The Big West Conference announced on Dec. 10 that all Fall sports are canceled for the school year of 2020-2021. Cal Poly sports affected by the announcement include Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Women’s Volleyball. The decision does not affect Fall sports unaffiliated with the Big West Conference. Cal Poly […]
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Cal Poly Basketball to pave the way for other in-person sports
As the start of the 2020-2021 Cal Poly Basketball season draws near, both the men’s and women’s programs are working to plan a safe and successful season to pave the way for teams playing in later seasons. “Anything that we do, everybody is watching and how we handle everything can be a roadmap for the […]
All Cal Poly student-athletes registered to vote
Block P, a student-athlete leadership council at Cal Poly, had their first meeting in September when Cal Poly athletic director Don Oberhelman introduced a goal to get all student-athletes on campus 100% registered to vote. “It was important to the athletics department that their athletes were student leaders on campus,” junior beach volleyball player Macy […]
The Climb: New football Head Coach Beau Baldwin’s vision to rebuild the program
Baldwin was the head coach of Eastern Washington from 2008-16 before taking the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach positions at Cal from 2017-19.
Cal Poly Athletics Director says NCAA ruling on book stipends case is a “sad day for the NCAA”
Cal Poly Athletics Director Don Oberhelman is speaking out following a NCAA decision to punish Cal Poly Athletics for misallocating textbook scholarships, saying the ruling “further exposes the hypocrisy of the NCAA.” “This should never happen to a student,” Oberhelman said. “The very reason the NCAA exists is to help protect the rights of student […]
California bill plans to give student-athletes right for financial compensation over their image
A bill allowing California student-athletes to be compensated for the use of their image and likeness moved one step closer to the Governor’s desk.
Mustang Gameday: Cal Poly vs Cal State Fullerton
On the first Mustang Gameday of baseball season, anchors Sydney Finkel and Brian Truong preview Cal Poly baseball’s home game versus defending Big West Conference Champions Cal State Fullerton.
Cal Poly announces John Smith as next Men’s Basketball head coach
On Thursday, March 28, Cal Poly named Cal State Fullerton associate head coach John Smith as Cal Poly’s next Men’s Basketball head coach. The announcement was made by President Jeffrey Armstrong and Athletic Director Don Oberhelman inside the Performing Arts Center (PAC). As previously reported, Smith will replace former head coach Joe Callero, who was […]
Incoming freshman’s wrestling scholarship revoked after yelling homophobic slurs at protesters
A Cal Poly wrestler commit’s scholarship was revoked days after he was yelling a homophobic slur at protesters.
What is Cal Poly’s response to recent NCAA basketball investigations?
Cal Poly head basketball coach Joe Callero thinks the recent NCAA investigation might help Cal Poly sign more recruits.
Doerr Family Field to open Feb. 2
The field cost $4.8 million and was made possible by primary donors Richard and Kathleen Doerr.