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Create-a-player

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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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...

“Wade”-ing the waters

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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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

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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 ...

A lonely battle

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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Andrew Huse / Staff PhotographerIt's nearing 8 a.m. and Kelvin Davis is already tired.He knows what today entails &- a four-hour visit to the doctor's office that will be filled with needles and medication.But he wills himself out...

MEN’S SOCCER: Senior Day brings rival

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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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...

The missing spark

by Staff

November 12, 2008

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Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorIn 2006, Jené Morris was playing in her first year at Cal, having one of the best freshman seasons in the entire Pac-10 Conference. Morris started the majority of the games for the Golden...

MEN’S SOCCER: Hard year continues

by Staff

October 29, 2008

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David J. Olender / Photo EditorLev Kirshner thought his squad had defined an all-time low last year when the San Diego State men's soccer team won just one of its final eight games.The head coach might have to reach for a dict...

FOOTBALL: Wyoming preview

by Staff

October 29, 2008

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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...