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1 month 3 weeks ago

Athletics drive recruitment at CSU-Pueblo

PUEBLO - Take a look around campus and you'll spot the signs of growth in the Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics Department. Across the street from the Thunderbowl, construction is underway on a new stadium for the Soccer and Lacrosse teams. Visit the swimming pool and you'll spot workers installing electronic...

1 year 8 months ago

Chacin struggles against Athletics

PHOENIX (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin was roughed up in his final spring training start, allowing six runs and 10 hits in five innings, and the Colorado Rockies lost 6-5 to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Nate Freiman hit a two-run double off the glove of Dexter Fowler in center field...

2 years 6 months ago

A's place McCarthy on DL with sore shoulder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have placed right-hander Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled list with a sore shoulder in the latest injury setback to the franchise's opening day starter. McCarthy is a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. The A's recalled right-hander Jim Miller...

3 years 5 months ago

Oakland Athletics fire manager Bob Geren

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have fired manager Bob Geren in the midst of a nine-game losing streak that has sent them tumbling to the bottom of the AL West standings. Oakland general manager Billy Beane immediately announced Thursday that former Arizona manager and broadcaster Bob Melvin will...

3 years 8 months ago

Matsui homers to help A's beat Rockies 9-4

PHOENIX (AP) - Hideki Matsui snapped out of a spring training slump with two hits, including a solo homer, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 on Sunday. Matsui, who was stuck in a 1-for-21 slide, connected against former Oakland pitcher Huston Street in the third inning. Cliff...

4 years 6 days ago

CU Regents restore athletics oversight board

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado is restoring an athletics oversight committee that was abolished in 2006. CU regents voted Friday in Colorado Springs to reinstate the board to monitor compliance with NCAA rules. The board also reviews academic performance of athletes and new construction plans...

4 years 11 months ago

School District 70 examines major cuts

School District-70 in Pueblo County is considering making major cuts to balance its budget next year. Superintendent Dan Lere tells News First 5 several options are being talked about including closing schools, cutting bus routes and reducing funds for athletic programs. District-70 says it needs to cut about $5 million...

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