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Aztecs prepping for BYU showdown

by Eli Baldrige

February 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

The San Diego State women’s basketball team was looking for a turning point. SDSU was struggling in conference play and in no shape to defend its Mountain West Conference championship at the beginning of the month. But after...

SDSU can’t pull out the win in extra innings

by Beau Bearden

February 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

With the San Diego State baseball team trailing by one run in the bottom of the ninth inning, freshman outfielder Cody Smith stepped up to the plate. There were runners on first and second with two outs, and this one at-bat ...

Aztecs move to No. 4

by Edward Lewis

February 21, 2011

Filed under Sports

The San Diego State men’s basketball team’s victory against Air Force on Saturday morning wasn’t pretty. But apparently it was convincing enough to the pollsters in at least one poll. SDSU moved to No. 4 in the ESPN...

Errors hurt in loss to Huskies

by Miranda Valenzuela

February 21, 2011

Filed under Sports

The weekend’s rainstorms were enough to cancel Friday’s and Saturday’s softball games in the San Diego Classic I, but on Sunday, nothing stopped San Diego State from committing a record six errors en route to a 6-3 loss...

Kendzora gets SDSU its first win

by Beau Bearden

February 21, 2011

Filed under Sports

With five true freshmen and a junior college transfer starting in the San Diego State baseball team’s season opener, some growing pains were expected early on for SDSU. But in just their third contest, the Aztecs used key contributions f...

Wonnacott responds to SDSU’s poking

by Matt McClanahan

February 21, 2011

Filed under Sports

San Diego State hadn’t finished beating New Mexico last week, much less played Air Force, when its student section began chanting: “We want Jimmer!” In response to the chant, BYU point guard Jimmer Fredette reportedly said, ...

SDSU’s bigs carry team to victory

by Agustin Gonzalez

February 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

Although the San Diego State men’s basketball team didn’t play anything like the No. 6 team in the country for much of the game in Saturday’s matchup against Air Force, SDSU still won by 12 points. On the road. At 6,035 feet above sea level. With no...

Streaking Aztecs record fourth win in a row

by Eli Baldrige

February 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

The San Diego State Women’s basketball team is on a roll. SDSU (12-13, 6-7 Mountain West Conference) extended its winning streak to four with a 68-50 victory against Air Force at Viejas Arena on Saturday. With the win, ...

No. 2 USC starts hot, finishes strong

by Antonio Morales

February 20, 2011

Filed under Sports

Giving up the first four goals of the game to the defending national champions is asking for trouble, and the San Diego State water polo team found that out the hard way as a conference battle between two top-10 teams quickly turned into an ambush. No...

2011 baseball and softball players

by Agustin Gonzalez

February 17, 2011

Filed under Sports

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Crabb takes long road to ace role

by Edward Lewis

February 17, 2011

Filed under Sports

It’s an early October day at Tony Gwynn Stadium and Bryan Crabb is scheduled to pitch without a net in front of him. He’s facing live batters for the first time since his injury and he’s nervous. He toes the rubber, spins the base...

O’Sullivan’s gone, but Aztecs move on

by Beau Bearden

February 17, 2011

Filed under Daily Aztec Stories, Sports

Ryan O’Sullivan was expected to be a key contributor for the San Diego State baseball team this season. After junior ace Addison Reed was drafted, O’Sullivan looked to be one of the players who would fill Reed’s shoes. Plus, he was ar...