Poly Players with Jessica Huss

Frank Stranzl Dressed in a golden yellow polo shirt, crisp Khakis, a Cal Poly cap and white golf cleats, Jessica Huss looks like the typical golfer. However, despite this appearance, Huss has proved herself to be an exceptional golfer (with…

Bats slump as Anteaters take two-of-three

nick camacho In hindsight, it might have been a profitable day for the Mustangs had Mother Nature stepped in and postponed Saturday’s 4-1 loss to UC Irvine in a Big West baseball contest. Rain delayed the start of the game…

Mustangs take mercy on Matadors

nick camacho Based on what she saw Friday, Cal Poly softball head coach Jenny Condon had a hunch that freshman first baseman Melissa Pura would do something special with the bases loaded Saturday. Pura did just that, crushing a grand…

'Stangs host Anteaters for three games

tom sanders Cal Poly (20-15, 4-2 Big West), which opened Big West Conference play by winning two of three games against both Pacific and Cal State Northridge the last two weeks, continues conference play this weekend, hosting UC Irvine (19-15,…

Baseball without Barry

Bradford Applin Lemonade, check. Hotdog, check. Cheetos, check. Remote, check. TiVo recording in order to ensure replay of all unintentionally comedic moments, check. Pen and paper to record random ramblings of consciousness, check. Few times have I been as prepared…

A personal touch to fitness at the Rec Center

nick camacho Heart disease, obesity and cancer are linked to inactive lifestyles making fitness essential to a healthy future. While some might recognize the need to get fit, the problem is getting started. The personal training program at the Cal…

Ireland native trying for nationals

brennan angel From Irish green to Cal Poly green and gold, track athlete Deirdre Byrne’s journey to San Luis Obispo has been a long one. After an Irish upbringing and a four-year stint at Providence College in Rhode Island, a…

Mustangs avenge Matador sweep

tom sanders Cal Poly rebounded from an opening game loss to win the final two games of the series against Cal State Northridge at Matador Field in Big West baseball over the weekend. Two weeks prior, the Matadors (16-19, 1-5)…

Two wins on the track at UCLA

Cal Poly returned to Westwood this weekend for the second time in 2006 to compete in the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Invitational, hosted by UCLA. The Mustangs were led by Aris Borjas, who won the men’s javelin event with a throw…

Poly puts athletic twist on UU hour

brennan angel Hundreds of students packed UU Hour Thursday for free food and prizes in celebration of National Student-Athlete Day. Attendees enjoyed food and prizes while they jammed to the live band that accompanied the special release of Honda’s newest…

Mustangs look for redemption

tom sanders sports information report Cal Poly (18-14), which opened Big West Conference play by winning two of three games against Pacific last weekend in Baggett Stadium, continues conference play this weekend, visiting Cal State Northridge (15-17, 0-3) for a…