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Kobe Bryant: More than a player

The day is Sunday, January 26th, and the year is 2020. When one looks outside, they see the clear yet crisp air of a winter day, thankful that the temperature has not dropped below fifty degrees, yet. Just twenty-four hours prior, I was exploring Denver, celebrating my nineteenth birthday with some friends. Life continues, uninterrupted. […]

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Go to Mines (women’s) basketball games

     A few Friday nights ago I was running late to the Mines women’s basketball game against MSU Denver because I was working on homework. I leave the Student Center at 6:02 (two minutes after the scheduled start time), walk across an empty pedestrian plaza and can hear a faint pre-recorded Star Spangled Banner reverberating from […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Mason Baker

Mines’ basketball teams are in the middle of an extremely competitive RMAC conference schedule right now with the men just a couple games back of being #1 in the standings as the regular season gets shorter with every game. There are also only four home games left for the men including this coming Saturday’s game […]

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Women’s basketball team is rolling with the changes

The Mines women’s basketball team split their first two games on the weekend of November 9th to start the season. It was an interesting mix of old and new faces on the court. Mines returns seven players from last season’s squad, welcomed four redshirts, four true freshmen and a redshirt-senior transfer. Three of those returning […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Cassidy Budge

On Saturday, January 27th, Mines Women’s Basketball defeated Adams State 89-66, with junior Cassidy Budge becoming the 11th player in program history to score over 30 points in a game. 27 of Budge’s 31 points came from three pointers. This broke the program record of most 3-pointers in a game (previously 8), and is the […]

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Basketball Begins Season

Both the Men and Women’s Varsity Basketball teams had a busy first home weekend, with both teams starting off their seasons strong. The Women’s team beat Central Washington 61-56 on Friday, Nov. 17, with Nicole Archambeau and Anna Kollmorgen both putting up double digit points. The Orediggers then played Sioux Falls on Saturday, Nov. 18, […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Gokul Natesan

Gokul Natesan is a senior who has helped the men’s basketball team excel to first place RMAC finish this year. He has gained many accolades over the years, notably 2016-2017 RMAC Academic Player of the Year and a second consecutive nomination for the Bevo Francis Award. Natesan finished the regular season with 1210 career points […]

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Spotlight on Athlete: Elizabeth Tobin

Elizabeth Tomon was nominated for the 2017 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team because of her work with team IMPACT. IMPACT matches children who have life threatening illnesses with a sports team. The women’s basketball team here at Mines is matched with Ella. Tomon is working to bring IMPACT to other varsity athletic teams on the […]

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Men’s Basketball Dives into Playoffs on 10 Game Win Streak

On January 22nd the men’s basketball team fell to CSU-Pueblo in a tough 10-point loss leaving them with a 7-5 conference record and a 12-6 record overall. Since that day, nothing has been able to stop the Orediggers as they have gone on a 10-0 run through conference opponents. The team clinched the number two […]

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Women’s Basketball Achieves First Title in 36 Years

This past weekend the Lady Orediggers earned their spot as the #1 seed for the RMAC Shootout and acquired an RMAC title—the first in 36 years. This achievement began with a 66-52 win on Friday against Western State. After winning this game, the team was tied for first in the RMAC with Saturday’s opponent, CSU-Pueblo. […]