Bears stage comeback at Wahine Volleyball Classic

When No. 6 Hawaii libero Ali Longo served the ball on Cal’s match point in the fifth set, it seemed the next point belonged to the Rainbow Wahine. But freshman libero Mary McKennon hooked it into the middle of court where freshman Nikki Gombaro just barely bumped it over the
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Dissecting the Pac-12 open

After a disappointing opening weekend, Cal has dropped to No. 25 nationwide. The team still looks to find a leader in the wake of Tarah Murrey’s graduation. After snagging the Pac-10 championship title and making an NCAA Final appearance two years ago, the Bears dropped off last season with a second-round NCAA exit. Fast forward to this season and it is looking bleak for Coach Feller and his squad.
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Fall sports calendar

The Daily Cal sports staff compiles a no-fail list of the top games to catch across all major sports

10/20: Football vs. Stanford This one needs no introduction. It doesn’t matter whether it’s in October or November, in Berkeley or Palo Alto — it can be on the moon, for that matter. It’s always going to be the Big Game, a name the Super Bowl couldn’t even have. Let’s
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Young Bears face grueling weekend in San Diego

Two years ago, the Cal women’s volleyball team was the Pac-10 champion and advanced to the finals of the NCAA tournament. Just one year later the Bears finished third in the newly minted Pac-12 and couldn’t advance past the second round of the NCAAs.
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Cal looks to adjust without star Murrey

The 2011 Cal volleyball team started its season ranked second in the fiercely competitive Pac-12 conference. After a Pac-10 title and an appearance in the 2010 NCAA championship, the Bears felt confident they could reproduce the same success. If the team’s current sixth-place ranking in the most recent Pac-12 coaches’
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Lloyd named alternate for Olympic team

Former Cal standout Carli Lloyd was recently named an alternate for the U.S. Olympic indoor volleyball team. While Lloyd likely won’t see action in London’s Games, her designation as a replacement setter speaks to her future with the U.S. program. The 22-year-old Lloyd has the least amount of professional experience
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The top 10 moments in Cal sports this year: Part one

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.

This is the first in a two-part installment of the top 10 moments from Cal sports this year. The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.
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Crosson leaves Cal to serve as head coach at Cal Poly

On Friday, the list of Cal assistant coaches departing for other programs grew to one more. The Cal volleyball team announced assistant coach Sam Crosson accepted a head coaching position at Cal Poly. Crosson brought a bunch blocking defensive scheme and most notably the fast offense to the Bears when
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