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Women’s soccer team perfect season snapped

Alonso Tacanga

September 12, 2008

(This is an unedited first draft of reporter Michael Harrington's game story) For the 2007-2008 New England Patriots, their bid for a perfect season ended in their 19th, and final, game of the year. For the 2008 Cal State Northridge Matadors, it ended in their fifth. The Matador's (4-1-0) suffered their...

Who feels like sports…train collides in CSUN’s backyard…

Alonso Tacanga

September 12, 2008

On a sad day like today with the deaths of those Metrolink passengers, it's hard to talk about sports.  I had a scare when I thought a loved one was there, fortunately it was just that, a scare. But for many people around, it's more than just a scare, it's sad reality. The world of sports is a way of...

All CSUN teams on the road this weekend

Alonso Tacanga

September 11, 2008

The men's soccer team will be in Wisconsin for a tournament. The women's soccer team will be in Moraga also for a tournament. The women's volleyball team will be in Arizona for an Invitational. All three teams are posting excellent records so far, hopefully it stays that way by the end of the weekend.

Breaking Soccer News!

Alonso Tacanga

September 9, 2008

Matadors Devin Deldó and Rafael Garcia are out for the season with broken ACL's. They will have surgery later this week and their timetable for recovery is from 6 to 9 months. Deldó is a senior but head coach Terry Davila is looking into getting him at least an extra season of eligibility.

Men’s soccer team wins CSUF tournament

Alonso Tacanga

September 8, 2008

The Matadors defeated UNLV today 2-0 with goals of Camerons Sims and Moy Gomez and won the CSU Fullerton Tournament. CSUN had also beat CSU Bakersfield on Friday, thus giving them a 2-0 record, good enough for the brief competition's championship. The Matadors are off to a hot start. After dropping...

LPGA decides not to go with English-only rule

Alonso Tacanga

September 5, 2008

So last Wednesday one of our reporters wrote a story about discrimination in sports and he mentioned the LPGA wanting to make all of its members speak English or face membership suspension. It seem like the LPGA read his story and decided to shut down the project -just kidding about them reading the...

Women’s Volleyball coverage

Alonso Tacanga

September 5, 2008

We're having difficulty covering volleyball due to their weekends far, far away from Northridge. They've been to an Invitational in Boise, Idaho and, this weekend, are in Sacramento for another one. We're going to do our best to keep you updated and get interviews as soon as we can for you crazy volleyball...

Men’s soccer: Update on Rafael Garcia

Alonso Tacanga

September 3, 2008

So the update is that there is no update thus far. I spoke to the media relations' person for the men's soccer team on his condition and he said that as far as the prognostic, it won't be known until next week. The reporter who interviewed Garcia after he suffered the injury said that it could be an...

Speaking of Sean Franklin

Alonso Tacanga

September 3, 2008

I bet many of you guys didn't know about Franklin, the Matador who's making it big in the MLS. Ok, granted, some of you did, but did you REALLY know he was doing this good? He's sure representing CSUN with pride out there. Anyways, I bumped into him at the Northridge mall the other day. Guess, where...

Going to interview Galaxy rookie, former Matador Sean Franklin

Alonso Tacanga

August 20, 2008

So I'll be going to interview Mr. Franklin at his new home, the Home Depot Center, today Wednesday the 20th. Franklin was selected 4th overall in the MLS Superdraft despite having missed great part of his senior season at CSUN. Imagine that...4th overall of a professional league. Franklin has developed...

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