20 Sep 2019

The Antonio Brown saga: A tantrum that propels a franchise, plummets another

In a bizarre twist, Antonio Brown was released by the Oakland Raiders and signed with the New England Patriots in less than 24 hours. Wide-receiver Brown has been a hot

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17 Sep 2019

Back-and-forth battle ends with Gators commanding victory

The women’s soccer team took total control of the second half during Friday’s late afternoon matchup between the Gators and the Argonauts of Notre Dame de Namur.  The Gators pulled

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17 Sep 2019

USMNT Shows Weakness in Friendlies

In their last two games, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (USMNT) demonstrated why they didn’t make it into the previous World Cup. The team lost a devastating match to

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17 Sep 2019

NCAA: California makes first move

California has set in motion the first domino in an ongoing debate that will decide if NCAA athletes will be eligible to make money while not holding a professional title. 

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09 Sep 2019

Volleyball secures season opening sweep

SF State Women’s Volleyball team came away with a split decision on Friday in a two-game matchup on day one of this weekend’s Seaside Invitational at the Golden Gymnasium in

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09 Sep 2019

Women Gators Start Season with Draw in Denver

The women’s soccer team traveled over 1,250 miles for their opening season game against the Regis Rangers in Denver, resulting in a 1–1 draw.  Going in, head coach Brittany Cameron

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03 Sep 2019

Athletic program promotes Schussel to assistant director; Durk, Okhovat, Warren join training staff

The SF State athletics website released a statement on Aug. 27 regarding the addition of three new members to the sports medicine staff and the promotion of a longtime staffer. Director

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28 Aug 2019

Cameron’s Defense looks to tear opponents apart

The women’s soccer team celebrates, as the team secure the 1-0 victory against the Stanislaus State Warriors on Friday, Oct. 19. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)   It was uncharted territory

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28 Aug 2019

Bochy’s Final playoff run in the hands of Giant’s ace Madison Bumgarner

The turnaround for this San Francisco Giants 2019 ballclub has been one for the ages. With the team virtually on the ropes and rapidly heading down the drain before the

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21 May 2019

Freshmen phenom: Brylynn Vallejos

After a record-breaking year, freshman Brylynn Vallejos represented SF State on the national stage as she was selected as one of the 25 candidates for the 2019 Schutt National Fastpitch

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21 May 2019

Part-time track, full-time soccer

For many two-way athletes, there will always be a sport of choice, one they pick over the other. Sophomore Peter Swinkels, a communications major from San Francisco, is one of

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21 May 2019

Former Gators hope to go pro

Ryne Williams pivots in the post looking to pass in an 86-64 win against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Feb. 2, 2019. (LOLA CHASE/Golden Gate Xpress)   Life after collegiate

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15 May 2019

Professor shares his passion for baseball at SF State through unique history class

American sports has been used as a social platform for decades, but no other sport has such a rich historical background in this country than baseball. From the civil rights

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11 May 2019

Track star embraces the balancing act of being a student and mom

Photos by LONDON ALEXANDER/Special to Golden Gate Xpress

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09 May 2019

Gators drop first game of postseason to Otters

In their opening game of the 2019 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Baseball Tournament, the SF State Gators (23-20-1) were unable to keep the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters (32-19)

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08 May 2019

Women’s soccer coach joins UC Davis as new head coach

Now the former SF State women’s soccer head coach, Tracy Hamm will become the UC Davis Aggies head coach for the 2019 season, the UC Davis athletic department announced on

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08 May 2019

CCAA Champs look for a tune up before National Championship

Women’s track and field travels to Turlock, California this Saturday, May 11 to close out the regular season at the Warriors Last Chance Meet. Last week, the Gators won the 2019

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08 May 2019

Men’s track and field make championship appearance after 15-year lull

For the first time since 2004, the SF State men’s track and field were represented in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships. In their first season of renewing the

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07 May 2019

NCAA deemed senior walk-on ineligible

Senior Guard Niquis Garland dribbling the ball on the court in The Swamp on April 29, 2019. (JAMES CHAN/Golden Gate Xpress)   Just two weeks after setting a career-high with

