Author Archives: Cole Thompson

  • Red, White, and World Cup Champs

    July 5th 2015 marks another monumental moment for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team as when they won their second World Cup.   This win was the team’s first World Cup championship since 1999 and they handled defending champs Japan by a score of 5-2. The victory was led by Captain Carli Lloyd, who put the match away early by

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  • CU Boulder Ski Team Reigns Supreme

    CU Boulder's ski team wins 20th NCAA ski championship and coaches Rokos and Cranmer awarded National Coach of the Year! As winter ends, the ski season and the school year follow suit and unfortunately come to an end. This past weekend many ski resorts including Eldora Mountain Resort closed their doors and stopped the lift lines until next season. Many

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  • Perfection is Madness

    Chances are, you are terribly disappointed with your bracket in the March Madness 2015 race. If you are you are not alone! There are thousands – make that millions -- of us stuck with our embarrassing brackets, and for good reason. With today’s advances in athleticism, nutrition, and coaching, odds have really taken on a new meaning. Statistically speaking, in

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  • Sports Profile: Unstoppable Youngster MacKinnon on a Career...

    Here’s why watching the Colorado Avalanche is more exciting than ever. Canadian ice hockey center 19-year-old Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche is off to an immensely promising 2014/2015 season and has tallied an impressive 12 goals and 24 assists for a total of 36 points. He was drafted in the 2013 season by the Colorado Avalanche as a first

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  • Up Next , CU Men’s Basketball

    Since the broncos are out of the payoffs and Colorado football is essentially over, we must turn our attention to further sporting events still taking place. Currently, the CU Buffs men’s basketball team hold a record of 9-6 with a very promising rest-of-season schedule. The CU basketball program has flourished under head coach Tad Boyle and has led to numerous

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  • Winter Fun

    School is finally out for winter break and now suddenly you have 3 weeks of fun to pack in before classes start again. It might seem like the snow and cold would limit activities, but that is far from the truth! Here’s a definitive list of activities that will keep to entertained over the winter break: 1) Go Skiing Colorado

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  • The Man, the Myth, the Manning

    This past weekend the state of Colorado was lucky enough to witness history as Peyton Manning- Quarterback for the Denver Broncos- threw his 509th career touchdown, surpassing Brett Favre in career touchdowns.   This feat by itself was a lot to brag about, but considering Manning's recent injury he suffered in 2011, it's nothing short of incredible. Manning underwent an

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