Bears Breaking Out: Kyle Porter

A few months ago, the Cal baseball team’s pitching situation looked a lot more certain than it does now. In the past month, pitching coach Dan Hubbs has taken a job at alma mater USC and lefty Louie Lechich has transferred. That leaves the Bears very thin experience-wise in the
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All the world’s a stage

Summertime is traditionally a dead-zone for sports and — most importantly — a time for unyielding relaxation after a grueling school year. Apparently, no one told these Cal athletes. Many have passed up on the comforts of leisurely sunbathing to continue competing on the national and international levels. Here’s a
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Bears Breaking Out: Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt

The Cal men’s tennis team faced a Sweet 16 exit at the NCAA Championships, but its top doubles team still managed to leave a lasting impression on the opponents. In a tiebreak triumph against Tennessee, Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt toppled the nation’s top-ranked tandem to clinch the doubles point
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Bears Breaking Out: Anett Schutting

With the departure of senior Mari Andersson, Cal women’s tennis team is currently in midst of a summer audition to take her spot as the No. 2 singles player and Jana Juricova’s double partner. Incoming sophomore Anett Schutting can be the one to fill those shoes next season. Due to
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Bears Breaking Out: Richard Solomon

Many are eager to see the kind of sophomore season Allen Crabbe has for Cal. But the second-year progress made by his former high school teammate may be just as important for Mike Montgomery’s Bears. With center Markhuri Sanders-Frison leaving, Cal will need a big man to step up and
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Bears Breaking Out: Talia Caldwell

Breakout Players: Richard Solomon | Anett Schutting | Kyle Porter | Ted Jones |  Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt | Aleksa Saponjic By now, you probably recognize the hot-shot names in Cal athletics: Keenan Allen. Jorge Gutierrez. Tony Renda. Nathan Adrian. But with every new season comes a set of budding stars who are ready to make their mark.
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2011-2012 Storylines: Can Cal pull off a water polo sweep?

Other 2011-2012 Storylines: Baseball | M. Hoops | W. Hoops | Volleyball | Tennis | Swimming  Cal water polo saw a pair of terrific seasons end bitterly in 2010-2011. The women set milestone after milestone during a banner campaign, capturing their first-ever MPSF tournament crown and making the program’s NCAA title game debut — only to lose to Stanford for the 31st
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2011-2012 Storylines: Can men’s hoops rise atop the Pac again?

Other 2011-2012 Storylines: Baseball | W. Hoops | Volleyball | Tennis | Swimming | Water Polo Cal was slated to finish near the bottom of the conference before Mike Montgomery took the Bears dancing in his first year. One season later, they stood atop the Pac-10 conference for the first time in half a century. After an overachieving 2010-2011 campaign, which
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