This generation’s Jackie Robinson

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR There have been rumors lately swirling around ESPN and the rest of the sports media world that multiple NFL players would come out as gay in the near future. To me and to many others, having a gay teammate would be a non-issue. Not necessarily […]

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Baseball begins conference play by sweeping BYU and looks ahead to a tough non-conference opponent Junior Kris Bryant led the Toreros in a sweep of the Cougars in dramatic fashion as the baseball team looks forward to a series against the No. 3 Oregon State Beavers at Fowler Park next week

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR The USD baseball team played a dramatic three-game series against the Brigham Young University Cougars last weekend in the opening series of West Coast Conference play. The Toreros won all three games against the Cougars, but it wasn’t easy. All three games saw the Toreros […]

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Toreros to host Hawaii in the opening round of the Women’s NIT The women’s basketball team will play the Rainbow Wahine March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Jenny Craig Pavilion

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR After falling short of earning the West Coast Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA women’s basketball championships, the women’s basketball team instead earned a bid to the 2013 Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Last season, the Toreros made it to the national semifinals of the WNIT, […]

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Basketball coach Grier to return for next season

By Alex Manessis CONTRIBUTOR Last Thursday with the NCAA tournament rapidly approaching, USD Athletic Director Ky Snyder announced that men’s head basketball coach Bill Grier would be back for a seventh season. The decision came five days after USD’s fourth consecutive losing season concluded with an exciting overtime loss to […]

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Men’s basketball season comes to bitter end at the hands of St. Mary’s Gaels It took overtime, but the Gaels defeated the Toreros 69-66 in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference Championship

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR The men’s basketball team’s season came to an end on March 9 after a 69-66 overtime loss to the St. Mary’s College Gaels in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference Championship in Las Vegas. The Toreros reached the semifinal game after defeating the Pepperdine […]

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NCAA Tournament: teams to watch

By Edwin Blebu ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Last weekend’s schedule of college basketball included many Top 25 matchups that provided a better insight as to which teams are hot and which teams are cooling down heading into conference tournaments. One of the notable Top 25 teams who made a big statement […]

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Toreros fall short of WCC title

Women’s basketball team falls to Gonzaga 62-50 in the finals of the WCC tournament. By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR The women’s basketball team fell one game short of winning the West Coast Conference Championship after being defeated by the Gonzaga University Bulldogs 62-50 in Las Vegas on March 11. The […]

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