Bulldog football springs into action

During the height of March Madness, no one is talking about the Fresno State basketball teams. Instead, the buzz is about the 2008 football team. The Bulldog football team held its first practice in preparation for the 2008 football season Wednesday afternoon.

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Putting academics first

The scene inside of the Ricchiuti Center is a far cry from the misadventures of the Jerry Tarkanian era. Student athletes are huddled inside cubbyholes staring into computer screens, poring over their latest assignments in English and history. The room is dead silent.

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Bulldogs prepare for Wolf Pack after two game sweep of Cal Poly

After splitting their Western Athletic Conference (WAC) opening series with Hawaii, 2-2, the Fresno State baseball team swept Cal Poly Tuesday and Wednesday. The Bulldogs had to rally from behind in both Tuesday and Wednesday’s contests, which they won 10-9 and 13-11.

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The ups and downs of the Sweet 16

Illustration by Michael Uribes / The Collegian Midwest Region No. 10 Davidson Davidson is the best story to come out of the NCAA this season. The small school played one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the nation. They played ...

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Forty-three years in the making

Fresno State reaches NCAA tournament for the first time in school history facing Baylor in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Baylor downs Dogs

The Fresno State women’s basketball team was unable to recover from early jitters Saturday afternoon in the NCAA tournament against No. 3 seeded Baylor, losing 88-67.

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Bulldog Beat brings the noise to Albuquerque

The Bulldog Beat listened silently, some of the members bobbing their heads to the Baylor band’s pep song. The tune ended and the Bulldog Beat members gave a quick smirk as they raised their instruments. Then they fired right back at Baylor.

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‘Very superstitious’

The first-ever Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship came for Fresno State women’s basketball this season. The ‘Dogs took that ferocity into the WAC tournament. And although there are many who might attribute the team’s success solely to the players’ skills and talent, point guard Tierre Wilson said there might be more to it — her headband.

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‘Dogs return home proud after NCAA loss to Baylor

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Fresno State women’s basketball team was unable to recover from early jitters Saturday afternoon in the NCAA tournament against Baylor, losing 88-67. It was the first-ever NCAA tournament appearance for the Bulldogs.

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Looking for the ‘ultimate’ thrill

Members of the Fresno State Ultimate Frisbee Club will head to Long Beach this weekend to compete with 15 other university teams in this sport that combines the non-stop movement of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football.

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Who do I root for when my team can’t win?

My favorite sports teams are garbage. What do you do when the professional sports team you love is horrible? That’s the question that literally millions of Americans probably ask themselves every year.

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The factory produces fully developed and prepared athletes

Deep within the heart of Fresno State, tucked beside the football stadium on Bulldog Lane, is a building covered by tinted windows. From the outside, it resembles every other building in the athletic complex, but walk inside and there’s a whole other world.

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The shot of a lifetime

Two women walk onto a basketball court. One old and the other young. The older woman grabs a basketball and begins dribbling around the court. The girl, just 3 years old, observes her. The woman tosses the child the basketball and smiles as she watches the girl mimic her. This is how freshman women’s basketball player Jaleesa Ross began to learn how to play basketball.

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1998 softball national champions honored

Members of the 1998 national champion softball team were honored before Sunday’s game against Houston at Bulldog Diamond. The celebration marked the 10-year anniversary of the national championship. Deputy Mayor Jeff Eben declared yesterday as Softball National Championship Day.

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Baseball sweeps Indiana heading into tourney

After a disappointing 1-3 showing in last weekend’s San Diego Tournament, the Fresno State baseball team rebounded nicely to beat the Indiana Hoosiers Saturday and Sunday.

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Final fadeaway shot for seniors

Men's and women's basketball teams celebrate senior night.

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Rough weekend slows clubs roll

The Fresno State men’s volleyball team hit a few bumps this weekend on the road to nationals.

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Men’s tennis wins seventh straight at home

The Fresno State men’s tennis team beat UNLV 6-1 on Saturday in its seventh home win of the season.

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