Poly Playbook, Feb. 3, 2014: Wrestling match in the University Union, Baseball begins spring practices

Poly Playbook anchor Lisa Diaz gets you up to speed with whats going on in Cal Poly sports.

Poly Playbook, Jan. 27, 2014: Women's tennis sweeps UC Santa Cruz

Poly Playbook anchor Denzel Quarterman gets you up to speed with whats going on in Cal Poly sports.

Introducing your fall sports head coaches

Cal Poly’s fall head coaches include Sam Crosson, Mark Conover, Tim Walsh, Paul Holocher and Alex Crozier.

Benefits go beyond the lines

Forget the steroids stories and cheating scandals — sports are a good thing. From badminton to basketball, there are benefits in every game. Team sports in particular build physical, mental and emotional health.

A day in the life of a backpack journalist

For some time, my nerdy passion has been obsessing over the future of journalism. I don’t tell too many people that I spend a good portion of my daily run thinking about what journalists will be expected to do in…

Chaos reigns in college football

As I drove back from Los Angeles two weeks ago after watching the Cal Poly men’s basketball team defeat the USC Trojans in an ugly struggle between two teams that made the NBA lockout look like a scoring-fest, I tuned…

Fermin and the Mustangs are denied at the buzzer

Photo by Max Zeronian Buck Owens might love Bakersfield, but the Cal Poly point guard Amaurys Fermin probably does not, especially after Wednesday night. Fermin’s last second layup rolled off the rim to give Cal State Bakersfield a 60-58 win…

Hitting the brakes on the Penn State scandal

Breathe in. Breathe out. Unfortunately, that’s what the media failed to do last week as they screamed for the head of anyone involved in the latest alleged scandal. This time Joe Paterno was being walked to the guillotine. Unfortunately, justice…

Harder to win

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos ended the Mustang men’s soccer team’s season on Friday night. The Gauchos delievered a 2-0 knockout blow to Cal Poly which scored just one goal in five games after defeating UCSB on Oct. 14. The…

Stevenson relieved of coaching duties

Head volleyball coach Jon Stevenson was relieved of his coaching duties on Sunday and assistant coach Caroline Walters will take over as interim head coach, according to a press release. “Caroline Walters has the team’s confidence, knows the game exceptionally well, has proven…

Blalock and Matzenauer fall short of a championship

The Cal Poly women’s tennis senior tandem of Brittany Blalock and Suzie Matzenauer were ultimately eliminated from postseason contention after suffering a defeat.