Poly Players: With Emilie Ravn

paul meissner Norway is known for a cold and snowy climate, winter sports and scenic splendor – not basketball. But one Cal Poly women’s basketball player spent four years in Norway’s capital honing her skills with various club teams and…

'80 Olympics eluded Cal Poly coach

Joe Sargent The Torino Olympics started Friday with a favored American team leading the way. Four years of hard work culminate into 16 days of intense rivalry as athletes from around the globe convene on the greatest of stages for…

Hidden tales and sworn secrets of the Mustang Maniacs

It's late evening on a Friday in October. You and that special person are wrapped in scarves, walking towards the football stadium at Cal Poly. Although no alcohol is allowed, the cheering crowd is getting drunk on something else: mustang…

Mustangs take two-of-three from Loyola

Sophomore right-hander Evan Reed pitched five scoreless innings for his first victory of the season and junior catcher Matt Canepa had three hits and an RBI to lift Cal Poly to a 5-1 victory over Loyola Marymount in the final…

Poly upsets first place Anteaters

Gabe Stephenson blocked a UC Irvine shot with seven seconds left and Trae Clark made two free throws with 5.5 seconds remaining to clinch Cal Poly’s 61-58 victory over UC Irvine in a regionally televised Big West Conference men’s basketball…

Offensive brownout for 'Stangs

brennan angel While the sunny weather provided a warm winter day for San Luis Obispo residents, the climate was much cooler inside Mott Gym as the Mustangs fell to UC Riverside 47-46 on Sunday. Although Cal Poly’s full-court pressing defense…

Oakland A's catcher speaks to Poly athletes

michael mullady Adam Melhuse, right, a back-up catcher for Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, was in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday night to speak at an Athletes In Action meeting at Agape Church. Athletes In Action is a coalition of…

Mustangs look to avenge loss to Long Beach State

Exactly one month ago the Cal Poly men’s basketball blew a nine point halftime lead as Long Beach State exploded for a 52 point second half. Tonight the Mustangs will try and avenge the loss and increase their third-place cushion…

Softball starts on the road

The Cal Poly softball team will open its season in San Diego with the Campbell/Cartier Classic. The tournament will run from Thursday through Sunday and the Mustangs will face San Diego State University, UC Los Angeles, Oklahoma State University, Cal…

Frankly Speaking 2-8-06

Frank Stranzl Fists of fury rained down upon an ageless wonder as Randy “The Natural” Couture felt the wrath of Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell. Pure poetry. Okay, so Saturday night’s Ultimate Fighting Championship bout between Couture and Liddell is hardly…

Big West Conference report card

courtesy photo There are four weeks remaining in Big West play and teams are turning the corner from the midway point to try and make that extra push towards a top seed in the Big West tournament and the ultimate…