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ECM PADRES REPORT: TWO HOME RUN GAME BY CORDERO, PITCHING LIFTS PADRES OVER REDS FOR SERIES WIN

 

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Photo:  Clayton Richard nearly pitched a complete game shutout before he gave up two runs in the ninth. Via @Padres on Twitter

June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night’s offensive showing against the Reds was what the Padres needed more of.  They hoped to continue that tonight in game two with Scott Feldman on the mound for the Reds against Clayton Richard.

SEEBURGER SELECTED BY ST. LOUIS IN MLB DRAFT

 

Aztec senior lefty taken in 10th round by Cardinals

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June 13, 2017 (Secaucus, N.J.) - San Diego State pitcher Brett Seeburger has been selected in the 10th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. The senior left-hander was the 304th selection in the draft, which concluded the second of three days on Tuesday.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION - DAY TWO: COLLEGE PLAYERS JOIN UP

 

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June 13, 2017 (Secaucus, N.J.) - Yesterday in day one of the 2017 MLB Draft, the Padres kept it young, drafting three straight high schoolers in a pitcher and two catchers.  Click “read more” to see who they took today in rounds 3-10.

AZTEC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE

 

SDSU opens its MW slate with a pair of tough road contests

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball and the Mountain West have announced the Aztecs’ league schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

Each team in the conference plays eight of the other 10 teams twice and plays two opponents once. This year, the Aztecs will not host Utah State, nor will they travel to New Mexico.

MEN'S BASKETBALL MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED BY LEAGUE

 

Aztecs to open conference slate at Wyoming

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Mountain West schedule for the 2017-18 campaign has been released by the league. The Aztecs will open conference action at Wyoming on Dec. 27, and will close the slate with consecutive home games vs. Boise State on Feb. 28 and Nevada on March. 3

STARS BASEBALL WINS IN ABSENCE OF BARONA SPIRITUAL LEADER'S PASSING

 

By Nick Pellegrino

June 12, 2017 (Lakeside) - This summer's slogan or the San Diego Stars semipro baseball club is "Beyond Barona," as the Stars moved about half of their home games from Stars Field, located on the Barona Indian Reservation since 1995, to West Hills High School, where Stars owner/field manager Mickey Deutschman had been varsity head coach of the Wolf Pack for two seasons.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES PILE ON RUNS TO BEAT REDS

 

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Photo:  Luis Perdomo had his first quality start in a while, going 6.2 innings and giving up seven hits, three runs, two walks and four strikeouts.  Via @Padres on Twitter

June 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The series with the Royals wasn’t as bad as it could have been, but now the Padres return to the National League to face a team with hot bats, the Cincinnati Reds.  Bronson Arroyo started for the Reds against Luis Perdomo.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION - DAY ONE: RETURN TO PADRES HIGH

 

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June 12, 2017 (Secaucus, N.J.) - The first day of the 2017 MLB Draft was today and some of the hottest prospects were on the market as first rounders, second rounders and competitive balance rounders started their professional baseball careers.  Here’s who the Padres took:

AZTEC ROWING RECRUITS COMPETE AT USROWING YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Four incoming freshmen have noteworthy finishes in Sarasota, Fla.

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June 12, 2017 (Sarasota, Fla.) - Four Aztec rowing signees competed in the 2017 US Rowing Youth National Championships over the weekend at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla., where two freshmen recruits medaled in events.

SIX AZTECS NAMED USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICANS

 

Henderson leads SDSU with three selections, including first-team honors in both the 100 and 4x100

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June 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Six San Diego State athletes have been named All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday. Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which were held last weekend in Eugene, Ore.

ECM PADRES REPORT: HOMERS GIFT ROYALS SERIES WIN OVER PADRES

 

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June 11, 2017 (San Diego) - One bad inning can be shaken off.  The Padres tried to do that with the eighth inning last night today in the series finale against the Royals.  Jake Junis started for Kansas City against Dinelson Lamet.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S 4x100 TAKES FOURTH AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

4x100 takes fourth, while Henderson comes in sixth in 100

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June 10, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - San Diego State’s 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Coupled with Ashley Henderson’s sixth-place showing, the Aztecs finished in a tie for 32nd at the meet.

ECM PADRES REPORT: ROYALS OVERCOME PADS WITH EIGHTH INNING SURGE

 

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Photo: Eric Hosmer celebrates after his two-run homer that tied the game in the eighth.  Via @Royals on Twitter

June 10, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres got a good start to the weekend series with the Royals yesterday, but could they keep it going today knowing that they were on national TV?  We’d find out as Ian Kennedy started for Kansas City against Miguel Diaz, a guy who normally doesn’t start, but got the nod today.

“LITTLE FIELD OF DREAMS” IS OPEN ON MOUNT HELIX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 10, 2017 (Mt. Helix) – “This is a little field of dreams,” Cajon de Oro Little League President Josh Bailey declared at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at the new facility on Russell Road in the Mount Helix community.

The new  field  at 10400 Russell Road, L a Mesa serves the League’s youngest  athletes:  T-ball players ages 4-6 and Rookies ages 6-7. The new T-ball and Rookies field is adjacent to the existing Mosher field for older Little League players—a field where several major and minor league baseball players got their start.

ECM PADRES REPORT: EIGHTH INNNING SURGE GIVES PADRES GAME ONE WIN OVER ROYALS

 

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Photo:  Jhoulys Chacin finished the night with seven innings pitched, three hits, two runs, two walks and six strikeouts.  Via @Padres on Twitter

June 9, 2017 (San Diego) - We’re going to skip what happened yesterday and move right into tonight.  The Padres returned home for some interleague action against the Kansas City Royals.  Eric Skoglund started on the hill for the Royals against Jhoulys Chacin.

