49ers dispatch Mustangs

brennan angel There was no Larry Bird in Mott Gym Monday night. No Peja Stojakovic. No Ray Allen. But there was something like a three-point contest in the first half. The Mustangs shot 4 for 13 from beyond the arc…

Frankly Speaking does Texas

Frank Stranzl Frankly Speaking, a weekly sports column, touches on Cal Poly's playoff game at Texas State. Everything is bigger in Texas. The stereotype held true as the Mustangs battled the Bobcats in a quarterfinal football game in San Marcos,…

Bring on Texas State!

graphic by sheila sobchik mustang daily With a monumental win last week against Montana, the football team is looking to ride its momentum into this week’s quarterfinal game against Texas State, Saturday. Cal Poly (9-3, 4-1 Great West) defeated the…

Arena league Rattlers sign former Poly player

michael mullady mustang daily After four years of college athletics, most graduating athletes are obligated to leave the sport they love to make a living doing something unrelated to sports. And when the next season rolls around, a sinking feeling…

Playing both sides of the ball

tom sanders The Cal Poly football team took a step ahead of a game this year after placing Cordell Webb, 2004-05 quarterback, into the cornerback position. Webb, a junior, started three games last season in the quarterback position, scoring two…

Coach "K" 12-2-05

Frank Stranzl Quick Recap: The lucky number is 11 this week, the number of years it took Cal Poly to beat the University of Montana. Another lucky number, it took Cal Poly 12 years to make the playoffs, making them…

Seafood Sale

Bradford Applin I’m itching: itching to talk about the Florida Marlins and their supposed “seafood sale.”  Itching to explain how the Florida Marlins have arguably the shrewdest front office in Major League Baseball.  Even itching to finally get my long…

Poly Players: With James Noble

Tonya Strickland Tonya Strickland mustang daily Looking beyond “noticeable obstacles as far as height and weight,” James Noble, a 5 foot 6 inch and 180 lb. Barstow local and now redshirt freshman running back, said Cal Poly was one of…

Chris Gocong: high above the rest

kiel carreau In 2004, Cal Poly football’s middle line backer Jordan Beck led the Mustangs’ defense and received the Buck Buchanan Award for the best defensive player of the year. Running right behind him in the voting for the Buck…

Waterfalls, sunsets- Big Sur

Emily Logan I stood at the base of Salmon Creek waterfall and felt the mist soaking into my clothes. The roughness of the rock surrounding the three-tiered falls matched the texture of the water as it cascaded down the coarse…

Tour de California

San Luis Obispo will host California’s first Amgen Tour of California professional bike race in February. Professional cyclists from around the world will participate in the eight-day race starting in San Francisco and ending in Redondo Beach. San Luis Obispo…