All posts by Reid Hardy

Top 5 Things to do with an Online Grand Canyon University Degree

While figures vary by institution, US News claims that only 17% of online students actually finish their bachelor degrees, Grand Canyon University – Denver men’s soccer’s first-round opponent in the NCAA Tournament – publishes a claim that 65% of their online students graduate. A cynic might call this a ‘diploma mill’. Continue reading Top 5 Things to do with an Online Grand Canyon University Degree

University of North Dakota Loses Frantic Bid to Save Ambassador Motel

Visiting teams and fans alike will have to seek alternative accommodations while traveling to Grand Forks, North Dakota to watch University of North Dakota hockey games. The city zoning department condemned the Ambassador Motel after numerous licensing violations and with a late-night fire putting the final touches on the iconic motor lodge. Continue reading University of North Dakota Loses Frantic Bid to Save Ambassador Motel

LetsGoDU Super-Poll™: Pioneers Once Again Favored to Win National Hockey Title

LetsGoDU has released our 17th annual hockey Super-Poll™ for the 2021-22 season. As always, a host of ‘criteria’ are fed into the supercomputer at Goddard Computing Center to determine the nation’s top-10 collegiate hockey teams. The Denver Pioneers find themselves in the top slot once again for the 17th consecutive season.

Here’s our top ten:

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Bob Warming’s AARP Interview Cites Experience as a Winning Formula

The head soccer coach at the University of Nebraska Omaha (NOM), Bob Warming, talked to AARP Magazine (American Association of Retired Persons) about blending his experience with his team’s youth. Warming came out of retirement in 2018 to coach the Mavericks. Denver plays Omaha in a home-and-home series over the next four days. Denver needs just three points to secure the conference and NCAA bid while Omaha must sweep to keep its season alive. Here are a few highlights from the interview. Continue reading Bob Warming’s AARP Interview Cites Experience as a Winning Formula

Top 10 Things to do Without Denver in the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament

10. Play the UMass-Amherst Drinking Game. Invite friends over and purchase a case of beer and shot glasses. Whenever the announcers say, “UMass” the first person to yell  ‘Amherst’ does not have to drink while the rest of the room takes a shot. Everybody drinks if the announcers say, ‘flagship’. Continue reading Top 10 Things to do Without Denver in the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament

Final DU-CC Series Canceled – Exclusive Photos Capture CC’s Final Game at Broadmoor World Arena

A cold evening greeted a fan who waited pensively for the doors to open for what turned out to be a final time.

Colorado College enjoyed the World Arena locker room for a final time – not knowing this marked the final night in the old barn.

CC salutes their fans with hopes of a Gold Pan return. It was not to be as DU won the coveted mining utensil at Magness Arena and the NCHC pulled the plug on the final DU home-and-away series.

Both teams will lace them up at the single-elimination NCHC tournament in Grand Forks in two weeks. Denver faces Omaha in first-round action.


Top photo: Head Coach Mike Haviland takes a timeout to draw up the Tiger power play.