Author Archives: Daniel Leon

Virgil ‘a step ahead of everyone else’ for starting QB job as spring ball comes to an end

Fresno State concluded spring ball with its Spring Showcase, a practice and scrimmage in front of its fan base Saturday at Bulldog Stadium. Various positions stood out, but when discussing the game’s most important position of quarterback, Fresno State head ...

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Baseball: Bulldog bats lack firepower in 3-2 loss to Oklahoma

The Diamond ‘Dogs (11-6) just couldn’t get anything going offensively and that ultimately cost them in Tuesday night’s 3-2 home loss to Oklahoma.

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LAX: ‘Dogs control second half to pull away from Furman

After a slow first half, Fresno State (3-3) came alive in the second half of Monday’s 7-4 win over Furman to get back to .500.

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Baseball: Bulldogs overcome early deficit, rally past Grizzlies to improve to 4-0

Finding themselves in a 6-0 hole early on, the Diamond ‘Dogs bit and clawed their way back in Tuesday night’s shootout with the Oakland Grizzlies to escape with an 11-10 win and improve to 4-0.

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Baseball: Diamond ‘Dogs open season with three-game sweep of Creighton

Head coach Mike Batesole and the Fresno State baseball team opened the 2016 season with a 3-0 weekend sweep over the Creighton Bluejays of the Big East Conference.

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Jimmy Lambert: Acing the competition

Fresno State junior pitcher Jimmy Lambert doesn’t shy away from pressure.

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Caroline Dineen-Carlson: Leading the Attack

In 2015, the Fresno State lacrosse program set a record for most single-season wins, and it enters 2016 with hefty expectations and a team captain to help lead the attack.

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LAX: Fresno State starts fast in Game 1, comes to a halt in Game 2

The Fresno State lacrosse team opened its 2016 campaign with a win Friday over Stetson, but its momentum stalled Sunday at the hands of the Denver Pioneers.

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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs set to collide with undefeated Aztecs

The Bulldogs will have an opportunity to snap San Diego State’s 11-game win streak Wednesday when they host the Aztecs.

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Men’s Basketball: ‘Dogs pull out thrilling, double-overtime victory over UNLV

After Fresno State was in the driver’s seat for much of the game, UNLV came storming back late in the final period to take Saturday’s conference showdown into overtime.

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Football: ‘Dogs boost roster on National Signing day

Fresno State football reloaded its roster by signing 21 student-athletes on Wednesday’s National Signing Day event.

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Women’s Basketball: ‘Dogs ground winless Air Force to capture seventh-straight win

The Fresno State women’s basketball team improved its win streak to seven Saturday with a dominant 70-46 home win over Air Force.

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Women’s Basketball: Late spark lifts Bulldogs past SDSU, extends win streak

The San Diego State Aztecs gave the Fresno State women’s basketball team all it could handle Wednesday night at Save Mart Center, but the Bulldogs were able to put together a late push to prevail in the final moments for ...

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‘Dogs hire former SEC coach Lorenzo Ward to coordinate defense

Consecutive losing seasons have forced Fresno State head football coach Tim DeRuyter to make some coaching changes.

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Fresno State names Alabama assistant Eric Kiesau new offensive coordinator

Fresno State football didn’t hesitate in searching for a new offensive coordinator.

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Fresno State football announces firing of offensive coordinator Dave Schramm

Fresno State’s offense has lacked spark the past two seasons and head coach Tim DeRuyter made the decision to go in a new direction offensively as he announced Monday the firing of offensive coordinator Dave Schramm.

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Football: CSU Rams use special teams to zip past Bulldogs on Senior Night

Fresno State has struggled in several areas this season and a new weakness was unveiled in Saturday night’s 34-31 season-finale loss to Colorado State – tackling on special teams.

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Football: Dismal season continues, ‘Dogs get overmatched in blowout road loss to BYU

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter said earlier in the week that BYU was a much better team athletically and physically than the Bulldogs and that proved to be the case in Saturday’s 52-10 blowout loss to the Cougars in ...

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