Mustang bats dominate in series win

tom sanders Matt Canepa’s two-run single up the middle sparked Cal Poly’s three-run rally and the Mustangs came from behind for the 12th time this season for the 6-4 victory over UC Davis, in a non-conference baseball game Sunday afternoon…

Big West champion and pilates extraordinaire

Paul Bittick Imagine waking up with a schedule that breaks down every hour of the day, a routine that must be strictly followed. School, practice, weight training, homework and sleep are all part of the equation, but so is training…

'Stangs nearly pull off Big West upset

The Mustang men and women’s track teams finished in second and fifth respectively at the Big West Championships in Northridge on Saturday. For the men, the second-place finish came as a bit of a surprise. Injuries cut short the roster…

Mustangs snubbed from tourney … again

nick camacho mustang daily Cal Poly softball is quickly becoming synonymous with the term “snub.” Snubs are teams that have amassed resumes worthy of the NCAA tournament, but don’t make the championship field. The Mustangs will spend another off-season wondering…

Exhibition match draws ample support for hit-and-run victim

nick camacho Cal Poly’s spring volleyball win over Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara certainly didn’t seem like your typical off-season exhibition. An estimated 500 fans – the Cal Poly band included – packed Mott Gym in a show of…

Track ready to race at Big West

Jen Boudevin Despite a season complicated by injury, red-shirts and rain, the Cal Poly track and field team is ready for the Big West Championships today and Saturday at Cal State Northridge. Last year, the men’s team placed a close…

'Lioness of a competitor' on the mend

Frank Stranzl To be successful in athletics, bonds must be built. While relationships on the field are often forged by sweat and pain, the best teams have close relationships that stretch beyond the practices and the games. The camaraderie shared…

Mini-Rants

Bradford Applin Ah yes, the sounds of spring. The sound of playoff dunks rattling the rim and buzzer-beaters igniting the hometown crowd. The crack of pine meeting rawhide as the summer’s giants awake from their winter slumber to swing some…

Club sports on tap at Cal Poly

brennan angel From gutter balls to field hockey balls; foils and scrums; pelotons and steer wrestling – Cal Poly club sports sample some of the most unconventional and misunderstood sports. There are more than 15 different sports clubs at Cal…

Poly triathletes take top 10 at Wildflower

This weekend, thousands of people showed up to participate in in the nationally-acclaimed Wildflower competition. Even some of their families joined them. Not only were the racers there, but so were volunteers from Cal Poly. There were three different tracks…

Frankly Speaking 5-10-06

Frank Stranzl Imagine jogging down Grand Avenue with a few close friends, the wind bristling through your hair and the sun shining on your glistening skin. You’ve got a light sweat going as you huff and puff your way toward…