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 junior Dawson Vorderbruegge was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District track and field/cross country team last week. He is among 10 student-athletes in NCAA Divsion II and III to be named to the College Division District VIII team.
Stesha Brazil and her University of Houston softball team made a nice turnaround after losing to Oklahoma State in Friday's NCAA Division I Stillwater Super Regional opener. The Cougars entered Saturday knowing they needed to win two straight games in order to advance to the College World Series for the first time in program history.
Mark Erickson was a fixture in Cal State Stanislaus track and field, as he was usually seen near the hammer throw or shot put rings at track meets. That was certainly the case last week when the NCAA Division II Championships were held at Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium.
Stesha Brazil and her University of Houston softball team is in a tight spot. If the Cougars don't win both of their games today in the NCAA Stillwater Super Regional against Oklahoma State, the Cougars' season - along with their hopes of reaching the College World Series for the first time in program history - will end.
Coming off a run in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament, the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball has added four players for the upcoming fall season. Earlier this week, coach Larry Reynolds announced the signings of junior college transfers Vincent Fuller (El Camino College in Torrance), Joe Malone (El Camino College) and Donald Gaines (Southwestern College in San Diego) and nearby Amador High standout Clinton Tremelling. <p style="margin: ...
Cal State Stanislaus women's tennis junior Verena Preikschas has won another academic award. The two-time All-American and two-time all-conference all-academic honoree was named to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team on Thursday.
Cal State Stanislaus athletes Alycia Wagner and Rashee Dean both made the final cut to compete at the Division II National Track & Field Championships to be held at Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium on May 26-28.
Senior pitcher Andrew Stueve was named to the Division II All-West Region second team on Tuesday by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Senior pitcher Andrew Stueve was named to the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association first team on Wednesday as it was voted by the head coaches and announced by the conference office.
The Cal State Stanislaus track and field athletes put on impressive showings at last week's California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships at the Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium - finishing with conference titles, better provisional marks and personal bests.
Cal State Stanislaus juniors Trevor Blair and Teddy Schrier were both named to the All-West Region team as it was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Monday.
The Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team just couldn't move out of the 10th spot all week at the NCAA Division II West/Central Regionals in Albuquerque, N.M.
Former Turlock Christian High standout Jill Baker was hired as the Bethany University volleyball assistant to coach Reed Duffus, the Scotts Valley-based school announced Tuesday.
Two more Cal State Stanislaus track and field athletes have earned provisional marks for this year's NCAA Division II Championships to be held on the Stanislaus campus later this month.
Cal State Stanislaus sophomore third baseman Jordan Flora was named to the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association softball first team, it was announced by the conference office on Thursday. Teammate and senior catcher Missy Corral was a second-team selection.