Gabriel Bolton remembers the old days, when his Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team played on a less-than-stellar field. It had a beatup scoreboard and was infested with gophers that dug dangerous holes when his players weren't storming the ground.
The Cal State Stanislaus volleyball players and coaches can all go to the California Collegiate Athletic Association Web site and discover that not a lot is expected from them.
Imagine allowing 21 shots - with six of them on target - and walking away in a good mood.
Both Cal State Stanislaus men's and women's teams have been chosen to finish somewhere in the middle of the North Division races in the upcoming 2009 California Collegiate Athletic Association seasons, according to polls of league coaches released earlier this week.
When Hamid Shirvani became the Cal State Stanislaus president four years ago, he looked at the university as sort of a project. He wanted to make things better. He had an agenda. He wanted to have the school earn recognition within the state while creating a college-town atmosphere.
It looks like it's going to be another long season for the Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team.
Teddy Schrier's first 18 holes on Monday morning at the USGA Amateur Qualifying Sectional event at Brookside Country Club in Stockton was "kind of average, nothing special," he said. He remembers feeling bittersweet after making a couple good shots along with a few mistakes.
Suppose you've been doubted all your life and people keep saying you've been doing the wrong thing, implying that your destiny lies somewhere else.
"It's nothing you haven't seen before." Those words were spoken from the opposing team's dugout to the batter. Nathan Gonzalez probably didn't hear one of the coaches say that, or even had the time to realize what the words really meant: Hanford, the opposing team, wanted to delay the inevitable.
Warrior Stadium will be abuzz with activity come November as the 2009 California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's and Women's Soccer Championships will be played at California State University, Stanislaus' home field.
Two Cal State Stanislaus track and field student-athletes were named to the USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Track and Field team last week.
Aug. 9 is a very important date for Dana Taylor, the new Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer coach. That's the day when his players, who will likely have high expectations, report for the first day of training for the upcoming season.
The first thing to know about Sam Smith's performance at the 98th California State Amateur Championship at Lake Merced Golf Course in Daly City last week is that it wasn't heartbreaking or dissatisfying despite the ending.
Warriors' all-time career homerun and doubles leader Kyle Loretelli is one of three California State University, Stanislaus baseball players who were drafted in the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft. Loretelli joins CSUS teammates Dakota Watts, who was taken in the 16th round (492nd pick overall) on June 10 by the Minnesota Twins, and Eric Federico, taken in the 39th round (1,171st pick overall) June 11 by the Colorado Rockies.
During his early days on the Turlock High water polo team, Zac Young had the mentality not a lot of others around him carried, one coach said. He was all about defense. Not about shooting and attacking all the time, taking attention away from his teammates.
Cal State Stanislaus will host its annual Running of the Warriors today to benefit the school's men's and women's cross country programs. The 5K run/walk, which starts at 9 a.m. in front of the Fitzpatrick Arena and circles around the campus, will allow the public a chance to run with the Stanislaus team. Runners from both the men's and women's teams will participate to see where they stand, though they will start 2 ...
In 2010, the Cal State Stanislaus women's volleyball team did something they had never done before: notch five straight wins.
When members of the Cal State Stanislaus women's cross country team hit the track this fall, one familiar face won't be among them.
Last year was about rebuilding for the Cal State Stanislaus men's cross country team.
The loss still haunts the Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team. On Nov. 5, 2010, the Warriors suffered their greatest, most heartbreaking blow of the season via a 2-1 defeat in double-overtime against Cal State L.A. in the California Collegiate Athletic Association's postseason tournament. It also happened in front of nearly 700 fans at Warrior Stadium, the place they call home.
Dana Taylor is entering his third season as the head coach of the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team. In 2009, he left a Division I power - Oregon State - for Turlock, in hopes of taking the Warriors toward national prominence.
It might not happen this year, but Quentin Breshears could kick a game-winning field goal one day. Or he could punt the ball deep into the other team's territory, granting him high-five's all around.
The Division II Athletics Directors Association announced this week the 2010-11 recipients of the DII ADA Academic Achievement Awards. Eighteen Cal State Stanislaus student-athletes made the list.
Cal State Stanislaus golfer Teddy Schrier will get another shot at the U.S. Amateur Championship this summer. The junior from Atwater has once again earned his way into the tournament after placing second at a qualifying event on Monday in Fresno.
Originally, Missy Corral wasn't on the American International Sports Team softball roster. This was back in November 2010, when she was gearing up for the Stanislaus softball season. Her teammate and roommate, Sara Locarnini, was asked to play for Team AIST Softball. At the time, she wasn't sure.
The Cal State Stanislaus baseball program has announced a walk-on tryout set for 3 p.m. on Aug. 31 at Warrior Field.
With less than two weeks before the start of double-days to prepare for the upcoming season, coach Christina Lore introduced some of the new faces joining the Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team in 2011.
UC Merced named John Sykes as the men's basketball coach and Allen McCreary as women's volleyball coach, the school announced Tuesday. They are the first coaching hires in the NAIA era, which begins in the fall.
The Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars were announced by the GCAA last week and Cal State Stanislaus junior Teddy Schrier was one of 49 golfers in Division II to be selected.
The University of California Merced Golden Bobcats recently released its first official varsity athletic schedule.