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Bulldogs celebrate the 2017-18 season

The Fresno State athletics’ department gathered at the Save Mart Center on Monday to celebrate and honor its student-athletes for the “Night of Champions Gala.” The softball team was the first to be honored with the Community Service Award. The ...

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Ignore the stereotypes, be a sports editor

I didn’t think I would get the position. My friend, Razmik Cañas, the news editor at the time told me to apply for the assistant sports editor position in spring 2017. With my experience, he thought I could do it. ...

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Baseball born and Bulldog bred

A three-year letterman at Buchanan High School, senior Korby Batesole always knew he wanted to play for Fresno State. “It was always a dream to come here and play for [head coach Mike Batesole],” Batesole said. While watching his dad ...

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MW champions set to compete on national level

Fresno State will head to No. 12 seed UCLA for the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships on May 11. “It’s an exciting time for us,” head coach Ryan Stotland said. “UCLA is a great team and presents ...

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Senior standout leaves it all on the field

With third baseman Skylar Broussard coming in on an expected bunt, catcher Hayleigh Galvan throws to senior shortstop Katie Castellon after a runner attempts to steal third. With a dive, catch on a short hop and tag, Castellon makes the ...

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Fresno State on fire at Bob Bennett Stadium

It was a cold night at Bob Bennett Stadium, but the Fresno State baseball team was on fire before taking an 8-5 win over Saint Mary’s College of California on Tuesday. The ‘Dogs took an early lead in the second ...

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Team looks for successful 2018-19 season

Fresno State wrestling head coach Troy Steiner and his team made some noise in their first year back, and it continues even in their offseason. The ‘Dogs finished fifth in the nation in home attendance. Crowds averaged a total of ...

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Danielle East throws a no-hitter in first MW road series

Fresno State’s softball team traveled to New Mexico over the weekend in its first Mountain West road series. Losing Game 1 of a three-game series to a walk-off, the ‘Dogs were able to bounce back with back-to-back wins and a ...

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Fresno State returns to the NCAA championships

The long-awaited return to the NCAA Wrestling Championships for the Fresno State wrestling team came to an end last Friday morning. The program had been on an 11-year hiatus. Redshirt sophomore Khristian Olivas and freshman heavyweight AJ Nevills represented the ...

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Bert Watts named defensive coordinator

Fresno State’s head football coach Jeff Tedford announced that linebackers coach Bert Watts was promoted to defensive coordinator on Tuesday. The position was left vacant by Orlando Steinauer on Feb. 22 after one season with the ‘Dogs. He returned to ...

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Khristian Olivas turns his plans into realities

The redshirt sophomore is one of the two Bulldog wrestlers representing Fresno State in the NCAA Championships this weekend, and it’s safe to say it was always part of his plan. He has been wrestling since he was in first ...

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Khristian Olivas to the NCAA Championships

The NCAA announced on Tuesday afternoon that Fresno State’s redshirt sophomore Khristian Olivas earned one of the six at large bids, punching his very first ticket to the NCAA Wrestling Championships alongside teammate AJ Nevills. Head coach Troy Steiner credits ...

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Taylor, Bryson earn All-MW honors

The Mountain West Conference men’s basketball coaches named Fresno State junior guard Deshon Taylor first-team All-MW and All-Defense Team, while sophomore forward Bryson Williams picked up third-team All-MW. Taylor’s season numbers consist of a career-high 32 points, an average of ...

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White, Gamez and Utti honored by MW

Junior Candice White earned All-Conference honors after an impressive season for the Fresno State women’s basketball team. Leading the Mountain West in scoring with 19.3 points per game, she is also the only player in the conference to rank in ...

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Nevills and Hokit place at Big 12 Championships

The Fresno State wrestling team competed in its first-ever Big 12 Championships this weekend at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Two Bulldogs placed, but as of now only one will move on to the 2018 NCAA Championships in Cleveland ...

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Mountain West releases 2018 football schedule

The Fresno State football team learned its conference schedule on Tuesday. Stretched out over 14 weeks, the ‘Dogs will play 12 games with eight of those games being conference ones. The non-conference slate consists of  four games stretched over five ...

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Fresno State is on its way to the Big 12 Championships

Head coach Troy Steiner and his wrestling team are ready for their first appearance at the Big 12 Championships this weekend as they head to BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I’m excited to be back in it. Back in the ...

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Fresno State loses on Senior Night

In front of a season-high 9,645 fans, the Fresno State men’s basketball team had its five-game winning streak snapped by the Wyoming Cowboys 78-68 at the Save Mart Center on Senior Night. “They made their shots, and we didn’t make ...

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