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Aztecs blow halftime lead, fall to Falcons

by Staff

October 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

David J. Oleander / Photo EditorEven head coach Chuck Long, normally Mr. Optimistic, couldn't paint this one in a positive light.In front of 43,630 fans at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday night, the San Dingo State football team ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Aztecs look to bounce back at Triton Classic

by Staff

October 8, 2008

Filed under Sports

Senior co-captain of the San Diego State cross country team Anne Vieira knows how important rest is for a runner.It can heal tired legs, cure weary minds and most importantly, give a sprinter time to relax.So when SDSU had its bye...

SWIMMING & DIVING: Newcomers look to contribute this weekend

by Staff

October 8, 2008

Filed under Sports

Football season may be the main focus of sports on campus, but the San Diego State swimming and diving team is attempting to make some noise as well. The season is just around the corner, and SDSU is chomping at the bit to get...

VOLLEYBALL: Wins and losses don’t tell whole story for Aztecs

by Staff

October 8, 2008

Filed under Sports

Its record shows six games under .500.A 4-10 mark with just one win in Mountain West Conference play has the San Diego State volleyball team's season looking very disappointing.But while the marks in the win-loss columns don't...

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Home streak over

by Staff

October 6, 2008

Filed under Sports

David J. Olender / Photo EditorIn a season that has seen some inconsistencies and mistakes lead to a sub-.500 start going into conference play, the San Diego State women's soccer team has been able to rely on one thing: solid p...

MEN’S SOCCER: Goalie returns from injury against UCLA

by Staff

October 6, 2008

Filed under Sports

David J. Olender / Photo EditorIt's been one year since Brad Byrns suffered a fractured elbow and was forced to sit out the remainder of his freshman year. But on Sunday afternoon at UCLA, Byrns returned and made his presence ...

2008 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

by Staff

September 3, 2008

Filed under Sports

The transition from high school to college can be tough for any freshmen, but when Division I collegiate athletics are involved, it can be even more difficult.So when the San Diego State women's soccer team welcomed 10 freshmen th...

LEWIS’ LAW: Long keeps commitment to academics a priority

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

The response from Chuck Long wasn't definitive enough to believe it was true.The San Diego State football team head coach's one word answer, "No," just lacked a certain emphasis.There just wasn't enough force and truthfulness beh...

AZTEC UPDATE

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

Aztecs reeling from injuriesAs if losing to Cal Poly for the second time in three years wasn't bad enough, the San Diego State football team also lost several key players because of injuries in Saturday night's game. Former tigh...

CROSS COUNTRY: Season-opening race sets tone for the year

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

When a team is anointed as an "underdog," one of two things happens.Either they will live up to their title, come up short and lose like everyone expected them to or they'll take it as an insult and become more inspired and m...

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Late goal lifts Aztecs

by Staff

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

The transition from high school to college can be tough for any freshmen, but when Division I collegiate athletics are involved, it can be even more difficult.So when the San Diego State women's soccer team welcomed 10 freshmen th...

THE MOUNTAIN WEST RUNDOWN

by Staff

September 1, 2008

Filed under Sports

On Saturday, while the San Diego State football team had its hands full with Cal Poly at home in San Diego, other Mountain West Conference teams were battling it out across the country:Air Force 41 vs. Southern Utah 7 The Falcons hav...