The Fresno Grizzlies completed their first sweep of the season by beating the New Orleans Zephyrs 4-2 on Sunday at Chukchansi Park. More>>
Bulldogs' freshman Kevin Viers launched two solo home runs to help the Fresno State baseball team finish off its series sweep of the Nevada Wolf Pack with a 6-4 win. More>>
15 years ago, a Valley youngster went to a Giants-Mets baseball game dressed like his favorite player, