24 Feb 2018

SF State unable to get bats going in series opener to Stanislaus State

SF State lost their series opener, 2-0, to the Stanislaus State Warriors at Maloney Field on Friday afternoon, Feb. 23. The Gators were coming off a tough four-game series with

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21 Feb 2018

Olympics gather us all

Every two years, something comes along that captures my attention and enthralls me – the Olympic games. I know I’m not alone. Each time the games come around, I have

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07 Feb 2018

OP-ED: Dynasties are forever

The Super Bowl came and went this weekend and for the eighth time in the last 17 years, the New England Patriots were involved. The Patriots sustained success that has

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13 Dec 2017

Hard work, teamwork, lifelong memories

Mandatory morning lifts, classes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., practice from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., home to shower and eat and then homework. This is every day life

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28 Sep 2017

The Jose & Ivan Show: Episode 1 (Sports culture through the eyes of two college guys)

https://soundcloud.com/xpressfall2017/the-jose-and-ivan-show-ep1   The Jose & Ivan Show, a podcast about San Francisco State University’s sports, some news and other topics that may arise. Created by Golden Gate Xpress reporters Jose

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23 Aug 2017

Is NFL team relocation beneficial? Ask a Raiders fan

After a 19-year break, the NFL has planned and relocated the Oakland Raiders as well as two other teams. In addition to this, the 49ers moved from San Francisco to

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11 May 2017

Ayala-Hil looks to improve upon first season at SF State

The SF State men’s soccer team is back to practice in preparation for their upcoming fall season after completing their 2016 regular season with a 9-6-2 overall record, only four

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09 May 2017

NFL draft picks perpetuate negative treatment of women

The NFL has proven itself to be a hard-hitting sport both on and off the field. Just as viewers have become accustomed to the innate aggression of the game, they

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09 May 2017

Record-breaking Gators look to take on Nationals

SF State’s track and field team will send a record nine athletes to compete at the NCAA Division II National Outdoor Championships beginning May 25 in Bradenton, Florida. This accomplishment

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09 May 2017

Inglima steps up as new head coach of Gators men’s basketball

Assistant coach Vince Inglima was named interim head coach of the SF State men’s basketball team after Paul Trevor, head coach of seven years, announced his departure to Stanislaus State

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05 May 2017

Women’s soccer team prepares to shine in fall season

Walking by Cox Stadium weekdays around noon, voices of women shouting and whistles blowing can be heard from the distance. The smell of freshly cut grass permeates the cool spring

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29 Apr 2017

Senior Day Sweep: Gators take all in final home game

SF State’s baseball team won its Senior Day 7-1 Saturday afternoon at Maloney Field, wrapping up a three-game sweep of California State University, Dominguez Hills. Senior pitcher Ryan Bohnet started

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29 Apr 2017

Gators sweep doubleheader behind untouchable Hernandez

SF State’s baseball team allowed only two runs Friday at Maloney Field, winning both games of a doubleheader against California State University, Dominguez Hills to keep the team’s playoff hopes

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29 Apr 2017

Clark dominates as Gators finish strong final games of the season

In the final games of the 2017 spring season, SF State women’s softball team walked away with two big wins against the Holy Names University Hawks on Friday at the

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19 Apr 2017

All work and no pay makes NCAA a poor sport

Student athletes put their blood, sweat and tears, nearly all year round, into school and their sport. They are dedicated to their coaches and their employer, the NCAA, but don’t

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19 Apr 2017

Gators fall to Monterey Bay in final home series

The SF State’s women’s softball team came out pumped up for Senior Day, but the excitement died down as the Gators ended up losing to California State University, Monterey Bay

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18 Apr 2017

SFSU Breakers break it down at UCBL 2017

SFSU Breakers faced off against its first major break dancing competition in the 11th annual Unified Collegiate Breaking League at Danzhaus Dance Center in San Francisco on March 25, 2017.

