Frankly Speaking 11-2-05

Frank Stranzl There is a white box in my closet filled with memories. It’s the box I look to at those dire moments when you need an emotional boost. From high school yearbooks to photos of my childhood, blue ribbons…

Mustangs earn player of the week

sheila sobchik Cal Poly volleyball’s Kylie Atherstone was named the Big West Conference Co-Player of the week for this past week. Atherstone earned the honor when she led Cal Poly to a 3-2 win over Long Beach State and contributed…

Football continues to tumble in national polls; now No. 19

Following back-to-back losses, the Cal Poly football team fell to No. 19 in the ESPN/USA Today poll. The Mustangs were ranked as high as No. 3 prior to losses at No. 4 Montana and No. 21 UC Davis. The Mustangs…

All the way from Stuttgart, Germany

michael mullady Wolfgang Gartner was a man torn between two worlds. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in English literature, the idea of playing professional soccer outshined his desire to become a teacher. His decision led him to nine seasons…

Player Spotlight: Sierra Simmons, women's soccer, defender

kiel carreau With the Cal Poly women’s soccer team’s loss to rival UC Santa Barbara Friday, the team also lost its bid to enter the Big West champion tournament. Kinesiology senior Sierra Simmons spoke to the Mustang Daily about her…

Men's soccer falls to 0-8 in Big West play

The Cal Poly men’s soccer team bounced back after a scoreless first quarter and took three shots in the second half, but eventually lost 4-2 to the UC Irvine Saturday at Irvine. Cal Poly’s defense was insufficient as they allowed…

Volleyball stays in playoff picture

sheila sobchik The women’s volleyball team rebounded from a crushing loss to UC Santa Barbara last Saturday to keep its playoff hopes alive, beating No. 23 Long Beach State and sweeping UC Irvine over the weekend. Cal Poly (15-5 overall,…

Men's cross country is class of the field

kiel carreau The Cal Poly men’s cross country team won its third consecutive title while the UC Irvine women’s team captured its first crown since 1999 as the 2005 Big West Cross Country Championships were staged at the UC Riverside…

Punchless Poly football loses 20-13 to Aggies

UC Davis quarterback Jon Grant scored from the one yard-line to snap a 13-13 tie with 4:23 remaining as the Aggies held on to beat No. 10 Cal Poly 20-13 in a Great West Football Conference game Saturday afternoon at…

Gauchos spoil playoff chances for Mustangs

For the first time since the creation of the Big West Championship Tournament, the women’s soccer team will be on the outside looking i. Needing a win to continue their season, the Mustangs dropped the final game of the regular…

No Garnett for No. 10 Cal Poly

brennan angel The Cal Poly football team (5-2, 3-0 Great West) will rely on redshirt freshman quarterback Matt Brennan to get the job done against conference rival UC Davis (4-3, 2-1 Great West). After a tough loss at Montana (5-2,…