About Anthony Rodriguez

I'm a sophomore here at Metro State. I'm the play-by-play announcer for Metro State Sports at KMet Radio in the Student Media Department, as well as production assistant. I host the KMet Sports Show from 2-4 p.m. on KMetRadio.org. In addition, I'm the administrator, editor, and publisher for LightningRodSports.com. In my past, I've also served as a producer for Mile High Sports Radio, and a former Sports Talk show host for the Lightning Rod Radio Network. Sports are my life, and I aim high as a sports broadcasting and journalism major.

Anthony Rodriguez's Stories

Metro State Men’s Basketball Readying for NIT Season Tip-Off in Tucson

November 14, 2013


DENVER – With men’s and women’s soccer coming to an end, it’s time to get basketball tipped off. The men will begin their season with a bang in the 2013 NIT Season Tip-Off in Tucson, Ariz. Coming off a season in which the Roadrunners fell one-point short of their third National Championship in school history […]

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New-Look Nuggets Set To Begin New Era in Denver

October 31, 2013

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DENVER – With another disappointing first-round exit in the playoffs last season for the Denver Nuggets, change was needed for the upcoming 2013-14 season, and change is what they got. Even though the Nuggets made the playoffs for the tenth straight season, they were bounced from the first-round for the ninth time in the last ten […]

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Get To Know: Mitch McCarron

October 17, 2013


DENVER – With the Men’s Basketball season right around the bend for the Roadrunners, get to know one of the staples of Coach Clark’s squad, Mitch McCarron. Born in June of 1992 in Alice Springs, Australia, son of Don and Louise McCarron, Mitch is a Junior Guard with the Metro State Men’s Basketball team. A […]

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Bring On The Roy

October 8, 2013


DENVER – What a start to the season for the Avalanche. With just about as good of a first game you could’ve wanted for a team that finished dead last in the West a year ago, the burgundy and blue started the 2013-14 season with goals, defense, fantastic goaltending, not to mention a fired up Patrick […]

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No Von, No Problem

October 2, 2013


DENVER — With the outstanding 3-0 start to the season, all of the focus is of course on the high-powered Broncos offense lead by none other than Peyton Manning. But to the mantra that defense wins championships, the other side of the ball has played stellar too. There’s no denying how high-octane No. 18 and […]

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Taking Sides: Should NFL Players be Allowed to Smoke Marijuana?

September 19, 2013


DENVER – With the Broncos on the minds of Denver sports fans, a thought to ponder about our favorite professional football players might cross our minds. Should National Football League players be allowed to smoke marijuana? It would only be fitting to go on a college campus in a state that has legalized said drug […]

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2013 Metro State Men’s Soccer Season Preview

September 3, 2013


DENVER, Auraria Campus – Starting the new school semester is exciting in itself, but nothing beats the beginning of fall sports. That’s exactly what RoadRunners Men’s Soccer Head Coach Ken Parsons and company are thinking as we are days away from the start of the regular season. The RoadRunners will begin the year at home […]

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