women’s basketball coach Roger Walters and Athletic Director Butch Miller. The benefit for Operation Tender Heart, a local nonprofit organization that helps families ...

020211 Zak Slotten

A very good change of plans: Slotten doing well wrestling instead of playing football

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Sometimes a person’s expectations change. Mesa State College freshman Zak Slotten hoped to play football in college. Instead, he is wrestling and doing well. Slotten, who planned to walk on, showed up late this fall to play football, ...

Fatigue shows in Mavs loss to Metro women

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DENVER — Depth is still an issue for the Mesa State College women’s basketball team. Metro State’s depth and balance took control Saturday night in a 66-53 RMAC victory at Auraria Campus. The Roadrunners’ bench ...


Mesa State Nordic team shines on Grand Mesa

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The Mesa State College women’s Nordic ski team had a strong showing on its home course. Saturday at the Mesa State Sprints, held at Skyway on Grand Mesa, the Mavericks won the team competition with 10 team points. The University of ...

Mesa State men fall to Metro State in Denver

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DENVER — Losses never sit well with Jim Heaps, but when the Mesa State College men’s basketball team plays as hard and as well as it did Saturday night against Metro State, he can stomach a loss. The Mavericks had a chance to ...

Post players help Mesa men snap skid

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DENVER — It wasn’t the size advantage that gave the Mesa State College men’s basketball players their confidence back. It was one number that came out Wednesday — seven. That’s where the Mavericks are ranked in ...

Mesa State women get OT victory over Regis

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DENVER — Guarding 6-foot-5 is no easy task, but the Mesa State College women’s basketball post players, even 5-foot-6 Alaina Brennan, made it as difficult as possible Friday night in the second half for Salina Kuiper of ...

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