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18 Apr 2017

Gatorcast Episode 1 (MLB Players Under 30)

  Major League Baseball’s 2017 regular season is just over two weeks old, and with it, the Golden Gate Xpress launches a new project, GatorCast, a podcast about sports both

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05 Apr 2017

Distance Carnival proves record breaking for SF State athletes

SF State’s track and field team had a record-breaking weekend as it hosted its 10th Annual Distance Carnival March 30-April 1 at Cox Stadium. Distance runner Adriana Calva celebrated breaking

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04 Apr 2017

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

One of these quarterbacks is not like the others: Mike Glennon, Brian Hoyer, Josh Mccown, Matt Barkley and Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is the only one listed that has led his

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04 Apr 2017

Gators bats come alive in battle against Menlo Oaks

The SF State Gators baseball team’s bats came alive on Tuesday afternoon at Maloney Field as they crushed the Menlo Oaks 17-2. The parade of runs started early as the

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15 Mar 2017

Pitching variance in baseball and softball

Although similar in concept, baseball and softball differ when it comes to one of the most important aspects of the game — pitching. Baseball became recognized as an official sport

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10 Mar 2017

All-Conference Gators leading the way in historic season

Although they fell short in the CCAA championship game against University of California, San Diego Saturday night, the Gators are having an extraordinary season. This point was highlighted this weekend

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05 Mar 2017

Gators hit bump in road to NCAA Championship

SF State men’s basketball hit a bump in their road to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball West Regional, but they still have a shot in the game. The Gators

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18 Feb 2017

Gators win pendulum game against Toros

SF State men’s basketball held on to their winning streak, conquering Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 78-68 Friday night. The packed house at the Swamp witnessed a tense game that

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15 Feb 2017

SF State adds award winning sports information director

After the departure of sports information director Joe Danahey at the end of 2016, SF State’s athletic department hired Brandon Davis as acting associate director of athletics for communications and

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18 May 2016

Graduating student-athletes look ahead to life after sports

Jaclyn Clark One thing every graduating senior can probably agree on is how quickly their college journey passed. Some student-athletes have primarily focused on their sport and academics during their time at SF

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11 May 2016

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of

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10 May 2016

Award-winning shortstop striving to make the pros

Whether she’s diving and stretching her body out for ground balls or pivoting and driving her body to turn a clutch double play, shortstop Jennifer Lewis makes plays at an elite

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09 May 2016

Gators outlast Seawolves for senior day win

The stands at Maloney Field were filled with emotion Sunday, as the SF State baseball team honored five seniors for senior day. Strong pitching from senior Peter Reyes helped the

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07 May 2016

Rough sixth inning sinks Gators

It’s the top of the sixth. Bases are loaded. Two outs. The count is 0-2. The pitch fires from the mound. CRACK! And the Sonoma Seawolves score a 3-RBI double

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02 May 2016

Gators tame Wildcats in crucial victory

Going up against the California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the week, Chico State’s Dalton Erb, didn’t phase SF State, as the Gators pounded Erb in their 6-2 victory over

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27 Apr 2016

Gators brush aside Vulcans with 16 hits

The Gators (19-20) kept their postseason hopes alive as they beat the University of Hawaii at Hilo (7-31) 11-4 in a game dominated by their offense. The Vulcans didn’t stand

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26 Apr 2016

Track and field program flourishes under second-year head coach

As the Gators successful track and field season nears its end, head coach Kendra Reimer and her staff are prepping the team for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships May 5-7. Reimer’s second year at SF State

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21 Apr 2016

Gators early game error costly in defeat to Pioneers

The SF State baseball team returned to Maloney Field Wednesday looking to end its four-game losing streak, but a rough start pushed the Cal State East Bay Pioneers over the

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19 Apr 2016

Gators look to make late-season conference splash

Under new head coach Tony Schifano, the Gators are off to a solid 16-17 start, but must keep their foot on the gas as they look to make a push

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