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Kinna Harkins pauses for a breath at Northside Aztlan Community Center skate park

FoCo Roller Derby presents 11th annual Skate-a-thon

Taylor Paumen, Sports Director April 20, 2022

The FoCo Roller Derby, a nonprofit athletics organization, is having a private Skate-a-thon April 25 to raise money for scholarships and fund the team. For some background on the organization, FoCo...

Michael Stack poses in MMA regalia

CSU’s Michael Stack moves from The Oval to the octagon for UFC

Jeremiah Janzen, Sports Reporter January 20, 2022

For Colorado State University graduate and mixed martial artist Michael Stack, a childhood dream of becoming a professional fighter wasn’t exactly a career that could be pursued with a degree. Nevertheless,...

The Colorado State University Intramural Fields are left in the dark during a power outage on Feb. 18. (Addie Kuettner | The Collegian)

Athletic activities for new and returning Colorado State students to try

Tyler Meguire August 17, 2021

Every year, a new group of students walks the Colorado State University campus. The new Rams come to CSU leaving behind competitive sports aspirations to focus on other things. And, of course, some...

(Graphic illustration by Lou Regen | The Collegian)

Special Olympics continues inclusion revolution through pandemic

Bailey Shepherd March 9, 2021

Just under a year ago, the Special Olympics College at Colorado State University was preparing for one of their biggest and most anticipated events of the season: The Special Olympics National Basketball...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

Now that Arenado is gone, what’s next for Trevor Story?

Tyler Meguire February 18, 2021

The Colorado Rockies united a fanbase in a way no organization should. After the now-infamous trade of Nolan Arenado, Rockies fans have seemingly lost faith in their organization. As an organization,...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

Professional sports are headed to Northern Colorado

Tyler Meguire January 21, 2021

The new Future Legends Complex in Windsor, Colorado, will welcome two professional teams to its facility starting in 2022 — The Orem Owlz, a baseball club in the Pioneer League, and a newly formed...

Henry Griffin plays Counter Strike: Global Offensive at Local Host in Lakewood, Colorado on Feb. 15, 2020. The Colorado State University CS:GO team played the Colorado School of Mines and University of Colorado, Boulder teams, winning against Colorado School of Mines 2-0 and losing against CU 0-2. (Austin Fleskes | Collegian)

Test your Rocket League skills against the CSU community

Scott Nies November 11, 2020

As the temperature begins to drop and outdoor sports begin to halt, the Colorado State University community can still exercise its competitive spirit in the form of esports. The Colorado State Fall...

Colorado State Freshmen Spencer Gill shoots a three pointer in a game of pick up basketball at City Park on Oct 17. (Gregory James | The Collegian)

FoCo parks offer great opportunities for community sports

Bailey Shepherd October 18, 2020

As brisk fall weather descends upon Fort Collins, ushering in seasonal change, residents’ opportunities for comfortable outside activity are increasingly numbered. As many of us may be aware, Fort...

Horsetooth Rock above Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins, CO (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Hikes around Fort Collins: Enjoying the outdoors close to home

Bailey Shepherd September 27, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there seems to have been a rush to the outdoors as people search for a way to get away from highly-populated areas.  Colorado has always been a hub for all things outdoors,...

Foliage takes over on the West side of Gadwall Pond at Kingerfisher Point. (Reed Slater | The Collegian)

Fishing spots in Fort Collins: The perfect quarantine sport

Bailey Shepherd September 22, 2020

Quarantine and lockdown have posed a plethora of problems for people living every lifestyle. Some people may be finding it challenging to engage in outdoor activities while also adhering to state and local...

The hike to the A is located just west of Fort Collins along Horsetooth Reservoir. (Collegian file photo)

How to maintain activity and socially distance

Tyler Meguire September 20, 2020

Even though gyms are now open and enforcing COVID-19 safety guidelines, not everyone feels safe enough to go to a poorly-ventilated area where people are sweating and potentially yelling. Finding fun...

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