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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

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CSU men’s golf coach Michael Wilson resigns, takes job at California

Damon Cook, Sports Editor July 22, 2024

Colorado State men's golf will usher in new leadership after Michael Wilson resigned from his coaching duties July 22. Wilson will take over head coaching duties at California, his alma mater. After...

In an indoor gym, a woman track athlete holds a shotput ball above her head in preparation to throw.

Morris, Lesnar, Hawkins represent Rams in US Summer Olympics team trials

Adam Gross, Staff Reporter July 7, 2024

Colorado State track and field sent a trio of its best women throwers to compete at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, for the 2024 United States Olympic Team Trials. Gabi Morris, Mya Lesnar and Michaela...

An athlete runs down a track toward a sand pit and the camera while preparing to jump. A few spectators and other athletes watch from the grass on either side of the track.

Best triple jumper in CSU history Allam Bushara takes flight

Michael Hovey, Staff Reporter May 6, 2024

Allam Bushara hasn’t finished soaring through the air yet. Bushara’s in his fifth and final year jumping for Colorado State track and field with one last chance to improve upon his legacy. The...

A softball player in a white, gold and green uniform shouts while standing to the left of a base on a softball field. A player in a black and blue uniform runs for the base, and two men focus on the game from the background.

CSU softball suffers heartbreaking loss on senior night against Boise State

Emma Askren, Sports Editor May 4, 2024

Leave it all on the field. For the nine graduating seniors, that’s exactly what the plan was going in to the final game of Colorado State’s home series against Boise State. “(We have) nine...

A softball player steps forward, about to hit the ball with their bat. The umpire crouches behind the batter, ready to catch the ball.

CSU loses in wild second game to Boise State

Alex Graser, Staff Reporter May 4, 2024

Colorado State softball played in a wild game Friday night that ended in a 20-11 loss to Boise State.  The final score doesn't really reflect the game at all. What looked like a total blowout turned...

Two softball players, one wearing an umpires uniform, lightly embrace while on the softball field.

CSU softball struggles to score in loss to Boise State

Alex Graser, Staff Reporter May 3, 2024

Colorado State started off its final home series of the year with a 9-3 loss to Boise State. In the game, CSU had no trouble getting players on base. However, the Rams could not drive runners in.  The...

Six smiling people together lift a big trophy over their heads while each holding their own smaller trophy.

CSU women’s varsity equine polo wins 1st championship in club history

Damon Cook, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

At first glance, it doesn’t seem like a lot has changed in the B.W. Pickett Arena. The smiles are maybe a little bigger, the laughter a little louder and the same four championship banners hung together...

A very large group of athletes stand on a track field, viewed from slightly above.

CSU hurdlers run in remembrance of Colton Kaase at Doug Max Invitational

Adam Gross, Staff Reporter April 30, 2024

Five Rams competed in heat one of the men’s 110-meter hurdles at the Doug Max Invitational in Fort Collins on Sunday. All five set personal records. None of them did it without Colton Kaase running...

Colorado State womens golf player Kara Kaneshiro looks at her ball in the air at the Ptarmigan Country Club Sept 25.

CSU Women’s Golf to play in NCAA Regionals

Emma Askren, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

For the first time in over a decade, Colorado State is heading to the NCAA D1 Women's Golf Regionals tournament. The Rams will play at the Spanish Trail Country Club for the Las Vegas regional competition...

Women high five and talk with one another.

MW tennis preview: How CSU stacks up against rest of conference

Luke Hojnowski, Staff Reporter April 23, 2024

Despite the No. 1 seed New Mexico Lobos (19-2, 8-1 MW) crushing the Mountain West Conference during the dual season, the remaining programs had to battle to the very end of the regular season for seeding.  The...

Colorado State University outfielder Hailey Smith celebrates a home run with her team during the Rams doubleheader against San Jose State University at the CSU Softball Complex April 21. The Rams won both games, 16-0 and 14-0.

Rams softball dominates in shutout series against San Jose State

Emma Askren, Sports Editor April 21, 2024

Senior projects, shutouts and stoppages. After two days of weather delays and cancellations, Colorado State softball got back into the swing of things on the final day of the series. A weekend of what...

Redshirt freshman Damian Henderson II (34) is tackled during a spring football practice.

Spring camp: Returning Rams build foundation for continuous success

Damon Cook, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

Colorado State football returning with a ton of talent is no secret.  While sometimes that can mean a rebuilding year for teams that might see those returning players move on in droves, the Rams are...

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