Bears’ third victory is par for the course

A beautiful view was not enough to distract the Cal men’s golf team last week in Oahu, Hawaii. The No. 10 Bears defeated an 18-team field in the three-day John A. Burns Intercollegiate tournament that came down to the final day of the competition. The victory, the Bears’ third of
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Bears vault to victory in win over Cardinal

The third time was not the charm for the Cal men’s gymnastics team against Stanford this season. The fourth and fifth times that the Bears matched up with their Bay Area foe, however, turned out pretty well. Cal wrapped up a five-meet season series with Stanford Saturday with a win
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Bears Top Gaels to Open MPSF Season Play

The Cal lacrosse team’s winning strategy of spreading the ball out became apparent in just the first minute of Sunday’s season opener when the squad scored a goal. The Bears dominated their first MPSF match with draw control and ball possession to begin its conference season with an 18-6 victory
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Photo Gallery: Cal baseball sweeps Pacific

The Cal baseball team began the 2012 campaign this weekend with a three-game sweep of Pacific. The Bears won Friday’s opener at Evans Diamond 9-1, and followed that up with a 6-3 win in Stockton, Calif. Cal completed the sweep with a 9-3 win on Sunday.

Bears finish off tourney with pounding of LSU

Another weekend, another sweep. The No. 1 Cal softball team continued its pillaging of any and all comers Sunday in Henderson, Nev., with a resounding 14-3 victory over No. 24 LSU. “I thought they were definitely one of the better teams we played this year,” said pitcher Jolene Henderson. “Fortunately,
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200 medley relay backstroke starter, Marcin Tarczynski

Relays only bright spots as Bears fall in Big Meet

STANFORD, Calif. — The Big Meet ended as it began: full-throated whistles punctuating the electric air, a spirited anchor leg from a charging challenger, a raucous crowd’s crescendo as two competing hands reached for final wall in sync. For three minutes each, two relays befit the Cal-Stanford rivalry at its
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Sophomore wing/fullback Jake Anderson and the Bears overcame a late deficit to beat the Thunderbirds.

Bears overcome late deficit to take first leg of World Cup

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Senior Alex Aronson found himself in an unfamiliar spot on Saturday afternoon. For the first time in his career as a Cal rugger, the flyhalf was asked to step up and kick a go-ahead conversion. With the Bears trailing 11-12 to British Columbia following a try
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