Game against Stanford Cardinal marks sixth loss of season for hockey

November 16, 2014 Sports

SF State’s best hope at skating to its first win of the season got derailed Saturday night, as the team fell to 0-6 following a 21-5 blowout win for the Stanford Cardinal at Nazareth Ice Oasis in Redwood City. Despite drawing first blood with a power play goal from defenseman Matt Gault just two minutes into the ...

Hockey continues losing streak against UC Davis Aggies

November 8, 2014 Sports

The Gators’ hockey season continued its downward spiral after suffering a 21-3 trouncing at the hands of the UC Davis Aggies in Oakland Friday night. It was the team’s fifth-straight loss and the second blowout suffered at the hands of a strong Aggies squad in less than a week. A silver lining did make an ...

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate their 2014 World Series victory in the Civic Center Plaza outside of city hall Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

Giants fans celebrate at Civic Center after World Series win

November 1, 2014 Sports

The weather let up and the crowd thickened in the afternoon, where five Jumbotrons broadcasted from beyond as the San Francisco Giants parade made its final turn behind city hall. Giants Public Address Announcer Renel Brooks-Moon opened the ceremonies before handing it off to radio play-by-play man Jon Miller, who handled player introductions. Mayor Ed ...

Giants face harsh defeat against Royals in World Series game 6

October 28, 2014 Sports

Converging upon Civic Center in downtown San Francisco to watch the Giants clinch a World Series victory has become an every-year tradition for fans, but Tuesday night marked the first time thousands of orange and black faithful departed disappointed after watching their team collapse at the hands of the Kansas City Royals 10-0 in Game ...

SF State hockey suffers ‘bad beat’ in season opener to Spartans

September 28, 2014 Sports

Penalties, breakdowns and injuries left a mark on the SF State Gators’ 14-3 season-opening loss to the SJSU Spartans at Sharks Ice in Fremont Saturday night. “It was a bad beat,” Coach Kevin Barlow said following the game. “We’re a new team. We’ve only had four solid practices, so there’s only so much you can ...

Erwin Rodriguez (left) and Ernst Wullenweber (right) square off with their respective teams during a scrum at practice on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

SF State Rugby Club fights for a field

September 23, 2014 Sports 1 Comment

They are SF State’s only Division-I representatives. In 2012, they enjoyed their first undefeated season. On Saturday, they finished fourth in the grueling Pac West Sevens Tournament at Sacramento State, bringing home the Shield award. They are the Gators Rugby Football Club, and to date, their toughest opponent is the school they represent. Over its ...

SF State's Joe Rousseau (15) and Notre Dame's Robert Hines (16) race along the sideline, trying to keep the ball within the boundaries during the game at Cox Stadium on Friday, Sept. 19.

Men’s soccer rallies for physical draw

September 20, 2014 Sports

Despite putting on a strong offensive front in the first period of their match, it took an equalizer and 48 minutes of stout defense from the SF State men’s soccer team to earn a 1-1 draw with Notre Dame de Namur Friday. The first 45 minutes featured fierce offense, effortless ball control and countless scoring ...

NFL: from childhood dream to today’s nightmare

September 17, 2014 Opinion

The NFL is my heroin, and I got started on football early. Fandom is a genetic disease, and mine started a lot like yours probably did. Maybe your brother gave you your first hit at the Oakland Coliseum. Maybe it was with some cousins at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. My 49ers fandom was a ...

Jacob Hsieh, 22, prepares to throw a disc during drills at Ultimate Frisbee Club practice on the West Campus Green on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Ultimate Frisbee puts a new spin on campus sports

September 16, 2014 Life Sports

SF State’s ultimate Frisbee team took the field earlier this month, preparing to improve on its winless season from a year ago. Veteran players from the Turnips ultimate Frisbee team said its roster quickly filled out with students hoping to stay active without dealing with the usual rigors of collegiate athletics. The University’s club holds ...

Coach Ryan Papazian addresses the SF State hockey team during a late night practice at Nazareth Ice Oasis in Redwood Center, Sunday Aug. 31. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.

New coaches, new home, new outlook for SF State Hockey

September 1, 2014 Life Sports

Equipped with a new coaching staff and a slew of both new and returning talent, the SF State Gators Hockey Club looks to take big strides forward in its second full season. The Gators finished with a disappointing 2-14 record in the team’s inaugural campaign as a Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association Club last year. Team ...

VIDEO: “Lost and Found”

May 16, 2014 Life Multimedia

[HTML1] Many of us living in the Bay Area have a peaceful stroll along the beach, but few of us have done it with such purpose. Brenton Bostwick, an artist from Marin County, has taken California coastline strolls and turned it into an art. Growing up, Bostwick always wanted to be a painter, and to ...