Sports

SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS AT SAN JOSE STATE

SDSU drops all three sets in MW action

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2021 (San Jose) - Despite a valiant effort, the San Diego State volleyball team was unable to keep pace with hot-hitting San José State on Saturday, dropping a three-set decision (20-25, 21-25, 16-25) in a Mountain West match at Spartan Gym.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BRAVES RISE UP WITH VICTORY IN EXTRA INNINGS BACK AND FORTH

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Manny Machado's grand slam still wasn't enough tonight.  Via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 25, 2021 (San Diego) - The Padres split two with the Braves yesterday, winning the suspended game and getting shut out in the second full game.  Today was a brand new day with one brand new ballgame.  Huascar Ynoa started for the Braves against Vince Velasquez.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT CSUSM'S COUGAR CHALLENGE

Alex Lomeli ran a career-best 21:42.5 to pace the Aztecs

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2021 (San Marcos) - The Aztec cross country team had four runners competing in Cal State San Marcos’ Cougar Challenge Saturday morning and were led by Alex Lomeli’s career-best 6k time of 21:42.5.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER COLLECTS ANOTHER SHUTOUT, BEATS GONZAGA 2-0

Source : goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 24, 2021 (San Diego) - The No. 14 Aztec men’s soccer team (6-0-2, 2-0-0) scored two quick goals and posted another shutout in their 2-0 win against Gonzaga (5-4-0) Friday evening on the SDSU Sports Deck. SDSU remains undefeated and has recorded seven shutouts in their eight matches while allowing just one goal in 771 minutes.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: FRIED PITCHES COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT AS PADRES FALL TO BRAVES

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Fernando Tatis Jr. hit the game-winning home run in the suspended game one today.  Via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 24, 2021 (San Diego) - The Padres are hosting the Braves this weekend, but first, the two teams had to finish the game that was suspended due to rain in Atlanta (what’s rain?) on July 19.  

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

HELIX HIGH JUNIOR FOOTBALL PLAYER'S MOTHER RETURNS AFTER 22 MONTHS OVERSEAS

By Liz Alper

Photo via @prepzone on Twitter

September 24, 2021 (Anaheim) - When Helix High School junior tight end Quincy Herron took the bus up to Aneheim to face Servite High School tonight, he had no idea what would be waiting for him in Orange County.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL RECORDS ROAD SWEEP AT NEVADA IN MW OPENER

Aztecs snap three-match losing streak to Wolf Pack

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 23, 2021 (Reno) - The San Diego State volleyball posted its second straight sweep on Thursday with a 3-0 victory (29-27, 25-17, 25-20) at Nevada in the Mountain West opener for both teams at Virginia Street Gym.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES FINALLY WIN WILD BACK AND FORTH AGAINST GIANTS

By Liz Alper

Photo via @padres on Twitter 

 

September 23, 2021 (San Diego) - Ever feel like you have an amazing night that somehow still ends up terrible?  That was last night for the Padres.  Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 40th home run last night, but the Padres still lost.  Today was just about avoiding another sweep.  Logan Webb started for San Francisco against Yu Darvish.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MILESTONE FOR TATIS JR., BUT PADRES STILL FALL

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 40th home run tonight, setting the single season record in Padres history.  Via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 22, 2021 (San Diego) - Last night was a wild game that the Padres of course ended up losing.  They tried again tonight against longtime MLB vet Scott Kazmir, on the mound for the Giants against Vince Velasquez.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: INTENSE BACK AND FORTH GOES TO GIANTS

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Manny Machado hit two home runs tonight.  Via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 21, 2021 (San Diego) - After a sweep from the Cardinals, the Padres were grateful to return home and get back to the NL West for three days when the Giants came to town again. Kevin Gausman started tonight’s game one for San Francisco against Grossmont High alum Joe Musgrove.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF WRAPS UP HUSKY INVITATIONAL

Anupansuebsai ties for 11th to pace Aztecs

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 21, 2021 (Bremerton, Wash.) - San Diego State senior men’s golfer Puwit Anupansuebsai (Nakhon Phanom, Thailand) fired a final-round 4-under-par 68 to finish in a tie for 11th at the Husky Invitational Tuesday on the par-72, 7,155-yard Olympic Course at Gold Mountain Golf Club. 


