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Everyone’s riding a bicycle

Alonso Tacanga

September 22, 2008

So I know that everyone's biking nowadays, specially with gas still being a bit pricey, but I was a bit surprised to see a big-time CSUN athlete riding one today. I was walking back from Burger King (Just walking. I didn't eat anything)and I noticed Tremaine Townsend, the Matadors' basketball team'...

A bit of BIG advice when attending a Dodger game…

Alonso Tacanga

September 21, 2008

By: Staff Reporter Richard Castañeda Regardless of any students’ schedules, Saturday is a day to be revered. It’s the day to sleep in, get homework done or finally see friends that the weekday won’t allow. Today’s sacrifice can’t only be quantified into the confines of either of those reasons....

Week on Wall Street

Jacky Guerrero

September 20, 2008

This has been a stormy week on Wall Street. First, Monday's bankruptcy and closure of financial giant Lehman Brothers. Then, Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch. And by the end of the week the government bailed out financial giant American International Group. This bailout comes after Uncle Sam alr...

Notes from Women’s soccer team

Alonso Tacanga

September 19, 2008

By staff reporter Michael Harrington: CSUN senior Kristal Phillips, who has two goals and two assists this season, will not be available in Friday night's game against Arizona State. She is forced to sit after receiving a red card in the Matador's previous game. On the year Phillips has a total of five y...

Matador sports news are now brought to you quicker

Alonso Tacanga

September 17, 2008

So since it was kinda silly to publish Thursday games' stories on Mondays, we're bringing the online option to you. Whenever there is a late game, so late that it won't make next day's paper, just check online! It'll be there even if it's not on the paper. Even if it's on a Friday or Saturday... Excited?...

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...

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