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I Am Statler & Waldorf

On Thursday, the official I Am Fresno State videos were released, and in an instant, I was pretty much bombarded with fan mail pleading for me to review and opinion-ize on them. Therefore, using a formula I like to call personal bias, my unofficial winner of the 2009 I Am Fresno State video contest is this video. But because I’m a nice guy, I’ll dismiss that particular video from contention for being my official champion. You have to admit though, I shameless plug with the best of them. So now, I give you my final results for the best I Am Fresno State videos for the 2009 season.

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Fun-sized Fresno State

So I was perusing the FresnoStatenews.com Web site some time back to see just what we as a campus are doing to "power the new California."

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Moving to a new groove

I have to admit, at Fresno State basketball games, I may or may not reenact some moves made popular by the former dance team. I can’t help it. When you got it, you got it. Actually, I do it mostly for the entertainment of my friends (and myself), but in part to remember the hard-working, lightly-clothed talent that once graced the sidelines and moved to the beat of the Bulldog Beat. As of January 23, 2009, order has been restored. That was the day a press release announcing the return of the once-defunct dance team surfaced, and, boy, did I spread the word.

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Season opener highlights Diamond ‘Dogs’ strengths, weaknesses (part 2 of 2)

If there was one thing the “experts” knew coming into the season, it was that Fresno State would hit but struggle on the mound.

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A fan by any other name still cheers as loudly (part 1 of 2)

First things first: let’s get into this whole business of the “bandwagon” fans. It has been utterly ridiculous that this non-issue has gotten so much attention. Stories, columns and fans have been bashing people for deciding to show up to the Diamond 'Dogs' season opening game.

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Athlete suspended after arrest

Fresno State track and field athlete De’Vron Walker has been suspended from the team after being arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of possession of a stolen weapon and possession of a loaded handgun, according to media reports.

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To do: Save 155 people, return library book

Naturally, when the jetliner piloted by “Sully” Sullenberger performed an unexpected slip ‘n slide into the Hudson River last month, library books were nowhere on the mind.

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UHS teacher arrested

University High School (UHS) teacher Jonathan McCoy Malcolm has been arrested, as announced by University Police Department’s Lt. Lupe Canales-Shrum.

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UHS instructor booked for lewd acts

The University Police Department announced this afternoon that University High School (UHS) faculty member Jonathan McCoy Malcolm has been arrested on charges that include the distribution of lewd material and annoying or molesting a minor.

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Bulldogs ready to make long run

Fresno State second baseman Jenna Cervantez, who leads the team with 11 home runs this season, looks to lead the Bulldogs to their 26th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
As it stands, the Fresno State softball team is about as big of a shoe-in for the NCAA Tournament as there can be.

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Going from a ‘Dog to a pro

Fresno State senior Jakub Cech is one of several Bulldogs with the potential to play tennis professionally on the ATP Tour. Like the others, Cech has put education ahead of professional success on the court.
Nearly all of the members of the Fresno State men’s tennis team pinpoint a career on the ATP tour as the ideal place to be following their Bulldogs career.

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Bulldogs sweep away Bobcats


The Fresno State softball team did a little house cleaning at home before hitting the road for its first conference games of the season.

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Bittersweet end for ’Dogs in PJQC


Whether you’re a good news first person, or a bad news first person, the Fresno State baseball team was able to deliver on both over the weekend.

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PJQ hasn’t lost luster

It has been described as the nation’s best collegiate baseball tournament. Dozens of teams from all over the country have come North, South, East and West to participate in the Fresno State baseball program’s Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic. Starting today, the ...

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Bulldogs ready to start climbing

Got to watch out for those wet spots. As Fresno State outfielder Brian Lapin explains it, the Bulldogs are having some trouble making it to the top of the hill and beyond. After this weekend’s 2-of-3 series defeat at the ...

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Bulldogs show their stuff for NFL scouts on pro timing day

After last year’s pro timing day, it was no surprise to see so many NFL scouts show again for this year’s version. It was yet another sunny day, which for scouts, means another opportunity to increase the golden-skin odometer. For ...

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Women’s WAC Tournament Preview

Nobody expects the Fresno State women’s basketball team to make much noise in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament. There’s too much history that suggests otherwise. Think about the last time the Bulldogs made the NCAA tournament (hint: they’ve never made ...

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Senior day a smashing success


In some ways it was the end, but in another way, it could be just the beginning. The Fresno State women’s basketball team disposed of the Utah State Aggies in perhaps the final game of the season for the Bulldogs in the Save Mart Center.

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