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Local baseball exhibit enlightens

There are Central Coast citizens who can recall with ease of memory – and often pain of reflection – life before and after World War II. Though some memories may not be as rich, historians and those too young to have lived it revel in the influence Japanese Americans and their baseball skill brought to the area during the time.

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Top-40 duo a hit on tennis court

The end of last season brought together an enterprising doubles tandem that remains a force for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team.

Sophomores Brittany Blalock and Steffi Wong, the Mustangs’ No. 1 doubles team, was ranked 38th in the country in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll and now stands at 17-6 overall and 8-3 in dual action this season.

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Mustangs open week of home matches against Pacific

The two-week break between matches for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team must have come at just the right time for the Mustangs, who swept UC Riverside 7-0 and San Jose State 6-1 Saturday. They host Pacific at Mustang Courts at 11 a.m. Sunday.

“We had a chance to work on our fitness and get back in the weight room on a regular basis, which is hard to do when you’re on the road for a month,” said Cal Poly head coach Hugh Bream.

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From the other side of the pond

Merely knowing a person who moved to a foreign country on her own to pursue passionate endeavors is awe-inspiring enough.

Add on to that the fact that she merited national championships in her home country by the age of 13, hadn’t yet graduated high school when she moved to America, aspires to become a professional athlete, works to attain a Cal Poly degree and is only 21, and Diane Filip may make you just feel lazy.



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