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Gators look to remain undefeated in weekend series against Broncos

Gators look to remain undefeated in weekend series against Broncos

Robert Juarez
March 15, 2019
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The SF State Gators (9-0-1) head into Pomona Calif. for a weekend series against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos (11-11) beginning Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. The Gators are currently riding an undefeated record so far this season, which has them ranked fourth in the NCBWA Division II standings, the highest...

Seven Gators set to compete for No. 5 SF State in national tournament

Photo by Marvin Ronsdorf via Unsplash.

Mason Bissada
March 8, 2019
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Seven SF State athletes are set to compete in this weekend’s NCAA Women’s Indoor Track and Field National Championships on, March 8 and 9. No. 5 SF State will send Timarya Baynard, Devanique Brown, Bianca Bryant, Alexis Henry, Monisha Lewis, Destiny Mack-Talalemotu and Jazmine Smith to the Robert...

Gators forced to cancel series against top-ranked UC San Diego

Gators forced to cancel series against top-ranked UC San Diego

Brandon Tanguma
March 6, 2019
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Rain has forced the Gators to cancel their much-anticipated series against the UC San Diego Tritons this weekend. The teams announced on Tuesday that the four-game series between the top two teams in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has to be scrapped due to wet weather conditions th...

Gators have Senior Day Spoiled

Gators have Senior Day Spoiled

Alejandro Navarro
February 25, 2019
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The Gators’ women’s basketball team lost to No. 2 UC San Diego, 77-55 on SF State’s Senior Day on Saturday, Feb. 23. Four SF State seniors were honored before they played their last regular season home game. Forwards Jhaina Stephens and Danielle Palmer, along with guards Toni Ewards and Amani...

Career nights from Wickliffe and Ugbaja fuels dominating win for Gators

Career nights from Wickliffe and Ugbaja fuels dominating win for Gators

Mason Bissada
February 25, 2019
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The SF State men’s basketball team handily defeated Cal State San Marcos, 87-60, behind career nights from junior forward Jase Wickliffe and senior guard/forward Chiefy Ugbaja on Thursday, Feb. 21. “I was just getting open looks and my teammates were looking for me,” said Wickliffe, who kno...

Gators drop the ball to Cougars on Purple Out Night

The SF State Gators play the Cal State San Marcos Cougars at The Swamp on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Photo by Tristen Rowean

Julian Moncaleano
February 25, 2019
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The women’s basketball team played host to the Cal State San Marcos Cougars Thursday, Feb. 21, coming up short 75-62. The Gators were without head coach Natasha Smith due to personal reasons and assistant coach Mars Pasache led the Gators for the ballgame. Senior forward Jhaina Stephens came out look...

Gators return to Maloney Field for first home conference series

Gators return to Maloney Field for first home conference series

Brandon Tanguma
February 22, 2019
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Note: Friday’s matchup verses Chico State has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. The Gators look to avenge a 2018 sweep when they take on the Chico State Wildcats this weekend in a four-game series at Maloney Field. SF State is coming off a rain-shortened series against Sono...

Gators set to take on San Marcos in Purple Out game

Gators set to take on San Marcos in Purple Out game

Mason Bissada
February 21, 2019
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The SF State men’s basketball team will host their annual Purple Out game as they take on Cal State San Marcos on Thursday, Feb. 21, at The Swamp. Gator fans are encouraged to dawn their purple gear for the game. The first 500 fans at the game will receive a replica SF State basketball jersey. ...

Gospel Gators to celebrate 15 years of diversity

The first day of auditions for the Gospel Gators, SF States gospel choir Feb 06, 2019 (James Chan)

Sahar Swaleh
February 19, 2019
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Ja Ronn Thompson realized SF State was in desperate need of a gospel choir in the spring of 2004, so he took it upon himself to make it happen. When reflecting on the creation of Gospel Gators, Thompson recounts the adversity he faced. “An older guy told me I’d have to be on campus longer to hav...

Late-inning heroics notches Gators first conference win in doubleheader

Late-inning heroics notches Gators first conference win in doubleheader

Brandon Tanguma
February 19, 2019
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Two late-inning home runs at Sypher Field Sunday lifted the Gators to a 9-8 victory over Sonoma State at Santa Rosa Junior College in game one of a scheduled doubleheader whose second game was haulted due to darkness. The Gators jumped out to an early 5-0 lead over the Seawolves in the opener to...

Gators visit first-place Pioneers

Gators visit first-place Pioneers

Julian Moncaleano
February 14, 2019
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The men’s basketball team visits the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on Thursday Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The Gators are playing some of their best basketball of the season and are looking to extend their three-game win streak. Earlier in the season the Pioneers came into The Swamp and downed the Gators 83-7...

Gators’ winning streak comes to an end against Chico

A softball player wears her Mizuno cleats for the annual alumni game at the Softball Field on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
February 13, 2019
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SF State’s softball winning streak came to an end this past weekend at Chico State where the Gators were swept in a four-game series against the conference champions. The series began on Friday, Feb. 8 with Chico State winning the first game 3-1. The game was tied 1-1 heading into the sixth when ...

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