Tag Archives: Colorado College

Old North End neighbors fight CC’s new arena plans

A pitched battle is heating up in the Springs. What appeared to be a project to build a small hockey practice facility on the CC campus has morphed into a full-blown on-campus arena. The upscale Old North End Neighborhood is not happy about the sleight of hand by Colorado College leadership.

The announcement of the new Robson Arena was made before consulting with neighbors. Continue reading Old North End neighbors fight CC’s new arena plans

Denver rides Evan Cowley’s second straight shutout to sweep of Tigers and into 4th straight Frozen Faceoff

Photo courtesy DU Athletics

For the fourth straight year, the top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers will head to Minneapolis for the Frozen Faceoff thanks to Evan Cowley’s 4-0 shutout of the Colorado College Tigers on Saturday night. The win was the Pioneers’ 14th straight over CC and clinched the first-round series sweep. Continue reading Denver rides Evan Cowley’s second straight shutout to sweep of Tigers and into 4th straight Frozen Faceoff

Breakthrough Colorado College study cites hockey woes & proposes solutions

Photo: Senior Cooper Stanweight from Darien, Connecticut is developing strategies to deal with mounting losses and hopelessness.

Colorado College’s (7-22-4) failure on the ice has resulted in widespread campus dissatisfaction. As the Tiger’s featured athletic program, men’s ice hockey continues to falter during the 2016-2017 season. An internal campus survey shows that “horrible Hockey” caused widespread (63%) campus dissatisfaction. In response, college officials have created coping strategies for students to deal with the mounting losses.  Continue reading Breakthrough Colorado College study cites hockey woes & proposes solutions

Pioneers ruin Omaha’s Senior Night with shutout to cap regular season

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The top-ranked University of Denver Pioneers went into Omaha this weekend with one goal on their minds: clinch the Penrose Cup and bring the huge trophy back to Denver with them. After they clinched the NCHC regular season title last night with a 4-2 victory (and UMD’s loss to Western Michigan) over the Omaha Mavericks, the focus tonight shifted to ruining the Mavs’ Senior Night. And boy, did they ever. Continue reading Pioneers ruin Omaha’s Senior Night with shutout to cap regular season

LetsGoDU Exclusive: Damien Goddard Travel Details Revealed

Photo: While cleaning his office, a local janitorial service in Houston discovered the upcoming travel itinerary of the highly private Damien Goddard and forwarded to LetsGoDU.

We can now disclose that LetsGoDU founder Damien Goddard is making a trip to Denver this weekend for the DU-CC hockey series and DU men’s lacrosse’s season opener against Air Force, who upset Duke over the weekend. While the details of his trip are confidential, we received this exclusive copy of his personal itinerary (below).

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Local Landmark Inspires Colorado College Practice Facility

Photo This pig barn has inspired a new design for an on-campus hockey practice facility.

Pioneer Cabin, also known as William A. Burgess House, is one of the oldest buildings in Colorado Springs. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A swine shed adjacent to the historic site is now the inspiration for Colorado College’s  new on-campus practice ice arena.  Continue reading Local Landmark Inspires Colorado College Practice Facility

An Open Letter to Colorado College Hockey Fans

Photo Credit: Kevin Kreck, The Gazette

Dear CC Fans,

I was at the World Arena last night. I saw what happened. I saw DU take it to your Tigers. As you know, the 4-1 score could have and probably should have been more like 7-1 given the balance of play. I have to give your team some credit for their effort last night. They held the hottest team and the hottest line in college hockey to just one goal through 46 minutes of play. That’s a moral victory to be proud of when your team has just 6 wins on the year. Continue reading An Open Letter to Colorado College Hockey Fans

Colorado College Jerseys Revealed

LetsGoDU acquired exclusive access to the design of the sweaters that Colorado College will be wear on Saturday, February 20th for the Battle on Blake. While Colorado College was trying to keep the ‘design’ a secret, we were able to secure this image. Continue reading Colorado College Jerseys Revealed