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07 May 2019

Softball knocked out of conference playoffs, gear up for NCAA title run

The Gators softball team went 1-2 in the 2019 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Softball Tournament this past weekend, averaging only three runs per game throughout the tourney. SF State

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07 May 2019

Slumping Gators swept on Senior Day, postseason awaits club

Sonoma State swept the Gators on Senior Day, Saturday, continuing SF State baseball’s slump as it heads into the postseason. Prior to the regular season finale, SF State recognized its

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07 May 2019

Gators baseball looks for redemption against Otters in postseason rematch

The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) 2019 Baseball Tournament begins on Wednesday, May 8th at 3 p.m. for SF State, where the Gators take on the Cal State Monterey Bay

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06 May 2019

Women’s track and field wins back-to-back CCAA title, program earns Gator of the Week honors

For a second-straight year, the SF State Women’s Track and Field team are crowned California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) champions, which earned the entire program Gator of the Week honors

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06 May 2019

Bay Area Knockout Ep. 2

Sports writer Alonso Frias returns with the second episode of the Bay Area Knockout for the Golden Gate Xpress. In this episode Frias goes over wins from the top two

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06 May 2019

Pine Talk Ep. 3

On this episode of Pine Talk, Brandon Tanguma sits down with SF State pitcher Joshua Romero. Unfortunately Romero just got the news that he has a tear in his shoulder

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06 May 2019

Slumping Gators swept on Senior Day

Sonoma State swept the Gators on Senior Day, Saturday, May 4, as SF State baseball continued their slump as they head into the postseason. Prior to the regular season finale,

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05 May 2019

Lionel Messi joins Cristiano Ronaldo in achieving 600th career goal, battle of the best

On Lionel Messi’s 14th anniversary of scoring his first official goal with Spanish football club FC Barcelona, he did what everyone expected him to do: score his 600th career goal.

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04 May 2019

Baseball secures postseason berth after Chico State doubleheader

Jason Hare at bat as the SF State baseball team clinched a playoff berth during their doubleheader against Chico State, emphatically winning the first game 12-4 before losing the second

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02 May 2019

Youth basketball coach and rapper make for a unique mix

Kevin Darnell Bridgeforth Jr., 30, is a family man, youth basketball coach and is the second half of the hip-hop duo – with his music partner and dear friend, Greg

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02 May 2019

Gators baseball at home for Friday doubleheader

The SF State Gators are set for a doubleheader against Chico State Friday, May 3rd at noon and 3:00pm from Maloney Field. The Gators are coming off a 1-3 series

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01 May 2019

Women’s track and field aim for success at conference championships

The beginning of the Women’s Track & Field CCAA Championships at Triton Track and Field Stadium in La Jolla, CA begin on Thursday, May 2. SF State boasts many athletes

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30 Apr 2019

Giants keep SF State night tradition

SF State students and alumni receive blankets at the opening of the SF Giants game on Monday, April 29, 2019. (SYLVIE STURM/ Special to Golden Gate Xpress)   As the

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30 Apr 2019

Gators reach postseason for second time ever, team on eight-game win streak

Hayley Nunes chest bumps Michele Castro during the Gators game against the CSU East Bay Pioneer’s in a doubleheader for Senior Day on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. (TRISTEN ROWEAN/Golden Gate

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29 Apr 2019

Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

A dominant weekend from SF State softball and track and field athlete Maya Cook earn them Gator of the Week honors for the week of April 22 the athletic department

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25 Apr 2019

Slumping Gators baseball looks to bounce back against Cal State Monterey Bay

The SF State Baseball team will take on Stanislaus State at Warrior Baseball Field in Turlock, CA, this weekend, April 26-28. The first game on Friday the 26th starts at

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24 Apr 2019

Gators rally twice to sweep series against Dominican

In both of their early-week games, the SF State softball team rallied back to sweep Dominican University on Monday, April 22nd at Penguin Field. SF State utility player Michelle Castro

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