Junior Correy Johnson hit .500 in the Bears’ victory over FIU.

Barrett, Johnson shine in opening weekend

For two years, Elly Barrett watched from the sidelines as setter Carli Lloyd ran the Cal volleyball team’s offense. On Friday night in the Bears’ season opener against UC Riverside, Lloyd was perched in the Haas Pavilion stands, watching her successor lead No. 3 Cal to a convincing sweep of
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Bears top Highlanders in straight sets

An emphatic kill by outside hitter Adrienne Gehan sealed a 25-17 win in the final set as the No. 3 Cal volleyball team earned its first win of the 2011 campaign with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-17) sweep of UC Riverside. The Bears only allowed the Highlanders to tie the
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A new quarterback won’t stop these surging Bears

At Cal, we are more than familiar with the aftermath of losing an incredible quarterback. Perhaps current students only know Aaron Rodgers as the alumnus that won the Super Bowl last season, but I remember him as the savior of Cal football that brought us some respectability. After Rodgers bolted
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Cal slightly modifies recipe for success

Volleyball Season Preview The Cal volleyball team is coming off its best season in program history. The Bears took their first Pac-10 title, and made their first appearance in the national championship match. One school of thought would be not to mess with success and simply plug in new players
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Cal travels across bay for season opener

Season openers always have their jitters, especially when teams are away from the comforts of their home field. With these two forces working against the No. 7 Cal men’s soccer team this Friday evening, the Bears travel across the bridge to face the University of San Francisco at Negoesco Stadium
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Cal looks to build upon successful preseason

After an undefeated exhibition schedule, which included two convincing wins and a tie with Stanford, the Cal field hockey team will visit No. 16 Louisville at 3 p.m. at Trager Stadium for the first official game of the season. Coming off last year’s disappointing finish — a loss to Stanford
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Bears open season against barren Riverside

Eight months after dropping the NCAA championship match to Penn State last December, the No. 3 Cal volleyball team will see its first action of the 2011 season this weekend. The Bears will host the Cal Molten Classic today and Saturday at Haas Pavillion, inviting UC Riverside, Fairfield and Florida
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Bison are big question mark for Bears

Last year, the Cal women’s soccer team had its biggest victory of the season against Hawaii at Edwards Stadium, piling eight goals from six different players. But as the Bears prepare to fly down to Honolulu for the rematch, coach Neil McGuire does not expect another romp over the Rainbow
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