Cal softball seeks NCAA championship

Coming one step short to a championship title last season in a disappointing loss to Alabama in the Women’s College World Series, those of the Cal softball team, especially the veterans, ended last season with a bitter taste in their mouths. For the Bears this season, the path to the
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Cal softball looks to rebound in Las Vegas

No matter the opposition, the biggest obstacle for the Cal softball team always remains the same: itself. “We prepare for every weekend the same,” said senior catcher Lindsey Ziegenhirt. “Our biggest opponent is always Cal softball, and we know what we need to do and focus on not beating ourselves.”
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Cal softball smacks UC Davis

It may have taken longer than Diane Ninemire would have hoped, but the Cal softball team finally won consecutive games for the first time this season. Fresh off a win against Indiana on Sunday, the No. 9 Bears defeated UC Davis 7-0 Wednesday night at La Rue Field in Davis,
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No. 3 Cal softball upset by Florida, Kentucky, start season 2-2

The Cal softball team is accustomed to winning. They aren’t accustomed to playing .500 ball. Kicking off their 2013 season, the third-ranked Cal softball team traveled to Tempe, Ariz., for the Kajikawa Classic last weekend. The Bears went 2-2 overall, dropping games to Kentucky and No. 14 Florida. “We need
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Cal softball heads to Tempe for season-opening Kajikawa Classic

In Cal softball’s first tournament of the year, the Bears look to get back on track after a disappointing final series during which Cal lost the championship to Alabama. In addition, five freshmen will make their debut at the Arizona State Kajikawa Tournament this Friday through Sunday. “Our expectation is
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Despite College World Series loss, Bears not ashamed of season

The Bears breezed through the regular season, took down multiple ranked opponents, and became the first Cal team to host both the Regionals and Super-Regionals in postseason play. Despite one of the best regular seasons in Cal softball history, two losses to ranked opponents in the Women’s College World Series proved the Bears were not immortal.
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Insurance for championship assurance

“Come on Dad, I don’t need to worry about travel insurance. There’s no way they’ll lose.” The Cal softball team was supposed to win the national championship, and I was supposed to cover them all the way to the finish. After a canceled flight and more than a thousand dollars
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Sports in Brief — June 3, 2012

For crew, another top finish in season finale The No. 4 Cal men’s crew team finished fourth at the IRA National Championships this weekend at Copper River in Cherry Hill, N.J., finishing in the top four in five events. The finish breaks a four-year streak of top-three finishes for the
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