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SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/3

 

By Liz Alper 

 

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September 3, 2019 (San Diego) - After defeating Weber State 6-0 on Saturday, SDSU football is back in action this week when they travel up to Pasadena to face UCLA.  Coach Long, senior linebacker Kyahva Tenzino and senior offensive lineman Keith Ismael sat down with the media today.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DOWNS UNLV 3-2 IN EXTRA TIME

Freshman Hunter George scored two goals, including the game winner

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September 2, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The Aztec men’s soccer team (1-1-0) came from behind to beat UNLV (0-2-0) on the road 3-2 in extra time Monday evening. Freshman Hunter George scored two goals including the game-winner in the 97th minute.

SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS SHUT OUT WEBER STATE 6-0 IN SEASON OPENER

Story and photos by Cris Rangel

August 31, 2019 (San Diego) - SDSU kicked off their football season today against Weber State at SDCCU Stadium. Ryan Agnew debuted as the Aztecs quarterback against the Wildcats defense. The Aztecs tried to build momentum early, which only resulted in early turnovers. Weber State tried to pick up momentum and almost scored on a punt return with 4:25 left in the second quarter only to be brought back by a holding penalty on the offense. Before the beginning of halftime, the Aztecs led a charge past midfield and almost made it all the way to the end zone until falling short and had to settle for a field goal. 

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP AUGUST 25-31

By David Willauer
 
Augut 31, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top East County alumni sports headlines:
 
August 25
 
El Capitan product Kevin Ginkel came in relief for the Arizona Diamondbacks as he pitched one inning and struck out one batter as the Dbacks defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2. 
 
West Hills product Steve Strasburg started for the Washington Nationals as he pitched six innings, gave up five hits, two runs (two earned), one walk and struck out 10.  Strasburg didn't register the win, but the Nationals defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-5.  
 

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY TAKES EIGHTH AT THE MARK COVERT CLASSIC

Aztecs were led by sophomores Carlene Masar and Marissa D'Atri

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August 31, 2019 (Brea, Calif.) - The Aztec cross country team finished in eighth place out of 21 teams at the Mark Covert Classic 5k at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea, Calif. Saturday morning. Sophomores Carlene Masar and Marissa D’Atri paced the Aztecs with a time of 19:15.4.

ECM FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: KEGAN BAKER SHOW LEADS VALHALLA COMEBACK OVER WEST HILLS

Story by Liz Alper

 

Photos by Don De Mars

 

Photo: Senior running back Kegan Baker racked up 203 yards, 24 carries and scored three touchdowns.

 

August 31, 2019 (Santee) - We missed the start of the season last week, but this week, ECM Friday Night Lights is back and we’ve got a good one to kick things off.  It’s Valhalla and West HIlls from the Land of Blue Turf in Santee. The Norsemen are coming off a big win against University City last week, while the Wolf Pack are also 1-0 after beating Southwest El Centro.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO USD 3-2

USD forward Miguel Berry scored two second half goals

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August 30, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec men’s soccer team fell 3-2 to San Diego in their season opener. Playing in front of 1,687 raucous fans, the Aztecs held leads of 1-0 and 2-1 but saw Torero forward Miguel Berry score two second half goals in a five-minute span to secure the win for USD.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL WINS TWICE IN FLORIDA TO OPEN 2019 SEASON

Aztecs sweep Akron, Bryant on first day of FGCU tourney

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August 30, 2019 (Fort Myers, Fla.) - The San Diego State volleyball team opened its 2019 campaign in convincing fashion Friday, posting a pair of 3-0 sweeps over Akron (25-20, 25-19, 25-18) and Bryant (25-22, 25-16, 25-13) on the first day of the FGCU Homewood Suites Fort Myers Classic inside Alico Arena. With the victories, the Aztecs registered their first 2-0 start to a season since 2013.

 

LATE GOAL DOOMS AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER

San Francisco scores on a penalty kick in the 80th minute for a 1-0 win

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August 30, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team was called for a foul in the box, which led to a successful 80th minute San Francisco penalty kick and a 1-0 loss on Thursday night on the Sports Deck.

SDSU SWIM AND DIVE RELEASES 2019-20 SCHEDULE

Aztecs kick off season vs. UCLA and USD Sept. 13

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August 28, 2019 (San Diego) - Head coach Mike Shrader of San Diego State swimming and diving team has released the team's 2019-20 schedule. The Aztecs kick off the season on Sept. 13 when they take on San Diego and UCLA for a pentathlon meet at the University of San Diego.

SDSU ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 8/27

By Liz Alper

 

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August 27, 2019 (San Diego) - With their first home game this Saturday, SDSU football head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end Parker Houston, and senior defensive lineman Myles Cheatum sat down with the media at this week’s press conference, along with SDSU men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner, redshirt senior Pablo Pelaez and redshirt senior Mac Clarke.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SALVAGE SERIES, TAKE ONE OF THREE FROM SOX

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Manny Machado's 27th homer lifted the Padres over the Sox. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

August 25, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres have sustained two days of colossal punishment from the Red Sox.  Might as well take one more. Brian Johnson started today’s finale for Boston against Joey Lucchesi.

