Mike Tolbert: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

Mike Tolbert: Lady Runners — Is it sexist?

Many collegiate schools take pride in their female athletic programs and the names associated with them. The women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee is widely known as the “Lady Vols” rather than their male counterpart Volunteers and have publicly said how much the name means to their identity. “I don’t think that will […]

New Director of Athletics Dr. Anthony Grant committed to athletics, academics

New Director of Athletics Dr. Anthony Grant committed to athletics, academics

As the new Director of Athletics, Dr. Anthony Grant spoke in his first press conference in the athletes’ lounge at The Regency Athletic Complex Aug. 26. He addressed questions as to why he chose Metro and the path he plans on taking the athletic program. “It’s a good fit for me,” Grant said. “Going through […]

New MSU Denver course to take students from classroom to court

New MSU Denver course to take students from classroom to court

The job of a referee is no easy task. Typically overshadowed and unappreciated, yet in high need, they are the ones who provide a voice of reason for each and every game. They are the ones who are required to make quick accurate decisions while being the final judge of sportsmanship. If you factor in […]

McCarron ponders future after graduation

McCarron ponders future after graduation

Recent graduate Mitch McCarron has led his Roadrunners to three straight conference championships, three NCAA tournament appearances and has won countless awards since signing with Metro four years ago this month. In McCarron’s last season with the Roadrunners, they won co-champions of the RMAC, along with UCCS. In the first round of the NCAA Division […]

RMAC Championship ends with walk-off loss to No. 3 Mavericks

RMAC Championship ends with walk-off loss to No. 3 Mavericks

Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, Colorado was the host site of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship game May 10. A match involving two of the conference’s best, met for a bid in the NCAA playoffs. Off a fast pitch from sophomore Ryan Baca, Colorado Mesa outfielder Alex Fife blasted the walk-off home run to […]

Outdoor track sprints into NCAA tournament

Outdoor track sprints into NCAA tournament

The Roadrunner track team traveled to Pueblo, Colorado May 3 for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships. Any athlete or relay team finishing 8th place or better earned points for the team, and the Runners had seven individuals and two teams finish well enough to contribute. RMAC academic athlete of the year, senior middle distance […]

Roadrunners split regular season finale

Roadrunners split regular season finale

In a game that had a combined 28 runs, the Runners edged out the Colorado Christian Cougars 16-12 in Game 1 of their final regular season series at All-Star Park May 2. Senior pitcher Nick Hammett, who got the start for the Roadrunners, struggled on the mound and allowed five earned runs off eight hits […]