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Flemer to start critical series against UCLA

It’s desperation time for the Cal baseball team. The Bears have six games remaining in the season, and need to get four wins to hit the 30-mark, which they think should give them a strong case to make the postseason. To get those wins, Cal (26-22, 9-15 in the Pac-12) will
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The joy of statistical nostalgia

Now that summer has started, I’ve been spending a large majority of time surfing over old baseball statistics on Baseball-Reference.com, admittedly one of the lamest ways to pass time. When I visit Baseball Reference, I generally surf individual league leaders from years past and spend time researching old Seattle Mariners
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Bears move on to face Yellow Jackets in NCAAs

The No. 9 Cal women’s tennis team advanced to the round of 16 at NCAAs for the sixth consecutive year, easily taking down Pepperdine 4-0 in the second round on Saturday at Hellman Tennis Complex. The Bears (19-6) will make a much farther trip than their upcoming opponents with a
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The Bears advanced to the round of 16 after a clutch second round win over Texas Tech on Sunday. The Bears play No. 2 Virginia on Friday.

Cal heads to round of 16 at NCAAs

The No. 14 Cal men’s tennis team defeated No. 22 Texas Tech in a close 4-3 match in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Hellman Tennis Complex on Sunday, advancing to the round of 16. Cal (14-11) narrowly qualified to host the first two rounds of NCAAs as
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Valerie Arioto made a stronger case for being named national player of the year this weekend, as she hit a walk-off 2-run homer in Thursday's win. The Bears host NCAA regionals starting Friday.

Bears fall in series finale, but win Pac-12 title

Despite having no stakes on the line, Saturday’s regular season finale between the No. 1 Cal softball team and No. 2 Arizona State featured two of the best pitchers in the Pac-12. After clinching the conference title against the Sun Devils with a 5-0 victory on Friday, the Bears (50-4,
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Justin Jones and the Bears ran into trouble against Arizona's offense, which racked up 10 hits on Sunday.

Cal’s future dim after home sweep by Arizona

The Cal baseball team managed just one run in each of its first two games against No. 14 Arizona at Evans Diamond. On Sunday afternoon, the Bears’ offense finally found a spark, putting a three-spot on the board in the second inning. Unfortunately for Cal, the big inning was a
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Bears’ comeback falls short as Wildcats take series

Saturday’s game started with a firework and ended with a dud that fizzled out despite great anticipation. On just the fourth pitch of the game, Arizona’s Joey Rickard blasted a ball just over the left field wall to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. The Cal baseball team was down
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Cal falls to Arizona in 3-1 loss

The Cal baseball team succumbed to a dominant pitcher Friday afternoon at Evans Diamond, falling 3-1 to No. 10 Arizona. Despite taking a one-run lead in the first inning, the Bears had no answers over the next eight as Wildcats starter Kurt Heyer stymied the Cal bats for a complete
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