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.
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, ...
California State University, Stanislaus' volleyball team had a tough weekend, dropping both Friday's match against San Francisco State and Saturday's match against Sonoma State in straight sets. After opening the CCAA season with a straight set victory against Humboldt State, the Warriors (4-8 overall, 1-3 CCAA) have lost their last three matches without a single set win.
California State University, Stanislaus' men's soccer team entered their match against Sonoma State with fresh legs on Sunday, a benefit afforded to them by Humboldt State's disciplinary season cancellation that gave the Warriors Friday off. As it turned out the rest wasn't much of an advantage, as the two CCAA teams battled it out at Rohnert Park and were forced to settle for a tie, 1-1.
The women's soccer team of California State University, Stanislaus is currently riding a five game winning streak after a successful weekend against both Humboldt and Sonoma State.
Similar to last week's third match of a tournament, the Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team proved resilient in coming from behind to win a five-set thriller. This time the victim was Dominican on Saturday.
The Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team was challenged on both ends of the field on Sunday. The result was a rare home defeat for the Warriors in a 3-0 setback to Cal State L.A.
The Warriors of the women's soccer team made a statement early with three first half goals as No. 13 Cal State Stanislaus beat Cal State L.A., 3-1, Sunday at Warrior Stadium.
Even without a top 10 runner, the Cal State Stanislaus women's cross country team finished third at the 2012 USF Invitational on Saturday.
Andrea Fett put away 31 kills in two matches on Saturday as the Cal State Stanislaus volleyball team finished 2-2 at the Seaside Invitational at Point Loma Nazarene.
The first regular season national poll has been released by the NSCAA and the Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team made a huge jump.
After opening the year with a 2-0 record, the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team will begin the season ranked No. 5 in the region.
Two Cal State Stanislaus athletes were named Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2.
Cal State Stanislaus tennis star Verena Preikschas has been named one of the NCAA's Women of the Year. Thirty women, selected from a group of nearly 430 nominees, were chosen as the top 30 honorees for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Preikschas is among the top 30.
Last year the California State University, Stanislaus women's soccer team brought home the CCAA championship, finishing the season with an overall record of 11-4-6 and a conference record of 8-4-4. Although the Warriors enter this season without three of their most productive players from last year's team, an experienced field and a highly athletic freshmen class have head coach Gabriel Bolton thinking repeat. "All three were good solid players but we have a ...
Four years ago the men's soccer team at California State University, Stanislaus was less than stellar. In the program's 13 years of existence the Warriors had only won a total of 52 games, it was clear a change had to be made. Enter head coach Dana Taylor. In the past three years Taylor has led Stanislaus to 33 wins, transforming the Warriors into true contenders in the CCAA and giving the school its ...