Trip to nationals a homecoming for Cisco

sheila sobchik Willimena Cisco started running track to get in shape for basketball. And while basketball is her passion, track is what she excels at – and that fact is vindicated by her qualifying for the NCAA Championships on June…

Mustangs earn Central Coast bragging rights over Gauchos

Cal Poly closed out its season in winning fashion on Sunday, beating UC Santa Barbara 8-6 in a Big West baseball game at Baggett Stadium. Pitching in his final game as a Mustang, senior Casey Fien endured six runs on…

Four Mustangs receive All-Conference honors

Junior catcher Matt Canepa and senior first baseman/right fielder Jimmy Van Ostrand have been named to the 2006 All-Big West Conference first team. Junior third baseman Josh Lansford landed a spot on the second team while sophomore center fielder Grant…

'Stangs set to host rival Gauchos

nick camacho Cal Poly, swept by No. 2 Cal State Fullerton last weekend at Goodwin Field, continues its quest for a third-place Big West finish by hosting UC Santa Barbara for a three-game series at Baggett Stadium (cap.: 1,734). The…

Llamas looks to hurdle competition in Provo

nick camacho Luke Llamas has a chance to become the second consecutive Cal Poly steeplechase runner to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. With a top-five finish at the West Regionals in Provo, Utah this weekend, Llamas…

Rodeo teams gear up for another trip to national championships

Summer vacation may have to wait for a select group of students. The Cal Poly rodeo team will spend its first couple days of summer competing at the National Intercollegiate Rodeo College Finals. The Cal Poly rodeo team dominated the…

The Last One

Bradford Applin Well, I guess this is it – the last thousand words you’ll hear from this columnist (for at least two years that is). Why you may ask? Allow me to elaborate- This summer I will be embarking to…

Cal Poly ranked No. 6 in preseason poll

brennan angel Cal Poly received its highest preseason ranking ever at No. 6 in the recent AnyGivenSaturday.com (AGS) Poll. Cal Poly lost to Texas State 14-7 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs last season. The Mustangs return…

Three named Poly athletes of the year

Frank Stranzl Football defensive end Chris Gocong, golfer Travis Bertoni and women’s soccer defender Sierra Simmons, all seniors, were honored as Cal Poly’s 2005-06 Athletes of the Year at the annual Night of the Mustang banquet and awards ceremony Tuesday…

Titans silence Mustang bats

brennan angel Cal Poly needed to sweep the No. 2 team in the nation in order to stay alive in the race for a Big West Conference championship. However, it was the four-time national champion Cal State Fullerton doing the…

Bertoni leads 'Stangs at regionals

Senior Travis Bertoni carded his second straight 69 Saturday to finish with a three-under-par 213 total and a tie for 38th place, highlighting Cal Poly’s performance on the final day of competition in the 2006 NCAA West Regional men’s golf…