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Gators set to take on CSULA

Gators set to take on CSULA

Mason Bissada
January 31, 2019
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The SF State men’s basketball team will square off against the CSULA Golden Eagles on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in The Swamp. The Gators will vie for California Collegiate Athletic Association conference positioning against the Golden Eagles just a little more than one month out from playoff ball. The...

Gators to build on 2018 historic playoff run

Maloney Field and the tennis courts are set to be replaced by an eco-space, consisting of a large grassy recreation area, a creek and an amphitheater by 2035 according to the campus master plan. (Travis Wesley/Special to the Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
January 29, 2019
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After making history in 2018, the SF State baseball team heads into the new season with four all-conference players and looks to win its first conference championship since 1983. The Gators finished last season with a 23-21 conference record and clinched SF State’s first-ever spot in the Calif...

Gators edge Coyotes, Balser finds career-high in offensive push during defensive match

Left to right: Gators Michael Diaz (5), Tyler Jackson (50) and Jase Wickliffe (32) prepare for a rebound during the home game against Cal State San Bernardino on Thursday, Dec. 13. The Gators won 80-76.  (Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Devon Haripal
December 18, 2018
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The SF State men’s basketball team grinded out an 80-76 win against Cal State San Bernardino on Thursday, Dec. 13, at The Swamp, behind graduate guard Jordan Balser’s career-high 15 points and career-high-tying three steals. Balser was the third-highest scoring Gator of the night, behind senior center Ryne Wi...

Slumping Gators wrestling battles Southern Oregon this Saturday

Slumping Gators wrestling battles Southern Oregon this Saturday

Ildar Sabirov
December 12, 2018
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Gators wrestling prepares to grapple their way out of a three-meet skid when they travel to Lithia Motors Pavilion to face the Southern Oregon Raiders this Saturday, Dec. 15. It has been a rather underwhelming start to the season for SF State, with a paltry 1-4 record to show for the first month-and-half. The...

Gators kick off three-game homestand with matchup against Coyotes

Gators kick off three-game homestand with matchup against Coyotes

Devon Haripal
December 12, 2018
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The SF State Gators return to The Swamp to kick off a three-game homestand after going 1-1 on their most recent road trip, which included a 79-80 loss against No. 7 UC San Diego. A matchup against Cal State San Bernardino (5-3/1-2 CCAA) on Thursday, Dec. 13, awaits the Gators before finals week. ...

With season a third complete, Gators boast elite defense stats show

With season a third complete, Gators boast elite defense stats show

Devon Haripal
December 10, 2018
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With a third of their season behind them, the SF State men’s basketball team currently sits at 6-3 on the season and 3-2 in the CCAA conference play. It’s a one game improvement for the Gators compared to last season through nine games. Led by a defensive-minded team effort, the Gators have the eighth-best scoring ...

Gators head south for first conference road trip

SF State's women's basketball team practices inside the Gymnasium on Oct. 18, 2018. (Tristen Rowean/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
December 5, 2018
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SF State women’s basketball is on the road this week to face No. 12 UC San Diego and Cal State San Marcos in the Gators’ first road conference games of the season. The Gators will take on undefeated UC San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Tritons are led by junior forward Mikayla Williams who is...

Two-game road trip awaits Gators against UC San Diego and Cal State San Marcos

The Gators celebrate scoring during the Gators’ game against Chico State University held at SF State on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Devon Haripal
December 5, 2018
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After their stifling defensive win against Chico State on Saturday night, the SF State men’s basketball team will face off against No. 10 UC San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 6, and Cal State San Marcos on Saturday, Dec. 8. The first game of the week will mark the second game against a nationally-ranked opponent for...

Gators seek to snap five game losing streak against Chico State on Saturday

Gators seek to snap five game losing streak against Chico State on Saturday

Brandon Tanguma
November 28, 2018
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SF State women’s basketball will host the Chico State Wildcats in a conference matchup on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. The Gators are currently on a two-game winning streak, which includes an offensive showcase against the Academy of Art in a 102-92 victory on Nov. 25. The lone conference game SF...

Gators score most points since 1997 in 102-92 victory

Gator Toni Edwards leaps towards the net with ball in hand at the women's basketball game on Nov. 25, 2018 where SF State beat Academy of Art University 102-92.
(Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
November 27, 2018
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SF State women’s basketball scored the most points since 1997 in their 102-92 victory against the Academy of Art Urban Knights on Sunday, Nov. 25. SF State had a 2-0 lead before the game started because the Academy of Art did not submit their lineup in time and was given a technical foul. Senior...

Gators show up to vote

A long line of people wait to cast their votes in the Midterm Elections at SF State's Seven Hills Conference Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Some students waited in lines for three hours to cast their votes. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sebastiaan Molloy
November 11, 2018
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Midterm elections have historically been particularly disappointing with regards to young voter turnout. But this year’s midterm turnout is far higher than typical, and SF State University student voters followed along with the trend. Students lined up all afternoon and into the night at the pollin...

Career night from Ryne Williams lifts Gators to 2-0 on season in win over Penguins

Gator Jiday Ugbaja shoots the ball with Penguin Ezra Talbert trying to block him at the men’s basketball game against the Penguins on Nov. 10, 2018. Penguin Ryan Hiepler and Gator Kenny Macklin are pictured to the right.
(Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Devon Haripal
November 11, 2018
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Despite an off shooting night, the SF State men’s basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season by showcasing their defense, en route to a 66-55 victory against the Dominican University of California Penguins on Saturday, Nov. 10 at The Swamp for the SF State Tipoff Classic. The Gators were led...

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