<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - College Sports]]> <![CDATA[CU nets first Pac-12 win]]> <![CDATA[Patience a virtue for Buffs fans]]> Obviously, that’s a difficult assignment, given that’s all you’ve been told for the past six seasons, going back to Dan Hawkins’ first in 2006. But the coaching staff as presently constituted is savvy, intelligent and, most importantly, has put a high priority on accountability.]]> <![CDATA[Perseverance pays]]> Passion and pure drive are undoubtedly the reasons for CU’s starting punter Darragh O’Neill’s success as a Division I athlete in a sport he never played in high school. The fact that O’Neill propelled himself to a starting role at a program with a storied history in football in a matter of months speaks volumes about not only his athletic ability, but also his will to compete.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado football preps for Oregon's electric offense]]> As Colorado licks their considerable wounds after a 52-24 shellacking at the hands of Washington, Oregon comes to Folsom Field with their innovative and dynamic offense operating at full force. ]]> <![CDATA[Steeple-chasing success]]> Emma Coburn never dreamed she would come this far. CU’s cross-country/track standout, a senior from Crested Butte, completed her journey to superstardom in the running world earlier this summer with victories in two big — scratch that, huge — national races.]]> <![CDATA[Disrespected Buffs out to prove doubters wrong]]> When Linda Lappe posted the results of the Pac-12 preseason women’s basketball poll, which predicted the Buffs would finish 11th, on the door of her team’s locker room, the Buffs immediately became motivated.]]> <![CDATA[Buffs crushed by USC, look to regroup for senior night]]> More than 50,000 fans were on hand to watch CU deliver another sorry performance riddled with the same thoughtless penalties, blocked field  goals, injuries, shoddy red zone play and subpar secondary defense that have produced nine losses already this season.]]> <![CDATA[Buffs bounce hapless Utes]]> <![CDATA[Buffs spikers nearing end of tough stretch]]> While many in her position would grow frustrated, Kerra Schroeder viewed facing five top-15 teams in three weeks as an enjoyable experience. Colorado volleyball’s junior captain and outside hitter recorded a match high 19 kills against No. 2 UCLA, as the Buffs fell short for the seventh straight outing, losing in three sets.]]> <![CDATA[CU packs for the Pac-12]]> <![CDATA[Fireworks at Folsom]]> In a season that is shaping up to be a difficult one for the Colorado Buffaloes, quarterback Tyler Hansen and wide receiver Paul Richardson are providing a bright spot for fans at Folsom Field.]]> <![CDATA[Resilient Buffs charge ahead]]> Jon Embree and the rest of the CU coaching staff knew there was only one option after the team lost to Hawaii in the season opener: to move forward and continue to improve. “Kids are resilient,” Embree says. “I’ve put it behind me, and I’m ready to get going against Cal.”]]> <![CDATA[Yelin finds life after Kentucky]]> Colorado volleyball assistant coach Leonid Yelin has likely the most distinguished résumé of any assistant to come to CU in any sport. ]]> <![CDATA[Juggernaut Stanford rolls over Colorado]]> <![CDATA[CU women win first Pac-12 game]]> <![CDATA[Buffs roll Huskies, improve to 2-0 in conference]]> <![CDATA[Kresl’s buzzer-beating three caps undefeated non-conference season]]> It may not have been the way Linda Lappe drew it up, but the ending to Colorado’s non-conference season couldn’t have been much sweeter.]]> <![CDATA[Balanced Colorado handles Weber State]]> Chucky Jeffery’s 17 points led a balanced Colorado scoring attack to a victory over visiting Weber State by a score of 77-59.]]> <![CDATA[Back on his hometown team]]> <![CDATA[Chen sparks Buffs over Roadrunners]]> With 31 seconds left in the first half, things looked pretty grim for Colorado's men’s basketball. Mid-major Cal State Bakersfield held possession and a surprising two-point lead when Roadrunners’ guard Stephon Carter had his layup blocked by the scrappy Chen with just four second left on the clock.]]>