Category: RMAC

RMAC Shootout Preview: #3 CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. #6 Colorado Christian Cougars

It’s the last day of February which means its “March Madness” time. Tonight we tip-off the college basketball playoffs with the RMAC Shootout Quarterfinals from Massari Arena. The #3 Thuderwolves host the #6 Cougars in Men’s action. Here’s how each team stacks up headed into the matchup:


#6 Colorado Christian COugars

  • (14-14) Overall, (11-11) in RMAC
    • (7-8) on the road this season
    • 7th in RMAC Men’s Standings (Earned #6 seed due to Westminster’s ineligibility in postseason)
  • Being outscored by opponents 2,318-2,293
  • (2-3) in Last 5 Games
    • Lost to Colorado Mines 89-76
    • Defeated Adams State 74-73
    • Lost to CSU-Pueblo 87-79
    • Defeated Metro State 88-77
    • Lost to UCCS 79-68
  • Offense is averaging 81.9 points/game, Defense allows 82.8 points/game
    • Leading scorer is Brett Brady (18.9 points/game)
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Brett Brady (Senior)
    • Ty McGee (Junior)

#3 Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves

  • (19-8) Overall, (17-5) in RMAC
    • (10-2) at home this season
    • 3rd in RMAC Men’s Standings
  • Outscoring opponents 2,305-2,082
  • (4-1) in Last 5 Games
    • Defeated New Mexico Highlands 97-81
    • Defeated Westminster 85-69
    • Defeated Colorado Christian 87-79
    • Defeated Western State 89-75
    • Lost to Colorado Mesa 96-85
  • Offense is averaging 85.4 points/game, Defense allows 77.1 points/game
    • Leading scorer is Mark Williams (14.3 points/game)
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Rico Spikes (Senior)
    • Nelson Kahler (Senior)

These teams met twice this season with CSU winning the January 17th matchup 98-94, then the Thunderwolves took game 2 two weeks ago by a score of 87-79. You never know what will happen in NCAA Basketball, but tonight the Thunderwolves prevail and will move to the semifinals where they will meet either Fort Lewis or UCCS.

–Triple R

RMAC Shootout Preview: #1 CSU-Pueblo Lady Thunderwolves vs. #8 South Dakota Mines Lady Hardrockers

It’s the last day of February which means its “March Madness” time. Tonight we tip-off the college basketball playoffs with the RMAC Shootout Quarterfinals from Massari Arena. The #1 Thuderwolves host the #8 Hardrockers in women’s action. A win would allow Colorado State-Pueblo to host the remainder of the tournament. Here’s how each team stacks up headed into the matchup:


#8 South Dakota Mines Lady Hardrockers

  • (12-15) Overall, (10-12) in RMAC
    • (5-8) on the road this season
    • 8th in RMAC Women’s Standings
  • Outscoring opponents 1,717-1,638
  • (3-2) in Last 5 Games
    • Defeated Metro State 58-48
    • Lost to Black Hills State 61-57
    • Defeated Western State 60-52
    • Lost to Regis University 75-69
    • Defeated Chadron State 78-62
  • Offense is averaging 63.6 points/game, Defense allows 60.7 points/game
    • Leading scorer is Megan Rohrer (10.1 points/game)
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Megan Rohrer (Senior)
    • Cooper Courtney (Freshman)

#1 Colorado State-Pueblo Lady Thunderwolves

  • (26-2) Overall, (20-2) in RMAC
    • (15-0) at Home
    • #1 in RMAC Women’s Standings
  • Outscoring opponents 2,053-1,698
    • Opened Season (24-0)
  • (3-2) in Last 5 Games
    • Defeated New Mexico Highlands 69-45
    • Lost to Westminster 85-81
    • Defeated Colorado Christian 80-72
    • Defeated Western State 72-52
    • Lost to Colorado Mesa 91-56
  • Offense is averaging 73.3 points/game, Defense allows 60.6 points/game
    • Leading scorer is Tuileisu Anderson (16.3 points/game)
  • Players to Watch For:
    • Tuileisu Anderson (Junior)
    • Katie Cunningham (Junior)

These two teams met on January 6th, a time when CSU was rolling. The Pack came away with a narrow 66-64 victory. This time won’t be as close. The Thunderwolves win easily and advance to the semifinals where they will meet either Regis or Fort Lewis.

–Triple R

High School/College Sports Schedule 9/18-9/24

Rocky Ford Softball is ranked #2, the Crowley County & Rocky Ford football teams returned to their winning ways and the Colorado State University-Pueblo football is back to winning. All is right in the world as we enter another week of sports action. Full slates of soccer, volleyball, softball and of course football fill this week. So lets get to the schedule:


BOLD=Winner

sunday September 18th:

Soccer:

  • Colorado School of Mines Orediggers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* (Pueblo, CO): 3-0
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Adams State University Grizzlies *Women’s* (Alamosa, CO): 2-1

Tuesday September 20th:

Softball:

  • Lamar Savages vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 4pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • La Junta Tigers vs. Dolores Huerta Prep Scorpions 4pm (Pueblo, CO) -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Fowler Grizzlies vs. John Mall Panthers 4pm (Walsenburg, CO)
  • Hoehne Farmers vs. Crowley County Chargers 4:30pm (Ordway, CO)
  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. McClave Cardinals 5pm (McClave, CO)
  • Aguilar Wildcats vs. Manzanola Bobcats 5pm (Manzanola, CO)

Wednesday September 21st:

Volleyball:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Adams State University Grizzlies JV 7pm (Alamosa, CO)

Thursday September 22nd:

