Season ends on high note for Gator baseball seniors

May 5, 2014 Sports

On a day where six players would don purple and gold for the last time, one play reminded SF State senior Dillon Meyer of his childhood memories. An inside the park home run in the bottom of the second had Meyer nostalgic as the rare play drove in two runs and helped SF State defeat ...

Baseball team beats No. 18 UC San Diego

April 18, 2014 Sports 1 Comment

Closer Cory Davis has been able to get the Gators out of many jams this season; even ones he creates himself. After he allowed two runs in the ninth to shrink the Gators’ lead to one, Davis sizzled fireballs passed the final batter to get the last out and beat No. 18 UC San Diego, ...

Baseball team completes series sweep of CSULA

April 13, 2014 Sports

With the game knotted at 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth and a man on second, Wes Carswell’s only job was to get his teammate Matt Vera to third. With a sac bunt on the first pitch, Cal State L.A.’s catcher Cody Doyle rushed a throw to first for what looked to be an ...

Baseball team rallies to beat Cal State L.A.

April 12, 2014 Sports

Don’t just call it a comeback, call it a win as well. Unable to score after four innings and down four runs, SF State rallied in the fifth and seventh innings to take the series opener against Cal State L.A., 5-4 April 11. “Luck has been kind of against us for a while,” said head ...

Softball team loses to Chico, despite strong pitching

March 23, 2014 Sports

With the bases loaded and only one out in the fourth, the Gators were poised to turn a one-run deficit into a comfortable lead. A few pitches later, that chance turned into a double play instead. Despite strong pitching, SF State was unable to take advantage offensively as the team lost both games to Chico ...

SF State basketball loses to Chico State in CCAA tournament opener

March 12, 2014 Sports

After their final two crucial victories needed to crash the tournament, the Gators were ready for a storybook run. Unfortunately for SF State, its Cinderella story ended before it could begin. On a night where senior forward Brandon Tatum went off for 25 points, his career high wasn’t enough as the Gators lost to Chico ...

Gator baseball loses to Cal State Monterey Bay Otters

March 7, 2014 Sports

SF State’s Preston Tater pitches the ball during the home game against CSU Monterey Bay at Mahoney Field Friday, March 7. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress Faced with a 10-0 deficit at the bottom of the eighth, two quick runs sparked hopes of a Gators comeback. But like its past innings, the team was ...

Gators struggle from outside, lose to Broncos

February 16, 2014 Sports

[set_id=72157641075721984] After a back-and-forth first period that had the Gators down by only one point, the team could not keep up with No. 25 Cal Poly Pomona in the second. The Gators lost to the defending conference champion Broncos, 62-52 at The Swamp Saturday night. “We had some looks but we just didn’t knock down ...

Men’s basketball sweeps weekend games

February 9, 2014 Sports 1 Comment

[set_id=72157640742654703] Struggling from behind the arc, the Gators needed another option to score against the Golden Eagles.  Senior big man Max Fodor was that option. Fodor took advantage of his size, leading the team with 15 points and crashing the boards on both ends to grab a game-high 10 rebounds to help give the Gators ...

One Gator places during injury-plagued California Collegiate Open

February 5, 2014 Sports

  SF State’s Andrew Reggi wrestles Oregon State’s Nate Keeve at the California Collegiate Open, which was held in SF State’s Main Gymnasium, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Reggi won the match 8-3 but wouldn’t advance any further due to an injury. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress After three consecutive blowout wins to reach the ...

Cinema student wins Best Director and Best Picture at Campus MovieFest

November 19, 2013 Life

Student director Andrew Wong doesn’t just stand out for winning Best Picture for his film at Campus MovieFest, but for his reaction. “Once they announced it was me, I stood up and I screamed,” Wong, a 19-year-old cinema major, said. “My heart was pounding so hard I was certain my friend could actually hear it, ...

Cinema alum discusses Hollywood screenwriting career with students

November 12, 2013 Life

Before his career as a Hollywood screenwriter, there was once a time when SF State alumnus Anthony Peckham’s most interesting job was to refile an entire room at the Pacific Stock Exchange. “The previous clerk had not believed in the tyranny of the alphabet,” Peckham said. After some refiling and a little patience, Peckham would ...

SF State cinema professor wins New York Screenplay Contest

October 9, 2013 Life 1 Comment

The finished product when a writer goes outside their comfort zone is usually junk. But for assistant professor Julian Hoxter, his product was “Cutterjunk.” In September, “Cutterjunk” won the grand prize for Best Horror/Sci-fi film at the New York Screenplay Contest, an international event where Hoxter competed with hundreds of other writers. In addition to ...

Students create short films in one week for Campus MovieFest

October 2, 2013 Life

More than 100 teams of students filled up the line at the red carpet for Campus MovieFest as the competition kicked off last Wednesday, Sept. 25, at SF State for a chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to make a short film. “What we do is we provide students for free for one week ...

Poets stop at SF State to reflect on new works

September 18, 2013 Life

Book tours carry different meanings for Sara Mumolo and Kate Greenstreet. In one case it’s about learning to balance newfound motherhood and life on the road, for the other it’s facing the possibility of her last tour. Both poets crossed paths at the Poetry Center Friday to read selections from their latest works. “I think ...

Hungry students grub at new campus eateries

September 10, 2013

[set_id=72157635466953067] For Muhammad Awadalla’s father, Nizario, opening a pizzeria at his alma mater SF State has been a dream. Almost 30 years since the first Nizario’s Pizza has opened, that dream is now a reality. Nizario’s Pizza, Awadalla’s father’s namesake, and new snack shop, Quickly, are two new campus eateries that have opened this semester. ...