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Top dog of the week: Vanja Spaic

Sophomore Vanja Spaic has earned the Top Dog of the Week honors for setting a new personal record at the Bulldog Invitational over the weekend with just her second throw that landed at 49.15 meters (161-3). Spaic is now ninth ...

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All rise for the honorable Aaron Judge

Former Bulldog Aaron Judge has arrived in the Big Leagues and is putting on a show with the home runs he launches into orbit. A rookie, Judge is currently the most captivating player in baseball and is a must-see every ...

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Athletes break personal records at Bulldog Invitational

The Fresno State track and field team won four events Saturday at the Bulldog Invitational held at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis. Vanja Spaic came on top in the javelin throw competition with a distance of 49.15 meters, which is ...

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‘Dogs shooting their way to the top

The Fresno State shooting team recently wrapped up its fourth year with the most success in its history, sending its the seniors with a third-place finish in a national competition in San Antonio, Texas. The team is a club sport ...

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From Bronco player to Bulldog coach: replacing old memories

Kirby Moore, Fresno State football’s new wide receivers coach, has a few good memories of playing in Bulldog Stadium, but one very bad one. That one bad moment was when Boise State played at Bulldog Stadium in 2013 against the ...

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Former Diamond ‘Dogs in the Majors

Aaron Judge — New York Yankees  Judge earned the starting right field job coming out of spring training for his rookie year. He was called up to the Yankees last season in August and hit a home run in his ...

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Native Fresnan hungry for success at highest level

Although the men’s basketball season is over and the Bulldogs are losing three seniors, freshman power forward Bryson Williams gives Fresno State a bright future. Of the 17 athletes on the roster, Williams is the only one from Fresno. He ...

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Tedford Era Springs Forward

Spring football is officially underway. The team practiced Monday at Bulldog Stadium for the first time under new head coach Jeff Tedford as the Bulldogs prepare for the upcoming season. “It’s great to be out here, no doubt,” Tedford said. ...

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DeRuyter’s despair becomes Tedford’s main affair

Spring football starts Monday, and that means the Bulldogs are practicing for the first time under new head coach Jeff Tedford. For the ‘Dogs to have a fighting chance at having anything close to a good season, Tedford needs to ...

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Better ‘graduate culture’ sought at Fresno State

The Graduate Study Center offers more than 2,000 graduate students at Fresno State different services – all focused on student success. And with 47 graduate programs, Dr. James Marshall, the dean of research and graduate studies, said the university needs ...

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Sports Briefs

Paul Watson picked for Slam Dunk Contest Fresno State senior forward Paul Watson will compete in the 29th annual College Slam Dunk Contest March 30 at Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix. Watson will compete against seven of the best ...

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‘Dogs test luck in Vegas, come up short

The Fresno State men and women’s basketball teams fell short in Las Vegas at the Mountain West Conference Tournament, but the men still have a shot at winning a championship. The women made it to the championship game Friday, but ...

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Redditor YouTubes his way to $20,000 misuse

A Fresno State library employee may have cost the university as much as $22,208 by misusing his time watching videos online, playing video games and visiting non-work related websites. The California State Auditor received a complaint that the unidentified employee ...

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Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty

DéAndre Jean-Pierre, a former TimeOut mascot for Fresno State and communication and theatre arts major, pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning in Fresno Superior Court to five misdemeanor charges of sexual battery. Jean-Pierre, who is accused of sexually assaulting several women ...

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Run, walk, raise funds

The department of physical therapy held its annual fundraiser “Let’s Get Physical 5K Run/Walk” Feb. 25. The event’s start and finish was by the North Gym. There were two routes: a one-mile walk and a 5K run that circled the ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Fresno State to honor alumnus Marquez

Fresno State alumnus Anthony Marquez, the Los Angeles bureau chief for the Associated Press, died Feb. 9 due to complications from cancer at 55. The university will honor Marquez by posting the campus flags at half-staff on Thursday. Marquez graduated ...

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Bartko says “speak up”: abuse turns into advocacy

Ever since Fresno State Athletic Director Jim Bartko told someone what happened during his childhood, a burden was lifted. Bartko revealed to the public in the middle of January that he was molested by a Catholic priest about 35 times ...

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