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….


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…


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…


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,…

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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