Embracing the grind

November 15, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As he sat drenched in sweat, junior wrestler Nathan Cervantez continued to stretch after his practice. Covered in layers of clothing, Cervantez capped his practice attire with a good old singlet. Cervantez was cutting weight for the Gators’ meet against Stanford last Saturday. “I try to maintain myself between six to eight pounds over the ...

McCovey remembered for selfless love to his team and his city.

November 10, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

A handful of those who knew Willie “Stretch” McCovey shared their stories and admiration on McCovey’s Celebration of Life on Thursday, Nov. 8 at AT&T Park. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer, the National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson and many family members, former players and ...

Gators wrestling battles Division I Stanford this Saturday.

November 8, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling is in for a gargantuan challenge when they travel to Stanford to grapple the D-1 squad this Saturday, Nov. 10. “It’s definitely a big challenge for us,” said SF State head coach Jason Welch. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Gators roster has a couple of preseason top 25 ranked wrestlers, ...

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

October 31, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling rumbles in a tune-up alumni day scrimmage, giving the crowd 11 battles to watch at the Swamp on Saturday, Oct. 27. SF State’s weight class picture cleared up in Saturday’s exhibition, as many starting weight class spots were up for grabs in many of the matches. “This scrimmage holds two purposes,” said SF ...

Blood, sweat and trash talk

October 24, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As the bell rang, ending the final fight on the UFC 229 fight card, lightweight phenom Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov put a giant, golden capstone on his mixed martial arts legacy: beating and mauling Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor, a man many believe has transcended the UFC. Nurmagomedov’s win was supposed to be the talking point ...

Gators men’s soccer cruises by Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0

October 2, 2018 Sports

After having scoring troubles for the last four games, the Gators clicked offensively and defensively during their 3-0 Sunday win over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at Cox Stadium. The Gators brought a complete effort to a nationally televised game defined by SF State’s offensive pressure and CSUDH’s critical offensive mistake. “When you do ...

Men’s rugby club goes 2-2 in tune-up tourney to Seven’s Nationals

September 26, 2018 Sports

The SF State men’s rugby club gained valuable experience at the West Campus Green on Saturday, Sept. 22 in a 2-2 sevens tournament effort. This was the club’s first test before the rapidly approaching Pac West Seven’s National Qualifying Tournament. The Gators hosted a four-team tournament, getting much needed experience for both their young starting ...

Women’s soccer outlasts Holy Names University 1-0

September 21, 2018 Sports

SF State women’s soccer swarmed Holy Names University at Skyline Soccer Field on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in a chippy 1-0 game, missed opportunities by the Gators kept the game much closer than it had to be. The struggling Gators offense came out shooting right out of the gate, getting 12 shots in the first half ...

Men’s soccer looks to remain undefeated against CSU Bernardino

September 19, 2018 Sports

SF State mens’ soccer looks for their fifth win of the season as they travel to play the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes this Friday, Sept. 21. The Gators’ defense may be in for quite a challenge when they face the high-octane, but inconsistent, San Bernardino offense. SF State will look to continue with their ...

Gators men’s soccer seeks another winning streak in Sonoma

September 13, 2018 Sports

The SF State men’s soccer team is in for a great defensive battle on Friday when it faces off against Sonoma State University on their territory on Seawolf Soccer Field Even though Sonoma State has had scoring struggles lately — racking up as many ties as wins — they’ve only allowed a single goal in the ...