18 Sep 2018

Gators given opportunity to explore Bay Area through new trips program

One of the newest additions to the Mashouf Wellness Center is Gator Outdoor Adventures, an outdoor trips program aiming to deliver outdoor experiences to students, as well as explore San

14 Sep 2018

Mashouf gears up for exciting second year

After undergoing two years of construction beginning in 2015, SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center has successfully completed its first year of operations. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the wellness

07 Mar 2018

Puck is life

The hour hand and minute hand meet at the apex of the clock. It’s another 12 o’clock practice. 12 a.m., that is. For SF State’s ice hockey club, this is

14 Feb 2018

Women’s rugby team on the rise

A small, but tightly knit group of women is working hard to fuel the up-and-coming women’s rugby team at SF State. Sophomore Hailey House is the founder and captain of

10 Feb 2018

Men’s rugby team seeks to persevere after loss to Stanford

After an intense, rough game, the SF State men’s rugby team fell to Stanford 44-24 on Saturday, Feb. 10. The team got off to a disorderly start that they were

04 Feb 2018

New techniques lead to rugby success

On a very sunny Saturday afternoon, the SF State rugby club won 41-15 against Fresno State, elevating their season’s record to 1-1. The team has seen drastic improvement in their

13 Sep 2017

Students team up with Coaching Corps for volunteering

SF State students are working once again with the non-profit Coaching Corps to help kids in disadvantaged communities play the sports they have always wanted to play. Coaching Corps’s mission

06 Sep 2017

SF State’s rugby club without a home

SF State’s Rugby Club plays at a division 1-AA level and not only have to pay to play but lack a regular field to play their home games on. “We

14 Apr 2015

Ultimate Frisbee team sails into season with two new teams

Two ultimate Frisbee teams occupied the artificial turf of the West Campus Green for the first time in SF State’s history on Friday. As men’s team member Cooper Wright whipped a

07 Apr 2015

Intramural sports fuses rivalry and leisure

Behind a wooden score table on the dusk painted turf of SF State’s West Campus Green, three student officials lounged in folding chairs, cracking jokes as they watched a stoic quarterback prepare for his

17 Feb 2015

Despite financial woes, rugby club finds new home

After a grueling five-month roller coaster ride to secure a stadium, the Gators Rugby Football Club have finally found a place to call their own. The squad has established Boxer Stadium, a

10 Dec 2014

Despite strong start, Gators hockey outplayed against San Jose State

The Gators hockey club played some of its best hockey of the season against San Jose State University Friday night, but an inability to play consistently ultimately cost them in

SF State Gator Jonathan Stolan, #20, clears the puck after goalie Ryan Papazian, #41, deflects a shot on goal during a game against the Santa Rosa JC Polar Bears at Snoopy's Home Ice on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.
07 Oct 2014

Injury toll rises for ailing Gators after 0-2 start

After two weeks of rough defeats and brutal injuries, the SF State hockey club’s season changed from one full of promise, to one full of questions. The team endured back-to-back

29 Sep 2014

A Long Road to Travel – A map of the SF State Gators hockey club’s season

The SF State Gators Hockey Club drops the puck on its sophomore season in the Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association on Sept. 27, hoping to make the playoffs for the first

28 Sep 2014

SF State hockey suffers ‘bad beat’ in season opener to Spartans

Penalties, breakdowns and injuries left a mark on the SF State Gators’ 14-3 season-opening loss to the SJSU Spartans at Sharks Ice in Fremont Saturday night. “It was a bad

Erwin Rodriguez (left) and Ernst Wullenweber (right) square off with their respective teams during a scrum at practice on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
23 Sep 2014

SF State Rugby Club fights for a field

They are SF State’s only Division-I representatives. In 2012, they enjoyed their first undefeated season. On Saturday, they finished fourth in the grueling Pac West Sevens Tournament at Sacramento State,

Jacob Hsieh, 22, prepares to throw a disc during drills at Ultimate Frisbee Club practice on the West Campus Green on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
16 Sep 2014

Ultimate Frisbee puts a new spin on campus sports

SF State’s ultimate Frisbee team took the field earlier this month, preparing to improve on its winless season from a year ago. Veteran players from the Turnips ultimate Frisbee team

30 Jan 2014

Ice hockey team experiencing temporary freeze from playing last home game

Nearly finished with their first season as an official club sport, the ice hockey team at SF State has run into a financial dilemma. They cannot afford to play their

17 Dec 2013

SF State’s Ultimate Frisbee club returns after five years

[HTML1] Video by Tony Santos and Treya Winfield Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport

17 Sep 2013

Gator rugby aspires to be big-ticket University sport

[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

15 Feb 2013

Taekwondo demonstration excites SF State club

The Taekwondo Club at SF State is expecting visitors from a foreign collegiate team of athletes, Feb. 16, to demonstrate new techniques and talk about changing regulations in the sport.

04 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Intramural Soccer League engages students in friendly competition

Xpress catches up with students from the Intramural Soccer League during one of their indoor practices. Students meet up in the gym Monday nights starting at 7 p.m. to engage

13 Nov 2012

VIDEO: Faculty and staff strike up lively competition at monthly bowling league

It requires a strong wrist, careful footing and precise aim to bombard a set of 10 blocks of maple wood with a 16-pound sphere to obtain a strike. Once a

06 Nov 2012

Snowfall opens opportunities for SF State Ski and Snowboard Club

Most sports bend nature to their will, but snow sports rise and fall at the whim of winter. With two feet of snow already blanketing parts of Northern California, Bay

28 Oct 2012

Friendship Games unites Filipino American students in fierce competition

SF State’s Friendship Game’s team participated in the 27th Annual Friendship Games hosted by CSU Fullerton Oct. 27. Friendship Games, a yearly event where students — most of them part of

09 Oct 2012

Gators rugby football club strives to attain NCAA recognition

The grueling hits, furious pace and overall physical exertion rugby players put forth is immense, but despite the sweat and bruises, it isn’t considered an NCAA sport. Founded in 2005, SF

25 Sep 2012

SF State sports clubs scrape by amid budget crunch

Many club sports at SF State are struggling to maintain regular practice spaces and must now devise ways to function with insufficient money. President of the ice hockey club, Andrew Bensch

09 May 2012

Running or walking, SF State's 5k brings awareness

When he crossed the finish line first, 23-year-old kinesiology major Christian Swanson got to live his year-long dream of running for wellness. After his grandfather suffered a stroke a year

09 May 2012

SF State freshmen try to avoid infamous freshman 15

At the end of the semester, in a flurry of finals and stress-ridden assignments, many students can look back at the late-night Village Market pizza and the decision to take

09 Apr 2012

SF State's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club founders train while helping students

Two students with a passion for the Brazilian ground fighting sport known as jiujitsu have brought it to SF State as a cash-free recreational club. Kevin Heung, 24, Justin Orozco,

28 Mar 2012

SF State women's rugby tackles stereotypes and gender roles

Burly athletes sprinting up and down the field aiming to hit others with bone-crushing tackles aren’t images typically associated with female athletes. A group of 10 athletic women from SF

29 Feb 2012

Triathlon added to list of club sports at SF State

The newest club sport on campus is one of the most challenging athletic activities: triathlon. While the idea of running a three-sport event may intimidate some people, the founding members

24 Feb 2012

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after

17 Feb 2012

SF State students find new way to release stress and "Work the Foam"

The feeling of restless muscle tension is all too familiar for a student who has had to sit through a weekly three-hour lecture class. SF State’s Group X program now offers