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Phoenix O'Rourke looks to post-basketball future

Juan Martinez

May 9, 2011

The life of a student-athlete is in many ways like a Cirque Du Soleil act. Aside from lifting weights, conditioning and practicing in the off-season, players also have to deal with the same responsibilities as other students. San ...

Gators drop series to Toros

Juan Martinez

May 3, 2011

It was deja vu for the SF State men's baseball team when they lost yet another series, falling to the visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 3-1 over the weekend. With a 14-32 overall record, the Gators have endured a disappoint...

Gators fall to Dominguez Hills

Juan Martinez

May 3, 2011

A combination of sloppy defense and a wind-shortened left-field porch combined to help sink the SF State baseball team 6-4 against Cal State Dominguez Hills in the first game of a four-game series April 29. Though SF State recor...

Gators drop in rankings after four-game series

Juan Martinez

May 1, 2011

After splitting a doubleheader match Saturday, the SF State men's baseball team failed to salvage a win today against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros losing 8-4. With the loss, the Gators dropped to 14-32 and 9-27 in the ...

Gators losing streak continues with loss to Dominguez Hills

Juan Martinez

April 29, 2011

The SF State men's baseball team returned to the diamond today to play the first of four conference games against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Having lost their last two games, the Gators failed to snap their losing stre...

David Chiu visits campus as part of mayoral campaign

Juan Martinez

April 28, 2011

In his bid to become the next mayor of San Francisco, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu visited SF State today as a part of a Youth Community Voices Policy Event. Students filled the tiny Rosa Parks E room located in the Cesa...

Softball players reminisce on Senior Day

Juan Martinez

April 19, 2011

Amid the clouds and the fog, gold balloons floated and giant purple posters hung last weekend on the outskirts of a tall black fence in what turned out to be an emotional day for seven SF State softball players. Family, friends and supporters of the SF State softball team ...

Women's softball splits grueling four-day series

Juan Martinez

April 12, 2011

Playing a grueling four doubleheaders in the span of four days, the SF State softball team relied on strong pitching and timely hitting to maintain their recent high level of play against tough competition. Although they got sw...

New pitching helmet should be acknowledged as life saver

Juan Martinez

April 12, 2011

Parents, fear no more. The sound of a ball striking an aluminum bat will no longer be as frightening. In the game of baseball, when these two solid objects collide, parents worry and turn their heads. The reason is because during...

Gators split series with Coyotes

Juan Martinez

April 10, 2011

After sweeping Notre Dame de Namur in back-to-back non-conference games, the SF State softball team played its third straight doubleheader match against the fifth placed team in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. ...

Gators drop to last in CCAA ranks

Juan Martinez

April 6, 2011

Despite falling to last place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Monday, the SF State baseball team believes they will finish this season on a high note. The Gators are 11-20 overall but just 6-18 in the CCAA. The...

Cal State Monterey Otters drown Gators in four-game series at the Swamp

Juan Martinez

March 16, 2011

Clutch hitting, solid pitching and spectacular defensive plays helped the SF State women’s softball team avoid a sweep to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters at home. Seasoned senior Gators’ pitcher Ashley Jackson faced off...

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