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Letterman’s Grade

June 22, 2015

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The Friday night-lights are a very real and pressing thing for high school athletes today, and it goes far beyond the football field. Of course the typical high school experience also includes classes and studying, grades and tests, and the more favored experiences like homecoming and spirit week.  That is what Lakewood High School junior Rachel Hynes […]

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Success Starts from the Top

April 23, 2015

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — That unmistakable musty smell of freshly vacuumed carpet hung in the air as it does in all office-type buildings. Busy people strode about with purpose, decked out in suits and clearly too busy to even notice that there is another human being crammed into the criminally-small space that exists in the elevator. […]

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Auraria Students Indifferent About Bronco-Free Super Bowl

January 31, 2015

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Broncos Support Undeterred By Impending Super Bowl By Cheyenne DeChristopher DENVER, Auraria Campus — The Denver Broncos playoff elimination prompts disinterested fans to find different ways to spend Super Bowl 2015. Students at the Denver Auraria Campus remain indifferent about the two teams headed to the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. […]

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That Was A Slam Dunk!

November 25, 2014

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DENVER—Third rank Metropolitan State University of Denver fought and won 76-68 over on Saturday night at the Auraria Event Center. Roadrunners improved their record to 4-0 overall, while Langston fell to 2-2. Nicholas Kay (Tamworth, Australia/Newington College) had 19 points while providing a spark from the free throw line shooting 7-of-9. Freshman Bounama Keita (Saint-Louis, […]

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Roadrunners Hit the Ground Running

November 5, 2014

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DENVER —  Metro State held there the 5th Annual Metro State University Roadrunners Invitational. The race was held Oct. 4, 2014 at Washington Park in Denver Colorado. The men’s team came in second overall with a 70 just finishing 28 points back behind Colorado Mesa’s 42 and 18 ahead of UCCS who had 80 points. […]

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Houston: NFL Has A Problem

September 13, 2014

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Houston: NFL Has A Problem

DENVER- the past couple of years the country has heard more and more about drug abuse and alcohol abuse in sports. In the NFL, Athletes are getting suspended left and right because of those offenses. The suspensions have range from 4 to 6 games for first offense, up to a year for the second offense […]

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Does the NFL do enough to protect its own?

February 20, 2014

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The evolution of American football can be traced back to 19th and early 20th century English rugby.  Furthermore, the English brought their rugby influences to the USA through colonization. As a result, rugby brought a set of rules which later were changed by  Walter Camp — the Father of American Football. Camp earned that distinguished title […]

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Taekwondo at Auraria Campus

November 19, 2013

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DENVER, Auraria campus —  Nearly 50 years ago, Taekwondo- a form of Martial Arts, grappled its way onto the Auraria campus. Master of Taekwondo, Bill Pottle, a 6th Dan black belt, has dedicated his life to teaching others the gift of self-defense on Auraria for 10 years. Auraria campus provides students with the opportunity to […]

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

November 14, 2013

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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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One Step Closer

November 12, 2013

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SANTA FE, N.M. — Every young baseball player has one dream; to play professionally. Forrest Carpenter is living that dream. He graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in the spring of 2013 and shortly afterward he had been given his opportunity. He was playing in the Mile High Collegiate Baseball League when his coach, […]

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