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This Fresno State campaign is promoting mental health awareness among athletes

The Bulldog athletics department has launched the #BulldogBraveBulldogStrong campaign – a social media campaign aimed at addressing mental health among students but especially athletes. At the heart of the campaign at Fresno State is a short, black and white video ...

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Fresno State has a new athletic director. Formal announcement coming Monday

Fresno State president Dr. Jose I. Castro announced Thursday that Terry Tumey has been hired to replace Jim Bartko as Athletic Director. Bartko left the Bulldogs in November 2017. Tumey is currently the director of athletics, physical education and recreation ...

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New details accuse Fresno State president of forcing out athletic director in 2017

New details have emerged in a fight between Fresno State and its former athletic director. Jim Bartko, who resigned in 2017, said he didn’t leave the university by choice while Fresno State claims he did. New documents made public Thursday ...

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North Gym 118 wasn’t always the meeting place it is today

Have you ever wondered if North Gym 118 has always been a conference room? It used to house an aquatics center. Before the aquatics center was built eight years ago, Room 118 was a swimming pool. It was built in ...

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Fresno State has a new interim Title IX coordinator

Fresno State selected Jamie Pontius-Hogan as the interim Title IX coordinator starting Jan. 10. Pontius-Hogan has been the assistant dean of students and director of student conduct since 2015. Her temporary appointment will be full-time until a permanent coordinator is ...

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Fresno State raises funds from more than half the country

It’s now one day after Fresno State launched its first-ever “Day of Giving,” a nationwide 24-hour online fundraiser. Just before the 24-hour fundraiser came to an end, $428,660 was raised. But by Friday evening, totals were announced. Donors gifted a ...

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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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