Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

No. 1: Stanford (12-0, 22-1) My, Stanford, that’s an awful lot of “W”s you’ve got on your record, there. Once again you blew past your opponents — this time the L.A. schools — and tacked two more triumphs onto your home record. Once again the Ogwumike sisters continued to astound
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

No. 1: California (20-6, 10-3) The Bears picked the right time to complete their first road sweep of the Pac-12 season. They had fallen from their first-place perch after falling to Arizona at home. Given the state of the Pac-12, winning the conference is Cal’s best chance at making the
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Neu kid on the block

Cal's new pitching coach, Mike Neu, uses his experience in the majors to inspire the next generation of pros.

The stinging sound of balls hitting mitts reverberates in Evans Diamond. Often the most robust pops come from the arm of the man wearing No. 11 on his back. But sometimes, Mike Neu’s power-packed throws are not accompanied by the smack of the glove. The 33-year-old Neu fires the ball
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Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

Jamia Reid broke Cal's stolen bases record as a freshman. Three years later, the senior is looking toward home.

Jamia Reid is a thrill seeker. She loves standing on the bag, scanning the field, her eyes sharp for an opportunity to bolt. “It’s a combination of strategy and speed,” says the senior outfielder. “I need to be ready at all times, for anything.” It is this edge that has
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Cal locked and loaded for national championship run

Make no mistake about it: this season, the Cal softball team is out for blood. After a crushing defeat to Georgia in last year’s Super Regional, the Bears look to rebound this year with only one goal in mind: the national championship. Cal returns all nine starters from last year’s
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All-MPSF upperclassmen look to lead balanced Bears attack

This year, the Cal lacrosse team has one goal: to be an “every-half” team. Because the Bears have had a tendency to pick up their game or pull through in the last 30 minutes of the match, they have been characterized as a “second-half” team. This spring, with the addition
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Bears to tee off on Palmer course at Hawaii tournament

The Cal men’s golf team is off to paradise this week as the squad begins its second tournament of the year. The team will play in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate tournament in Kuhuku, Hawaii Wednesday through Friday. “This tournament has become a tradition for us,” coach Steve Desimone said.
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Juricova in top form in solid weekend for Bears

The Cal women’s tennis team boosted its national reputation in the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championships, dominating two matches against esteemed programs before falling to No. 3 Duke, 4-1. The No. 7 Bears (6-1) advanced to the semifinal of the prestigious Charlottesville, Va., tournament for the third time in
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