Athletes of the Year

By Albert Ledezma Sports Editor Baseball: Dalton Duarte First base- Junior Dalton Duarte was an offensive juggernaut for a team that finished last in most offensive categories in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Duarte finished the season leading the conference in home runs (16) and second in slugging percentage (.671). And, he finished first in RBIs (39) for the team. Duarte not only hits for … Continue reading Athletes of the Year

Fall sports preview: New seasons, big expectations

By Daniel Giovati Staff Writer Summer is quickly approaching and for many CSUDH students that means it’s time to relax and hit the beach. For the Toro student-athletes participating in fall sports, the summer is the three months that can make or break their seasons. Men’s Soccer CSUDH is coming off an impressive 13-5-3 overall record and they had the best record in the California … Continue reading Fall sports preview: New seasons, big expectations

A League OF HER OWN

By Albert Ledezma Sports Editor 12-year-old shows that a team isn’t just together on the field The California State University, Dominguez Hills softball team is riddled with outstanding student-athletes. But one stands out. Even though she has never played a game. Her name is Raven Stewart, the honorary student-athlete for the CSUDH softball team. The 12-year-old was honored by the team April 14, on Cystic … Continue reading A League OF HER OWN

A galaxy not so far away

By Elizabeth Adams Features Editor The 1990’s marked a new era for U.S. soccer after the country’s successful bid to host the 1994 World Cup. From that sparked the birth of a new home for competitive soccer; Major League Soccer (MLS). With a challenging start, financial insecurity, and developing a system unlike any other soccer league, it was unsure if the league, or any of … Continue reading A galaxy not so far away

Standout individual performances, but campaigns for Toro ballers

By Daniel Giovati Staff Writer As the seasons wind down for the Toro baseball and softball squads, the best that can be said is there have been some superlative individual performances and some marked improvement, particularly for the softballers. But the teams’ respective playoff droughts are all but a certainty to continue. The baseball squad is 13-29 overall and 10-26 in conference this season. That … Continue reading Standout individual performances, but campaigns for Toro ballers

Students first, athletes second

By Imani Johnson Staff Writer There is a reason why the term is “student-athletes.” While every athlete on every college campus, including ours, trains, practices and competes to maximize their athletic potential, they are all, first and foremost, students. And the California State University, Dominguez Hills Athletic Department provides a great amount of support for every athlete academic success in order for them to also … Continue reading Students first, athletes second

Women’s soccer team gets blast from the past

By Francisco Padilla Staff Writer After consecutive years of underachieving on the pitch, the California State University, Dominguez Hills women’s soccer team has looked to their historic past and brought back coaching soccer legend Marine Cano. Cano returns to CSUDH for the second time in his career, boasting an impressive resume. He has two National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) semifinal appearances, two California Collegiate Athletics … Continue reading Women’s soccer team gets blast from the past