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FOOTBALL: Aztecs finish 2009 season on a low note

by Staff

November 28, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorFor the second time in three weeks, the San Diego State football team had at least a 17-point lead and lost. For the fourth time in four weeks, SDSU stumbled and found a way to lose a game.Now, for ...

FOOTBALL: Aztecs clinch fifth-straight losing season

by Staff

November 22, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorWith a three-point loss to Wyoming last week, the San Diego State football team's chances at a bowl game looked unlikely.After this week's 38-7 trouncing in Salt Lake City, it was official.SDSU's (4-7,...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: ‘Ugly win’ good enough against the Wildcats

by Staff

November 22, 2009

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David J. Olender / Staff PhotographerThere were 51 turnovers, a total of 72 missed field goals and a combined free-throw percentage of 63.3. As Arizona women's basketball head coach Niya Butts put it, "That was pretty ugly."Even w...

VOLLEYBALL: Brigham Young beats SDSU on Senior Day

by Staff

November 22, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorIn front of a large crowd, the San Diego State volleyball team looked to send off its seniors with a win against BYU on Senior Day.SDSU battled throughout the match, but the Cougars proved to be too muc...

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs knock off No. 6 California at home

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Bryan Koci / Staff PhotographerThe scene was all too familiar: a one-goal lead stolen away in the final minutes of regulation, forcing overtime against a nationally ranked team because of a controversial call.The crowd at the SDSU Sp...

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs’ home gets scoreboard facelift

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorSan Diego State men's basketball sophomore forward Tim Shelton has never been a wristband- or headband-wearing guy. He's always preferred a more humble basketball game attire.But now that SDSU's Vieja...

VOLLEYBALL: Evans recovers from injury to make impact

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Kallie Larsen / Staff PhotographerIt was all planned out.Hannah Evans would be joining the San Diego State volleyball team after graduating from Kingwood High School in Texas. But in an instant, that plan changed.On the first...

ICE HOCKEY: San Jose State next for SDSU ice hockey

by Staff

October 19, 2009

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Nicholas Santiago / Staff PhotographerChris Wolfinger had just made it. He was playing in his first college hockey game as a freshman against UNLV for the San Diego State ice hockey team. But when the game was finished, so were at ...

VOLLEYBALL: SDSU gets first sweep in nearly two months

by Staff

October 18, 2009

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Kallie Larson / Staff PhotographerIt had been almost two months since the San Diego State volleyball team recorded a 3-0 sweep.On Aug. 28, SDSU swept Seattle in its season opener, but in the Aztecs' 16 matches since, they've lo...

FOOTBALL: Aztecs hang tough against No.18 Cougars

by Staff

October 18, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorIn what was possibly the best game of his young career, it was Ryan Lindley's one big mistake that may have cost his team the upset victory.With the San Diego State football team tied 14-14 with No...

FOOTBALL: BYU’s Hall puts on a clinic against SDSU

by Staff

October 18, 2009

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Glenn Connelly / Photo EditorLast Tuesday, San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke said BYU senior quarterback Max Hall was "one of the best two or three quarterbacks in this country."On Saturday, Hall showed why.In a ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Aztecs place low despite their individual success

by Staff

September 27, 2009

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Five runners for the San Diego State cross country team all set personal bests for this year on Saturday, but had a tough time executing the plan laid out by the coaches. With two new coaches and a young squad, the focus this ...