Sport or Not?

Bradford Applin This past Tuesday I watched as a world champion was crowned on ESPN.  For months ESPN had its hype machine (TV, magazine, and online) in overdrive shoving this event down our collective throats.  The message was clear: this…

Volleyball wins final regular season match

mustang daily staff report The women’s volleyball team closed its season with a convincing sweep of UC Davis. The Mustangs won 30-24, 30-15 and 30-13 to improve to 19-6 overall. The Mustangs concluded Big West Conference play last weekend, losing…

Cal Poly Women's Basketball 2005-06

brennan angel With more than 75 percent of the Cal Poly women’s basketball players being upperclassmen, this is the year the team hopes to make a move in the Big West. The Mustangs are coming off a losing season in…

Cal Poly's Men's Basketball 2005-06

Garrett Leight The Cal Poly men’s basketball team will have to fight an uphill battle to regain the respect of fans after finishing last year with a record of 5-22 overall and 3-15 in the Big West – a record…

Mustangs are playoff-bound

Dan Watson For the first time since moving to the Div. I-AA level 12 years ago, the Cal Poly football team received a berth into the championship playoffs. The Mustangs will travel to Missoula, Mont. for a second time this…

Playoffs or bust for Mustangs

sheila sobchik The football team’s regular season comes to a close tomorrow with senior night taking place before the Mustangs match-up against Idaho State in Mustang Stadium at 7 p.m. This week, Cal Poly (7-3, 4-1 Great West) moved up…

Coach "K" 11-18-05

Frank Stranzl Quick Recap: By land, air and defense, the Mustangs were able to overcome an early 10-0 deficit and score 20 unanswered points. The land attack was anchored by another 100-plus yard performance by James Noble and saw the…

Soccer coach contract not renewed

Frank Stranzl Cal Poly’s men’s soccer coach Wolfgang Gartner has coached his final game for the Mustangs, ending a 26-year career as head soccer coach at the school. Cal Poly director of athletics Alison Cone announced Thursday that Gartner’s contract…

High above the rest

Christopher Gunn With a plant of his pole in the deep powder, George Hjelte leapt down the spine of a ridge and in doing so triggered the beginnings of an avalanche. Behind him a thick wall of snow began to…

Basketball to face UC San Diego

Sports Information Report The Mustangs tip off the regular season at Mott Gym Friday against UC San Diego at 7 p.m. Cal Poly has already defeated two opponents in exhibition games. In its last game, Cal Poly went on a…

Volleyball playoff hopes at stake

sheila sobchik Although the Cal Poly women’s volleyball team was defeated by the Pacific in four games on Saturday, ending a five-match winning streak against the Tigers, their season is not yet at its end. The Mustangs finished at the…