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VOLLEYBALL: Home finale for Warner

by Staff

November 23, 2008

Filed under Sports

Peterson Gym is one of the most storied buildings on Montezuma Mesa.Open since 1961, it's seen its fair share of athletic events and moving performances.But Thursday night, "The Pete" played host to one of the most emotional ...

Chuck Long out as head coach

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Filed under News, Sports

Not even a 42-21 victory on Senior Night could save Chuck Long's job.Despite an impressive win against a UNLV team fighting for bowl eligibility Saturday night, the San Diego State football team's head coach was fired yesterda...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Spain shines as Aztecs roll over Bulldogs

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Filed under Sports

Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorWhen Kyle Spain left his feet, fighting off two members of the Fresno State men's basketball team, he couldn't quite gain possession of the offensive rebound.The ball, swatted almost simu...

FOOTBALL: Injury can?t keep senior guard off the field

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Filed under Sports

David J. Olender / Photo EditorMike Schmidt wouldn't go as far as to say unsung, but on a team full of seniors such as wide receiver Darren Mougey, running back Tyler Campbell and linebacker Russell Allen, Schmidt knows where he ...

FOOTBALL: Aztecs finish season with first MWC win

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Filed under Sports

David J. Olender / Photo EditorWith less than 18,000 people in attendance at Qualcomm Stadium (closer to 10,000 if you don't count the thousands of elementary school students who were there to perform at halftime or the parents who w...

FORCASTING THE MOUNTAIN:11-13-08

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

Editor's note: Each week, The Daily Aztec will pick the winners of every Mountain West Conference game.

KEY MATCHUPS

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

MCT Campuswhen the aztecs have the ball: Despite giving up a costly fourth-quarter fumble to BYU this past Saturday, San Diego State wideout Darren Mougey (above left) has remained the one constant on a struggling SDSU offense. T...

Create-a-player

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

GENDER: MALEBRAINS: MATT THOMASSenior guard Matt Thomas returns after receiving another year of eligibility because of a back injury that ended his 2006-07 season after two games. This is his fifth season at SDSU, and he's played in 88...

THE BIG ISSUE

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

As 28-point underdogs, the prognosticators are already predicting a Utah blowout this Saturday. However, don't write off the 1-9 San Diego State football team just yet. Playing with nothing to lose this weekend, SDSU might ju...

“Wade”-ing the waters

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

Photos by Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorHow did Billy White get himself into this situation?What would possess him to agree to this?Did he really think it was a good idea?If he could do it all over, there's no way he...

Aztecs come up big from beyond the arc

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorAfter draining his third 3-pointer of the half, Kyle Spain looked out of place.While running back to play defense, the senior forward did something rarely seen on the court.He was beaming ...

MEN’S SOCCER: Senior Day brings rival

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports

Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorSaturday should be about as intense a game as you'll see from the San Diego State men's soccer team.The emotions of Senior Day, the frustrations of a difficult year and the underdog feeling tha...