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Across the pond…to the pound with Gudrún Björgvinsdóttir

Name: Gudrún Björgvinsdóttir Sport: Women’s Golf Year & Major: Senior, Kinesiology- Exercise Science Hometown: Hafnarfjördur, Iceland   JW: What is the most challenging aspect of golf for you? GB: Probably just the mental side, like you need to be in ...

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“Pitch” lives up to its pitch

As a native of San Diego, a female and a devout Padres fan I have long awaited the season premiere of Fox’s highly advertised drama “Pitch” that aired on Sept. 22. The show takes us on a young woman’s journey ...

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One-on-One with Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood

JW: Born in Tulsa. Tulsa is coming to play Fresno State football tomorrow. Any thoughts or feelings on that game? GB: Oh no, really? No man, we love the Hurricane ball at home. Those guys are good guys. Good organization. ...

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José Fernández: Gone too young

The Miami Marlins organization and baseball fans everywhere received heartbreaking news early Sunday morning after ace pitcher. José Fernández was killed in a boating accident off the coast of Florida. He was just 24 years old. Fernández and two others ...

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Blame it all on his roots

Fans who attended the opening show of the Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood at the Save Mart Center on Friday night were not disappointed. Brooks said it was the best opening show he had ever been a part ...

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Stop trying to make fetch happen

By: Jenna Wilson @fsjennawilson We’d all be lying if we said we didn’t check out the filters on Snapchat on the daily. In just the last year, Snapchat has added many different options for us to seize the self-involved opportunity ...

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Top dog: Across the pond to the pound with Annemarie Schwanz

Name: Annemarie Schwanz Sport: Cross Country Year & Major: Graduate Level, Civil Engineering Hometown: Neuruppin, Germany   JW: Why running? AS: Well, I mean, I’ve been active my entire life. My family is very active. We’ve done any sport, really. ...

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Fall sports preview: Part III

Equestrian 2016 Head Coach: Eric Hubbard 2015 Record: 4-10 Predicted Finish: 9th in NCEA (National Collegiate Equestrian Association) Returners: 23  Riders to Watch: Taylor Brown, Alexandra Dirickson, Sierra Swaffar First Match: Willis Invitational: Fri., Sept. 30 vs. South Dakota State ...

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The preeminent penis complex

Athletes, coaches, broadcasters, umpires, referees, general managers: the world of sports has been forever dominated by men and has made little progress in recent years in welcoming women into a world that they so rightly and equitably deserve a place ...

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Mid-week recap

Men’s Golf The Fresno State men’s golf team teed up the season on Monday in its first 54-hole round at Olympic Club Golf Course in San Francisco. Reigning Mountain West individual champion,Trevor Clayton tied for tenth overall in the USF ...

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We are Fresno State: Night of honor at home opener

Fresno State welcomed home the football team Saturday night for the season’s home opener, a 31-3 victory over Sacramento State. The Bulldogs were not the only ones being celebrated at Bulldog Stadium. Players, coaches, officials and fans observed a moment ...

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Across the pond…to the pound with Julia Glaser

Name: Julia Glaser #8 Sport & Position: Soccer, Forward Year & Major: Freshman, Kinesiology- Exercise Science Hometown: Lörrach, Germany   JW: When did you start playing soccer? JG: I [started] playing when I was 5. JW: What do you miss ...

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Fall Sports Preview Part II

Cross Country 2016 Head Coach: Christine Engel Returners: 23 Predicted Finish: 8th in Mountain West Players to Watch: Matt Kwiatkowski, Efren Reyes, Brittany Laygo, Annelis Walker   Previous Meet: Men’s 5K at Nevada Twilight 2nd Kwiatkowski 15:56 Women’s 4K at ...

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Last minute goals power ‘Dogs to two victories

Two was the magic number over the weekend for Fresno State athletics. The soccer team won its first two games of the season, beating Portland State and UC Davis. Volleyball’s perfect 5-0 record was abolished after losing two matches in ...

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Former Bulldog Derek Carr launches DC4KIDS

  Former Fresno State quarterback and current Oakland Raider Derek Carr and wife Heather have announced the launch of DC4KIDS at Valley Children’s Hospital. The campaign will help fund the most immediate needs of more than 1.3 million children of ...

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‘Dogs off to best start since 2002

The last time the Fresno State volleyball team began the season 4-0 was in 2002 under then- head coach Lindy Vivas. Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland’s “Dilemma” was the No. 1 song in the nation. John D. Welty was president of ...

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Top Dog of the Week: Sara Jo Ciapponi

Name: Sara Jo Ciapponi #23 Sport & Position: Soccer, Midfielder Year & Major: Junior, Recreation Administration Hometown: Alameda, Calif. Q&A JW: How did it feel scoring your first collegiate goal in such a crucial game-time situation? SJC: That was honestly ...

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Paws for a Cause

Fresno State football player Jacob Vazquez has been nominated for the 25th anniversary Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team for his off-field commitment to serving the community. The 2016 AFCA Good Works Team will recognize 24 student-athletes and ...

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