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All four seniors featured in this edition of Writer's Roundtable are pictured.

Writer’s Roundtable: Memories on the Mesa (Part 2)

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

Last week, we talked to four graduating Daily Aztec Sports section writers about some of their recollections during their time as not only writers for...

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San Diego State women's basketball head coach Stacie Terry-Hutson (right) and assistant coach Marsha Frese look on during a game in the 2020-21 season at Viejas Arena.

Q&A: Frese discusses her first year at SDSU, past experiences

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball went through many changes this past season.  One of them was bringing in assistant coach Marsha Frese last September.  I...

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San Diego State track and field senior sprinter Jalyn Harris runs during the annual Mountain West Challenge on April 7, 2021 at the Aztrack Sports Deck.

Track and field wins nine events in last meet before Mountain West Championships 

by Marco Perez, Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

The San Diego State track and field team won nine events between the UC Riverside Invitational and Long Beach Throws and Jumps Fest this past weekend....

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San Diego State softball senior shortstop Shelby Thompson (left) high-fives junior utility player/catcher Danielle Romanello (right) during the Aztecs' 14-3 win over San José State on April 18, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball continues winning ways with a weekend sweep over New Mexico

by Lily Murillo, Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk and the Aztecs dominated their weekend tournament sweeping the University of New Mexico.  SDSU (25-13,...

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All five seniors featured in this edition of Writer's Roundtable are pictured. Part 2 of Memories on the Mesa will be released next week.

Writer’s Roundtable: Memories on the Mesa (Part 1)

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

Over the last four years, so many memories have come from players having lights-out games to power outages to coaches earning milestone wins.   Our...

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San Diego State football-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr. (#36) helps lay a hit on a Brigham Young receiver during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Five Aztecs sign to NFL teams as undrafted free agents

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 3, 2021

Following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft on May 1, five former San Diego State football players signed with NFL teams. Safeties Tariq Thompson,...

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San Diego State football senior quarterback Lucas Johnson throws a pass during the Aztecs' annual spring game on April 30, 2021 at the SDSU football practice field next to the Sports Deck.

Defense dominates in football’s annual spring game

by Andrew Finley, Senior Staff Writer // May 3, 2021

The competitive spirit was in the air at San Diego State on April 30, as SDSU football put on a show for friends and family at the team's annual intrasquad...

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San Diego State baseball redshirt freshman pitcher Ricky Tibbett tosses a pitch during the 2021 season.

The rise of San Diego native pitcher Ricky Tibbett

by Jenna Meyer, Staff Writer // May 3, 2021

Countless kids play youth sports growing up, whether it’s for local recreational leagues or select programs.  While many have dreams to play at the...

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San Diego State football then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall returns a fumble for a touchdown during the Aztecs' 48-11 victory over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Atlanta Falcons take Darren Hall with 108th pick in 2021 NFL Draft

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 1, 2021

After 134 career tackles, six interceptions and three forced fumbles in four years with San Diego State football, junior Darren Hall is NFL bound. The...

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San Diego State softball freshman catcher Sadie Langlet swings at a pitch during the Aztecs' 14-3 win over San José State on April 18, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball returns home after beating Utah State, take third-straight series 

by Lily Murillo, Contributor // May 1, 2021

San Diego State softball hit the road last weekend in a three-game series against Utah State, including a doubleheader on April 24 and a single afternoon...

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San Diego State men's tennis senior Ignacio Martinez (left) high-fives freshman Judson Blair during the Aztecs’ 4-2 loss to Santa Clara on April 19, 2021 at the Aztec Tennis Center.

Men’s tennis faults in final home match against UC Santa Barbara

by Jason Freund, Senior Staff Writer // April 30, 2021

After a thrilling come-from-behind victory against UNLV on Saturday, the San Diego State men’s tennis team jumped out to an early lead against UC Santa...

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San Diego State football sophomore quarterback Jalen Mayden stands next to senior quarterbacks Lucas Johnson and Jordon Brookshire during a spring practice in early April 2021.

Position battles heat up as football spring game approaches

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // April 30, 2021

Ahead of the program’s Spring game on Friday, San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke is beginning to identify the talent levels of some of his...

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