February 18, 1996 |
Those No. 3s the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo basketball players wear on the back of their warmups aren't for show. They are a warning. The Mustangs, who shoot an average of 24 three-pointers a game, made 13 of 27 on Saturday night in a 97-84 American West Conference victory over Cal State Northridge before 338 in Matador Gym. The Matadors, 6-18 and 2-3 in conference play, were behind almost the entire game.
June 15, 1990
Distance runner Dan Berkeland of Canyon High has made an oral commitment to compete in cross-country and track at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Berkeland said he chose the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. school because of its architecture program as well as its traditionally powerful cross-country and track teams. The Mustang men's cross-country team has won the past two conference titles and has placed fourth or better in three of the past four NCAA Division II national meets.
December 18, 2000 |
Chris Bjorklund scored 18 points and four teammates also scored in double figures to give Cal Poly San Luis Obispo a 95-72 victory Sunday over UC Riverside at San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly SLO (5-2) shot 51% from the field and outrebounded the Highlanders, 49-30. The scoring attack included Jamal Scott's 17 points, Jeremiah Mayes' 14, and 12 points apiece from Varnie Dennis and Brandon Beeson. The Mustangs went on a 16-2 spurt late in the first half to increase their lead to 41-27.
December 26, 1987
In your Nov. 13 article on Damone Johnson's success with the Rams, your staff writer Chris Dufresne referred to Johnson's alma mater as "Cal Poly University something or other." As president of the Cal Poly Athletic Alumni Society, I thought the following facts would enlighten your sports writers: --Our athletes maintain an average grade-point average of 3.2 --Our Sports Hall of Fame recently inducted notable figures such as Mike Krukow, Ozzie Smith and John Madden. --We have won 28 Division II national championships.
March 22, 1995 |
Philip Mathews, who coached the Ventura College men's basketball team to the junior college state title this season, said he has been contacted by officials at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo about the school's vacant coaching position. "They have asked me if I'm interested," Mathews said. "I'm interested in talking, but I haven't decided anything."
April 5, 1985
The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo No. 3 doubles team of Bob Zoller and Brian Bass defeated Chapman's John Kline and Chris Dundas, 6-4, 7-6, to give the Mustangs their fifth point in Thursday's 5-4 victory in California Collegiate Athletic Assn. action in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs, ranked second in Division 2, improve their conference record to 8-1 (16-2 overall), while the third-ranked Panthers drop to 4-2 and 13-10. Another key win for San Luis Obispo came in No.