Running back Bigelow impresses at spring practice

At the Cal football team’s spring practice on Saturday, sophomore running back Brendan Bigelow “grew up a lot,” according to head coach Jeff Tedford. As the squad participated in full pad drills and scrimmages, the tailback proved to be one of the highlights of the morning, tallying eight carries for
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In the third frame, Mitch Delfino hit a double to send Tony Renda home to give the Bears a 2-0 lead.

Trojans walk off against Bears in 3-2 win

Cal dropped the rubber match of its series with USC on Saturday, losing 3-2 on a second consecutive walk off at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the bases loaded, reliever Joey Donofrio walked Trojan pinch hitter Garrett Stubbs on a
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Trojans rally in ninth to tie series

On Friday night, the Cal baseball team was one strike away from winning its three-game series against USC. The Bears had a 1-0 lead, and closer Logan Scott had runners on second and third with two outs at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. Second baseman James Roberts had other ideas.
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Center fielder Frani Echavarria was perfect on her three at-bats, finishing the game with two doubles and a home run.

Bears bulldoze Utes in first of three tilts

On Thursday, the Cal softball team held the Utes mute. The Bears dominated the series opener against Utah with a 10-0 win in five innings at the Ute Softball Field in Salt Lake City, Utah. Senior outfielder Frani Echavarria notched two doubles and a home run to fuel the Bears
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Bears prepare for Huskies and Ducks

Being a member of the Pac-12 means regularly facing nationally top-10 teams — teams that threaten the Cal men’s tennis team’s seeding for the Pac-12 Championships in late April. As a result, it’s crucial for the Bears to win this weekend’s games against lower-tier squads Washington and Oregon to boost their
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Bears’ postseason dreams a mile high

Conference championships are important to most teams. The Cal men’s gymnastics team doesn’t think so. The Bears will travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend to compete in the MPSF Championship meet on Saturday. Their focus, however, is on the NCAA championship two weeks away. The top 12 teams in the
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Maynard recorded seven sacks this Saturday against USC.

Notes from spring practice: Stadium will be game ready

With games at AT&T park a distant nightmare, Memorial Stadium is on pace to be ready for the 2012 football season. While the stadium will not be completely operational for Cal’s Sept. 1 home opener against Nevada, it will be able to host a football game. As of now, the
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Bears to face No. 1 UCLA in home finale

The Cal and UCLA women’s water polo teams have met once this year in a game that catapulted them on divergent paths. On Feb. 4, the Bears were 10-0 on the season and ranked second in the country, close to making the jump to the top of the collegiate water
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