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LAFC donates 100k to support Athletic programs

LAFC donates 100k to support Athletic programs

Sylvia Valdez, Contributor
September 30
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) donated $100,000 to Cal State L.A.’s Athletic department. The LAFC is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018, as their website indicates. The open-air stadium is set to be on the corner of W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and S. Fi...

Golden Eagles Open Colorado Tourney With A Win

Golden Eagles Open Colorado Tourney With A Win

CSULA Athletics
September 9
Filed under Sports

Cal State LA's women's volleyball team started play in the Oredigger Volleyball Classic with an impressive four-set win over the University of Indianapolis.  The Golden Eagles were scheduled to face another stout opponent, Western State of Colorado, later on Friday. The Golden Eagles played a sol...

Golden Eagles open cross-country seasons

Golden Eagles open cross-country seasons

CSULA Athletics
September 9
Filed under Sports

Cal State LA's cross-country teams opened the 2016 season at the CPP CCAA Preview Meet hosted by Cal Poly Pomona at the Cucamonga Guasti Regional Park. Cal State LA's women, led by a 21st-place finish by Ariel Melendez, finished fifth on Friday, while David Puga represented the men's program, which is making...

Arredondo Leads Golden Eagles To Win Over Saints

Arredondo Leads Golden Eagles To Win Over Saints

CSULA Athletics
September 9
Filed under Sports

Victoria Arredondo scored two first-half goals and the Cal State LA defense made them stand up in a 2-1 victory over Saint Martin's Thursday at Jesse Owens Track. The Golden Eagles surrendered the first goal in the game in the 17th minute, but Arredondo struck for two goals in a 10-minute span to erase the defici...

Thirteen-year-old foster child hosted by Cal State LA Women’s basketball team

Thirteen-year-old foster child hosted by Cal State LA Women’s basketball team

Ani Nalbandian, Staff Reporter
September 7
Filed under Sports

LA Women’s Basketball team to get a taste of what college sports has to offer. With the direction of resident superstar Coach Cheryl Miller, Chloe performed beautifully and even outlasted some of the players. In an interview with the University Times, the former Olympian and Pan American Game...

Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

Janice Peregrina
August 24
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cal State LA can add another achievement to the list of the many successes of its alumni. University alumnus Joseph Peila has been appointed one of the only seven people to referee water polo at the Rio Olympics this year. Peila is a former water polo player himself, having played at Cal State LA...

Daryl Gross to lead Cal State LA Golden Eagles athletics

Daryl Gross to lead Cal State LA Golden Eagles athletics

CSULA Office of Communications and Public Affairs
June 24
Filed under Sports

Dr. Daryl Gross was named the executive director for athletics at Cal State LA, the university announced Wednesday. He will begin his new position in July. A higher education leader who has helped elevate athletics programs at two major universities, Gross has an extensive management and sports background...

Jim Saia to be Cal State LA head coach for upcoming basketball season

Jim Saia to be Cal State LA head coach for upcoming basketball season

Janice Peregrina
June 21
Filed under Sports

The University unveiled the new head coach for the men’s basketball team, Jim Saia. Saia has almost thirty years of basketball coaching experience, spanning across eight colleges in California, including UCLA, USC, and Cal State San Marcos. Saia has been involved in the sport since high school,...

Economists Say, “NFL Stadiums aren’t Cash Cows”

Daniel Esparza
June 10
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

Los Angeles got what it wanted, an NFL team has finally returned to the City of Angels and they’re called the Los Angeles Rams. In that, the building of a new NFL stadium will take place in Inglewood, California, a city where the running joke is “Inglewood, always up to no good!” Still, many have...

Copa America soccer tournament comes to the U.S.A.

Copa America soccer tournament comes to the U.S.A.

Brisa Dominguez
June 9
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Sports

"This is the biggest sporting event of the year and I'm not planning to miss it," said Manuel Hernández, a junior TVF major about the highly anticipated soccer tournament, Copa America. Formally known as the South American Football Championship which has finally arrived in the United States, this...

Khallifah Rosser is on a hot streak

Khallifah Rosser is on a hot streak

Janette Marquez
June 6
Filed under News, Sports

After being named the West Region Track Athelete of the year, Cal State LA's Track and Field Hurdle runner Khallifah Rosser won the NCAA Division II 400-meter intermediate hurdles championship. “I am fortunate enough to keep the same coach for the past four years. Rosser says, I think that chemistry...

Rams Stadium to host Super Bowl 2021

Janette Marquez
June 3
Filed under Sports

After four months of giving the Rams a place to call home, the NFL owners announced on Tuesday, Los Angeles will be hosting the Super Bowl in five years. This will be the first time the Greater Los Angeles area will host the Super Bowl since the 1993 matchup between the Buffalo Bills and eventual champions...

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