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Women’s soccer outlasts Holy Names University 1-0

September 21, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

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 ...

Gator basketball adds five transfers for upcoming season

September 17, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

The SF State men’s basketball team roster will be bolstered with the addition of five transfers for the 2018-19 basketball season, according to head coach Vince Inglima. The 2018-19 edition of the Golden Gators adds guards Jordan Balser, Jiday Ugbaja and Brian Nebo, along with forwards Linton Acliese and Zane Paddon. Balser, a 6-foot-3 guard, ...

CCAA distinguishes 73 SF State Gators with All-Academic accolades

September 16, 2018 News Sports 0 Comments

Last week the California Collegiate Athletic Association announced that 73 SF State student-athletes earned All-Academic honors for the 2017-18 school year. The CCAA honored a total of 811 student-athletes across the conference, with SF State ranking fourth amongst the 13 schools. The 811 distinguished student-athletes represent a drop over the previous year of 825 honorees. ...

SF State volleyball swept by Cal State LA

September 12, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

Cal State LA snaps San Francisco State’s two game win streak in a 3-0 sweep on Saturday, September 8. The loss sets SF State back to a 6-3 record overall and a 1-1 conference record. This is the first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference loss of the season.  The Gators are 3-3 at home and 1-0 ...

Gators represent at Red Bull Bay Climb

September 12, 2018 Multimedia Sports 0 Comments

Handlebar mustaches, cyclists’ caps, Red Bulls and spectators lined the De Haro Street sidewalks, cheering on cyclists as they rode past during the 2018 Red Bull Bay Climb on Saturday, Sept. 8. Atop De Haro Street and Southern Heights Avenue stands an inflatable, blue Red Bull arch, signaling the finish line that cyclists from around the ...

A’s offer 50 percent off all food to promote new ticket plan

September 1, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

On Friday, the Oakland Athletics gave all fans half of concessions to promote A’s Access, a new ticket plan that replaces the conventional season ticket. A's Access is a new ticket membership plan announced by the team a month ago to give all members access to all 81 home games with different plans to upgrade their seat. Also included is 50 percent off all concessions, 25 percent off merchandise and discounted parking. The A's hosted the Seattle Mariners on August 31st and gave all fans the ability to have the same prices Access members will have during the 2019 season. Prices included $2.50 sodas, $3 hot dogs and even $4 beer. Many fans are exicited for the direction of the club both on the field and in the front office with the Dave Kaval leading the way with his commitment to keeping the team in Oakland and upgrading the Coliseum since his hiring in November 2016.

Hearing is believing

May 9, 2018 Sports 1 Comment

Sometimes the removal of sight can provide a glimpse into a misunderstood world. Danny Vang sure thinks so. Vang, a social work major who is partially blind, wanted to introduce an activity to his campus that would help people better understand the blind community. Goalball was his method of choice, and the Mashouf Wellness Center’s basketball court served as the ...

Gators win it all

May 8, 2018 Sports

For the first time in SF State’s track and field program history they won the conference championship. The Gators had 11 first-place finishers over the weekend, coming from the 8th-ranked position to do so. With time spent during the season as the top-ranked team in the country, the conference title was well within reach. Head ...

From the swamp to Stockton

May 8, 2018 Sports

It was a day for the history books as SF State’s baseball team cinched its first ever California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship appearance with their 7-3 win over Sonoma State on Saturday, May 5. The Gators left it late and qualified for the tournament on the last day of the regular season in a ...

Softball team honors seniors before last games of the season

May 2, 2018 Sports

SF State’s softball team wrapped up their season on Saturday, April 28 with a doubleheader against Chico State on the Gator’s home field. Before the pair of games began, the Gators honored their soon-to-be-gone seniors Lindsey Cassidy, Sara Higa, Angelica Terrel, Delanie Chrisman, Madison Collins and Mallory Cleveland with flowers and applause,. Each senior played ...

Super Bowl coach back to SF beginnings

April 25, 2018 Sports

A college National Championship, Rose Bowl titles, two NFC Championships and a Super Bowl title are on the resume of SF State alum Gil Haskell. With all those accomplishments, his greatest honor will be May 19 when he is inducted into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame for his work as a high school ...

