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David Ramsey

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  • Meet the one person who IS NOT a candidate to replace Scott Owens as CC's next hockey coach

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Air Force coach Frank Serratore said he is not interested in the vacant Colorado College coaching position. “I’m going to get fired someday, but I’m going to let Air Force fire me,” Serratore said Sunday night. “I like where I’m working.” Serratore just completed his...

  • Ramsey: Coors field a baseball palace; jury's out on the team

    Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Colorado is proud of Coors Field, and with good reason. On summer nights, fans can relax on the upper deck, watch the sun set over the Rockies and savor the wonders of the best state in America. On Friday afternoon, throngs of joyous Coloradoans gathered in lower downtown to...

  • Ramsey: College basketball's one-and-done rule is a joke

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Colorado coach Tad Boyle can't stand the "one-and-done" rule that drains college basketball, results in an inferior NBA product and robs basketball fans. "The thing that bothers me about it is that it's a farce and has nothing to do with what we're trying to do, and that's educating...

  • Ramsey: Pete Rose deserves a spot on the Hall of Fame ballot

    Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    We dwell in a bizarre baseball world. Barry Bonds just completed a cameo appearance as hitting instructor for the Giants. Mark McGwire works as the full-time hitting instructor for the Dodgers. Bonds and McGwire used performance-enhancing drugs to fuel their collection of home runs....

  • Ramsey: Former DU coach Gwozdecky strongly endorses Owens as CC leader

    Updated: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    George Gwozdecky once ranked among Colorado Springs' most despised invaders. For 19 years, The Double G led the University of Denver hockey team into World Arena, where Colorado College fans shouted mean, obscene words at him and, once, tossed a full glass of soda at his head. Now...

  • Ramsey: Former Air Force, CU boss Jeff Bzdelik should never have been a college coach

    Updated: Thu, Mar 27, 2014

    Three troubling mysteries of modern America: Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone in the murder of John F. Kennedy? Why is Madonna popular? What was Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman thinking when he hired Jeff "Buzzy" Bzdelik as basketball coach in 2010? Buzzy, the former...

  • Ramsey: God, and we, should be concerned about more than games

    Updated: Sat, Mar 22, 2014

    Mom was stunned. She had just listened in the late 1970s to a Bible-school teacher offer parking advice. Pray as you approach a busy mall, the teacher said, and The Creator of the World will provide a choice parking space. Mom and dad often pondered how to make what was important...

  • Ramsey: Anybody can win picking brackets, so don't listen to experts

    Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

    A long time ago, I was sitting at my newsroom desk in a small city in Texas, pondering my NCAA Tournament bracket. A few feet away, our newspaper's lifestyle editor savored an unfiltered cigarette while pondering her bracket. I had chosen the logical approach, closely examining each...

  • Ramsey: Air Force loss on top of CC defeat makes for dark day in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Mar 16, 2014

    What a dark day for college hockey in Colorado Springs. Colorado College loses to North Dakota in the NCHC playoffs, but that was expected. The Tigers, who spent this entire season wandering around lost, were playing in one of the most deafening, most hostile, most electric college...

  • Ramsey: Unbeaten underdog Mesa Ridge girls show who is top dog in 4A state hoops final

    Published: Sat, Mar 15, 2014

    BOULDER - Imagine a girls' basketball team with a perfect record, a team blessed with a fast, athletic 6-foot-4 center, a team that won 16 games by more than 20 points, a team jammed with young women hungry to rule the state. And now imagine that same team as the underdog in the state...