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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Cal senior Glen Ishino is hoping to qualify for the Olympics this summer.

London calling

The Olympic Games only happen once every four years. For Glen Ishino, this summer is an entire lifetime in the making.

For Glen Ishino, the perfect routine can never happen. However, that has not stopped him from dreaming about it. “I envision this ridiculous routine with things that I could never do,” says the Cal senior. “The perfect routine at the Olympics, with millions of people watching — that would be
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Matthew Del Junco will be one of the few older team members leading the Bears next year

Bears look to put out Flames in Saturday meet

After five weeks of hibernation, the Bears are ready to come roaring back. The No. 8 Cal’s men’s gymnastics team is set to face off against No. 13 University of Illinois, Chicago in the RSF Field House this Saturday at 7 p.m. It will be the team’s first meet since
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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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Cal bests Stanford, falls to Oklahoma at home

The blue and gold of the basketball court was barely visible Sunday afternoon beneath the chalk-covered blue mats at Haas Pavilion. The No. 7 Cal men’s gymnastics team hosted tri-meet against No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 5 Stanford before a diverse crowd that filled the stands. After an afternoon-long contest,
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Cal to take on two top-10 teams at home

The chance to get to see two top-10 teams square off is rare. The opportunity to see three top teams compete is even more of an anomaly. On Sunday, the Cal men’s gymnastics team will host Stanford and Oklahoma in a three-way contest at Haas Pavilion. The meet, scheduled for
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Men's gymnastics was cut — and reinstated — in McNeill's first year as coach.

Up in the Air

Tim McNeill spends the whole week calming them down. He’ll have them visualize their routines, being in the most comfortable place.  He tells them not to look at any numbers or scores — no matter how big the meet is. All you can do is focus on what you can
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