by Thomas Thortvedt
Pack football concluded the spring season by splitting and drafting teams in the annual red versus white squad in the spring game, Friday, April 21, at the Neta and Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl.
The CSU-Pueblo football team is off to a 5-0 start, after a 33-30 triple overtime last Saturday at the Thunderbowl.
The Thunderwolves are also in the top 25 in the NCAA Division II rankings for the first time in school history, as well as the first time they have appeared in a national poll since 1983, the gothunderwolves.com website reported.
CSU-Pueblo’s Art Club will be sponsoring Joel Cohen, the next in the distinguished speaker series on campus. Cohen, a co-writer and producer for the award-winning show “The Simpsons,” will be speaking in the OUC Ballroom on Wednesday, October 13, at 7 p.m.
For nearly 30 years, the Upward Bound program has been providing educational support to local high school students — who come from low-income and first generation families — in hopes that participants will succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits, said Upward Bound Director, Ismana Carney.
A 34-yard field goal by junior kicker Kyle Major, through the swirling winds at the Neta and Eddie Derose ThunderBowl, sealed a 33-30 triple overtime victory Saturday for the CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves, and sent the Eagles from Chadron State College back to Nebraska.