SF State wrestling team starts strong at JC Open

November 2, 2015 Sports

SF State’s wrestling team held down the Swamp today at the SF State JC Open, winning one weight class and placing in two others. Redshirt Junior and Sacramento City College transfer Tyson Kuahine twisted up and out of the bottom position to gain control of his opponent, scoring a reversal late in the third period that ...

Cross country gains experience at quad meet

September 19, 2015 Sports

The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed in their home opener today at the SF State Quad Meet in Golden Gate Park, placing first and fourth respectively. The women fielded a young squad of five runners led by Freshman Samantha Lopez who finished 17th overall with a time of 23:24. Morgan Gilmore, freshman, finished ...

Cheer squad diversifies

September 9, 2015 Sports

Grit and hard work come naturally to the junior cheer captain Abdallah Mahmoud, but stereotypes and social stigma almost kept him away from competitive cheer. “I came from wrestling and football; I always thought cheerleading was like, cheer the crowd on and that’s it,” Mahmoud said. “You never think of touching the sport.” Mahmoud said he ...

Women’s cross country team hits ground running

September 2, 2015 Sports

The clatter of footsteps rang incessantly throughout Cox Stadium as the women’s cross country team competed in their first time trial of the season. Assistant coach Sam Ahlbeck peered occasionally down at his watch to check their progress. “A lot of the girls want to take the reins and be a leader on the team because of their personalities, their desire to be ...