His own Orakpo

FORT COLLINS – Colorado State freshman linebacker Mike Orakpo wants to be just like his famous older brother.And, yet, nothing like him.Given his last name, the comparisons to former University of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Smith drives home winner for alumnae

Even in exhibitions such as Saturday’s alumnae game between the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer team and some of the programs’ finest former players at Dirks Field, some goals are more important...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Future squeaks by past

Most regular-season games don’t have this much fire and competitiveness. Then again, not all games have as much talent on display as the Fort Lewis College men’s soccer alumni game. The 4-3...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Young ’Hawks pass too ‘early’ freshman orientation at FLC

Freshman orientation is ahead of schedule for the Fort Lewis College volleyball team.The Skyhawks, who open the regular season in two weeks, passed their advancement placement exam Saturday with a...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Baseball or football? Parker’s new deal just the beginning for Tigers quarterback

CLEMSON, S.C. – Not much has changed for Clemson’s newest millionaire – at least not yet anyway.Quarterback Kyle Parker says he still can’t afford to buy dinner after agreeing to a deal with the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks go east for new lax coach

While departed lacrosse coach Kelley Quessier McPeake went west, Fort Lewis College looked to the East Coast for her replacement. FLC hired Kelsey MacDonald as the school’s second women’s lacrosse...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Experience with a dash of youth

The combination of youth and experience is a commonly used talking point when it comes to dissecting a team’s roster. Coaches often talk about striking the balance between the two and hope their...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

I spy alumni

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

NCAA saves a job for the keeper

Thanks to a save by the NCAA, Fort Lewis College got to keep its goalkeeper.FLC athletic director Kelly Higgins announced Tuesday night that alumna Bree Baker officially has joined the Skyhawks’...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Bayfield’s Laue signs to run for Skyhawks

Derek Laue thought his days of running with a team might be coming to an end.The former Bayfield High School cross country and track standout finished his prep season at the Colorado State Track...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports


Expected, but that doesn’t mean it’s not exciting.Call it excitement with extreme caution.Either way, it’s an exemplary mark, and Fort Lewis College men’s soccer coach Oige Kennedy fully expects...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Change is in the CU air

Change was in the air as the University of Colorado Alumni Association held a gathering with speakers Philip DiStefano, the school’s chancellor, and Mike Bohn, the Buffaloes’ athletic director. The...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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