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Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

James Waters

May 8, 2014

With the help of a spirit that epitomizes the love of the game, there is a new sport coming to the Cal State Northridge campus. CSUN announced the addition of sand volleyball as the university’s 19th intercollegiate sport earlier this spring and completed the program’s first season in Marc...

CTVA Senior Film Showcase to spotlight student productions

CTVA Senior Film Showcase to spotlight student productions

James Waters

May 6, 2014

The curtains will unfold on a talented bill of CSUN film majors Wednesday, May 7th at the Senior Film Showcase. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. and free to the public, student film screenings will be held in the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, located at 5220...

Stagecoach sees some spill-over from Coachella

Stagecoach sees some spill-over from Coachella

James Waters

April 29, 2014

Just as the desert wind drowned out the banging beats of back-to-back Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival weekends, a different kind of twang rode into Coachella Valley. Stagecoach, more commonly referred to as Ragecoach by its young party-minded festival-going crowd, was held for the eighth...

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

James Waters

April 24, 2014

    The stage is set for the most anticipated Big West Tournament in CSUN women’s water polo history. Despite two straight losses to end the season, the No. 9 Matadors are looking to boost their successful season this weekend at the Big West Tournament. Head coach Marcelo Leona...

National League powers and sleepers will battle for limited playoff spots

National League powers and sleepers will battle for limited playoff spots

James Waters

April 2, 2014

NL West The National League West has carried recent success in 2010 and 2012 with wins by San Francisco Giants. However, the Giants were subject last year to pitching issues, leading to a 76-86 record. They look to remedy those reliability issues with Tim Hudson, whose 13-season MLB tenure has never...

The NFL slams down on fun, yet again

The NFL slams down on fun, yet again

James Waters

April 1, 2014

Is the National Football League sending the message to its players, “No having fun”? Earlier this week, the league’s Vice President of Officiating announced that players would no longer be able to dunk the ball over the goal post after a touchdown. League meetings ended Wednesday with several decisions on rules...

An aging crack in the old Olympic rings

An aging crack in the old Olympic rings

James Waters

February 28, 2014

As the sun set on the Black Sea Sunday night, the Sochi Winter Olympics bid its closing farewells and passed the torch to the next host, Pyeongchang, South Korea. However it is impossible not to question the relevance of such a massive event. Has the size of the spectacle outweighed the message of the games...

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors reach highest ranking ever

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors reach highest ranking ever

James Waters

February 26, 2014

  With a 9-5 record this season, the Matadors are No. 7 in the nation, their highest ranking in school history. Spreading the ball around has proved a recipe for success this year. Teamwork has been key with five players in double digit goals. The scoring assault has been led in the cen...

Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht

Get to Know… #4 Camille Mahlknecht

James Waters

February 26, 2014

  INFO Height: 6-2 Position: Center Year: Junior Hometown: Agoura, CA High School: Agoura High School Major: Business Marketing 2013-14 Season Averaging career highs in points (7.7) and rebounds (7.6)... Averaging a Big West-leading 3.1 blocks per game, good for 11th in Division I... Broke a C...

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

James Waters

February 14, 2014

On a night honoring faculty service, Cal State Northridge (12-14, Big West) was unable to defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs (9-14, 5-5 Big West), falling 62-55 Thursday night at the Matadome. In a physical play-from-behind game CSUN could not find the opportunities to outscore Cal Poly in an important ...

Women’s Golf: Hosts victorious in Matador Invitational

Women’s Golf: Hosts victorious in Matador Invitational

James Waters

February 12, 2014

  In their first home tournament in six years, the Matadors teed off the spring season with a commanding victory, finishing with a tournament-low 887 strokes. The team hosted the inaugural two-day Matador invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley. The Matadors opened Tuesday ...

Freshman Vivian Lin named Big West Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

James Waters

January 29, 2014

Debuting her talents on the college stage for her first time, freshman Vivian Lin was named the Big West Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Lin, a Hong Kong native, begins her career with back to back singles victories in her first two home matchups. Individually she started off...

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