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FOOTBALL: Wyoming preview

by Staff

October 29, 2008

Filed under Sports

Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorAt a glance:Who: SDSU vs. WyomingWhat: The Aztecs open the second half of Mountain West Conference play against Wyoming.Where: War Memorial StadiumWhen: 11 a.m., SaturdayTV: The Mtn.Radio: AM...

FOOTBALL: Colorado State preview

by Staff

October 22, 2008

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Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo Editor and Courtesy of Colorado State AthleticsAt a Glance:Who: SDSU vs. Colorado StateWhat: The Aztecs host the Rams in the annual Homecoming game.Where: Qualcomm StadiumWhen: 6:30 p.m., Satur...

MEN’S GOLF: Aztecs finish in sixth place at Sycuan Invite

by Staff

October 21, 2008

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Courtesy of Stan Liu / SDSU AthleticsGreat athletes never shy away from pressure; they covet it.At least that's the philosophy San Diego State men's golf team head coach Ryan Donovan preaches to all of his players."We try to kee...

POPE’S DOCTRINE: Fans need fire

by Staff

October 21, 2008

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Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorBecause the vast majority of this section's readers barely skim the actual content en route to the sudoku puzzle, a lot of information goes largely unread.But one thing that probably stood...

CROSS COUNTRY: SDSU NorCal bound after third-place finish

by Staff

October 14, 2008

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Andrew Huse / Staff PhotographerThere are plenty of obstacles that can derail even the best of runners.Sore legs and tired bodies are just a few, but one of the most difficult to overcome is the mental aspect of running.The S...

WOMEN’S GOLF: Last round today

by Staff

October 14, 2008

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Ranked 77th in the nation in recent polls, San Diego State is trying to string together some successful tournaments in order to maintain and improve its current position. SDSU is involved in simultaneous tournaments this week; th...

Aztecs blow halftime lead, fall to Falcons

by Staff

October 12, 2008

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...