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Paulina Hougaard-Jensen(11) and Katie Oleksak (22) celebrate after a big block, during Colorado States game against the University of  Boulder. The Rams beat the Buffs three sets to zero. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

CSU volleyball races to sweep over Buffaloes in opening Showdown

Luke Zahlmann September 12, 2019
Colorado State enjoyed a quick night against Colorado in the opening iteration of the Showdown, racing to a three-set sweep.
 Hyron Edwards is helped up teammates during the first round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament against Boise State on March 13 in Las Vegas, NV. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Rams fall in opening round, set their eyes to the future under Medved

Luke Zahlmann March 13, 2019

Though their first-round exit mimicked their results from last year’s tournament, Colorado State felt a sense of sorrow, rather than relief. After the Larry Eustachy scandal that rocked the program...

Mollie Mounsley looks towards teammates after the Rams scored a free throw during the first round of the Mountain West Tournament against Utah State on March. 10. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Rams fight through adversity in first-round exit behind homebound transfer

Luke Zahlmann March 10, 2019

Through the postgame emotions, a byproduct of their hard loss, a message echoed throughout Colorado State. If they were going to go out, they were going to do so with a fight, scraping and clawing until...

CSU Freshmen Adam Thistlewood and Kendle Moore have battled the difficulties that come with being a first-year starter since their commitment to the program. A will and determination to thrive has pushed them past previous expectations, setting up a bright future for the program. (Collegian file photos, photo illustration by Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

With obstructions come spoils for CSU’s breakout freshmen

Luke Zahlmann February 28, 2019
Adam Thistlewood and Kendle Moore are merely a year out of high school, but have already made an impact, driven by their internal desire.
Colorado State Universitys Niko Carvacho (32) goes in for a layup against Boise State Jan. 29. The Rams fell to the Broncos 70-68. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Takeaways from a crucial Rams win in the Spud State

Luke Zahlmann February 28, 2019

A quick glance at the Mountain West standings showed both Boise State and Colorado State knotted at 6-8 in conference play, the Broncos holding the edge with a head-to-head tiebreaker prior to their final...

Hyron Edwards (0) drives under the basket and shoots a layup, as CSU battles WYO. The Rams win 83-48. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Cowboys surrender border to Rams, splitting annual season series

Luke Zahlmann February 23, 2019 In effort, aggressiveness and total score, Colorado State trailed for the entirety of the first iteration of the Border War against Wyoming. The overwhelming...

Nico Carvacho prepares to dunk the ball during the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

CSU must follow a simple template to avoid another Border War loss

Luke Zahlmann February 22, 2019

Spanning back to 1911, Colorado State and Wyoming have brought their annual Border War to the hardwood. In that time, Wyoming has held the advantage, with 134 wins compared to just 95 for the team south...

Kris Martin from CSU makes a layup in the second half of the game against the Arizona Razorbacks on December 5, 2018. He had a total of 7 points during the game, spending more time on the court than any other CSU player with 35 total minutes. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

Rams ready to shake off Aztecs loss following their bye week

Luke Zahlmann February 20, 2019

There’s only one team left in the Mountain West Conference men’s basketball circuit that has yet to win a game: San Jose State. Despite a single-digit loss at the hands of the University of Nevada-Las...

Starting center Jake Bennett celebrates a victory with fans after crushing Oregon State 58-27 in the first game played at the on-campus stadium. (Davis Bonner | Collegian

Zahlmann: The nation’s new football league impacts CSU greatly

Luke Zahlmann February 18, 2019

The first two weeks of the nation’s new football league—the Alliance of American Football—have been completed successfully, creating a new avenue for former Colorado State Rams to succeed. As a...

The Rams help up their teammate, Hyron Edwards, after taking a fould driving up the lane. (Joshua Contreras | Collegian)

Rams falter at home alongside record-breaking game from Carvacho

Luke Zahlmann February 13, 2019 On November 13th, 2016, Nico Carvacho played his first minutes in a meaningful contest for Colorado State. Against San Diego State Tuesday night, with only...

Nico Carvacho and Anthony Masinton-Bonner reach down to help up teammate J.D. Paige after he was knocked over during a play in the game against No. 6 Nevada Feb. 6. The Rams fell to the Wolfpack 98-82. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

James causes headache for Rams in Border War

Luke Zahlmann February 9, 2019 Colorado State's matchup against the Wyoming Cowboys felt a little like waking up with a bad hangover. Following their close loss to No. 6 Nevada, the Rams...

Jenny Cavnar (left) sits with Ryan Spilborghs (middle) and Jeff Huson (right) in the Colorado Rockies broadcast booth on April 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Cavnar)

Zahlmann: Sports media can no longer accept gender discrimination

Luke Zahlmann February 6, 2019

Flashback to Dec. 27, 1987. The National Football League was in week 15 of the 1987-88 season, with the Seattle Seahawks taking on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Calling play-by-play on NBC...

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