Olympian swimmers and divers make a splash at state meet

Steve Trader

May 28, 2007

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The Mesa swimming and diving team has become pretty accustomed to attending the California State Championships over the years, and this year they once again found themselves in familiar territory. On the women's side, state finalist...

Two men advance toward state as tennis season ends

Steve Trader

May 7, 2007

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The men's tennis season is over for all but two Mesa athletes, both of whom have earned a spot in the upcoming So Cal regional tournament. James Van Hess, in his first season, won his way through the singles division and into...

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...

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...

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...

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