Women's basketball beats UCSB for first time in five years

For only the second time in over 22 years, the Cal Poly women’s basketball team has beaten UC Santa Barbara. Senior guard Michelle Henke scored a career-high 21 points, sinking five of ten 3-pointers, to lead the Mustangs to an…

Referee Reform

Bradford Applin   Referee Reform By: Bradford Applin   When inquired as to my position on the mind-numbing weekend of football that was the NFL Divisional Playoffs, I thought it best to take a cue from everyone’s favorite MasterCard spokesman,…

Men's basketball to host Gauchos

michael mullady The Central Coast rivalry between Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara will be the hot topic this weekend as the men’s basketball team hosts the Gauchos at 4 p.m. in Mott Gym on Saturday. Cal Poly, coming off…

Mustangs at Thunderdome

brennan angel The tie for second place in Big West women’s basketball will be snapped on Saturday at the Thunderdome in Goleta. Cal Poly (8-6 overall, 3-1 Big West) will take on archrival UC Santa Barbara (8-7, 3-1) in a…

Board prices on the rise

Sheila Sobchik As the big wave season continues in full effect on the Central Coast, surfers out to buy themselves a new stick may be a little shocked by the prices on the racks, where surfboards are going for $100…

Gocong invited to draft combine

brennan angel file photo With four seasons of absolute havoc under his belt, Cal Poly defensive-end Chris Gocong is looking to take his game to the next level of competition after being invited to the 2006 NFL scouting combine. Gocong,…

Mustang swimmers out-dueled

The men’s and women’s swim teams lost dual meets to Cal State Northridge on Friday and the women’s team lost dual meets to the Univeristy of Nevada-Reno and San Diego State the next day. First-place finishes in men’s competition came…

Wrestling wins weekend duals

Cal Poly held off Boise State in the second match of the evening for the Mustangs, 24-14, behind a pin fall victory by David Roberts (141), as well as victories by Chad Mendes (125), Jeff Owens (149) and Darrell Vasquez…

Cal Poly set to host Aggies

sheila sobchik Women’s basketball player Jessica Eggleston has been on fire lately. Last week, against Cal State Fullerton the junior forward scored a career-high 21 points on eight of 14 shooting. Eggleston surpassed her own career high the following game…

Big West Conference Round-up

Frank Stranzl The Big West so far has been volatile to say the least. A 0-10 non-conference team (UC Riverside) is off to a 2-2 start in Big West play, including a win against arguably the conference’s top team, and…

Big West: A big fall down

michael mullady O’ how the mighty hath fallen. University of the Pacific and Cal State Fullerton were the consensus pre-season picks to top of the Big West, but early conference upsets have thrown the standings into upheaval. Cal Poly (4-10,…