Softball:

  • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. La Junta Tigers 4pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-

Volleyball:

  • Crowley County Chargers vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers 5pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Fowler Grizzlies 4pm (Fowler, CO) -KTHN-
  • John Mall Panthers vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas, CO)
  • Cheraw Wolverines vs. La Veta Redskins 5pm (La Veta, CO)
  • Colorado Christian University Cougars JV vs. Otero Junior College Rattlers 7pm (La Junta, CO)

Friday September 23rd:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Central Community College Raiders *Men’s* 4pm (Columbus, NE)
  • Adams State University Grizzlies vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves *Men’s* 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7pm (Pueblo, CO)

Football:

  • St. Mary’s Pirates vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers *Homecoming* 7pm (Rocky Ford, CO)
  • Wiley Panthers vs. Fowler Grizzlies *Homecoming* 7pm (Fowler, CO)
  • Swink Lions vs. Las Animas Trojans *Homecoming* 7pm (Las Animas, CO) -KTHN-
  • Kent Denver Sun Devils vs. La Junta Tigers 7pm (La Junta, CO) -KBLJ-
  • Sierra Grande Panthers vs. Cheraw Wolverines *Homecoming* 7pm (Cheraw, CO)

Saturday September 24th:

Soccer:

  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen *Women’s* 3pm (Sterling, CO)
  • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen *Men’s* 5pm (Sterling, CO)

Volleyball:

  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Mountain Valley/Moffat Indians 11am (Saguache, CO)
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Hardrockers vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3pm (Pueblo, CO)

Softball:

  • La Junta Tigers vs. St. Mary’s Pirates 10am (Colorado Springs, CO) -KBLJ-

Football:

  • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Mountain Valley Indians 1pm (Saguache, CO)
  • New Mexico Highlands University Cowboys vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunderwolves 6pm (Pueblo, CO)

High School/College Sports Schedule (Week of 9/5-9/10)

We’re 2 weeks into the High School sports season, and the action is getting hot and heavy. Santa Fe League volleyball action has got underway and high school football is back in the swing of things! The CSU-Pueblo football team had a rough start to the season last week but they’re ready to bounce back this week! Here’s the Sports Schedule for the week:


BOLD=Winner

Tuesday September 6th

  • Volleyball:
    • Crowley County Chargers vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 5pm *KTHN*: 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-17, 25-20)
    • Hoehne Farmers vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 4pm: 3-0 (28-26, 27-25, 25-13)
    • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Las Animas Trojans 5pm (Las Animas,CO): 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-12)
    • Cheraw Wolverines vs. Wiley Wildcats (Wiley, CO) 4pm
  • Softball:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. St. Mary’s Pirates (Colorado Springs, CO) 4pm

Wednesday September 7th

  • Volleyball:
    • Angelo State (TX) Rams vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Colorado Christian Cougars JV (Lakewood, CO) 7pm

Thursday September 8th

  • Volleyball:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Hoehne Farmers (Hoehne, CO) 5pm
    • Swink Lions vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 5pm *KTHN*: 3-1 (25-15, 25-16, 14-25, 25-16)
    • Las Animas Trojans vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 5pm: 3-0 (25-14, 26-24, 25-18)
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Trinidad Miners (Trinidad, CO) 4pm
    • Western State University Mountaineers vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm
  • Softball:
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Lamar Savages (Lamar, CO) 6pm *KBLJ*

Friday September 9th

  • Volleyball:
    • Manzanola Bobcats vs. Antonito Trojans (Antonito, CO) 1pm
    • Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelinas vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolved (Pueblo, CO) 1pm
    • Kit Carson Wildcats vs. Cheraw Wolverines (Cheraw, CO) 4pm
    • Grand Valley Mountaineers vs. La Junta Tigers 4:45pm
    • Wayne State (Neb.) Warriors vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 6pm
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Englewood Pirates 7:15pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ NJC Pizza Hut Invite (Sterling, CO) 12 & 6pm
  • Soccer:
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest College Eagles (Powell, WY) 2pm *Women’s*
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Tech Mavericks (Goodland, KS) *Men’s*
    • Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves vs. Northeastern State Riverhawks (Tahlequah, OK) 6pm *Men’s*
    • Emporia State Hornets vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 7pm *Women’s*
  • Football:
    • Rocky Ford Meloneers vs. Center Vikings (Center, CO) 7pm
    • Limon Badgers vs. Crowley County Chargers (Ordway, CO) 7pm: 14-7
    • Akron Rams vs. Fowler Grizzlies (Fowler, CO) 7pm
    • Holly Wildcats vs. Swink Lions (Swink, CO) 7pm: 29-0
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Alamosa Mean Moose (Alamosa, CO) 7pm *KBLJ*
    • Kit Carson Wildcats vs. Cheraw Wolverines (Cheraw, CO) 7pm *KTHN*

Saturday September 10th

  • Volleyball:
    • Swallows Charter Academy Spartans vs. Rocky Ford Meloneers (Rocky Ford, CO) 10am
    • Monte Vista Pirates vs. La Junta Tigers 10am
    • Adams State Grizzlies vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 3pm
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers @ NJC Pizza Hut Invite (Sterling, CO) 1 & 3pm
  • Softball:
    • La Junta Tigers vs. Discovery Canyon Thunder (Colorado Springs, CO) 11am *KBLJ*
  • Soccer:
    • Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Sheridan College Generals (Sheridan, WY) 2pm *Women’s*
  • Football:
    • West Texas A&M Buffaloes vs. Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves (Pueblo, CO) 6pm