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League of Esports Worlds 2017

Alex Botello, Sports Reporter

October 17, 2017

September 22nd, 2017 marked the start of the electronic sports or “esports” World championship in China. Since 2011 League of Legends (LoL) has held a tournament placing several teams against each other. This year 24 teams from different regions, North America, Korea, Europe, China, Taiwan, and other wild card regions are all in attendance. LoL is a multiplayer onli...

Standing Up by Sitting Down

Alex Botello, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Originally published on Oct. 5th, 2017. The debate over players taking a knee during the National anthem had been silent for the past few months until President Donald Trump commented on the players' actions. It’s been over a year since San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, knelt during the National anthem.  This action was met with criticism and hatr...

The Avalanche Gear Up for the 2017-18 Season

The Avalanche Gear Up for the 2017-18 Season

September 28, 2017

The NHL season is just around the corner, and The Colorado Avalanche are getting ready to improve from last year’s disappointing season. In an 82-game season...

The Wait for Rocktober is Almost Over

Alex Botello, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2017

By October 2007, the Colorado Rockies had made a name for themselves, after making it all the way to the World Series. Unfortunately, the Rockies were defeated by the Red Sox in four games. Ten years later, the Rockies are on their way to a postseason run that has Colorado buzzing. After the disappointing finish to the 2007 season, many fans expected the Rockies to come...

The Denver Defense Wrangles Up The Cowboys

The Denver Defense Wrangles Up The Cowboys

September 19, 2017

America’s teams met up for the first time in four years. A lot has changed in those years: Dallas gained two new stars and the Broncos won a Super Bowl...

Sentimental Moments and Breaking News Overshadow Lackluster NBA All-Star Weekend

Marcus Montoya, News Editor; Sports and Health Reporter

February 23, 2017

NBA All-Star weekend is usually a fan favorite -- the Dunk Contest, 3-Point shootout and Skills Challenge reign supreme for the mid-season festivities. This year, a tribute to TNT’s Craig Sager and the drama surrounding Demarcus Cousins commanded the spotlight. Skills Challenge There is no other competition that has such diversity among its participants than the Skills Challen...

The Warriors Came, Saw, and Got Blown Out?

Marcus Montoya, News Editor; Sports and Health Reporter

February 16, 2017

The Golden State Warriors are easily the most entertaining show in the National Basketball Association. When they visit arenas around the league, fans usually jump on the bandwagon to watch their hometown teams get destroyed; this night however, your Denver Nuggets were tying NBA records en route to blowing out the defending Western Conference Champions.

Greatest Super Bowl Ever?

Greatest Super Bowl Ever?

February 10, 2017

What may have been the biggest setback in Brady’s career set the stage for what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the NFL.

Sports Bigger than Legislation?

Marcus Montoya, Sports and Health Reporter

February 10, 2017

When Donald Trump signed an executive order limiting travel for seven “countries of concern,” he did more than stir the pot; he struck fear in the hearts of countless people. In the pen stroke heard ‘round the world, one group, for the time being, managed to escape persecution from the witch hunt: athletes.