'Stangs travel for battle with Titans

tom sanders Cal Poly, coming off a non-conference series win at UC Davis last weekend, returns to Big West Conference play this weekend, visiting No. 2 Cal State Fullerton for a three-game series at Goodwin Field. The Mustangs and Titans…

Llamas, Gatel receive Big West honors

Senior Luke Llamas was named Big West male track athlete of the year by the Big West, while Joe Gatel was named men’s freshman of the year for their outstanding 2006 performances. Llamas, a regional qualifier in three events including…

Sexton chooses to keep the Sabbath

Two years of training suddenly for naught – that’s how Bridgette Sexton felt when she found out the Big West heptathlon had been switched from a middle-of-the-week to a Friday-Saturday event. Sexton, a Cal Poly track and field athlete, is…

Interactive "Lost"

Bradford Applin I wish it were Wednesday. If it were in fact next Wednesday, you, my faithful reader, would have so much more to look forward to than just my musings on the week in sports. Not only would you…

Retaliating with the only weapon they have

Brian Eller, I just wanted to clarify a few things from the viewpoint of a Palestinian American who grew up in Palestine and who helped set up Palestine Awareness Week. When Abdel Malik referred to suicide bombers as “martyrs” he…

Top 5: Sunset Spots in SLO

louise dolby 1. THE POLY “P”   Every day, students look up and see the “P” on the mountain behind the Cerro Vista Apartments. Little do they know, it is one of the best places to watch the sunset. It’s…

The Outdoor Gunn 5-8-06

Chris Gunn Back when I started writing “The Outdoor Gunn,” I wrote one of my first columns on being courteous when surfing or engaging in water-sport activities. I wrote it because I had been forced into a near confrontation after…

A look into baseball's world of luck

whitney guenther Since its beginning, baseball has been full of superstition. Many players have practices they swear make them play better, and major leaguers are not the only ones with these stange beliefs. Elementary school kids, high school all-stars and…

Frankly Speaking 5-17-06

Frank Stranzl The Cal Poly softball team got snubbed – again. Chelsea Green and Teresa Miller have played their final games in Mustang uniforms and coach Jenny Condon’s team will again sit through the off-season wondering what went wrong. Despite…

'Stangs win sixth title in a row

Lacrosse sticks all over the nation have once again crumbled to the Cal Poly women’s lacrosse team after it won a sixth-straight national title in the Women’s Division Intercollegiate Associates National Championship on Saturday. The Mustangs blew away No. 4…

Water skiing finishes strong in 'Paradise'

After being nearly shut down by dwindling participation five years ago, the Cal Poly Water Ski Team is back on the water and leaving the competition in its wake. The team closed out its season last weekend, placing No. 2…