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President Leslie E. Wong torn between Giants and Tigers for World Series 2012

President Leslie E. Wong torn between Giants and Tigers for World Series 2012

Caitlin Byrne
October 24, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

There is no doubt that SF State students will be cheering on the San Francisco Giants in their first game against the Detroit Tigers tonight, but President Leslie E. Wong is stuck between Michigan ties and Bay Area roots. "I'm rooting for both teams," Wong said. During his time as president at Northern Michigan University, Wong develo...

Gators rugby football club strives to attain NCAA recognition

Xpress Staff
October 9, 2012
Filed under Sports

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 State’s Gators rugby football club has been trying to make it into the NCAA since the club’s inception. The...

Balboa Skatepark creates space for skater community

Balboa Skatepark creates space for skater community

Matt Saincome
October 2, 2012
Filed under Life

With hip-hop playing off in the distance, there is a notable and collective silence as spectators hold their breath in awe of Chris Jatoft, as he launches himself out of the bowl and soars through the air before planting on a wooden handrail. Standing still on his skateboard planked on the rail, Jatoft jumps backward, clutching his board mid-air, an...

TODAY: Forum set to discuss post-9/11 world affairs

Angela Raiford
September 11, 2012
Filed under News

To commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the University's history department presents the Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum today. This is the 11th annual forum set to discuss world affairs in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Moderated by associate professor of history Mazier Behrooz, the forum...

Student athletes look for balance between school and sports

Jamie R Wells
September 21, 2011
Filed under Sports

Being a student athlete at SF State is almost like something out of a spy novel —  these young men and women live double lives, weaving in and out of a society that knows little about them and understands them even less. “It’s definitely a challenge to be a student athlete," said senior socce...

Gators drop series to Toros

Juan Martinez
May 3, 2011
Filed under Sports

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 disappointing season under second-year head coach Mike Cummins. They are 9-27 in the ...

Gators pitcher follows family to the field

Al Scott
May 3, 2011
Filed under Sports

Just one year after being placed in the first-team All-NorCal selection at San Jose City College, junior pitcher Matthew Cummins packed his bags and headed up the US-101 freeway to SF State where he would begin a new chapter in his baseball career. Knowing that his uncle was leading the team at the s...

Gators drop in rankings after four-game series

Juan Martinez
May 1, 2011
Filed under Sports

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 California Collegiate Athletic Association where as the Toros improve to 22...

Gators losing streak continues with loss to Dominguez Hills

Juan Martinez
April 29, 2011
Filed under Sports

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 streak as they were defeated by the Toros 6-4. Cal State Dominguez Hills took...

This Week in Sports

Eric Soracco
March 13, 2011
Filed under Sports

The Gators' baseball team splits their series with Cal State Monterey Bay while the softball team starts off with a victory against CSUMB but loses the next three in a row. ...

Gators come back from previous day's defeat

Juan Martinez
February 15, 2011
Filed under Sports

The SF State men’s baseball team saw its undefeated streak come to an end at the hands of the Menlo College Oaks in the first leg of a three-game weekend series. Still, despite a 10-2 loss at Atherton in game one, the Gators bounced back and won the next two games. They are 5-1 overall and won their ...

Gators struggle to gain win against Menlo

Juan Martinez
February 14, 2011
Filed under Sports

After suffering their first loss of the season on the road in Atherton, the SF State men's baseball team bounced back as junior right-hander Branden Petrangelo took the mound and delivered another solid performance. Petrangelo helped his team keep a perfect 4-0 record at Maloney Field when the Gators ...

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