Lifting her right leg up, Alex Jones swirled in a fast motion and aimed her arm straight to the sky, launching the sphere shot put into the air before it landed in the sand pit. With cheers from the crowd and a shoulder pat from assistant throws coach Nathan
SF State's women's track and field hosted the 2015 California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships at Cox Stadium April 30 through May 2, where teams from across the conference competed in a variety of events for three days.
The first day of the CCAA Championships started off
Sharing laughs and chattering away with teammates about what the new track and field season would bring, Jordan Guerrero remembers when she first met new head coach Kendra Reimer and assistant coach Marissa Chew early this semester. With a swift hand moment, Guerrero recalls Chew snatching the roll sheet
The SF State women’s track and field squad returned from an outstanding team performance at the Chico State Distance Carnival and Twilight Meet April 11. The team placed fourth overall with a score of 84.50 points and had 11 Gators set new personal records in their
The clicking of buttons and loud chatter inside of the Folsom Street Foundry did not distract the last two competitors of the Ultra Street Fighter IV video game as attendees gathered around them to get an up-close glimpse of the final match.
SF State broadcast and electronic communication
A Gator wrestling trio said goodbye to the 2014-2015 season after placing 39th overall among the 48 teams competing in day one of the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Championships March 13 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mats covered the wooden floors of the Chaiftez Arena, as the Gator
I saw the strongest man I know fall to the ground in tears and tell me he failed as a father. No choice of words I spoke or the number of hugs I gave him could stop his breakdown of emotion, but the experience molded me into
The SF State wrestling team has endured an up-and-down battle this season with tough losses to ranked teams in the nation. As the team heads to the 2014-2015 NCAA Division II West Super Regionals hosted at Colorado State University-Pueblo this weekend, their minds are set
It was a back-and-forth Saturday night battle at The Swamp for SF State’s men’s basketball squad who fell short to Chico State Wildcats 65-57.
The night kicked off with the Gators recognizing seniors Bren Haley, Sam Colmenero and Udun Osakue, who walked on the court with
SF State President Leslie E. Wong assured students the University will help provide classes in the face of an upcoming $3 million campus-wide budget cut.
Every department, including academic, administrative and athletics, will submit an action plan to brace for the deficit, but it will not affect
After a grueling five-month roller coaster ride to secure a stadium, the Gators Rugby Football Club have finally found a place to call their own.
The squad has established Boxer Stadium, a field near Balboa BART Station, as their home turf.
“It was freshmen and sophomore year, we used
A new head coach for the women's soccer team with a commitment to student athletes' success will offer the team a fresh face after 33 years.
SF State announced Tracy Hamm as the new women’s soccer head coach over the winter break following the retirement of
The San Francisco Giants will treat SF State faculty and students to a display of the three World Series trophies Wednesday at Jack Adams Hall.
The event was created by SF State’s University Advancement department and the Alumni Association, who have a close relationship with the
SF State’s wrestling team started off their tournament-packed weekend with a pair of matches hosting Cal Baptist University Lancers, Simon Fraser University Clans and Minnesota State Moorhead Friday afternoon at The Swamp. The Gators fell short to Cal Baptist 25-12 but ended the day with
Women's basketball still fighting, despite their tough 0-16 start to the season. The women Gators look to pick up in the last half of the season.
After two years of sitting on the sidelines and almost losing his ability to walk, SF State cross-country runner Drew Feldman beat the hurdles of his injuries to bounce into a break-out 2014 season.
"It was a tough time," Feldman said. "I wasn't sure if I would
SF State's men's and women's cross-country teams returned from the 900 mile trip to Billings, Mont., where they raced in the NCAA Division II West Region Championship.
Facing multiple challenges including blistering winds and 30 degree weather, the men’s team placed eighth overall against 22 of the
SF State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams returned from incredible Saturday finishes, running over hills in 100 degree weather at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship race, and now set their minds on Regionals.
“I was very happy with how the team performed. We ran
Senior night kicked things off for the Gators volleyball team with a packed gym chanted that “Go Gators” along side SF State’s cheerleading squad, while the team’s seniors Jacquie Brice, Melissa Horton and Jazmine Williams walked onto the court with their loved ones.
The emotional farewell to the
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] A basketball lies in the gym at SF State as the men's basketball team prepares to begin its season Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.[/caption]
After losing seven seniors and with the 2014-2015 season right around the corner, SF State’s
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="800"] SF State Gators head coach Matt Barnes' son Monroe, 18 months, is dressed up as a Gator and runs out towards his dad at the end of the soccer game at Cox Stadium in Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The Gators beat
At her Southern California high school, SF State cross country runner Paxton Cota spent less time tearing up the race course, and more time socializing.
“I remember at first I kind of didn’t want to run, I just wanted to meet people,” said Cota of when
A total of 21 cross country teams came out to Golden Gate Park's Speedway Meadows Friday afternoon to compete in the 2014 SF State Invitational, where they fought through chilly weather and steep hills to cross the finish line.
Both men’s and women’s Gator teams placed
For SF State student athletes, wearing a Gator uniform takes as much physical work on the field as it does mental work in the classroom.
Despite the tribulations that come with being a student athlete, last semester saw 72 student athletes make the more prestigious dean’s
Nearly snatching first place in the team's season opener, SF State's women's cross country team decided to drop out of the Sonoma State University (SSU) Invitational scheduled for Oct. 4, to concentrate and prepare for the meets in November.
"In the past (SSU Invitational) falls on
How many 4-year-old kids could name the starting lineup for the 1997 to 1998 Chicago Bulls team? To this day, I still clearly remember jumping on our beaten down grey couch out of excitement when the Bulls won the championship that season. If my older
After winning three straight games, the women’s soccer team returned to Cox Stadium Monday afternoon for a 2-1 win over the Hawaii Pacific University Sharks.
The Gators played strong and took advantage of the Sharks’ shaky defense. Within the first three minutes of the first half,
A drizzle-coated Golden Gate Park Speedway Park Thursday morning proved to not be a challenge for SF State men and women’s cross country teams, which kicked off their seasons against Academy of Art and Cal State East Bay.
The men’s team began the three-way duel with
After finishing the 2013 season in eighth place in the West Region of the NCAA Division II Regional Cross Country rankings, SF State's men's cross country team enters the new season faster and stronger.
"They've done the summer training, so we are now prepared for the