Getting back under that spotlight

Frank Stranzl When I first tore my achilles, I remember the moment clearly. We were doing summer workouts with coach (Chris) Holder, our strength and conditioning coach. We were doing agility drills and I went to plant my left foot,…

Wheelmen roll through Parkfield Classic

Brittany Ridley Parkfield is often known as the “earthquake capital of the world.” But this small Californian town of 37 was rocked by more than an earthquake last weekend when the Cal Poly Wheelmen hosted their annual Parkfield Classic mountain…

Cal Poly's band of brothers

Tom Sanders Sibling rivalry seems to consume every aspect of life when we are younger. Whether it is fighting about getting a smaller serving of potatoes or not wanting to clean the windows, it is a part of everyday life.…

Frankly Speaking 10-5-05

Frank Stranzl Last year at this time I was still getting acquainted with the simple things San Luis Obispo had to offer. I didn’t know where Bishop’s Peak was, I had no idea what street Woodstock’s was on and I…

Men's soccer plays the Anteaters tonight at Mustang Stadium

If there will ever be a must-win situation for the Cal Poly men’s soccer team this season, it’s tonight’s match against UC Irvine at Mustang Stadium at 7 p.m. The Mustangs (4-6-0) are coming off two consecutive losses to Cal…

Men's golf finishes last in Club Glove Intercollegiate

The Cal Poly men’s golf team slipped into last place following the final round of play Tuesday in the Club Glove Intercollegiate hosted by Pepperdine University at the Saticoy Country Club. Coach Scott Cartwright’s Mustangs carded a four-person final-round 326…

Men's soccer drops game to UC Irvine 2-1

kiel carreau Cal Poly lost a Big West Conference match against the UC Irvine Anteaters 2-1 at Mustang Stadium Wednesday. Cal Poly falls to 4-7 overall and 0-3 in conference play. Cal Poly now has consecutive Big West losses to…

No. 25 Long Beach too much for Mustangs

sheila sobchik Cal Poly dropped a tightly contested match against No. 25 Long Beach State on Saturday 3-2. Though the 49ers finished the Mustangs off in four games, the final score didn’t tell the complete story. The Mustangs lost the…

Football ranked No. 9

It will be No. 9 Cal Poly against No. 12 North Dakota State in a Great West Football Conference at Mustang Stadium on Saturday. Cal Poly climbed one more position to No. 9 in the two NCAA Division I-AA polls…

Mustangs doused by Cal State Northridge

The Cal Poly men’s soccer team lost 3-1 to host Cal State Northridge on Sunday. The Mustangs extended their stay down south because Saturday’s match against the Matadors was postponed, a result of the wildfires burning in the Topanga and…

Player spotlight: Vanessa Gilliam, outside hitter, volleyball

Senior outside hitter Vanessa Gilliam has been killing it, literally. Gilliam leads the Cal Poly women’s volleyball team in kills with 242, which is second in the Big West Conference. Her kill count of nearly five per game coupled with…