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Kristian Ibarra

Kristian Ibarra, Sports Editor

Kristian Ibarra is the sports editor at The Daily Aztec. He's a journalism senior minoring in rhetoric and writing studies. His work has been featured in various publications, such as The Daily Aztec, U-T San Diego and Bleacher Report.

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Senior farewell: Kristian Ibarra

Senior farewell: Kristian Ibarra

May 7, 2015

I'm a journalist. People put money in my wallet (not much, of course), so that I can put words onto paper. And yet here I sit, reflecting on the two...

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Birthday naps in Vegas

March 16, 2015

Most people wouldn’t complain at the prospect of spending any post-21 birthday in Las Vegas. But I’m not like most people (not in the cool, pretentious...

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Aztecs fall in MW Tournament finale 45-43

Aztecs fall in MW Tournament finale 45-43

March 14, 2015

Oceans of mustard filled the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon to watch the University of Wyoming Cowboys (25-9, 11-7 Mountain West)...

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Aztecs, Cowboys set for shootout for MW Championship

Aztecs, Cowboys set for shootout for MW Championship

March 13, 2015

Some San Diego State Aztec fans may be disappointed that the seemingly predestined opportunity for redemption against Boise State University (25-8, 14-4...

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Aztecs outrun the hometown Rebels 67-64

Aztecs outrun the hometown Rebels 67-64

March 12, 2015

What home-court advantage and gritty play can do for a team that entered a conference tournament as the No. 7 seed facing the No. 2 seed. After 40 minutes...

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The Offices Michael Scott depicts the stages of midterms

The Office’s Michael Scott depicts the stages of midterms

February 25, 2015

A lot of us will think back to our college years with a smile intact. For about four years of our lives, we made friends and built relationships while...

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My Miss Communication

February 5, 2015

Most of us spent a good portion of our childhoods wishing we were older. We wished we could drive, spend our own money on whatever we wanted to and eat...

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The Main voice inside Viejas Arena

The Main voice inside Viejas Arena

November 6, 2014

Back when he first started as the public address announcer of the Aztecs in 2001, Bryan Main colored himself fortunate to have 2,500 people inside Viejas...

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Aztec basketball ticket distribution

November 6, 2014

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Fisher nets Legends coaching award

Fisher nets Legends coaching award

October 3, 2014

A record-setting 2010-11 season for San Diego State men’s basketball made him the Mountain West Co-Coach of the Year, Naismith College Coach of the Year...

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Courtesy of Intramural Sports

Survival Guide: Get involved with intramural sports

August 18, 2014

So, you grew up playing football for most of your life as one of the better high school inside linebackers back in your hometown. You figured you’d take...

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Aztecs welcome Rebels for final homestand

May 8, 2014

For the last time in the 2014 regular season, the San Diego State Aztecs are coming home. Holders of a 22-4 home record, the Aztecs look to cap off what’s...

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Photo by Kristian Carreon, Staff Photographer

Aztecs welcome MWC foe San Jose State

April 24, 2014

Pitching The San Diego State Aztecs baseball team is coming home for a three-game series against the San Jose State University Spartans after an impressive...

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They’re slackers, but they’re not lazy

March 24, 2014

Slacklining is hard. Really hard. Think learning how to walk again, except this time you’re in the dark and your legs are made of Jell-O. [quote]“In...

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Swimming and diving places second at MW Championships

Swimming and diving places second at MW Championships

February 24, 2014

After an undefeated regular season, the San Diego State swim team fell to rival Boise State University at the Mountain West Championships in San Antonio....

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Photo by Kelly Smiley, Staff Photographer

Aztecs dive into MW Championships

February 6, 2014

Heading into the 2013-14 season, the San Diego State swimming and diving team questioned what kind of success they would see. After finishing the regular...

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Swimming and diving finishes regular season undefeated

January 27, 2014

The San Diego State swim team capped off a perfect season with a 144-126 victory against its crosstown counterpart, the University of San Diego Toreros,...

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Aztecs swim to a first place finish at Arena Invitational

November 28, 2013

The San Diego State swim team traveled to Los Angeles to compete in the 2013 Arena Invitational this past weekend. Competing against 10 other universities,...

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Aztec football deserves an investment too

November 18, 2013

High school basketball players from around the nation now have one more reason to commit to San Diego State: $14.5 million, 23,500-square-foot new facility. This...

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Photo by Kelly Smiley, Staff Photographer

Baseball players spook spectators

October 31, 2013

Players dressed as President Barack Obama, Captain Underpants and Buddy the Elf were all out swinging the bats on Sunday afternoon as the San Diego State...

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Womens basketball needs love, too

Women’s basketball needs love, too

October 21, 2013

Despite back-to-back seasons of 26 wins or greater, women’s basketball falls into the depths of anonymity at San Diego State. Students have often...

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SDSU defeats Toreros 18-6 in preseason scrimmage

September 23, 2013

The San Diego State swim team drove west on Interstate 8 on Friday to take part in a preseason pentathlon scrimmage meet against the University of San...

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