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Garcia’s vision taking shape quicker than expected for CMU softball team

By Patti Arnold

Ben Garcia had a plan. He inherited a handful of players from the 2014 Colorado Mesa softball roster and a couple of key signees. The key was to get players who were as committed to winning as their coach and would put the team first. ...


Fun-loving Mavericks enter RMAC baseball tourney at full strength

By Patti Arnold

One year ago, Bligh Madris was sitting in a chair behind home plate, chasing down foul balls, his left hand in a cast. JR McDermott, the freshman ace of the pitching staff, was nursing a sore elbow. Tyler Day, another starting pitcher, had a ...


Colorado Mesa AD Spicer leaving

By Patti Arnold

Citing “philosophical differences” between Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster and Athletic Director Tom Spicer, the university announced late Tuesday afternoon that Spicer is leaving the school. The athletic department ...

Foster wins RMAC decathlon title

By Staff

Colorado Mesa’s D’Angelo Foster claimed the gold medal in the decathlon at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships on Monday, breaking his own school record and breaking into the top 20 point scorers among NCAA ...


Mavericks staying put, but will travel far

By Patti Arnold

Staying the No. 4 seed in the South Central Region was probably the best-case scenario for the Colorado Mesa softball team. If the Mavericks couldn’t move into the No. 2 seed and host one of the sub-regionals, then boarding a plane for ...

Wild pitch does in Mavericks at Metro

By Staff

A wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday allowed Metro State to break a 3-3 tie and upend Colorado Mesa 4-3 in the RMAC baseball regular-season finale for both teams. Jake Mielock (2-2) walked Danny Ortiz Jr. to lead off the ...


CMU sends statement with runaway victory

By Jon Mitchell

Colorado Mesa got its momentum going during the RMAC men’s lacrosse tournament championship game Saturday — and there was nothing the Westminster Griffins could do to stop it. Steve Brandenburg’s first-quarter goal to answer ...



By Patti Arnold

Never a doubt. With this young, experienced, talented Colorado Mesa softball team, doubt doesn’t even creep into the dugout. Not even with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning in a tie game for the conference ...

Gonzalez leads CMU past Metro

By Staff

PJ Gonzalez hit home runs in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader as the No. 8 Colorado Mesa baseball team continued to build momentum toward the postseason with a sweep of Metro State. The Mavericks (40-9, 32-3 RMAC) held off the ...

Mesa shuts out Mines, Chadron

By Patti Arnold

Rabbit, Run. Run, Rabbit, Run. With apologies to John Updike’s classic novel, the two rabbits at the top of the Colorado Mesa softball team’s lineup, Maggie Manwarren and Alex Dufour, love to see just how much chaos they can ...

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