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.
Juan Contreras never had much of a passion for track and field in high school. The former Delhi High Hawk primarily played football, but he was persuaded by then coach Matt Cabral to put his strength to use by throwing for the track team his sophomore year. Delhi's team was still growing at the time and any points were welcome. Things changed for Contreras once he became a senior, however. A junior year ...
For a program with over 1,000 wins, two national championships and numerous All-Americans over the course of its 48-year history, it's hard to do anything someone hasn't done before playing baseball at Cal State Stanislaus. But that's just what Andrew Graham did Saturday afternoon. The senior side-armer took a spot start in game two of Saturday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills and turned it into a historic occasion, throwing the first no-hitter in Cal State ...
With all five players in the top 23 of the leader board, the Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team captured a victory at the Coyote Classic hosted by Cal State San Bernardino. The win is the Warriors' first this spring and their second victory for the 2012-13 season. The Warriors topped the entire field with a low of 282 in round three to surpass host and previous leader Cal State San Bernardino with a ...
For the sixth time this season - and the second time in this series - the Cal State Stanislaus baseball was held scoreless on Sunday as the Warriors dropped the finale, 8-0, to Cal State East Bay.
Justin Charles capped a perfect day Friday with the perfect ending.
Austin Keaton was riding high in 2010. The former Pitman High standout had secured a roster spot with Culver-Stockton College's baseball program-his only scholarship offer-and was on his way to fulfilling his collegiate athletic dreams But after a year in Canton, Mo. with the Wildcats something was missing. Keaton was finding success on the baseball field but something was gnawing at him, telling him to look back home to the Valley. It ...
Cal State Stanislaus' Marina Ghabbour set a school record in the mile run at Boise State's Jacksons Indoor Invitational to highlight the Warriors' day on Saturday. Ghabbour, who also helped the distance medley relay team to a new school mark on Friday, posted a time of 5:03.50 to finish ninth behind all Division I athletes. "Marina had a pretty good weekend with a couple of school records," coach Diljeet Taylor said. "It was a ...
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team was not able to get much offense going for the second night in a row, this time against a hot team as Cal State Monterey Bay won 70-44 Saturday night.
It came down to the final moments of the game in a very tightly-contested battle - and the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters ended up on top with a 78-74 win Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
An 11-0 run by Cal State L.A. in the middle of the second half turned the tide on Cal State Stanislaus as the Warriors dropped another close game this weekend, this time a 64-58 decision. Nick Hodge led the Warriors with 16 points as one of three Warriors to score in double figures but that wasn't quite enough. Cal State Stanislaus dropped its second straight road game and fell to 6-8 overall and 3-7 in ...
Briana Cotton found the right time to get hot Saturday night. Her long-range bombs, and Lauren Godde's 28-point night, propelled the Warriors to their first CCAA win of the season in a 72-65 victory over Sonoma State.
A late rally by the Warriors came up just a little shy of taking over the game as Sonoma State held on by making its free throws for a 70-67 decision Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
The 2011-12 women's basketball season was supposed to be a great opportunity for Camille Roberts. The recently graduated Turlock Bulldog had made her way onto Modesto Junior College's starting roster, fulfilling a dream 14 years in the making, and was averaging 11 points a game as a freshman as she worked to draw the attention of four year universities. The Pirates were 10-4 and Roberts was on the brink of a breakout season ...
Turlock Christian went two for three at this year's West Coast Jamboree in Dublin. Competing in the Onyx Division, the Eagles earned a first day win over McKinleyville High, 48-44, fell short against International High on Friday 59-32, and bounced back against Berean Christian on Saturday to earn their 10th win in 11 games with a 48-45 victory. "It was a very close first game but we were able to pull off the ...
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team picked up its first win of the season just before the Warriors turned the calendar as they beat Holy Names, 68-61, Saturday night.