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…

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…