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Sierra Canyon overcomes slow start, dominates Santa Clarita Christian at Matadome

Two basketball players

Andres Soto

December 7, 2019

Sierra Canyon has been the talk of Southern California high school hoops lately, and for good reason. It’s not too often you see a team that has a pair of top-10 ranked seniors in the country in BJ Boston and Ziaire Williams, the No. 6 ranked player in the class of 2020 in sophomore guard Amari Ba...

Far from Hollywood, Danny Trejo made his own name

A CSUN Men's Soccer Player

Andres Soto

November 27, 2019

At 6:30 a.m. Danny Trejo arrives at the soccer field to begin his training session. He goes through a series of individual drills, working on his finishing and ball technique as the sun begins to rise. Most college students struggle to get up so early in the morning, but Trejo isn’t like most co...

Women’s basketball’s loss to USC indicative of what they lost over the offseason

A CSUN Women's Basketball player

Andres Soto

November 8, 2019

Tuesday marked more than the beginning of a new season for the Matadors — it marked the beginning of a new team. Channon Fluker, the two-time Big West Defensive Player of the Year, league leader in rebounds and school record holder for blocked shots in a single season, is gone. In fact, five pl...

One Family Finds Hope After Death of Son in 2018

A high school football player

Andres Soto

November 4, 2019

The Hilinski family had their world flipped upside down on Jan. 16, 2018 when they lost their son Tyler to suicide at 21 years old. Tyler, a Claremont native and star quarterback at Upland High School, was set to be the starter for Washington State that season.Tyler’s death came as a particula...

A new era is underway in men’s basketball

CSUN Men's Basketball game

Andres Soto

November 3, 2019

The hype is real for the CSUN men’s basketball team. After leading the Matadors to their best record in five years, head coach Mark Gottfried plans to get the team even further than he did in his first year.The rest of the conference seems to have taken notice as well, with CSUN ranking third in ...

Matadors of the Week 10/17

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Andres Soto

October 17, 2019

David PreysRedshirt Freshman, SoccerPreys made the most of his opportunities last week against CSU Fullerton and UC Davis. The LA Galaxy Academy alumnus has played the full 90 minutes in each of the last three matches for the Matadors, including an overtime match on the road against Omaha. Preys earne...

California Dunks on the NCAA, Passes Fair Pay to Play Act

A male student holding a basketball with 5 different surround him

Andres Soto

October 2, 2019

Donnie Edwards was an All-American linebacker at UCLA in 1995 when a bag of groceries was anonymously dropped off at the door of his apartment. Edwards, who had no money and no food, took the bag inside. This would be fine under normal circumstances, but in the eyes of the NCAA, Edwards had taken ad...

Matadors of the Week 9/18

Andres Soto

September 21, 2019

Daniel TrejoJunior, SoccerBig time players make big time plays in big time games, and that’s exactly what Trejo did last week against two Pac-12 opponents in No. 8 Washington and No. 13 UCLA. Trejo scored one goal and had one assist in the 3-1 upset over the Huskies on Thursday. He then built on his strong p...

Matadors of the Week 9/11

Andres Soto

September 12, 2019

Amanda DelgadoSophomore, SoccerThe Downey native played a key role in Friday’s game against Kansas State with six saves in 110 minutes played, shutting out the Wildcats. The Matadors were unable to get anything going on for offense however, leading to a 0-0 draw. Delgado once again put the team...

How the Earthquake Kids Shook Up the World 25 Years Ago

A man in black t-shirt and a black hat, and black T-shirt

Andres Soto

September 7, 2019

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.”The words of Nelson Mandela have never hit clos...

Sports Calendar 9/4 – 9/10

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Andres Soto

September 4, 2019

MEN’S SOCCERFriday 9/6 vs. Utah Valley 7:30 p.m.Sunday 9/8vs. University of San Francisco 6 p.m.The Matadors, who are coming off of wins against Ohio State and Dayton, will look to build on their 2-0 start when they host the Utah Valley Wolverines (1-0) in their home opener on Friday and the Un...

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