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The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

The Student News Site of San Francisco State University

Golden Gate Xpress

Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Ildar Sabirov April 29, 2019

A dominant weekend from SF State softball and track and field athlete Maya Cook earn them Gator of the Week honors for the week of April 22 the athletic department announced on Monday. Junior Michelle...

Devanique Brown, hurdler for the SF State Gators womens track and field team came in a close second place in the 100 meter hurdles event on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Cox Stadium. (Eric Chan / Xpress)

Women’s track and field athletes crack top-10 all-time lists

Chris DeJohn February 28, 2016

The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27. First, sophomore and civil engineering major...

PHOTOS: SF State Distance Carnival showcases track and field athletes

Alvaro Alfaro April 6, 2012

[HTML1] Hundreds of athletes came to SF State's Cox Stadium Friday, April 6 to compete in outdoor track and field event "The Distance Carnival," marking the second home meet for the Gators, who had 26...

SF State track and field athletes excel at national championships

Alvaro Alfaro March 14, 2012

Whether they propel a metal ball or their bodies through the air, three track and field athletes have managed to excel to the highest level of collegiate competition. Sophomore Keenya McDaniel and seniors...

Parker Smith and Gary Valle (left to right) both competing in the men’s 1500 meter race at Cox Stadium on May 6. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

Gators fall short at track and field championship

Paris Galarza May 9, 2022

SF State’s track and field team got outperformed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The Gators finished seventh place overall with 46 points, edging out of eighth place behind...

Outside view of the San Francisco State baseball field at 6:00 p.m. on February 23, 2021. (Ricardo Olivares / Golden Gate Xpress)

Cancelled sports leave student-athletes restless for action

Jack Davies, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

With organized sports games being shut down since the beginning of COVID-19, athletes such as Justin Pichedwatana struggle to cope with the reality that they don’t get to play the sport they love despite...

Shannon Rowbury, a three time Olympian, two time bronze medalist, American and World record holder, Nike Pro Runner and mom runs along the water at Ocean Beach. (Kameron Hall /Golden Gate Xpress)

Two San Francisco athletes put on hold due to Olympic postponement

Alonso Frias April 1, 2020

The Summer Olympics has now been added to the long list of sporting events to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the world. There was a lot of back and forth between the Olympic...

Alexis Henry poses for a photo in Cox Stadium. (Sandy Scarpa / Golden Gate Xpress).

SF State student breaks school track record

Grady Duggan February 25, 2020

SF State track and field athlete, Alexis Henry, etched her name into the record books earlier this month. The track and field team traveled to Michigan to compete in Grand Valley State’s Big Meet on...

Part-time track, full-time soccer

Part-time track, full-time soccer

Alonso Frias May 21, 2019

For many two-way athletes, there will always be a sport of choice, one they pick over the other. Sophomore Peter Swinkels, a communications major from San Francisco, is one of these two-sport athletes....

Women’s track and field aim for success at conference championships

Women’s track and field aim for success at conference championships

Sam-Joseph Chavarria May 1, 2019

The beginning of the Women’s Track & Field CCAA Championships at Triton Track and Field Stadium in La Jolla, CA begin on Thursday, May 2. SF State boasts many athletes that rank highly among track...

Devanique Brown, 21, brodcasting major, practicing hurdle drills on Apr. 1, 2018.

Week in Review: Gator athletes stay active through spring break

Ildar Sabirov April 2, 2019

Devanique Brown, 21, brodcasting major, practicing hurdle drills on Apr. 1, 2018. (BRIAN VU/ GOLDEN GATE XPRESS)   It was an eventful spring break for Gator athletics, with many track and field...

Senior Jacob Mendoza (left) runs around the track during practice on March 15. He is a part of the SF State wrestling team and the track team as well. Mendoza joined
the team to help meet the 18-person requirement for the spring 2019 semester. (SHAYLYN MARTOS/Golden Gate Xpress)

Men’s track team reborn

Ildar Sabirov March 19, 2019

After a 15-year hiatus from the athletic lineup, SF State reintroduced men’s track and field this past month, with almost half of this season’s roster doubling as two-sport athletes. The team houses...

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