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Bulldog standouts celebrated at Gala

Fresno State Athletics hosted its 10th annual “Night of Champions” Gala at the Save Mart Center on Monday to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of its student-athletes from the 2016-17 academic year. Junior baseball player Ricky Tyler Thomas was awarded ...

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Top Dog of the Week…with Aleisha Coates

Name & Number: Aleisha Coates, #3 Position: Outside Hitter Major & Year: Senior, Kinesiology Hometown: Victorville, California Aleisha Coates is this week’s Top Dog after her outstanding performance against San Diego State University. Coates totaled 13 kills, a season-high 14 ...

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Top Dog of the Week…with Taylor Slover

Name: Taylor Slover Sport & Position: Volleyball, Middle Blocker Year & Major: Sophomore, Math Hometown: Visalia, California   Taylor Slover was chosen as the Top Dog of the week because of her performance against Boise State on Saturday. Slover had ...

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Top Dog of the Week with Taylor Brown

DC: How long have you been riding? TB: Since I could walk or probably before then. DC: Do you have any memorable stories from when you were first learning how to ride? TB: No, there have just been stories my ...

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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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Sports sexism is real

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Bulldogs pull away for first win

The Fresno State football team fought a tight battle through three quarters before pulling away in the fourth for a 31-3 victory over the Sacramento State Hornets in the home opener at Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs evened their record at ...

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Longtime supporter of Fresno State, Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, dies at 94

Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, a Fresno businessman and longtime supporter of Fresno State and its athletic department, died Wednesday at the age of 94. Duncan was a former president of locally-based Duncan Enterprises Company and was a fundraiser and donor ...

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A letter to the Red Wave

Jim Bartko In the nine months I’ve been at Fresno State as the Director of Athletics, last week was no doubt the toughest. The press coverage surrounding the choices several student-athletes made is not indicative of the mission of our ...

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Bulldogs Defeat Campbell in Lacrosse

 The Fresno State women’s lacrosse team defeated Campbell 13-11 on Wednesday, March 4 at the soccer/lacrosse field near Bulldog Stadium.

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It’s about the players, not the profits

Fresno State announced Jim Bartko as its new athletic director Monday creating an opportunity for some to discuss the future of what they see as the defining characteristic of the university – athletics. However, in these discussions, the reason we ...

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Valley-native Bartko introduced as Fresno State athletic director

The Bulldog Foundation room in the Save Mart Center was abuzz with optimism Friday morning, as Fresno State introduced its new athletic director.

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New athletic director announced Friday

The Fresno Bee reported Thursday night Jim Bartko, executive senior associate athletic director at the University of Oregon, will be Fresno State’s new athletic director.   Fresno State will formally introduce its new athletic director today at a 10 a.m. ...

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Wrestling poised for a comeback

Plans for reinstatement of the Fresno State wrestling program are moving forward as Fresno State President Joseph Castro continues to pursue the project — a plan he hopes will satisfy those within the Valley who have long supported the idea. ...

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President Joseph Castro talks student success, AD search in Q&A

Although coming off a successful fundraising year of $43 million, the second highest in Fresno State’s history, Fresno State President Joseph Castro emphasized the challenges of balancing a budget and still delivering on the campus-wide goals he and his cabinet ...

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Letter from the president: Student fee increase discussion delayed

A letter from Fresno State President Joseph Castro to the editor: As you may have heard, there is discussion about a possible future IRA (Instructionally Related Activites) student fee increase dedicated to improving student success and a possible fee increase ...

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Soccer: ‘Dogs continue winning streak with two home wins

The Bulldogs women’s soccer team battled their way to a .500 record last weekend, with two big victories over the Utah State Aggies and Boise State Broncos.

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When it comes to summer, Fresno State students choose comfort over high fashion

By: Stephanie Lopez Comfort over couture rules the day at Fresno State as students handle their busy schedules under the hot, summer sun. Nancy Hang, vice president of Fashion Inc., an on-campus club aimed at promoting the fashion merchandising program ...

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