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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

2024 NBA playoffs mark the beginning of a new era for the league

Luis Silva, Sports Reporter May 19, 2024

It’s official, the NBA has entered a new era. The stars and teams who dominated the 2010s are no longer on top. The Golden State Warriors have had their dynasty ended after losing the NBA Play-In....

File photo. Graduate student Sasha Turchak plays her tennis match in the CSUN Fall Invitational on Nov. 11, 2023 in Northridge, Calif.

Women’s tennis ends season with loss in Big West quarterfinals

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2024

CSUN women’s tennis had high hopes for the tournament as the second-place team in the Big West. But after they pushed most of their matches to three sets, they couldn’t finish them off and fell to...

File photo. Infielder Kamau Neighbors, 19, up to bat against Cal State Bakersfield on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

UC San Diego outlasts CSUN baseball in a 10-inning thriller

Kevin Khachatryan, Sports Reporter May 13, 2024

In a high-scoring contest on Friday afternoon, UC San Diego emerged victorious over the Matadors 11-5 after a dramatic extra-innings battle. The game was evenly poised until the 10th inning, when UC San...

CSUN softball celebrates a six-run come-from-behind win, defeating UC San Diego 9-7 on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Matador Diamond in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN softball storms back from behind to sweep the Tritons on Senior Night

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter May 7, 2024

In a game of immense importance, CSUN staged a comeback in their final home game of the season on senior night, securing a significant victory over the Tritons of UC San Diego. The game, which kicked off...

Thomas Bainton, 21, pitches to Cal State Bakersfields batter and CSUN Baseball starts the season strong winning the season opener against Cal State Bakersfield 5-3 on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Matador Field.

CSUN baseball clinches sweep over Roadrunners, extends its winning streak to eight

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 30, 2024

CSUN wrapped up its three-game home series with a triumphant sweep over Cal State Bakersfield, extending its winning streak to eight. Outfielder Will Linberg's exceptional performance set the pace during...

Guard Erica Adams, 20, takes the ball up to shoot and gets blocked by Cal State Bakersfield forward Julia Riley, 20, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN Women’s Basketball season ends with struggles

Kevin Khachatryan, Sports Reporter April 30, 2024

The Matadors concluded their season with a reasonable effort, but more was needed to secure a spot in the postseason conference tournament for the third consecutive year. Through the uphill battle, CSUN...

Forward Talo Li-Uperesa, guard Kaitlyn Elsholz and forward Kayanna Spriggs talk about a play that was drawn up after a timeout at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on Jan. 10 in Northridge, Calif.

Angie Ned named head coach of CSUN women’s basketball

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor April 30, 2024

CSUN Athletic Director Shawn Chin-Farrell has announced that Angie Ned will be the next head coach for the women’s basketball team. Ned comes to Northridge from California Baptist University, where...

Lauryn Carranco, 15, stares down the batter as she releases a pitch on the softball diamond on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the Matador Diamond in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN drops series to Highlanders after intense final game

Devlin Jimenez, Sports Reporter April 21, 2024

After splitting the first two games of the series against UC Riverside (14-24, 8-10 Big West) on Friday, the Matadors lost a closely contested ball game on Saturday to close out the series. CSUN (19-22,...

During the CSUN mens volleyball game and senior night, the crowd stands up with one point left to win the set against UCSB on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena. In the crowd, a sign and cutout heads are held up for senior and outside hitter, Kyle Hobus, 7, too.

Matadors pull off senior night victory over Gauchos

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor April 18, 2024

After losing the first game at Santa Barbara to the Gauchos three sets to one on Friday, the Matadors pulled off the victory Saturday night at home to give their graduating seniors a night to remember. Coming...

Infielder Kamau Neighbors, 19, batting as Andrew Gauna, 43, gets ready to come home from third base on Friday, April 12, 2024, against CSU Long Beach at the Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN baseball sweeps doubleheader against Dirtbags

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 17, 2024

After a disappointing blowout loss at home to California Baptist last week, CSUN (20-14, 8-4 Big West) bounced back with a vengeance, securing a dominating series win by sweeping a doubleheader against...

Yuliia Zhytelna lets out a scream after winning a point in her singles match on Friday, April 12 in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors defeat Beach in emotional match

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2024

Entering the match, Yuliia Zhytelna never wanted to be in the position to clinch. But she was. The Matadors (11-5, 5-1 Big West Conference) entered the match against Long Beach State (11-7, 5-3 Big...

Dorottya Telek plays defense against UC Santa Barbara on March 11, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Telek: A rising water polo superstar, proud of her Hungarian roots, and driven by a passion for victory

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 12, 2024

In collegiate water polo, Dorottya Telek, a junior, has been creating ripples everywhere she plays. Her exceptional talent and unwavering determination have distinguished her as a critical player for CSUN’s...

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