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Mesa volleyball team loses pair in Oredigger Classic

By Staff

Colorado Mesa’s new-look volleyball team hung with
No. 6 Wayne State College (Nebraska) in Friday’s season opener before losing in four sets, 25-22, 25-22, 17-25, 25-22. Later Friday, the Mavericks simply had nothing ...

Mesa soccer teams battle to scoreless ties

By Staff

Two lunging saves and a free kick that rattled the post Thursday night left the Colorado Mesa University men’s soccer team empty-handed in a season-opening 0-0 draw with a Eastern New Mexico. The Mavericks outshot the Greyhounds 6-1 in ...


Beach lessons

By Patti Arnold

When it’s just you and one other person on the court, you learn to lean on one another. Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Dave Fleming has already seen the benefits of adding beach volleyball to the indoor game. And when you’re ...


Defensive newcomer

By Patti Arnold

Austin Ekeler has taken 707 handoffs and run for 4,362 yards and 40 touchdowns the past three seasons for the Western State College football team. Austin Beswick has taken zero snaps on defense in his entire football career, including youth ...


National organization speaks to Mesa athletes

By Matt Meyer

If you can play, you can play. A national nonprofit for inclusion in sports — including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes — spoke to hundreds of varsity athletes and coaches at Colorado Mesa University on ...

Mesa picked second as volleyball practice opens

By Patti Arnold

As volleyball practice began Monday morning at Colorado Mesa, the Mavericks were picked to finish second in the RMAC by the conference coaches. The Mavericks, who went 19-12 (14-4 RMAC) and finished second in the RMAC tournament last season, ...

Sports Briefs, Aug. 12, 2016

By Staff

Men’s Soccer Abergil, Guarneri each given RMAC’s top preseason award Colorado Mesa University’s Roy Abergil was selected the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference preseason player of the year and teammate Briley Guarneri was ...


‘Keep pushing’

By Patti Arnold

Matthew Maestas was hanging on with every ounce of his considerable strength. The 6-foot-1, 260-pound redshirt freshman defensive lineman on the Colorado Mesa football team is strong as a bull, and he was not about to drop his cargo. That ...

RMAC coaches pick Mavs second

By Patti Arnold

COLORADO SPRINGS — New Fort Lewis College football coach Ed Rifilato perhaps said it best when addressing the new 10-game Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football schedule: “Having (11) teams in this league is really, really, ...



By Patti Arnold

COLORADO SPRINGS — They were photo-bombed by the conference commissioner, poked good-natured fun at teammates and each other, and generally enjoyed a rare pressure-free football road trip. In only 10 days, the Colorado Mesa University ...

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