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Production Night: We’re back, tell your friends

by Trinity Bland and Sara Rott // July 12, 2021

The Daily Aztec podcast host and staff writer Sara Rott is joined by news editor Katelynn Robinson to welcome listeners back to “The Daily Aztec: Production...

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No one covers the home team like we do. Spear Sports Report, presented by The Daily Aztec, is bringing you courtside as our editors and writers break down all things Aztecs Athletics.

Spear Sports Report: NCAA NIL rule now allows student athletes to create revenue

by Andrew Finley and Nick Coppo // July 7, 2021

An academic scholarship isn’t the only reward a student-athlete can receive after the NCAA recently changed their controversial Name, Image and Likeness...

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SDSU Women’s Tennis adds graduate transfer Bunyawi Thamchaiwat

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // June 13, 2021

After spending three seasons at Oklahoma State, reigning Big 12 Player of the Year Bunyawi Thamchaiwat will be joining the San Diego State women’s tennis...

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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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San Diego State mens basketball head coach Brian Dutcher gives instructions to a player during the Aztecs 69-67 win over Nevada on Jan. 9, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

An offseason day in the life of Brian Dutcher

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // April 16, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball headed to the Indianapolis International Airport Saturday morning following its 78-62 loss to Syracuse in the First...

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San Diego State womens basketball senior guard Téa Adams looks to get past a UC Irvine defender during the Aztecs 66-55 loss to the Anteaters on Dec. 19, 2020 at Viejas Arena.

Three takeaways: Looking back at the 2020-21 women’s basketball season

by Breven Honda and Reese Savoie // April 9, 2021

The 2020-21 San Diego State women’s basketball season concluded in the first round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on March 7 in Las Vegas.  SDSU...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell guards Syracuse sophomore forward Quincy Guerrier during the Aztecs 78-62 loss to the Orange during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 19, 2021 at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Syracuse upsets Aztecs in first round of NCAA Tournament

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // March 20, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS— No. 6 seed San Diego State men’s basketball came into Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis knowing it had a tough test ahead of it with...

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San Diego State swiming and diving senior diver Erica Sarver attempts a dive during the Aztecs 33-24 pentathlon win over San Diego on Dec. 10, 2020 at the Aztec Aquaplex.

Aztecs place third at Mountain West Championships, prepare for NCAAs

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // March 9, 2021

After a stellar 4-0 start to the season, the San Diego State swim and dive team was able to keep the good times rolling during the Mountain West Conference...

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San Diego State water polo senior utility Emily Bennett defends a UC Irvine player during the Aztecs series against the then-No. 4 Anteaters on Feb. 20 at the Aztec Aquaplex.

Water polo hopes to bounce back after eight-game skid

by Emma Sidell, Contributor // March 4, 2021

After starting its season with eight straight losses, San Diego State water polo hopes to rise to victory this weekend against Michigan at the Aztec Aquaplex. After...

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San Diego State men’s basketball players huddle together after a foul during the Aztecs 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Column: How the Aztecs continue to hold home court without fans

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // March 2, 2021

In years past when No. 19/21 San Diego State men’s basketball was competing for Mountain West Conference Championships, there were sold out crowds of...

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After waiting nearly a year to return to the field/court of play, more programs will compete during the 2021 spring semester than ever before.

Run it back: Spring sports have returned

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // January 27, 2021

Through season postponements/cancellations in 2020, pauses due to campus coronavirus complications and uncertainty if athletics would be able to resume...

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Sophomore guard Isabela Hernandez looks to dribble past an Air Force defender during the Aztecs 58-55 loss to the Falcons on Jan. 24 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs lose to Air Force as midway point in conference play arrives

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 24, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball was defeated by Air Force, 58-55, on Sunday afternoon on Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena.  The Falcons finished...

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