The San Francisco 49ers come into the 2015 season after a meltdown offseason headed by the mutual parting of head coach Jim Harbaugh and owner Jed York. The once proud franchise has seen its window of opportunity for a Super Bowl appearance shut immediately and it
The SF State softball team said their goodbyes to three of their seniors Saturday afternoon, as Courtney Gravel, Lucy Fernandez and Selina Rodriguez took the field for one last time in the purple and white Gator uniform. The Cal State East Bay Pioneers tried to
Coaches and faculty honored 54 Gators who accomplished a 3.5 GPA or higher in the Fall 2014 semester at the 2015 SF State Scholar Athlete Reception at the Seven Hills Conference Center April 21.
Apryl Guisasola, academic coordinator for the Gator Academic Resource Center and part of the NCAA Senior Woman Administrator,
The SF State Gators baseball team began a six-game home stand with a 8-4 loss to the visiting Academy of Art Urban Knights in a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon.
The Urban Knights struck first with four runs in the second inning off of starting pitcher
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] SF Gator Mark Lindsey waits for a pitch during the double header versus CSU Monterey Bay on Friday, April 3. (Drake Newkirk / Xpress)[/caption]
Sitting in the bullpen after picking up two wins against the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters, senior
[caption id="attachment_64665" align="alignleft" width="600"] San Francisco State Gator Matt Vera (7) hits his bat on the ground at the game against Cal State Stanislaus Warriors on Sunday March 29. (Marlene Sanchez / Xpress)[/caption]
The combination of good offense and defense has pulled the SF State men's
[caption id="attachment_63976" align="alignright" width="600"] SF State Gators player Udun Osakue ,#21, dribbles past the San Bernardino Coyotes defenseman Gilbert Parga ,#1, during a game at the Gators home on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (Sara Gobets / Xpress)[/caption]
Despite a 2014-2015 season where the SF State Gators
With the college basketball season underway and March Madness right around the corner, the sport will garner attention from all over the nation. Fans will fill out post-season tournament brackets, players will celebrate and a champion will arise when it’s all said and done.
While the players
Through a fan’s perspective, baseball is a game all about stats, strikeouts and home runs, but to the players, superstitions and rituals play a large part.
From not stepping on the foul line when entering and exiting a baseball field to clothing choices, superstitions and rituals
The SF State baseball team kicked off its long string of division play with a Friday afternoon 9-5 win over the visiting Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles.
The Gators were led by senior Mark Lindsay’s three hit day and starting pitcher Nolan Sheridan’s strong pitching
Under the parched and sweltering desert sky, Gators' pitcher Peter Reyes could feel the strands of his ligaments tear with each heave of the ball to home plate.
Ignoring the pain only made matters worse for the junior pitcher and eventually his elbow gave out. It was inevitable that he would
Building their friendship since the beginning of their Gator baseball career, senior starters Danny Souza and Mark Lindsay have used that camaraderie to influence the baseball squad with their leadership.
On and off the field, Souza and Lindsay encourage teammates to arrive early to practice, make good use of the
Hundreds of SF State students and fans waited in line, anxiously awaiting the free t-shirts and pizza for the first 500 attendees.
"Gold Rush" night, the first of its kind, packed The Swamp on Friday night for both the women's and mens's basketball game against the
Growing up in a household where his older brothers wrestled and his father ran a children's wrestling program, sophomore wrestler Jordan Gurrola considers the wrestling mat his natural habitat.
“I started when I was about four,” Gurrola said. "It's always just been the family thing to
The Golden State Warriors are off to their best start in franchise history with a 38-8 record, placing them in first in the Western Conference. The “Dubs" have used a combination of stellar offense led by all-stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, and a defense
After a 14-12 season that finished in a disappointing loss to Chico State in the playoffs last year, SF State’s men’s basketball team looks to build off last season.
Led by fifth year head coach Paul Trevor, the Gators are off to a great 8-8 start
The SF State volleyball team kicked off its final homestand with a dramatic 3-2 win over CSU Monterey Bay Friday night.
The two teams had an even first set, exchanging points throughout the frame. The Gators were able to pull away with a 5-0 run and
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] MVP Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd during the Giants World Series Parade Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Sara Gobets/Xpress.[/caption]
Die-hard Giants fans crammed Market Street in San Francisco Friday afternoon for a parade to celebrate the city’s third World Series championship in
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="708"] Redshirt seniors Andrew Reggi and Vicente Aboytes in the SF State wrestling room, where they train and practice, Friday, Oct. 26, 2014. Both said they were looking forward to what is to come this season as they enter their fifth year
Going into the season, the SF State volleyball team had 33 votes on the coach’s poll to finish in last place. Here at the midpoint, the team defied the bottom-feeder expectations with a 9-9 record, and have a chance to get over .500 as they
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Bria Morgan (20) of the SF State Gators spikes the ball back to the CSU San Dominguez Hills Toros during a match Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. The Gators won the match 3-0. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.[/caption]
The SF State volleyball team ended
[caption id="attachment_60664" align="alignleft" width="600" class="size-medium"] The Gators rejoice after defeating Cal State L.A 3-1 in San Francisco Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Henry Perez/Xpress.[/caption]
The SF State volleyball team continued to dominate Friday-night games yesterday, after the team won its eighth game of the season over visiting
Though the reality of life for many SF State students has become the delicate balance between a job and school work, student athletes often substitute a paying job for the full-time work they put into their sport on a daily basis.
“School is really your main
The SF State women's volleyball team dropped the second game of a back to back saturday night to one of the divisions worst teams, Cal State Stanislaus, in straight sets.
The Gators came out sluggish to start the game, and dug themselves an early deficit. Despite
SF State’s volleyball team picked up a crucial home win over the visiting Chico State Wildcats in four sets last night at the swamp.
Behind a strong performance from Jaclyn Clark, who had eight kills in the first set, the Gators edged out a resilient Wildcat
After falling behind 2-1, the SF State Volleyball team picked up a thrilling five set match over the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos last Friday at the Swamp.
Both teams exchanged blows throughout the first set, with each team staying within striking distance of each other until
The SF State women's volleyball team upset No. 7 ranked c in five sets Friday night to claim its second conference win of the season, breaking a 28-game losing streak against the Coyotes from 1992. The Gators came out strong in the first set winning 25-20
After a long offseason, SF State’s volleyball team looks to its small group of veterans to lead a large group of girls.
Jazmine Williams, Jacquie Brice and Melissa Horton are the team’s only three seniors, and all have high expectations for the upcoming season.
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SF State ended their home stand with 3-1 set loss to No. 19th ranked UC San Diego, bringing the Gators record over the last four games to 2-2.
SF State showed signs of fatigue from the previous night, coming out sluggish in the first set. The