Morris’ career-high 31 points net him a W and 1,000

Matt Morris turned Fort Lewis College’s weekend around.Morris, the Durango High School product, scored a career-high 31 points, and with that the FLC senior passed 1,000 career points Saturday as...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

FLC men can’t run with the ’Runners

The Skyhawks never could get warm, thanks to the Roadrunners.From start to finish, the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team struggled with its offense and the Roadrunners’ defense in a 72-51...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Chivas USA again taps FLC’s well

Fabian Kling didn’t have to wait too terribly long before being called on in the Major League Soccer supplemental draft Tuesday.Kling, the Division II Player of the Year, was picked 30th overall by...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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The Orediggers’ great escape

The conditions were prime for an upset. The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team refused to wilt under the pressure applied by No. 9 Colorado School of Mines, battling its way to a 65-62 lead...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Oige: No. 1 in D-II Kennedy joins Kling as best of the best at his position

Coaches often are judged based on postseason performance. Fort Lewis College men’s soccer coach Oige Kennedy graded out quite well in 2011. So, too, did one of his predecessors.Kennedy was named...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Rhythm or not, FLC finishes on top

The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team has been looking to spread the offensive wealth all year. On Friday, despite not having the kind of rhythm their head coach was after, the Skyhawks got...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ayala – aka ‘The Bandit’ – picks the RMAC’s pocket

Fort Lewis College basketball play-by-play announcer Ken Flint has taken to calling Marcus Ayala “The Bandit,” and with good reason. He’s been committing highway robbery of opposing ballhandlers...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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The Skyhawk whisperer

In the Fort Lewis College men’s soccer locker room, photos, banners and other mementos of an impressive decade-plus run of success are omnipresent.Less eye-catching are the individual nameplates...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Mustangs kick late

The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team led by as many as 14 on Saturday, but a few too many turnovers and a sudden spell of hot shooting rallied Western New Mexico to a 62-59 victory over the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Carrot dangled too far for FLC

Every time the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team got close, New Mexico Highlands found a way to push the lead back to near 10 points. When FLC finally broke through to take the lead at...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Show Low native shoots high for ’Hawks

Fort Lewis College linebacker Phil Odell earned National Football Foundation All-Colorado second-team honors recently for his work in the middle of the Skyhawks’ defense this season.Odell, a Show...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Beacon and shovel, and FLC digs out of an avalanche of 3s

Fort Lewis College nearly got buried under an avalanche of 3s, making a couple of well-timed runs to get back into the ballgame. But it seemed that for every run the Skyhawks managed,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports