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David Ramsey

Local Sports Columnist

  • Ramsey: DeRuyter's happiness in Fresno is bad news for Air Force football

    Updated: Thu, May 1, 2014

    Tim DeRuyter is happily cruising on a sunny morning in the San Joaquin Valley not far from the matchless glory of Yosemite National Park and the ancient natural towers of Sequoia National Park. "We love the weather out here," DeRuyter says. "We love the people." DeRuyter's state of...

  • Ramsey: Avs should make every effort to retain Stastny

    Updated: Wed, Apr 30, 2014

    DENVER - Pay the man. Keeping unrestricted free agent Paul Stastny in a Colorado Avalanche uniform will be massively expensive. The cost could approach $50 million over seven or eight seasons. No. 26 is worth it. Stastny again proved his worth with a laser-like third period goal...

  • Ramsey: Fountain Valley gives St. Mary's all it can handle, but OT win delivers region title to Pirates

    Updated: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

    Kylie Cleary was running by herself with a clear view of the goal, and she knew she wouldn't be lonely for long. So she started shouting. "Emily, Emily, ball, ball!" She was shouting at her St. Mary's teammate Emily Loof, who was surrounded by a swarm of Fountain Valley...

  • Mitchell High's Terry Miller belongs in CS Sports Hall of Fame

    Updated: Fri, Apr 25, 2014

    TERRY MILLER in an undated photo Terry Miller should have been a member of the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame’s first class in 2000, but the powers that be who control entry to the Hall have – and this baffles me to no end – have locked the doors to the greatest...

  • Ramsey: CC hockey program should look at how Air Force football replaced coaching legend

    Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    A respected coach who built an impressive mountain of victories has departed Colorado College. Same thing happened in 2006 at Air Force. As CC athletic director Ken Ralph searches for a replacement for Scott Owens, he should examine the example of Air Force athletic director Hans...

  • Ramsey: Michael Phelps can't outrace time in his comeback

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Michael Phelps has nothing left to prove in the pool. He's won 22 Olympic medals, including a beyond-belief collection of 18 golds. At this moment, some 5-year-old is moving fast in a pool while his mom shouts, "He's going to be another Michael Phelps!" His name is known by your...

  • To Redskins owner Danny Boy Snyder: Your racist nickname IS an issue

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Danny Boy Snyder is such a riot. He’s a rich guy who believes he can dictate reality. He announced yesterday that his team’s nickname – the Redskins – is “not an issue.” Only the nickname is an issue. And will remain an issue. A contentious, lingering...

  • Ramsey: Colorado College should take lead from Union hockey and aim high

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    As Union College hockey players prepare to skate into their home arena, they huddle under a large sign, and coach Rick Bennett makes sure they examine the word above them. "Believe," the sign demands. "You have to have that," Bennett said from his office in Schenectady, N.Y. "I...

  • Former Colorado College player Nate Prosser living a Minnesotan's dream playing for Wild

    Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    DENVER - Nate Prosser, a former Colorado College defensive star, spent many nights driving 45 minutes from his family home in Elk River, Minn., to downtown St. Paul to watch the Wild play hockey. He was a typical Minnesota teen. When anyone asked what he wanted to do with his life,...

  • Wild's Nate Prosser, a former CC star, reacts to Scott Owens departure

    Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Nate Prosser of the Minnesota Wild was asked for his reaction to Scott Owens resignation as Colorado College hockey coach. Owens coached Prosser at CC from 2006-10. “I was pretty surprised,” Prosser said. “I thought he did a lot of good things when he was there. I don’t know all...

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