NO. 16 AZTECS ADVANCE AT NCAA T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was one of 12 competitors to run the 100 and 200 at the national meet

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June 8, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - Junior Ashley Henderson paced No. 16 San Diego State track and field, qualifying for two events in Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday. Henderson anchored the advancing 4x100-meter relay and moved on in the 100-meter dash in SDSU’s opening day of competition at Hayward Field.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES LEFT IN BURNING PILE OF RUBBLE IN PHOENIX

 

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June 8, 2017 (Phoenix) - The Padres once again were trying to salvage a series today against the Diamondbacks.  “And for what?” one might ask.  Great question.  Well...as Diego said in the first Ice Age film, “I’ve gotta save whatever dignity I’ve got left.”  Clayton Richard started against Patrick Corbin for the Dbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TRY TO KEEP UP, BUT DBACKS TAKE GAME TWO

 

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June 7, 2017 (Phoenix) - Last night was another bad night.  That’s what we can chalk these up to now.  It’s like a kid just having a bad day at school.  But maybe the Padres would have a good night tonight with Luis Perdomo on the mound.  Or maybe not, because Zack Greinke was starting for the Dbacks.  It’s like walking into the schoolyard and immediately being told to hand over your lunch money to the meanest kid in school (we’re not saying Zack Greinke is mean personality-wise).

SHEILA BURRELL NAMED USTFCCCA WOMEN'S WEST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR

 

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June 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track & field and cross country head coach Shelia Burrell was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s West Region Coach of the Year, the organization recently announced.

LOCAL CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME FOR MOUNT MIGUEL HIGH GRAD AND CANCER VICTIM HOSTS NFL & NBA PLAYERS TO RAISE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

 

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June 7, 2017 (San Diego) - Each year, Live4Gen hosts its premier event in the summer to remember former Mount Miguel High School girls basketball player Genevieve Costello, who lost her life to breast cancer in May of 2013. On Saturday, June 17th at San Diego High School, the 5th Annual Live4Gen Charity Basketball Games and Inaugural Dominique Jones Youth Football Camp will bridge sports and the San Diego community by serving as a charitable platform for professional athletes and community leaders.

ECM PADRES REPORT: DBACKS' FIRST INNING ONSLAUGHT BURIES PADRES

 

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June 6, 2017 (Phoenix) - The Rockies were struggling, but the Padres couldn’t beat them.  Now they’re in Arizona playing one of the best teams in the league.  Does the priest from San Diego State’s Newman Center who does Sunday masses for the Padres travel with the team?  We hope so.  Dinelson Lamet started game one against Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.

MOUNTAIN WEST NAMES COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD AFTER STEVE FISHER

 

MW names coaching honor the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year

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June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - The Mountain West Board of Directors today approved the recommendation by the league’s men’s basketball head coaches to name the conference’s top coaching honor after former San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher, who retired in April. The recipient of the award beginning in 2017-18 will be the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year.

EX-SDSU GOLFER XANDER SCHAUFFELE QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OPEN

 

Former Aztec star advances out of Memphis sectional

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Photo:  Schauffele will compete in the 117th U.S. Open in Erin, Wis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) clinched a berth in the 2017 U.S. Open Championship Tuesday, emerging from a five-way playoff to grab one of two remaining spots in the United States Golf Association (USGA) sectional qualifier in Memphis, Tennessee.

CAROLINE ISRAELS NAMED ACWPC ALL-AMERICAN

 

Senior picks up third-straight All-America honor

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June 5, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo senior Caroline Israels has been named to the 2017 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division I All-America Team. The honor marks the third consecutive season in which she has landed on the squad.

SDSU BASEBALL SEASON COMES TO AN END ON THIRD DAY OF NCAA REGIONAL

 

Aztecs drop game at Long Beach State 7-4

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June 4, 2017 (Long Beach) - A San Diego State baseball season that produced 42 victories (tied for the most for the program in the last 15 seasons), a fourth Mountain West Conference tournament title in the last five seasons and advanced to an NCAA Regional for the fourth time in five years has ended.

ECM PADRES REPORT: ROCKIES MAKE QUICK WORK OF PADRES FOR SERIES WIN

 

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June 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres saw their five-game win streak end in the worst way possible yesterday.  But they could still win the series against the Rockies today with Jarred Cosart on the mound against Jeff Hoffman for Colorado.    

AZTECS DOWN UCLA 3-2 IN 13 INNINGS AT NCAA REGIONAL

 

Winning run comes on bases-loaded hit by pitch

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June 4, 2017 (Long Beach) - San Diego State kept Its Regional hopes alive as it defeated UCLA 3-2 in 13 innings Saturday afternoon at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. SDSU’s winning run came in the top of the 13th when Danny Sheehan was hit by pitch with the bases loaded.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES CAN'T SURVIVE AVALANCHE OF THE ROCKIES

 

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June 3, 2017 (San Diego) - Here’s something we can’t talk about very often:  the Padres have a winning streak.  Five games, to be exact.  But they’re still at the bottom of the NL West.  They’d try for six today with Jhoulys Chacin on the mound against Tyler Chatwood for Colorado.

Unfortunately, the Rockies kept the lead today.  Gerardo Parra started it up in the fourth with a single to score Carlos Gonzalez and the Rockies led 1-0.  

AZTECS LOSE IN REGIONAL AT LONG BEACH; FACE UCLA TOMORROW IN ELIMINATION GAME

 

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had a pair of hits and a walk in the loss to Long Beach State at the NCA Regional Friday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 2, 2017 (Long Beach) - Aztecs baseball traveled to Long Beach State tonight for the Long Beach Regional with the Dirtbags.  Senior Brett Seeburger started for the Aztecs against another senior, Dave Smith for the Dirtbags.

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