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Colorado State University Ultimate Frisbee player Char Bokhof throws the frisbee to a fellow teammate in the sectionals tournament against the University of Colorado Boulder April 13.

Hell’s Belles level up in sectionals tournament despite inclement weather

Michael Hovey, Staff Reporter April 15, 2024

The dream stays alive. That’s what Colorado State’s women's and nonbinary ultimate frisbee team, the Hell’s Belles, was left with at the end of the Rocky Mountain sectionals tournament on Saturday...

Amanda Sellin of Chadron State College competes in team roping at Colorado State Universitys 73rd annual Skyline Stampede held at MAC Indoor Arena, April 6.

CSU rodeo puts on another successful Skyline Stampede

Kensey May, Staff Reporter April 15, 2024

A blood-gushing, bull-flipping, barrel-racing weekend for the Colorado State rodeo team led to some individual rankings within the region and top-scoring performances at the Skyline Stampede. The three-day...

Cice Kim, a captain of the Colorado State University womens and nonbinary  ultimate frisbee team Hells Belles, throws a frisbee during an indoor practice Feb. 14.

CSU Hell’s Belles develops community as well as nationals bid

Michael Hovey, Staff Reporter April 10, 2024

Colorado State’s Hell’s Belles are no strangers to top-level play.  As CSU’s women’s and nonbinary club ultimate frisbee team, Hell’s Belles has created a supportive, competitive culture...

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Unwavering support leads to success for CSU triathlon club

Sophie Webb, Staff Reporter March 27, 2024

Most athletes at Colorado State are focused on one sport, but there is a little-known club sport at CSU that focuses on three. Not only that, but it's one of the most successful club sports, placing...

Maura Mequi jumps for the ball during a Colorado State University womens lacrosse club team practice March 6.

CSU women’s lacrosse faces off against stereotypes

Liv Sewell, Staff Reporter March 20, 2024

Whether it was anger management for Regina George at the end of "Mean Girls" or the catalyst in the TV show "Teen Wolf" for Scott McCall’s transformation into a werewolf, in media, lacrosse has always...

The Colorado State University polo club team celebrates a win over Montana State Universitys polo club following a chukka Feb. 16. CSU won 16-6.

CSU equine polo turns chukkers into chuckles

Damon Cook, Sports Editor March 7, 2024

In order to foster a familial relationship, one must first understand the art of horsing around. For the Colorado State equine polo club, at least, that's the most effective strategy they've found. “You’ve...

J.C. Flake from the University of Wyoming saddles his horse before the 68th annual Skyline Stampede in Fort Collins April 7, 2018.

CSU rodeo ropes in new spring season

Kensey May, Staff Reporter March 6, 2024

The Colorado State rodeo team is saddled up for this spring season.  After a strong season back in the fall, the rodeo team is excited to show off their skills in the next five upcoming rodeos. “We...

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CSU’s tight-knit crew team rows to success, camaraderie

Sophie Webb, Staff Reporter March 6, 2024

Although an often overlooked sport, the Colorado State crew team — also known as rowing — fosters a sense of belonging through the early morning practices and the difficult exercises the team endures...

CSUs club figure skating team gathers around for a group photo during their club session at the Edora Pool Ice Center Feb. 10.

Gliding to greatness: CSU figure skating fosters family on ice

Liv Sewell, Staff Reporter February 14, 2024

Coaching a former teammate might be a challenge, but those strong ties create a foundation for the club figure skating team at Colorado State. Selene Guilfoyle, the team’s coach, was a skater on the...

Tracing the legacy: Women’s rugby continues to make history

Liv Sewell, Staff Reporter November 9, 2023

History is heavily ingrained in Colorado State University's campus. To the untrained eye, CSU holds history in its records, such as the fastest 50-yard freestyle swim set by Amy Van Dyken or the school’s...

Two axes rest against the logs, to be used in the horizontal chop event Oct 7.

Why you should never piss off an ax-thrower

Will Engle, Staff Reporter October 26, 2023

There are a few things in life you just shouldn’t do if you know what’s good for you: poke a sleeping bear, kill John Wick’s dog or piss off a trained lumberjack who is capable of hurling an ax accurately...

Avery Conn, Colorado State University climbing team president, climbs a route at Ascent Studios Oct. 23. I joined the team for the community; I stayed on the team for the community, Conn said. And my leadership is all about strengthening that connection.

Conquering heights: Inside the minds of CSU’s climbing team

Emma Askren, Sports Editor October 25, 2023

According to the Cleveland Clinic, 3-6% of the global population has a fear of heights — or acrophobia. That’s hundreds of millions of people, making it one of the most common fears. Despite this...

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