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SF State struggles against No. 6 Alaska Anchorage

November 15, 2018 News Sports 0 Comments

The University of Alaska Anchorage defeated SF State 86-54 in women’s basketball on Sunday, Nov. 11 to close out the 2018 SF State Gator Invitational. The Seawolves came into The Swamp ranked No. 6 in the country. Alaska Anchorage beat Holy Names 92-52 and the Gators lost to Alaska Fairbanks 68-65 on the first day ...

Embracing the grind

November 15, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As he sat drenched in sweat, junior wrestler Nathan Cervantez continued to stretch after his practice. Covered in layers of clothing, Cervantez capped his practice attire with a good old singlet. Cervantez was cutting weight for the Gators’ meet against Stanford last Saturday. “I try to maintain myself between six to eight pounds over the ...

McCovey remembered for selfless love to his team and his city.

November 10, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

A handful of those who knew Willie “Stretch” McCovey shared their stories and admiration on McCovey’s Celebration of Life on Thursday, Nov. 8 at AT&T Park. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer, the National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson and many family members, former players and ...

Gators wrestling battles Division I Stanford this Saturday.

November 8, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling is in for a gargantuan challenge when they travel to Stanford to grapple the D-1 squad this Saturday, Nov. 10. “It’s definitely a big challenge for us,” said SF State head coach Jason Welch. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Gators roster has a couple of preseason top 25 ranked wrestlers, ...

From the gridiron to US Congress, former NFL players win congressional seats

November 7, 2018 Latest News Sports 0 Comments

Former NFL players Colin Allred (D) and Anthony Gonzalez (R) landed congressional seats after winning at the polls on Nov. 6. Allred, former linebacker for the Tennessee Titans, unseated longtime Republican congressman Pete Sessions, who held onto Texas’ 32nd congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2003. With 100 percent of precincts ...

Volleyball clinches first postseason berth since 2015

November 7, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

The SF State volleyball team clinched their first postseason berth since 2015 after sweeping Humboldt State on Nov. 2. The Gators beat the Lumberjacks, 30-28, 25-15, 25-22 on Saturday to record their tenth sweep of the season, the most since 2012. SF State clinched the fourth seed in the north division of the California Collegiate ...

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

October 31, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling rumbles in a tune-up alumni day scrimmage, giving the crowd 11 battles to watch at the Swamp on Saturday, Oct. 27. SF State’s weight class picture cleared up in Saturday’s exhibition, as many starting weight class spots were up for grabs in many of the matches. “This scrimmage holds two purposes,” said SF ...

Two key goals earn Tami Kwong CCAA player of the week

October 25, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

SF State forward Tami Kwong was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) player of the week for Oct. 15-21 in women’s soccer. Kwong was a key part in the Gators clinching their first postseason berth since 2010. The Pleasanton native scored the game winning goal against Stanislaus State on Oct. 19 and the equalizer ...

Blood, sweat and trash talk

October 24, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

As the bell rang, ending the final fight on the UFC 229 fight card, lightweight phenom Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov put a giant, golden capstone on his mixed martial arts legacy: beating and mauling Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor, a man many believe has transcended the UFC. Nurmagomedov’s win was supposed to be the talking point ...

Previewing women’s hoops upcoming season

October 23, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

After a disappointing 2017-18 season, the SF State women’s basketball team looks to turn the program around heading into the 2018-19 season.  The Lady Gators will be led by first-year head coach Natasha Smith, who joins SF State after spending the previous two years at the University of San Francisco, where she was the top ...

SF State judo looking into practice with UC Berkeley

October 17, 2018 Sports

Judo club is back and has big plans for the upcoming semester. Nick Mitchell, the judo club president, discussed the possibility of setting up an open mat practice with other colleges such as UC Berkeley. Mitchell also said that members of the club want to enter into City College of San Francisco's annual judo tournament. Phillip Kilmer is one of those members eager to compete. A brown belt, Kilmer has never competed in judo and wants to test his skills. Another goal for the judo club is to have more team building exercises. Next weekend the club plans to go on a hike. The goal of these off campus events is to build chemistry within the club as well as exercising.

Gators control their destiny in final conference matches

October 17, 2018 Latest Sports

The women’s soccer team looks to clinch a home playoff game this weekend as they approach the final two conference matches of the season. The Gators host Stanislaus State on Friday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. and Chico State on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Sunday match against Chico State will also be the Gators’ senior ...

Gators offense struggles against no. 1 UC San Diego

October 10, 2018 Sports

Women’s soccer struggled to find offense in their 1-0 loss to top ranked UC San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 7. The Tritons came into the match ranked No. 1 in the country, but are sure to fall in the rankings after suffering their first loss of the season to Cal State San Marcos on Oct. ...

Poohrail turns pro

October 9, 2018 Latest Sports

Skateboarding didn’t come easy to San Francisco resident Terrell Newell, but it was something that just clicked with him. Terrell “Poohrail” Newell started skating when he was just 3 years old. He picked up many hobbies during his childhood, but was hooked on skateboarding after the first time he tried it. His love for Winnie ...