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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

White: From the field to fast food, this is my farewell

White: From the field to fast food, this is my farewell

Austin White May 7, 2018

Editor's Notes: Traditionally graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU.  Really, it is all downhill from here. I mean,...

The Colorado State volleyball team celebrates its 14th Mountain West title Saturday afternoon following a win over UC Davis. CSU will head to the NCAA tournament for the 23rd consecutive year. (Austin White | Collegian)

CSU volleyball schedule released with glaring non-conference schedule

Austin White May 2, 2018

Being a perennial top-25 team does not come with an easy path. For Colorado State volleyball, the road to their 24th consecutive NCAA tournament will face many challenges, as they usually do. Every year...

Members of the drone racing group, FoCo FPV, stand under the start/finish gate of their drone racing track with their home-built quadcopters. Here, members of FoCo FPV race with their drones and compete for the fastest times around the circuit. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

Fort Collins drone enthusiasts raise world champion, promote competitive racing

Austin White April 16, 2018

The world championship for drone racing was held in London, England last summer, but the two-time defending world champion crafted his skills by flying through the trees and landscapes of the Poudre River...

CSU basketball loots Drakes coaching staff in hopes of comeback season

CSU basketball loots Drake’s coaching staff in hopes of comeback season

Austin White April 8, 2018

Last year was comeback season for Drake. No not the rapper, but rather the Bulldogs of Drake University who improved their win total by 10 games, the seventh biggest turnaround in the NCAA. Leading that...

Lore Devos (10) attempts to pass during the Mountain West Tournament game against Boise State on March 7. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Boise State shoots past CSU to earn berth in Mountain West title game

Austin White March 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS - Senior leadership for a collegiate team always gives a team an advantage when it comes to tournament time. Having players with experience in the toughest situations to help calm the team does...

Anthony Bonner (15) stands on the baseline as he waits for the game to resume during the Mountain West Tournament on March 7. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Changes imminent for CSU after first-round exit in MW Tournament

Austin White March 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS - What defines a championship team most of all is their ability to adapt to what their opponent has given them and make changes. No matter what has been given, the great teams find a favorable...

Hannah Tvrdy (10) faces off against Aly Gamez (22) during the Mountain West Conference game against Fresno State in Las Vegas on March. 6. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Rams advance in MW Tournament behind solid 3-point shooting

Austin White March 6, 2018

LAS VEGAS – Finding the holes on defense has never been an easy task for offensive players, hence why the saying goes defense wins championship. For Colorado State, the defensive formula all year has...

Prentiss Nixon drives in for a layup over a University of New Mexico player during the last home game of the season on Feb. 28. The Rams fell to the Lobos 108-87. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Rams Nation turns its eyes to Prentiss Nixon for MW Tournament

Austin White March 5, 2018

Come March, every college basketball team needs a leader. Time and time again, the country has seen how one player can take over a team and lead them to something great in March. In a year full of head...

The audience watches a match between the University of Maryland, left, and the University of Illinois in the Big Ten Network League of Legends championship in the Battle Theater at North American League Championship Arena at Riot Games in Los Angeles on March 28, 2017.  Maryland won the best of five contest by a score of 3-0. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Mountain West to hold first conference-sponsored eSports competition in Las Vegas

Austin White March 1, 2018

Next week, the eyes of Mountain West fans will turn to Las Vegas as both the women's and men's basketball tournaments will begin with a trip to the big dance on the line. All 11 schools will send a team...

Nico Carvacho attempts to block a shot from a Nevada player on Feb. 3. The Rams lost 76-67. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Nevada wins Mountain West title despite Nixon’s 27 points

Austin White February 25, 2018

Wins are usually easy measurements. Who has the most points when the clock hits zero determines the winner and nothing else. But victories can occur even when a team does not boast the most points. That...

CSU head volleyball coach Tom Hilbert talks to the players after the game against Air Force. (Jordan Reyes | Collegian)

CSU volleyball announces 2018 spring schedule

Austin White February 20, 2018

There is no offseason when it comes to college athletics and the Colorado State volleyball team made that clear Friday, Feb. 16. They announced their spring schedule that includes matchups with in-state...

Colorado State interim head coach Jase Herl reacts to a call during the first half against San Jose state. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

CSU basketball appears revamped under interim head coach Jase Herl

Austin White February 14, 2018

A strong foundation is needed for any team if they want to succeed. Everything from the game plan to the coaches to the players needs to be on the same page and in sync. After riding a coaching carousel...

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