Author Andrew Bolte

5 entries

Touch Gloves and Come Out Swinging

As I rode with my stepfather down I-25 toward the first installment of the Rio Grande Rivalry for 2011, there was an advertisement on the radio for an upcoming title fight between Albuquerque female boxing champion Holly Holm and European champion Anne-Sophie Mathis. Each fighter would be battling for (cue explosions)...

Sign Language

"Can U Stop Weems? You're Dreamin'!" It was the first thing I saw when I took my seat 45 minutes prior to the tipoff of this year's installment of the Mountain West / Missouri Valley Challenge between New Mexico and Missouri State: a brilliant hand-lettered sign, professionally prepared, held by a gentleman...

This Is Not A Drill

When I looked at New Mexico's schedule for December, I had little expectation that I would be able to attend a Tuesday night tussle between the home Lobos and Montana State. In fact, I was hopeful that I'd be able to go to the next New Mexico home game, where the Lobos would face off against one of my favorite...

Filling in the Blanks

The New Year brings new hope, new resolutions, and normally it brings a new season: the conference season. However, in the downsized Mountain West, where Utah left to climb farther away from the Red Line to the Pacific-12 and Brigham Young chased the possibility of BCS football dollars to go independent -- joining...

The Fighting Who?

"We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are. Sane or insane. Saints or sex addicts. Heroes or victims. Letting history tell us how good or bad we are. Letting our past decide our future. Or we can decide for ourselves. And maybe it's our job to invent something better." - Chuck Palahniuk, Choke"Team...

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