Students evacuated after small dorm fire

December 12, 2013 News

The students living in the Towers at Centennial Square and Science and Technology Theme Community dorms were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a fire in one of the trash rooms set off the alarms. “It wasn’t enough to set off the sprinklers, just set off the smoke detector,” said firefighter Chief Kirk Richardson. “We aren’t going ...

Gators trump reigning conference champions at The Swamp

December 11, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157638563565693]A stout defense brought the women’s basketball team to a 82-65 win over the Chico State Wildcats Friday night at The Swamp, giving the Gators their first win over the reigning CCAA champions in six years. The Gators kept tight coverage on the Wildcats in their first conference matchup, managing six blocked shots and 13 ...

Gator Madness rallies fans and athletes for winter sports

October 22, 2013

  To mark the beginning of winter athletics at SF State, Gator fans and athletes gathered at The Swamp (main gymnasium) to celebrate the first Gator Madness last Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight. The athletic department hosted the kick-off rally, which consisted of team scrimmages, fan relays and even a half-court shot competition worth ...

Ice hockey team becomes official club sport at SF State

October 15, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

[HTML1] Video by Daniel A. Nelson and Dariel Medina This semester, the ice hockey team at SF State will start its first season ever as an official club sport. What started as a disestablished roller hockey team, captains Dennis Groenlund and Andrew Duenes resurrected into a full-fledged, 18-man hockey squad set to compete in the ...

Gator rugby aspires to be big-ticket University sport

September 17, 2013 Sports

[HTML1] Video by Daniel A. Nelson [set_id=72157635603049864] After going completely defeated last year in their debut Division I-AA season, the SF State rugby team hits back with a vengeance. This season, the Gators will focus on getting more wins against division rivals like Stanford, Chico State and San Jose State, but has its sights set ...

Gators set on running to Nationals

August 26, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

Drew Feldman, a second year cross-country runner, chose to redshirt last season. He drove himself to meets and used practices as an opportunity to challenge the active runners. But this year, he is ready to compete. “For me, it is about getting to Nationals again,” said Feldman. “Our team has gotten better and our program ...

Graduating SF State athletes discuss life after college

May 26, 2013 Sports

Summer is fast approaching and graduation is lurking around the corner. Many of SF State’s graduating athletes, from cross-country to volleyball, spent most of their college lives deeply involved in their sport and are now preparing for the working world outside the University’s bubble. Life after college for Samantha Battles, a defensive specialist on the ...

Student athletes gear up for summer training

May 21, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

With the semester coming to a close, it’s time for those overstressed, overworked students to unwind and kickback in the summer glory. But for student athletes, the end of the school year is only the beginning to an intensive summer of training. “Summer is difficult for us,” said Kelly Coffey, the men’s soccer assistant coach. ...