Sharon sees a better Day coming

brennan angel As the track season nears its end with conference, regional and national championships remaining, Cal Poly will have to do without the services of defending national high-jump champion Sharon Day. During finals week in December 2005, Day went…

Coach Kaupp heads strength and conditioning

Former Cal Poly student and football player John Kaupp now heads Cal Poly’s strength and conditioning program after Chris Holder left the Mustangs for a job with San Jose State this winter. Kaupp, announced as the strength and conditioning coach…

Defense stings Mustangs in series loss

nick camacho Chelsea Green was overwhelmed with emotion Sunday when she took right field for the last time at Bob Janssen Field. The Cal Poly senior cleanup hitter is the highest active player on the Mustangs’ all-time list of hits’…

Playoff chances fading quickly

nick camacho Long Beach State scored seven times in the first two innings and coasted to a 13-4 victory in a key Big West baseball game on Sunday. With the win, the 49ers (25-19, 9-2 Big West) kept a slight…

Roquet looks to close out 49ers

Since his first year of high school, Rocky Roquet has attended six different schools – and has played baseball for all of them. Although he spent most of his younger years as an outfielder, now, in his final year of…

Draft Debacle

Bradford Applin Decisions, decisions. Here at Cal Poly, we’ve been making quite a few of them this week. No, I’m not talking about whether or not to randomly bubble in “B” or “C” on your midterm, I’m talking about the…

The three gems of the Central Coast

Chris Gunn A gust of wind ruffles your hair. To your left, downtown San Luis Obispo sits active and bustling with afternoon traffic. To your right, the calm of the end of Broad Street with open expanses of grassy fields,…

Kayaking on the Central Coast

brittny peloquin The sun broke through an overcast sky as it sank toward the horizon in Morro Bay. An easy breeze blew across the bay. Two girls navigated their kayak around the boats that were docked out in the water…

Wildflower weekend at a glance

louise dolby Cal Poly’s Triathlon Team will be competing with some of the best tri-athletes in the world this weekend when Lake San Antonio welcomes the Wildflower Triathlon Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7. An immensely popular event among…

Rugby not a foreign affair at Cal Poly

Lauren Zahner Rugby is a poorly-known sport to most Americans. The terms hooker, maul, flanker, grubber and dummy conjure up little more than vague images of an edge-of-your-seat murder mystery. Yet, to a few enlightened Cal Poly students, those words…

Mustangs fall in 'elite eight' of national tourney

Cal Poly’s rugby team lost to Brigham Young University 55-7 in the elite eight of the national playoffs at Berkeley Saturday after defeating the Purdue Boilermakers in the sweet 16 the day before. This was the fifth time in the…