11/5 Cal vs. Washington Football

Bears pounce on Cougars

SAN FRANCISCO — It was just about the fastest Zach Maynard had run all season. For all the turnovers he has committed this season, the junior quarterback prevented one solely on his own when he put his body on the line and dove for the ball after running back Isi
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Live Blog: Cal vs. Washington State

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Washington State game live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.

Ashley Ambrose

Signed, sealed, delivered

Defensive backs coach Ashley Ambrose is taking the lessons he learned from his NFL career and imparting them onto his recruits and players.

What do you like? What would you like for me to hear? What would you like for me to say? This is what Ashley Ambrose asks high schoolers when he sits in their living room with their parents and recruits them to come play football at Cal. It’s not an
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Dominic Galas Feature

Thank God I’m a country boy

Junior center Dominic Galas enjoys fishing and hunting and doesn’t even own an iPod. He’s a true country boy — and it shows on the field.

Drive far enough east on 580 to Manteca, Calif., and you’ll be forced into a decision. Either switch on to the 99 north to Sacramento or south to Los Angeles, or take a right turn toward a scratched highway sign scrawled 1-2-0. 120 takes you through the California where the
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Head games

After his big miss against Oregon last year, kicker Giorgio Tavecchio spent the summer reading a book on athletes’ mental states. Now the senior is having his best season yet.

On Nov. 13, 2010, Cal found itself on the wrong side of a 13-15 score late in the third quarter against No. 1 Oregon. After quarterback Brock Mansion led a sustained drive — a rarity on the night — down to the Ducks’ seven-yard line, Cal place kicker Giorgio Tavecchio
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Cal crushes Vanguard in exhibiton

The first time Lindsay Gottlieb saw collegiate action in Haas Pavilion this year, she was watching a Cal volleyball match. When the announcer called the Bears’ lineup, the new Cal women’s basketball coach suddenly realized that this same scenario would unfold in front of her own team soon. “I got
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Midfielder Kyle Marsh has played in all 14 games and started eight. He has scored two goals.

Cal still searching for first conference win

There wasn’t a better time than last weekend for the Cal men’s soccer team to get time off. The Bears (3-7-4, 0-5-2 in the Pac-12) are seven games into the Pac-12 conference schedule. They hang in last place with no wins. They’ve only scored six goals and let in 11.
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