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National Signing Day molding stars or money makers?

What's the point of signing day if big named recruits don't end up at the Super Bowl? Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services

Pete D. Camarillo

February 7, 2015

Across the Nation, top-flight high school recruits selected where they would resume their amateurs careers on Wednesday. In case you have missed ESPN's coverage across its slew of networks, you might have missed notables such as Cordell Broadus, Snoop Dogg's son, to Khalil McKenzie, Raider General Manager Reggie McKen...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors gassed in overtime against USC Women of Troy

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Pete D. Camarillo

December 10, 2014

With 1.2 seconds left in the regulation, USC Women of Troy (6-2) McKenzie Calvert converted a three point that would make the score against the Matadors (6-2) even at 65. CSUN hoisted a final prayer but it wasn't enough to keep the game from overtime and a destined Women of Troy victory at the Gale...

The Sundial’s local college football preview: USC Trojans

USC Cody Kessler needs to the focal point of head coach Steve Sarkisian's offense as the Trojans continue to build on last season's success.

Shaka Dixon

August 28, 2014

With no pro football team, Los Angeles' two powerhouse football teams give football fans at CSUN plenty to be excited for as the season beings Saturday. Not a fan of the college football team from West Los Angeles? No worries. The USC Trojans football team may have a new coach but the expectations...

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors finish fifth at UCSD Invitational

Women's Water Polo: Matadors finish fifth at UCSD Invitational

Rohit Ghosh

February 10, 2014

16th-ranked Cal State Northridge (7-3) split its four games at the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego as the Matadors placed fifth, their highest finish in the tournament to date. The team experienced a roller-coaster of emotions both Saturday and Sunday with multiple games coming down to the final ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors win nail-biter over USC, 65-64

Women's Basketball: Matadors win nail-biter over USC, 65-64

Alex Vejar

December 10, 2013

On the last play of the game with CSUN up by one, USC’s junior guard Ariya Crook dribbled into the lane and put up an airball. Junior forward Alexyz Vaioletama tried to tip it back in, but the ball rolled on the lip of the rim for what felt like hours before it popped out. Game, Matadors. “E...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN tournament hopes dashed by Trojans

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN tournament hopes dashed by Trojans

Andrew Martinez

December 7, 2013

The No. 7 USC Trojans (28-5) proved too much to handle for the Matadors (24-7) as they were swept in the second round of the NCAA Tournament 19-25, 18-25, 18-25 Friday night at the Galen Center. The Matadors, a top-20 team in the nation in hitting percentage, struggled as they only hit an uncharac...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors overpowered by Trojans, fall 95-79

Men's Basketball: Matadors overpowered by Trojans, fall 95-79

Alex Vejar

November 13, 2013

  After only being down four in the second half, the CSUN Matadors (1-1) were hit with a 16-3 scoring run and suffered a blowout loss to the USC Trojans (1-1) Tuesday, 95-79. The Matador offense was ice cold, only shooting 33.3 percent for the game. The Trojans shot an efficient 57.1 perce...

Mayoral race heats up at USC debate

C. Megan Diskin

April 24, 2013

The third televised debate of the Los Angeles mayoral run-off race became heated when Eric Garcetti called out Wendy Greuel on her relationship with the Department of Water and Power union that invested $3 million into her campaign. University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Po...

Matadors draw even with Trojans

Matadors draw even with Trojans

Casey Delich

September 10, 2012

The Matadors battled to a 1-1 draw with USC on Sunday night for their second double-overtime game in three days. Making their first visit to Matador Field, USC (2-3-1) brought a 3-0 record against the Matadors (3-1-3) into the match, but the teams had not faced each other since 1998. From the...

Men’s volleyball: CSUN’s early struggles prove too much against Trojan defense


Jonathan Andrade

January 13, 2012

The Matadors headed into Friday night’s matchup as the underdog against No. 6 USC and quickly showed why as they were swept in straight sets at the Galen Center. CSUN (1-4, 0-2 MPSF) failed to keep up with their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation foes early in the match and nearly stole the f...

W-Vball: No. 9 USC snaps home-opening Matadors’ winning streak

W-Vball: No. 9 USC snaps home-opening Matadors' winning streak

Julian Reyes

September 6, 2011

The USC Trojans out-matched and out-classed the Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team, sweeping them 3-0 in the Matadors’ Tuesday-night home debut, and showing that while CSUN (4-3) is an improved team, it’s not ready to keep up with the likes of No. 9 Southern California yet. Mahina Haina, “The Flying Hawaiian,” fresh off being named Big ...

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