Cal Poly's Central Coast road trip

sheila sobchik As the Cal Poly volleyball team departed Saturday afternoon the sun was shining, but the scenic drive down U.S. Highway 101 quickly transformed into a frigid atmosphere. Choppy surf, fog as far as the eye could see and…

Young guns leading the Mustang offense

paul meissner Vertically, running back James Noble and wide receivers Ramses Barden and Tredale Tolver are very different. They are an odd bunch to stand together for a picture with Noble standing at just 5’6,” Tolver checking in at 5’9″…

The most important game of the season

Frank Stranzl This has to be one of the roughest weeks of our season. Not only do we have the most important game of the season, the majority of the team has midterms this week and next week. It is…

Lights, CAMERA, action in Montana!

Frank Stranzl This is a really important week for us. We just had our bye week and it couldn’t have come at a better time. It was after our sixth game, right in the middle of the season, so the…

Homegrown runner leads women's cross country

michael mullady As a San Luis Obispo native, cross country runner Rachel Valliere didn’t think she would stay local for college, much less race after high school. Now a junior (but a sophomore eligibility-wise after redshirting last year), Valliere has…

Disappointing finish for men's cross country at Pre-Nationals

Garrett Leight The Cal Poly men’s cross country team placed 11th at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. over the weekend, but fell short of the team’s expectations. The team entered the race ranked 10th in the nation in…

So Young

Bradford Applin On Oct. 5th, a girl just shy of her 16th birthday became a professional golfer.  Eight days later that same girl took her first shot as a professional on the LPGA tour.  Eleven days later she was disqualified.…

"Will enough ever really be enough?"

Julianne Byer Editor's note: "What's the Big idea?" is an online exclusive column that will run every Wednesday. Julianne discusses life issues in the SLO lane. “Will enough ever really be enough?” It is the age-old dilemma, the never-ending stream…

Former Olympian, Cal Poly alumnus dies

Tonya Strickland Eugene C. Lenz, an Olympic swimmer and 1960 Cal Poly alumnus, died Monday, Oct. 10. He was 68 years old. Born in San Luis Obispo in 1937 and raised in Santa Maria, Lenz was a prevalent top-placing swimmer…

No. 3 football fresh off bye week

Garrett Leight Coming off its bye week and a dominating win against No. 16/17 ranked North Dakota State (4-2, 0-1 Great West), the No. 3 Cal Poly (5-1, 3-0 Great West) football team looks forward to its next match-up Saturday…

Hayes finds volleyball niche at Cal Poly

Tom Sanders Central Coast native Chelsea Hayes is ready and setting for the Mustang volleyball team this season. After two years as a Gael at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif., Hayes has coincidentally followed her old St. Mary’s coach…