Olympics update: Mann qualifies for Games, others advance to trials

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Cal senior Glen Ishino will attempt to qualify for the USA Olympic team this weekend in San Jose after a decorated career with the Bears.

Mann named to water polo squad for Olympics Former Cal water polo player John Mann was selected to the USA men’s water polo team on Monday, becoming the third Cal water polo player who will compete in the 2012 London Olympics. Mann, who played for Cal from 2003-06, had one
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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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Bears fail to live up to expectations

With some of the best talent in the country, the Cal men’s gymnastics team had high expectations for itself. But talent was not enough for a national championship, as a Cal squad that had been felled by injuries most of the year finished a disappointing fourth at NCAAs. The the
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Ishino wins title, Cal finishes fourth at NCAAs

Glen Ishino won a national championship in his final act as a member of the Cal men’s gymnastics team. It just was not the one that everyone was hoping for. The senior struggled in the team competition, but found his footing when it meant the most, winning pommel horse both
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Bears look to conclude season on high note at NCAAs

Following its most disappointing performance of the year two weeks ago at the MPSF championships, the Cal men’s gymnastics team has spent its last days of practice before the NCAA championship regaining its confidence and becoming as healthy as possible. “Since not doing as well as we were capable of
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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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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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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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