Cal Poly's basketball pipeline to Minnesota

whitney guenther About 2,000 miles northeast of San Luis Obispo lie the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, where the average February temperature is around 25 degrees. Although it would seem to have no relation to Cal Poly, this…

Last home games for men's basketball

Justin Fivella The men’s basketball team will host UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton for their last home games of the 2005-06 season this weekend. The back-to-back games begin with the Mustangs facing the Highlanders on Thursday, Feb. 23, and…

'Stangs rally to top Highlanders in overtime

brennan angel Cal Poly won an important Big West game against UC Riverside Thursday night, beating the Highlanders in overtime, 59-55 in Mott Gym. The Mustangs struggled offensively, but pulled out a win in the late stages of a close…

A Hole in the Olympics

Bradford Applin Did you know that Shaun White prefers to not waste his endorsement money on “elephants that can speak sign language?” Were you aware that American speed skater Chad Hendrick has been called the “Paris Hilton of speed skating”…

From Diaries to Diapers: Decades of Change

Julianne Byer I went shopping yesterday for my friends’ six-month old niece in search of a blue dress with matching bloomers, when it hit me. This is the beginning of a very long decade. Two years ago I was working…

Tour of California

Frank Stranzl The Tour de France is the most internationally-renowned cycling race to date. The likes of Lance Armstrong, Miguel Indurain and Eddy Merckx became famous for their inspiring performances. It’s a grueling race and a landmark event for cycling…

Gauchos sweep Big West meet

brennan angel mustang daily staff report The Cal Poly swim teams did not win the Big West team titles, but beating Cal State Northridge on the men’s and women’s sides was a win in coach Rich Furman’s book. Facing a…

Another series won by 'Stangs

Center fielder Quintin Berry belted a three-run double to the gap in right-center field in the eighth inning, lifting San Diego State to a 10-8 victory over Cal Poly in the final game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Sunday…

Central Coast kite boarding

Joe Sargent Kiteboarding, the culmination of snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing, has made a home for itself on the Central Coast Strapped to a board and tied to a kite, boarders are pulled down the face of waves and dragged…

American Olympic progress

Ryan Chartrand After five days of long and hard -fought battles on ice and snow, Team USA has brought home five gold medals from the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics, more than any other country so far. Altogether, the American winter…

Men's basketball falls to UCSB

Cal Poly’s women’s basketball team had a poor offensive performance to say the least over the weekend, dropping a 47-46 home contest to UC Riverside. Believe it or not, it could’ve been worse.  The men’s basketball team dropped a Big…