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Athletics on right track, but fans must step up

Fresno State athletics is at a turning point. History will praise or curse the current crop of leaders. Even though the football team is 1-2, fans seem happy with new head coach Jeff Tedford and his vision for the program. ...

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How Fresno State administration plans to implement alcohol sales at athletic events

Fresno State has officially announced the return of alcohol sales at home football games after the sale had been prohibited in 2006. The university hosted a news conference last Friday and said football fans will be able to purchase beer ...

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Bulldog born, Bulldog bred: From ‘Dogs to the pros

Season Stats   Derek Carr (Quarterback, Oakland Raiders) (Fresno State 2009-2013) 3,375 yards 24 touchdowns 100.3 QB rating   The Oakland Raiders are 10-2 and one of the top teams in the NFL. They are currently in first place in ...

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Jeff Tedford named head coach

Fresno State athletic director Jim Bartko announced that former Bulldogs quarterback and offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford will be the next head football coach. The hiring was announced Thursday, and Tedford was introduced in a press conference Friday by Bartko and ...

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‘Dogs conquer Aztecs

The Fresno State volleyball team defeated the San Diego State Aztecs 3-1 on Saturday afternoon in front of a lively Save Mart Center crowd. The Aztecs took the first set 25-23, but the Bulldogs were able to recoup and win ...

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Bulldog Briefs

Bulldogs pounce on Cougars in exhibition game The women’s basketball team beat Azusa Pacific 75-47 on Friday evening during an exhibition game at the Save Mart Center. The ’Dogs held the lead for the entire game. Freshman guard Kristina Cavey ...

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‘Dogs quiet Coyotes in exhibition game

The Fresno State Men’s Basketball team opened its season Tuesday night beating the Division II Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes in its one and only preseason exhibition game. Coming off a Mountain West Tournament Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance, ...

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Search for DeRuyter’s successor begins

Tim DeRuyter’s release as head football coach leaves Athletic Director Jim Bartko with an opportunity to shape the football program how he wants to – it lets him bring in his own guy. The national search for the next head ...

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Unbeaten home streak ends at six

The Fresno State soccer team lost to Wyoming 2-1 on Sunday afternoon, ending the Bulldogs’ home winning streak at six games. The loss lands them in 10th place in the Mountain West Conference with a record of 2-5-1 and an ...

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’Dogs look to turn season around against Nevada

Head football coach Tim DeRuyter is looking to get his team back on track in the Mountain West as the Bulldogs travel to Reno to face the Nevada Wolfpack on Saturday for the team’s second conference game. Coming off a ...

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Soccer increase unbeaten home streak to five games

The Fresno State women’s soccer team wrapped up the weekend with a 3-0 victory against New Mexico on Sunday afternoon. The win is the first conference win of the season and the team also increased their unbeaten streak at home ...

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Volleyball team gets first conference win

The Fresno State volleyball team finished the weekend on a high note when it got its first conference win of the season, defeating the New Mexico Lobos 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. Head coach Lauren Netherby-Sewell is proud of the way ...

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Hurricane spell disaster for ‘Dogs

The Bulldogs jumped out to a 31-0 lead in the second quarter at home on Saturday, but their effort was not enough as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane stormed back to win 48-41 in double overtime. In front of only 23,273 ...

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‘Dogs prepare to take on Cornhuskers in season opener

The Fresno State football team opens its season on the road against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday. Similar to the Bulldogs, Nebraska is looking to rebound from a tough 2015 season.   Nebraska went 6-7 in 2015, suffering just its ...

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Across the pond…to the pound

Name: Gertu Vider (aka Gigi) #11 Sport & Position: Volleyball, Middle Blocker Year & Major: Sophomore, Graphic Design Hometown: Tartu, Estonia   Quick Facts How to say hi or hello in Estonian: “We say ‘tere’ but if you want to ...

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Dogs fall to No. 20 Waves, 3-0

The Fresno State soccer team lost to No. 20 Pepperdine 3-0 on Fri, Aug. 26. The final score does not reflect the match’s competitive nature, especially in the first half. Pepperdine’s Bri Visalli scored the first goal minutes before halftime. ...

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Football Team Ready to Fight Back

The Fresno State football team is looking to rebound from last year’s 3-9 record by winning the Mountain West Conference amid many changes in the program. The Bulldogs return 13 starters from the 2015 team as Tim DeRuyter enters his ...

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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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