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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 mens 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 senior running back Greg Bell makes a Hawaii defender miss during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over the Rainbow Warriors on Nov. 14, 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Conference championship, fundamentals a focus for Greg Bell in 2021

by Jason Freund, Senior Staff Writer // April 19, 2021

When observing spring ball before the 2020 San Diego State football season, onlookers saw a swarm of running backs fighting for a starting job. One...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior forward Joshua Tomaić (left) and senior guard Trey Pulliam (right) pictured during the Aztecs’ 78-66 overtime win over Boise State on Feb. 25, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

Guess who’s back? Aztecs’ Pulliam and Tomaić returning for extra year 

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // April 14, 2021

San Diego State men’s basketball seniors, guard Trey Pulliam and forward Joshua Tomaić, announced they will be returning to the Aztecs for the 2021-22...

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El Cajon native Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter in Padres franchise history on April 9, 2021 against the Texas Rangers.

Former San Diego State commit Joe Musgrove tosses first no-hitter in Padres history

by Reese Savoie, Senior Staff Writer // April 11, 2021

Former San Diego State commit and current San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove took the mound at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on April 9, 2021...

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San Diegans took to the streets of Downtown on March 20 following shootings in Atlanta. They marched in support of the Asian American community and against anti-Asian racism.

San Diegans rally to protest anti-Asian violence

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // March 24, 2021

In the wake of the deadly Atlanta shootings which killed eight people, six of which were Asian American women,  San Diego residents took to the streets...

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Mission takes inspiration from local San Diego areas such as Mission Beach.

Local artists use San Diego as inspiration for latest music video

by Jacob Sullivan, Contributor // February 25, 2021

Mission Beach, San Diego, a neighborhood famed for its bustling tourist sector, picturesque beaches and vibrant eatery options is synonymous with San Diego...

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Then-freshman infielder Brian Leonhardt steps on home plate to score a run during the Aztecs 9-8 loss to San Francisco on Feb. 16, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztecs win five-hour slugfest in walk-off fashion

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // February 21, 2021

A day removed from a 14-7 victory, San Diego State baseball found itself in another high scoring affair on Saturday, Feb. 20 versus the University of San...

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The dying, yellow grass is the most obvious sign that SDCCU Stadiums days are numbered as demolition is set to begin October 2020.

Writer’s roundtable: Memories of the Murph

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

The concrete stadium in Mission Valley opened for the first time 54 years ago and was used as a multi-purpose stadium for baseball, football, soccer, motocross...

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Back in October, when this photo was taken, the massive parking lot had been torn up. Today, a large chunk of the stadium is gone.

Reflections on the demolition of SDCCU Stadium

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 4, 2021

The stadium in Mission Valley has been known by many names, San Diego Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium, and SDCCU Stadium. Though since 1967,...

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Lawn signs scattered down College Avenue and a website are just some of the indications Del Cerro residents arent happy with a proposed mega-church development in their neighborhood.

Del Cerro residents campaign to ‘save’ neighborhood from ‘mega project’ development

by David Ahumada, Staff Writer // February 3, 2021

A group of Del Cerro residents continues to mobilize against a new church development near San Diego State.  “Save Del Cerro” was created by a...

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SDCCU Stadium was one of two buildings in San Diego to win a national award from the American Institute of Architects. It won for its innovative use of concrete forms.

Coaches roundtable: Memories at the Murph

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 30, 2021

November will mark three years since San Diego voters passed Measure G which allowed the City of San Diego to sell the Mission Valley stadium land to San...

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