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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. 

SIX FORMER AZTECS COMPETE AT U.S. TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Whitney Ashley finished fourth in the discus throw

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July 29, 2019 (Des Moines) - Six former Aztecs competed at the US Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend.

Whitney Ashley (’12) had the highest finish among former SDSU student-athletes with a fourth-place finish in the discus throw. Her best toss was 201-10 (61.52m).

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP JULY 21-27

By David Willauer
 
July 28, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - East County alumni impressed in the majors this week.  Click the cut for a recap.
 
July 22
 
West Hills product Stephen Strasburg started today for the Washington Nationals as his record improves to 13-4.  Strasburg pitched six innings, gave up three hits, two walks and struck out three as they defeated the Colorado Rockies 11-1 
 
Granite Hills product Travis Taijeron went 1 for 4 with a two-run homer, his 22nd of the season for the Syracuse Mets, as they were defeated by the Indianapolis Indians by a 7-6 score. 
 
El Capitan product Kevin Ginkel appeared in relief for the Reno Aces as he pitched one inning, gave up one hit and one walk and struck out three as the Aces defeated the Tacoma Rainiers 10-7. 

BEST OF THE WEST: ALBION SOCCER CLUB SAN DIEGO DEFEATS FOOTBALL CLUB ARIZONA TO CLAIM FIRST EVER WEST REGION CHAMPIONSHIP

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July 22, 2019 (Mesa, Ariz.) - This past Saturday, ASC San Diego hoisted the 2019 National Premier Soccer League Championship trophy for the first time in club history after a stunning 2-1 victory over Southwest conference rivals FC Arizona. In an all odds against them match, ASC San Diego battled the frustrations of travel, climate, and injuries to overcome an FC Arizona side who boasted a near perfect (nine wins, two draws, no losses) home record this season. After making the 5-hour road trip east to Mesa, ASC were greeted by a scorching 108°F kickoff temperature and a fiery home crowd contingent to match. 

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP JULY 14-20

By David Willauer

July 20, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here's what East County alumni in pro sports did this week:

July 14

Valhalla product Greg Garcia went 1 for 4 with a single for the San Diego Padres as they were defeated by the Atlanta Braves 4-1. 

Granite Hills product Travis Taijeron went 2 for 4 with a double and a single for the Syracuse Mets as they defeated the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 5-3. 
 

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS RELEASES 2019-20 SCHEDULE

Mountain West runner-ups look for another strong season

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July 17, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis head coach Peter Mattera announced his team’s schedule for the 2019-20 season, which will feature three tournaments in the fall and 22 dual matches in the spring.

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

SDSU opens the 2019 slate with a season-long five-game homestand

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July 15, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State head women's soccer coach Mike Friesen announced his team’s 2019 schedule on Monday. The 19-game slate includes 11 regular-season games that will be played on the SDSU Sports Deck, as well as an exhibition match.

ECM PADRES REPORT: EIGHTH-INNING FREEMAN BLAST GIVES BRAVES WIN

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Fernando Tatis Jr. had his first careeer four-hit game today. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

July 14, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres started off the second half of the season in usual Padres fashion:  by losing the first two games of their returning series. Mike Soroka started today’s game three finale for the Braves against Cal Quantrill.

EAST COUNTY SPORTS WRAP JULY 7-13

By David Willauer

July 13, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Here are this week's top headlines featuring East County alum:

July 7

Grossmont High alum Joe Musgrove started for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he pitched six innings and gave up five hits, three runs, (three earned), one walk, struck out five and didn't register the win as the Bucs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5. 
 
Granite Hills' Travis Taijeron went 0 for 1 with a double and an RBI for the Syracuse Mets as they were defeated by the Buffalo Bisons 10-5. 

PADRES SIGN FOUR ADDITIONAL PLAYERS PRIOR TO DRAFT DEADLINE, INCLUDING HELIX HIGH ALUM

32 of 41 draftees signed in addition to one non-drafted free agent

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July 12, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego Padres announced today they have agreed to terms with four additional players from the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft prior to today’s deadline: RHP Drake Fellows (6th rd.), LHP Mason Feole (11th rd.), LHP Bodi Rascon (14th rd.) and C Jared Alvarez-Lopez (17th rd.).  In addition, the Padres have also signed Helix alum Jack Stronach (21st rd.)

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