Sports

Wrestlers squeeze win from Stanford

February 1, 2011 Sports

For the first time in nearly a decade, SF State men’s wrestling team can finally say that they beat Stanford University. “It was awesome,” said graduating senior Pierre Bondoc. “We haven’t beaten them in the years that I have been wrestling here, although we’ve wrestled them tough before.” The much anticipated match-up favored the Gators with an ...

Free-throw practice proves valuable for Gators

January 29, 2011 Sports

A basketball game is often won at the free-throw line when two physical and intense teams combine to commit 40 fouls. With two minutes and twenty five seconds remaining in the game between the SF State men’s basketball team and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes at the main gymnasium Friday night, it all came down to ...

Senior Gator inspires young team

January 25, 2011 Sports

Towering over her teammates, senior center Dominique Hunter leads the women’s basketball team as the team’s most experienced captain. Standing at 6 foot 1 inch, the tallest player on the team by three inches, Hunter serves as the source of inspiration and leadership as the only senior on the team. Then she’s known as “The Beast.” “It’s ...

Despite injuries, wrestlers still quick on their feet

January 25, 2011 Sports

The SF State wrestlers emerge from a grueling winter schedule bruised and battered–but not broken. With the Gators traveling for most of winter recess–first to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Duals in Iowa, and later to Cal State Fullerton and Cal Baptist in Riverside–there was little time to recuperate from back-to-back matches against tough competitors. An unprecedented number of ...

Men's basketball acknowledge mistakes, prepare for future

January 24, 2011 Sports

Despite ending their four-game road trip with a 3-1 record, the SF State men’s basketball team is not satisfied. One game in particular that first-year head coach Paul Trevor would like for his team to have back is an 84-60 loss to the Cal State San Bernardino Coyoteson Dec. 30. After the loss, Trevor and the team recognized ...

Lady gators fail to recover from previous defeat

December 14, 2010 Sports

Like pangs in expanding legs and arms, the SF State Gators women’s basketball team is experiencing growing pains with their second loss during the California Collegiate Athletic Association/Pac West Challenge tournament they hosted Dec. 10 and 11. The Notre Dame De Namur Argonauts and the Gators, both with 1-5 records, played the last game of ...