Gender and Sports: Title IX comes to Cal Poly

Frank Stranzl Scenario one: “That’s my Title IX team” I heard someone yell from the staging area at a cross country meet in the fall. As the women crossed the finish line on the first loop of the race, I…

Title IX: 'Don't I count too?'

Talking about Title IX is a lose-lose situation. If you speak out against Title IX, you become a chauvinist pig; if you support Title IX, you become a feminist. Public opinion allows for little gray area in an issue that’s…

Big West Tennis Championship

Kristen Marschall Cal Poly men’s tennis may never be the same again. As the Big West conference draws nearer and the season comes to a close, the team will say good-bye to John Nguyen and Brett Van Linge, a doubles…

Big West Women's Tennis Championship

The women’s tennis squad will take a No. 3 seed into the Big West tennis championships this weekend with an opening round match against No. 6 University of the Pacific. The Mustangs (11-9, 5-2) topped the Tigers 6-1 earlier this…

Fien finds groove against Highlanders

whitney guenther Sophomore Pat Pezet hit his first collegiate home run and senior right-hander Casey Fien pitched seven strong innings to lead Cal Poly to a 7-1 victory over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference baseball game Sunday afternoon…

Six-in-a-row and still counting

tom sanders The Cal Poly softball team finished its second consecutive weekend sweep with a 2-0 win over UC Davis on Sunday at Bob Janssen Field, giving the Mustangs a six-game winning streak. Jenna Maiden pitched the full seven innings,…

Poly Players with Lisa Modglin

Jandy Jones Cal Poly softball player Lisa Modglin is no stranger to hard work. Weight training, conditioning and daily practices are paying off for the center fielder. A native of Simi Valley, Modglin currently leads the team with a .377…

'STANGS READY FOR BIG WEST FINALE

The Cal Poly men’s golf team will try to build on its fifth-place finish at last week’s Merrill Lynch Invitational when the Big West Conference Championship kicks off in Mission Viejo on April 24-25. The tournament will mark the last…

Internet hunting and hypocrisy

Chris Gunn Have you ever been hunting in Texas from the privacy of your own home in California? I know that I haven’t, but some people have. Don’t know what I am talking about? A year ago a company based…

SLO Bike Club has much to offer

People who love the outdoors, riding bicycles and interacting with fellow members from the community can enjoy the many year-round activities with the San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club. The San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club was “founded in 1970 to promote…

Swim coach dives into retirement

Frank Stranzl Rich Firman, who has coached Cal Poly’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs for the last 19 years, has announced his retirement. Firman, who was hired Sept. 23, 1987, said he is leaving to pursue other interests…