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.
It may not be a victory, but at this point it could be a small moral win for the rebuilding Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team. Saturday night, on the road, the Warriors came close before No. 20 Chico State held on for a 68-58 conference win.
The on-again, off-again contest versus Pacifica was played as scheduled - and the Warriors used it to flex their offensive muscles as Cal State Stanislaus doubled-up the Gladiators, 116-58, Monday afternoon.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer program continues to succeed, not only on the field but also excelling in the classrooms as a group. The Warriors received another Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
At this time last year Alek Carlson was preparing for the annual Frank Godinez Basketball Tournament with his Turlock High teammates. The then senior was the anchor of a Bulldog squad that had won the Central California Conference title a year prior and was the unquestioned leader on and off the court. This year Carlson is still on the court but in a much different role. After leading his team to a 10-5 ...
With a big lead, Cal State Stanislaus head coach Larry Reynolds was able to use his bench depth in Wednesday night's men's basketball home opener at Fitzpatrick Arena. The result was a huge 105-57 win over UC Merced.
Despite a career high of 18 kills by Jennifer Marsh, the Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team fell to Cal State Dominguez Hills in four sets, 26-28, 25-22, 25-15, 25-14.
The 2012 football season has been a good one for the Fresno State Bulldogs. With one game remaining in the regular season, Fresno finds itself atop the standings in the Mountain West Conference. In only their first season in the MW, the Bulldogs (8-3 Overall, 6-1 MW) are in position to claim the conference title and extend their 2012 campaign into the post season. Pitman High alum Quentin Breshears has witnessed Fresno's success ...
The Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team made the final push to hold off the Pioneers in five sets Saturday night.
Two second half goals by the Clan ended the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer's magical season of 2012 as Simon Fraser edged the Warriors, 2-1, Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Championship tournament.
Less than 24 hours after posting the program's first conference championship, the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team learned that it will be heading to the NCAA Championships for the first time.
For the first time since 2003, the Cal State Stanislaus women's cross country team is heading to the NCAA Championships meet collectively. The Warriors exceeded expectations and their regional ranking as they finished fourth at the NCAA West Regional Championships.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team dropped a heartbreaker in the final seconds of the conference match against Cal Poly Pomona on Sunday. As the final seconds of regulation play ticked away, a Cal Poly Pomona corner kick turned into a mad scramble in front of the net. In the end, Samantha Stiles tabbed in the winner with six seconds left to play to shock the sixth ranked Warriors, 3-2. Cal State Stanislaus ...
The Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team accomplished a feat for the first time since 2006 with Sunday's 2-1 win over Cal Poly Pomona at Warrior Stadium. Clint Long kick-saved a Pomona penalty kick try at 70:11 to preserve the lead and the victory as the Warriors win their fourth straight match to improve to 8-2-2 overall and 6-2-2 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The four-match winning streak is the program's first since ...
Stanislaus women's tennis player Davina Meza had a busy and fruitful day at the Dominican Fall Invitational as the sophomore captured the top singles title on Saturday. Meza defeated Dominican's Irina Morozova, 6-1, 6-2, in the Flight A Singles championship to win the tournament title. The Warrior had advanced by beating Amal Ben El Hadj of Academy of Arts, 6-3, 7-6 in the semifinals. In doubles play, Meza and partner McKenzy Harden played in ...
Life is a long road and it's hard to predict where it will take you. Pitman High alumnus Grant Silva has spent the last six years learning this lesson, traveling several different paths and pursuing several different plans since graduating in 2006. After a high school career that included two Central California Conference football championships and a San Joaquin Section DI final appearance in baseball, Silva packed his bags and headed for Fresno, ...