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS RELEASES FALL 2021 SLATE

SDSU will compete in six tournaments to ready for the 2022 spring season

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 20, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis head coach Peter Mattera has announced the team’s 2021 fall slate.

The Aztecs open their Fall 2021 season Sept. 24-26, as select members of the team head to Berkeley, Calif., to compete at California’s Fall Invitational. 


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS 2-0 TO BRUINS

Patrick Henry alum Mia Fishel scored a goal in the ninth minute
 
Story and photos by Liz Alper
 
September 19, 2021 (San Diego) - Last week, ECM Sports was on the SDSU Sports Deck taking in Aztecs men’s soccer defeating CSU Bakersfield to remain undefeated.  This week, the lady Aztecs footballers are in action against UCLA in their non-conference finale at a packed SDSU Sports Deck.  The women aren’t as hot as the men, starting the season with a 2-5 record.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ROUX'S GOLDEN GOAL GIVES SDSU MEN'S SOCCER 1-0 VICTORY

Tevenn Roux scored in the 102nd minute to defeat No. 23 Stanford

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 19, 2021 (San Diego) -  The No. 21-ranked San Diego State men’s soccer team and No. 23 Stanford Cardinal could not separate themselves in more than 100 minutes of Pac-12 action on Friday night, but just 1:02 in the second overtime, senior forward Tevenn Roux took a perfectly placed cross and slotted it inside the far post to send the Aztecs to a 1-0 victory.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS WRAPS UP WEEKEND PLAY IN LAS VEGAS

Aztec drop three title matches on Sunday at Larry Easley Memorial Classic

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 19, 2021 (Las Vegas) - Select players from the San Diego State men’s tennis team wrapped up their first fall tournament at the Larry Easley Memorial Classic on Sunday, falling short in three title matches on the courts of UNLV’s Fertitta Tennis Complex.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES COME CLOSE, BUT CAN'T SAVE SERIES AGAINST ST. LOUIS

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Tommy Pham via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 19, 2021 (St. Louis) - The Padres were doing just fine last night until a two-run home run from Tyler O’Neill in the eighth inning gave the Cardinals the win.  They tried to save themselves from a sweep today with Jake Arrieta on the mound against J.A. Happ for St. Louis.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: SHOCKER OF AN EIGHTH INNING RESULTS IN LOSS FOR PADRES

By Liz Alper

Photo: Yu Darvish via @padres on Twitter 

 

September 18, 2021 (St. Louis) - The Padres dropped game one to St. Louis yesterday.  They tried again tonight with Yu Darvish on the mound against longtime Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS UC RIVERSIDE

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 18, 2021 (Tucson) - The San Diego State volleyball team wrapped up its non-conference schedule in style on Saturday after sweeping UC Riverside (25-15, 25-21, 25-19) in its final match of the Wildcat Classic at McKale Center.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS TWO MATCHES AT WILDCAT CLASSIC

SDSU defeats Texas Southern before falling to Arizona

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 17, 2021 (Tucson) -  The San Diego State volleyball team split two matches at the Wildcat Classic on Friday, opening with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-22, 25-17) of Texas Southern in the afternoon before suffering the identical fate against host Arizona (20-25, 22-25, 15-25) in the evening at McKale Center.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

THREE AZTEC RUNNERS COMPETE AT USD INVITE FOR CROSS COUNTRY

Alex Lomeli takes fourth to lead SDSU
 
Source:  goaztecs.com
 
Photo courtesy goaztecs.com
 
September 17, 2021 (San Diego) - Alex Lomeli (Los Angeles/Notre Dame Academy HS) led a trio of San Diego State cross country runners competing at the USD Invite Friday on the shores of Mission Bay at Tecolote Shores North Park.  