Olympic weightlifting legend returns to SF State

April 18, 2018 Sports

Sturdy, sound and as humble as ever, alumnus and former Olympic weightlifting coach Jim Schmitz returned to campus to teach an Olympic-style weightlifting seminar to students for the first time at SF State. Schmitz was on the SF State football team during his freshman year in 1963 and became captain in 1967. He graduated the ...

“Mama, there goes that man”…to Portland

April 11, 2018 Sports

Imagine you’re 20, sitting in the bowels of Madison Square Garden, dressed to impress. You’re there with 101 other top athletes, anticipating a moment that will be unforgettable and potentially life-changing. The moment when all your hard work and many hours of practice finally pay off. You’re waiting for your name to be called in ...

Upcoming baseball and softball games

April 11, 2018 Multimedia Sports

The graphic displays the upcoming games for the SF State baseball (13-19) and softball (18-24) teams for the month of April. It also includes statistics regarding the teams’ season record thus far. The data was collected  from the SF State Athletics website to show the number of wins and losses for both teams during home, ...

Wrestling coach balances graduate degree with Olympic hopes

April 11, 2018 Sports

Assistant wrestling coach, graduate student and a California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) fellow — just one of these job titles would carry a hectic schedule to maintain on its own. For Olympic hopeful and super-human Orry Elor, he manages all three — with some time to spare. Elor was an alternate for Team USA’s ...

Gators use bullpen for victory

April 4, 2018 Sports

A stable of pitchers and a breakout fifth inning helped The Gators return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over the Holy Names Hawks on Monday, April 2 at Maloney Field. SF State erased a one-run deficit in the fifth, in which they put up four runs off RBI singles by junior left fielder ...

Shrieve-Hawkins named new SF State athletic director

April 4, 2018 Sports

The search is finally over as a new head athletic director has been named at SF State. The University announced the hiring of Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins on March 29, after months of searching for the right candidate. SF State President Leslie Wong released a statement shortly after the news broke stating that he was “excited about ...

Gators use bullpen for victory

April 4, 2018 Sports

A stable of pitchers and a breakout fifth inning helped the Gators return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over Holy Names on Monday, April 2 at Maloney Field. SF State erased a one-run deficit in the fifth, in which they put up four runs off RBI singles by junior left fielder Harley Lopez ...

SF State appoints new athletic director

March 29, 2018 News Sports

SF State has found its new athletic director, and she comes with Gator ties. Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins was officially announced as athletic director on Thursday, March 29. Shrieve-Hawkins’ most recent position was as associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s. She “supervised multiple sports programs, academic and student services, sports medicine, strength and conditioning and internal operations,” ...

Op-Ed: UConn women keep winning without spotlight

March 28, 2018 Sports 4 Comments

Any college basketball team that reaches 11 straight Final Fours is obviously going to be plastered all over every news site, right? That’d be the case if the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team was the opposite gender. UConn just surpassed John Wooden’s UCLA dynasty’s record for consecutive Final Four appearances. The same UCLA dynasty ...

U.S. failure opens door for new teams

March 15, 2018 Opinion Sports

After rigorous qualifying campaigns, 32 nations will get a chance to become champions at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Among them are Iceland and Panama as first-time participants. Not among them is the United States, who I think got exactly what they deserved in not qualifying, and also exactly what the United States Soccer Federation ...

Welch provides the juice

March 15, 2018 Sports

SF State’s wrestling team discovered that for them, positivity and success go hand-in-hand. After a dismal 2017 season in which no Gator was a national qualifier, 2018 was a bounce-back campaign. “Our goal this season was to get qualifiers, and we accomplished that,” said head coach Jason Welch, who just completed his first season with the ...

Gators close out weekend with a win, take series 3-1

March 12, 2018 Sports

The men’s baseball team started their Sunday off right with a narrow victory against Cal State San Marcos on March 11 at Maloney Field. The final score of the game was 9-7. The Gators managed to edge past the visitors on their home field after suffering a 10-4 loss on Saturday to take the series, ...