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Six Mountain West teams going to bowl games

Six teams from the Mountain West conference are going to bowl games. It is the 11th consecutive year the conference has sent at least five teams to postseason games. Fresno State (9-4) is headed for the Hawaii Bowl against Houston ...

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Tedford racking up accolades

First-year Fresno State head football coach Jeff Tedford is earning many accolades after leading the Bulldogs to a 9-4 record and first place in the Mountain West’s West division. Last season, before Tedford, the ‘Dogs finished with a 1-11 record. ...

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What’s next for the ‘Dogs? Hawaii

Even though Fresno State lost in the Mountain West Championship game, the team gets somewhat of a consolation prize: a trip to the Hawaii Bowl against the Houston Cougars. “Every team in college football wants to extend their playing season, ...

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White shines but ‘Dogs fall short

Despite junior guard Candice White’s career-high 34 points, the Fresno State women’s basketball team lost on the road to California State University, Northridge 85-72 on Saturday. The Matadors started hitting their stride about halfway through the first quarter, taking a ...

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Hopkins leads ‘Dogs in record-setting road win

The Fresno State men’s basketball team cruised to a record-breaking 106-70 road victory against Long Beach State on Saturday, improving to 6-2. The 36-point margin of victory is the largest for a road win in program history. The previous record ...

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The chance to be champions

Fresno State managed to beat Boise State 28-17 last Saturday, but if the ‘Dogs want to win the Mountain West Championship, they have to do something they’ve never done before: beat the Broncos on their home turf. Head coach Jeff ...

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Longtime coach will not be retained

Interim athletic director Steve Robertello announced on Tuesday that 10-year head volleyball coach Lauren Netherby-Sewell will not be retained. “Making a coaching change is never easy,” Robertello said in a news release. “Lauren worked tirelessly for Fresno State and the ...

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McMaryion named offensive player of the week

Fresno State quarterback Marcus McMaryion was named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. The honor comes after one of the best performances of his career last Saturday at home against Boise State. He was 23-of-36 with two ...

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‘Dogs clinch West division with win in Wyoming

Fresno State clinched its spot in the Mountain West Championship game with a 13-7 win on the road against Wyoming on Saturday. “That was a physical football game,” head coach Jeff Tedford said. “Give Wyoming a lot of credit. They’re ...

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‘Dogs lose, but fight hard in first home dual since 2006

Even though the Bulldogs’ wrestling team lost 33-10 to No. 14-ranked Illinois last Friday in the long-awaited first home dual since 2006, they had some performances that gave the crowd plenty of reason to cheer. “It’s a start,” head coach ...

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‘Dogs split first two duals since 2006

Fresno State wrestling returned to the mat Saturday for the first time since 2006 with a 35-12 win over the San Francisco State Gators and a loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers 19-17. Both duals took place at San Francisco University. ...

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’Dogs hold on in Hawaii

Behind the arm of quarterback Marcus McMaryion, Fresno State beat the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 31-21 on the road Saturday. The Bulldogs had a 24-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, but some costly mistakes allowed Hawaii to close the gap. ...

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Fresno State athletic director Jim Bartko resigns

Fresno State athletic director Jim Bartko resigned on Monday, citing personal reasons, Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro announced. Castro said in a news release that Bartko had focused on charting a new direction for Fresno State’s athletics program, and ...

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Allison named defensive player of the week

Sophomore linebacker Jeffrey Allison was named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for his performance on Nov. 4 against BYU. Allison had one sack and led the Bulldogs with 14 tackles in the 20-13 win, tying his ...

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The latest ‘Thor’ film is not worth your time. Here’s why.

“Thor: Ragnarok,” directed by Taika Waititi and written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, is the third movie focused on Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, and his adventures as Asgardian royalty.    In this go around, Thor faces ...

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Inside BYU football: A conversation with The Universe’s sports editor

Fresno State is coming off a loss to UNLV at home but is still in first place in the West Division. Up next is nonconference opponent BYU, which just won its second game of the season against San Jose State. ...

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Gone since 2006, the Bulldogs are ready to rise once again

Although Fresno State wrestling was cut in 2006, the program never completely died. Really, it went into hibernation. And it waited for the right moment to reawaken. That moment is now. “We’re excited to finally be back at it,” head ...

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Glaser and Delgadillo named to All-Mountain West teams

Sophomore forward Julia Glaser and senior forward Myra Delgadillo were named Monday to the All-Mountain West Soccer First and Second Teams, respectively. Glaser ranked second in the conference with nine goals in Mountain West play. She tied Fresno State’s record ...

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