club sports

Puck is life

March 7, 2018 Sports

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 one of several obstacles that must be dealt with in order to maintain their team. “Hockey’s a really expensive sport as it is, which is ...

Women’s rugby team on the rise

February 14, 2018 Sports

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 the team. House originally played on the women’s team at the University of San Francisco, where she noticed that a good portion of the team ...

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

February 10, 2018 Sports

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 unable to break out of, which continued to develop and ultimately characterized the game. “Our pattern just kind of broke down,” said assistant coach Malik ...

New techniques lead to rugby success

February 4, 2018 Sports 2 Comments

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 performance recently thanks to techniques that their head coach, Wade Hess, has introduced. Hess joined the club at the very end of the spring 2017 ...

Despite financial woes, rugby club finds new home

February 17, 2015 Sports

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 field near Balboa BART Station, as their home turf. “It was freshmen and sophomore year, we used to practice on the field next to Boxer ...