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Cross Country / Track & Field Sports

Mines freshman vaults into the record books

We may be a little bit late to the party, but we at The Oredigger wouldn’t be the student voice of Mines if we left out the track and field records broken last month. The Mines Alumni Classic meet always kicks off the indoor track and field season and on December 5th and 6th. It […]

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Basketball Sports

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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Football Sports

2019’s Harlon Hill snub: Blaster the Burro

Last month, Slippery Rock University quarterback Roland Rivers III won the Harlon Hill award. The honor is the highest that can be received by an NCAA Division II football player, and is considered the “Heisman Trophy of DII.” Rivers posted an astonishing 4,460 passing yards for 52 touchdowns on the season. But the nation’s true […]

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Sports

Women’s Rugby earns second in the nation after hard fought championship match

The Mines Women’s Rugby Team had an incredible fall 2019 season. Coming off an undefeated regular season into two exhilarating championship rounds in Columbia, Missouri and Charlotte, North Carolina they were prepared to face whatever was thrown at them. Facing off against Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the sweet 16, Mines won 22-10 and advanced […]

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Health Sports Uncategorized

New decade, new year, new semester, same me?

You are coming off an amazing (or not so amazing) semester at Mines, ready to turn over a new leaf, ready to hit the gym and ready to join every club you thought was cool last semester but “didn’t have time”. Same as everyone else. The rec center is packed, stress tolerance is low, and […]

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Sports

What a day to be an Oredigger fan

When the sun came up on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, there was nothing but opportunity for the Mines athletics department. And the Orediggers did not disappoint. Men’s and women’s swim placed 2nd and 3rd respectively at the A3 Performance invite, women’s basketball beat Concordia by a score of 69-57, and seven Oredigger wrestlers earned spots […]

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Health

Destressing during finals week

As December approaches, there is one dark thought in everyone’s mind: Finals. The exam that can decide whether you pass or fail a class is easily one of the most difficult parts of academia, but there are a few things that can make it easier. The biggest one is finding a way to calm down […]

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Sports Volleyball

Athlete Spotlight: Abby Tiesman

The Women’s Volleyball regular season has come to a close with the post-season tournament quickly approaching. Our Orediggers have finished 19-6 overall and 12-5 in the conference, and have clinched a position in the tournament as the fourth seed. On this year’s team there is plenty of talent, but there is one athlete that stands […]

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Sports Uncategorized

Oredigger playoff update

Have you heard the big news on campus? No, I don’t mean when the M was an L, when it was a W, when it wasn’t anything, and when it went back to being an M. No my fellow Orediggers, I am talking about the postseason for our fall sports teams on campus. To say […]

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Sports

MLB All-Star visits campus for analytics talk

Baseball has always been a game of statistics. But as technology becomes even more advanced, so do the statistics. Mines Sports Analytics Club (MSA) hosted Trevor Bauer and his father Warren on October 28th to discuss the increased impact of data analytics in baseball. Trevor Bauer is an MLB All-Star and eight-year veteran who is […]