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NBA conference finals, Champions league final and Fresno State baseball and softball playoffs

In the final episode of the semester guest host William Ramirez and guest Jorge Rodriguez talk about the NBA conference finals and which teams have an easier path to the NBA final. Also they talk about the Champions League final ...

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Countdown to Russia 2018: team and player breakdown

By Nugesse Ghebrendrias and Jorge Rodriguez Countdown to Russia 2018: Team and Player breakdown The 2018 World Cup is less than 100 days away and with it comes a multitude of storylines. Will Lionel Messi finally win his first World ...

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Fresno FC debut brings a sense of promise to the Valley, despite loss

The Central Valley has had soccer teams before – the Fresno Freeze, Fresno Fuego, among others. However, this team felt different, and you know what? So did the crowd. More than 7,000 fans braved the cold weather Saturday night to ...

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Yes football is dangerous but I still love it

I love football. Ever since I was a kid living in Mexico watching the games I became a fan of American Football, as I called it. As much as I loved the sport I always knew it was dangerous, but ...

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Glaser and Delgadillo named to All-Mountain West teams

Sophomore forward Julia Glaser and senior forward Myra Delgadillo were named Monday to the All-Mountain West Soccer First and Second Teams, respectively. Glaser ranked second in the conference with nine goals in Mountain West play. She tied Fresno State’s record ...

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Adapting on and off the pitch: Julia Glaser

Sophomore forward Julia Glaser has always chased her dreams, whether it was representing Switzerland as a youth international and leading the team in goals or moving to California to further her soccer career. “It was always my dream to go ...

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Misfiring ‘Dogs drop conference matchups

The Fresno State women’s soccer team opened its Mountain West schedule in back-to-back fashion at home against Boise State and Utah State but was unable to pick up a victory, losing 2-1 and 1-0. “We’re in a hole in terms ...

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Bulldogs beat Highlanders in overtime win

The Fresno State women’s soccer team sneaked past UC Riverside on Friday, beating the Highlanders 1-0 in overtime to gain its fourth consecutive win. Despite Riverside immediately trying to pressure the ball, the ‘Dogs were composed in possessions as they ...

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Men’s soccer scores a championship

After a season of weak showings, the Fresno State Men’s Soccer Club finished its season by winning the West Coast Soccer Association National Showcase League Cup in Temecula, California on April 30. Despite having scored only five goals the entire ...

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‘Dogs shut down San Jose State on senior night

The Fresno State soccer team defeated San Jose State 3-2 Thursday night and ended the season on a high note as it was able to send off seniors Alyssa Holsworth and Amanda Nunes with a win in the last game ...

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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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Top Dog of the Week with Marie Berwinkel-Kottmann

Name: Marie Berwinkel-Kottmann Sport: Women’s Soccer Year & Major: Freshman, Kinesiology (Sports Administration) Hometown: Bielefeld, Germany   DC: How long have you been playing soccer? MBK: I started playing soccer when I was 6 with my little hometown team. I ...

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Across the pond…to the pound with Julia Glaser

Name: Julia Glaser #8 Sport & Position: Soccer, Forward Year & Major: Freshman, Kinesiology- Exercise Science Hometown: Lörrach, Germany   JW: When did you start playing soccer? JG: I [started] playing when I was 5. JW: What do you miss ...

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Last minute goals power ‘Dogs to two victories

Two was the magic number over the weekend for Fresno State athletics. The soccer team won its first two games of the season, beating Portland State and UC Davis. Volleyball’s perfect 5-0 record was abolished after losing two matches in ...

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Top ‘Dogs of the Week

By: David Chavez & Jenna Wilson Name: Lauren Torres #2 Sport & Position: Volleyball, Middle Blocker Year & Major: Junior, Exercise Science Hometown: Visalia, California DC: What’s it like being from the Valley and now representing it at the collegiate ...

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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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Good turnout at ‘Meet the Team’ event, Virgil named starting QB

Fans of Bulldog sports arrived in waves to show their support at a Meet the Team event on Thursday, Aug. 25, at Campus Pointe, hosted by Fresno State Athletics and 940 ESPN Radio. The Red Wave was greeted by coaches, ...

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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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