SDSU WOMEN’S SOCCER: FRISCH SENDS FANS HOME HAPPY

Chloe Frisch scored in the 89th minute of a 1-0 Aztecs win

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August 25, 2019 (San Diego) - Chloe Frisch broke a 0-0 tie with just under two minutes to play, propelling the San Diego State women’s soccer team to a 1-0 decision over the Long Island University Sharks on Sunday afternoon at the SDSU Sports Deck.

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP AUGUST 19-24

By David Willauer

August 25, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top East County alumni sports headlines, as well as some high school football news:

August 19

Helix product DeShawn Keirsey went 0 for 2 with three walks, one RBI and two runs scored for the Cedar Rapids Kernels as they defeated the Quad City River Bandits 6-2.

Vahalla product alum Greg Garcia went 2 for 4 with two singles and scored two runs for the San Diego Padres as they defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. 

SDSU WOMEN’S SOCCER DEFEATED BY TEXAS TECH

Kiera Utush scored the first goal of her collegiate career 

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August 22, 2019 (San Diego) - Kiera Utush, a freshman from Rocklin, Calif., scored on a penalty kick five minutes into the second half to put the San Diego State women’s soccer team on the scoreboard, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the No. 22 Texas Tech Red Raiders on Thursday night.  SDSU (0-1-0) came out on the short end of a 6-1 decision in both team’s season opener.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DROPS FRIENDLY 3-1 AT UC IRVINE

Freshman Hunter George scored SDSU's lone goal

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August 19, 2019 (Irvine) - The Aztec men’s soccer team fell at UC Irvine 3-1 Monday evening in an exhibition match. SDSU will have one more tune-up, an August 24th friendly against UC San Diego, before kicking off their regular season against San Diego on August 30th.

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP AUGUST 11-17

By David Willauer
 
August 18, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top East County alumni sports headlines:
 
August 11
 
Grossmont Foothillers product Ben Brault started for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he pitched 4.2 innings, gave up five hits, four runs (four earned), three walks and struck out three as the Pirates were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals 11-9.  Brault didn't get the decision. 
 
Helix High School and UCLA Bruins product Jack Stronach went 2 for 3 with one single and one double for the Tri City Dust Devils as they defeated the Salem Keizer Volcanos 5-2. 

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES OVERCOME THREE-RUN DEFICIT TO DEFEAT PHILLIES 5-3

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: the Padres quickly overcame Scott Kingery's game-opening runs in the second inning. Via @Phillies on Twitter

 

August 17, 2019 (Philadelphia) - After losing game one last night to the Phillies of all teams, the Padres tried again today with Dinelson Lamet on the mound against Zach Eflin for the Phillies.

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP AUGUST 4-10

By David Willauer
 
August 10, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top East County alumni sports headlines:
 
August 4
 
Valhalla product Greg Garcia went 1 for 4 with one single, one RBI and one run scored for the San Diego Padres as they were defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-10. 
 
Granite Hills product Travis Taijeron went 2 for 5 with one home run, one single, on RBI, and two runs scored for the Syracuse Mets as they defeated the Buffalo Bison 11-4. 
 

ECM PADRES REPORT: QUANTRILL PITCHES SEVEN SHUTOUT INNINGS AS PADRES TAKE GAME TWO AGAINST ROCKIES

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Cal Quantrill pitched a stellar game, going seven innings, gave up five hits, no runs, no walks, no earned runs and struck out five. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

August 9, 2019 (San Diego) - After a good win last night, the Padres took the field for game two against the Rockies.  Kyle Freeland started for Colorado against Cal Quantrill.

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP JULY 28 - AUGUST 3

By David Willauer

August 4, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here's this week's wrapup for East County alumni in pro sports.

July 28

West Hills and SDSU product Stephen Strasburg started today for the Washington Nationals as his record improves to 14-4.  Strasbutg pitched seven innings, gave up two hits, one run (one earned) and struck out nine for the Washington Nationals as they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-4. 
 
Valhalla and USD product Jeff Houghtby went 1 for 4 with a double, two runs scored and one RBI for the Salem Keizer Volcanos as they defeated the Eugene Emeralds 8-1. 

SDSU MEN'S GOLF ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SCHEDULE

Aztecs to play 10 regularly scheduled tournaments in upcoming season

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August 2, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golf head coach Ryan Donovan revealed the team’s 2019-20 schedule Friday, with the Aztecs making repeat appearances in eight of 10 regular-season tournaments during the upcoming campaign, leading up to regional competition and the NCAA Championships.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF REVEALS 2019-20 SCHEDULE

Aztecs look to defend Mountain West title

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August 2, 2019 (San Diego) - The reigning Mountain West champion San Diego State women’s golf team will play 10 tournaments across six states during the 2019-20 campaign, as ninth-year head coach Leslie Spalding revealed the Aztecs’ highly anticipated schedule on Friday.

A SEASON TO REMEMBER: ALBION SOCCER CLUB'S HISTORIC PLAYOFF RUN ENDS IN LONG ISLAND

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August 1, 2019 (Long Island) - This past Saturday, ASC San Diego’s incredible National Premiere Soccer League playoff run came to an end after succumbing to a tough 0-2 loss against #1 seed the New York Cosmos. In a match that could be summed up as “David vs Goliath," Goliath prevailed after two second half goals from David Diosa and Junior Burgos saw the Cosmos through to the Championship Final. 

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