Sports Editorial

Steve Trader

May 7, 2007

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It's hard to describe how I felt as I sat and watched the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball on April 15. With a steroid controversy that has become as...

Mesa baseball team heads toward conference championship

Steve Trader

April 16, 2007

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As the professional baseball season begins, the Mesa baseball season is coming toward an end. With a stellar offense and pitching combo, the Olympians find themselves sitting in first place atop the conference with only 10 games...

Mesa aquatics approach critical conference meet

Steve Trader

April 16, 2007

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With a strong showing in conference match ups this year, both the men's and women's swimming/diving teams are headed down the home stretch of the season toward the conference and state championships with some confidence, and some...

Learning in progress for men’s volleyball

Steve Trader

April 16, 2007

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This season may best be summed up as a learning and building year for the Mesa men's volleyball team. Inexperience may be the culprit an overall record of 1-14 and a conference record of 0-9. It's a team that includes only two...

Do sports at Mesa even exist?

Steve Trader

February 26, 2007

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The winter sports season is dwindling. Both the men's and women's basketball teams begin their regional tournaments the last week of February. Will you be there to cheer them on or did you even know about it? Worried about...

Mesa track is off and running

Steve Trader

February 26, 2007

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As the spring season descends upon us, the Mesa College men's and women's track teams are set and ready for the starting gun. Leading the squad of Olympians is Leslie Coons, a former student and track athlete at Mesa, who is...

Women’s volleyball team No.4 in State Championships

Kimberly Dillon

December 18, 2006

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Mental and physical exhaustion led to the eventual defeat of this year's women's volleyball team, according to Head Coach Kim Lester. Entering the Pacific Coast Conference State Championships undefeated, the team had high hopes...

Michigan State Graduate Coaching Lady Olympians Softball Team

Gabe Baker

December 18, 2006

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You many not have known it but the head coach for our lady Olympians softball team Mary Bongard was a previous Mesa student athlete in 1985-87 and a softball pupil to previous Mesa head coach Tricia Mendoza. The Helix High School...

Roundup

Dylan Kiefer

November 27, 2006

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WOMEN'S SOCCER As a result of a Pacific Coast Conference violation, Mesa forfeited their first five games of the season. The Olympians responded finishing conference play with a 14-6-2 record. Mesa's only conference loss was...

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