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Colorado State University Wrestling Preview

Colorado State University-Pueblo Wrestling head coach Dax Charles has high expectations for the 2017-18 season. “Our goals are to win the RMAC, win the region and the National Championship,” Charles said. The Pack has serious RMAC Championship contenders in all 10 weight classes this season and have received historic national attention following a NCAA Division II coaches poll. “We are currently ranked second in the RMAC and seventh in the country,” Charles said. “We have one kid returning as RMAC Champion, so I think we could get some more.” Last...
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CSU-Pueblo students create a fight club

CSU-Pueblo's College Combative Club encourages students to join. As anyone who has seen the movie “Fight Club,” can tell you, the first and second rules about fight club are you don’t talk about fight club. For Dave Fields, boxing coach and founder of the new CSU-Pueblo College Combative Club, however, talking about fight club is exactly what he wants you to do. “We just want to get the word out there and get the fans behind us,” Fields said. “This (club) is here, so come take advantage of it.” Fields,...
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Three ThunderWolves advance to wrestling nationals

Niko Bogojevic - Photo by Dustin Cox Massari Arena hosted the NCAA Division II Wrestling West Super Regionals Feb. 27 and 28. Fourteen teams competed in hopes of their wrestlers moving on to the national tournament set for March 13 and 14. The Thunderwolves finished sixth overall in the tournament and advanced three wrestlers who will be competing for a national title in St. Louis. CSU-Pueblo has hosted national NCAA events in the past, including a wrestling championship in 2012 and consecutive outdoor track and field events in 2012 and...