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU SWIM AND DIVE TOPS USD IN PENTATHLON 18-6

Aztecs win tenth straight season-opening pentathlon with the Toreros

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

Septembere 17, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team kicked off their 2021-22 season with a pentathlon win over the University of San Diego Toreros, 18-6, Friday afternoon at the USD Sports Center Pool in San Diego.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: CARDINAL GRAND SLAM BURIES PADRES

By Liz Alper

Photo via @padres on Twitter 

 

September 17, 2021 (St. Louis) -The Padres left the West coast in a pretty good mood; they split with the Giants.  Now it was to the East and St. Louis.  Vince Velasquez started tonight’s game one against Miles Mikolas for the Cardinals.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER KNOCKS OFF CAL 2-0 IN PAC-12 OPENER

Andre Ochoa scored two goals as the Aztecs recorded their fifth shutout of the year

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 16, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec men’s soccer team (4-0-2, 1-0-0) kicked off Pac-12 play with a 2-0 win over California (2-3-1, 0-1-0) Thursday evening on the SDSU Sports Deck behind two goals from captain Andre Ochoa.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE ANNOUNCES 2021-22 SCHEDULE

Aztecs will compete in nine dual meets during the 2021-22 regular season

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 16, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State swimming and diving head coach Mike Shrader has released the team’s 2021-22 schedule.

The Aztecs kick off the season at the University of San Diego, competing in a pentathlon meet (swim only) Sept. 17. SDSU and USD meet to open the season for the tenth time in the last 11 campaigns. San Diego State has won the previous nine season-opening pentathlons with the Toreros.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES COMPLETE SPLIT AGAINST GIANTS

By Liz Alper

Photo: Trent Grisham via @padres on Twitter 

 

September 16, 2021 (San Francisco) - The Padres finally won one last night against the Giants.  They tried to split in today’s matinee.  Pierce Johnsonce Johnson started against Kevin Gausman for San Francisco.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SAN DIEGO STATE MEN'S BASKETBALL NON-CONFERENCE SLATE REVEALED

Six of 11 non-conference games will be played in Viejas Arena and five opponents played in the postseason last year.

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 16, 2021 (San Diego) - Having posted an 18-1 record in non-conference contests in the past two seasons, San Diego State men’s basketball program revealed its 2021-22 non-conference schedule on Thursday morning. The slate has a total of 11 games, which includes five teams that participated in the postseason last year. Four competed in the NCAA Tournament and one participated in the NIT.   


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES FINALLY GET A WIN

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Fernando Tatis Jr. and Jurickson Profar via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 15, 2021 (San Francisco) - The Padres have dropped two straight to the Giants, but they had a chance to salvage the last two, starting with tonight’s game three.  Grossmont High alum Joe Musgrove started against Dominic Leone for San Fran.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL EDGED BY LONG BEACH STATE IN THREE SETS

Zoi Faki leads SDSU with eight kills

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 14, 2021 (Long Beach) - The San Diego State volleyball team opened its six-match road swing on a sour note Tuesday with a hard-fought loss in three sets (23-25, 19-25, 23-25) to Long Beach State at Walter Pyramid.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES FOURTH AT BRANCH LAW FIRM/DICK MCGUIRE INVITATIONAL

Sara Kjellker (-2) finished tied for sixth

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 14, 2021 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec women’s golf team came in fourth place (out of 16) teams at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Tuesday morning at the UNM Championship Course.


Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES STOMPED AGAIN

By Liz Alper
 
Photo:  Jurickson Profar via @padres on Twitter 
 
September 14, 2021 (San Francisco) - The Padres suffered another embarrassing defeat last night, made even more embarrassing by the Giants clinching a postseason berth, but they tried again tonight with Jake Arrieta on the mound against Anthony DeSclafani for San Francisco.

Error message

Support community news in the public interest! As nonprofit news, we rely on donations from the public to fund our reporting -- not special interests. Please donate to sustain East County Magazine's local reporting and/or wildfire alerts at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate to help us keep people safe and informed across our region.

Pages