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Which Sport Owns the Sports World?

Sarkis Adajian
August 20
Filed under Sports

Popularity of a specific sport has changed throughout the years in America. Over a hundred years ago baseball was the king of the sports. A few years after that, basketball and football took center stage. In recent years, soccer and hockey have joined the party. In between all those years, you can...

The Soccer Movement in America

Sarkis Adajian
July 28
Filed under Sports

Despite years of struggling to find its place in America, soccer seems to have finally found the light. Recent events have led to a new found interest in the sport that the rest of the world considers to be the greatest. Soccer has come to the forefront in America over the past year with the 2014 Men&...

Mid-Summer Classic

Justin Carrasco
July 22
Filed under Sports

The 2015 Major League Baseball, All Star Game lived up to its hype as the American League battled the National League for home field advantage in the World Series.  Both leagues came out swinging as big name players representing the hometown teams of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles...

Newest Addition Brings Promise

Justin Carrasco
July 15
Filed under Sports

Photo Courtesy: George Washington Sports  http://www.gwsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/070711aad.html Cal State L.A., men’s basketball team landed a rather big talent in Jonathan Davis.  The 6-foot-7 inch forward from American University joined the Golden Eagles, head coach Dieter Horton announced on Thursday.  Jonathan may prove to be a huge asset to an already improved men’s basketball tea...

The Future of the Purple and Gold

Sarkis Adajian
July 8
Filed under Sports

? After an abysmal couple of seasons, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be headed in the right direction. After having the worst season in franchise history in 2013-14, the Lakers one-upped themselves by having an even worse season in 2014-15. In the midst of all this, however, the Lakers managed to...

Graduating Seniors Equals New Recruits

Tony Romo
June 12
Filed under Sports

Coach Dieter Horton along with his team of scouts have definitely been busy these past couple of months. Earlier last week, it was announced that Geoffrey Frid will be joining the Cal State L.A. men’s basketball program. Frid is a whopping 7'1” center transferring from Northern Ar...

Track Athlete Gregory Veals Runs Through Life, One Obstacle At A Time

Soloon Kirven
June 12
Filed under Sports

For Cal State L.A. track athlete Greg Veals, the success he has had on the track comes a long way from starting as a youth in South Central L.A. Encouraged by his mother, who was one of his first coaches, Veals found a knack for running.  “I ran for a track club and it was called the La Jet...

Intramural Soccer finalist are defined

Tony Romo
June 2
Filed under Sports

  Intramural sports will conclude this Thursday, June 4th at the Jesse Owens Track. The men’s and women’s intramural soccer competition met this past Thursday, May 28th, to decide the four finalists. Team Sigma Nu will play Ingenieros in the men’s championship round, while BAM face...

Golden Eagles Track Wrap Up Successful National Championships

Solomon Kirven
June 2
Filed under Sports

Cal State L.A. Logo The Cal State L.A. Track team finished competing this past weekend at the NCAA Division 2 championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Competing for the Golden Eagles were returning All-American Sprinter Gregory Veals and distance runner Gonzalo Ceja. Compet...

Intramural Soccer Finalists are Defined

Tony Romo
June 2
Filed under Sports

Photo by Tony Romo Intramural sports will conclude this Thursday, June 4th at the Jesse Owens Track. The men’s and women’s intramural soccer competition met this past Thursday, May 28th, to decide the four finalists. Team Sigma Nu will play Ingenieros in the men’s championship ro...

Season’s Best for Soccer

Justin Carrasco
June 2
Filed under Sports

Women's Soccer Now that Cal State L.A. sports has wrapped up for the year, Dan Bridges, Athletic Director for Cal State L.A. puts it all into perspective and reflects on one of the best seasons the University has had in a long time.  “I’m very proud of all our players and coach...

Student Spotlight: Arielle D. Steimer-Barragan

Danny Verdin
June 2
Filed under Sports

Photo by Danny verdin Running is one of those types of sports where one of two things happen: you never do it again (while regretting that you ran in the first place) or you are going to love it to the point of incorporating it into your daily exercise routine. In this case, running superstar Arie...

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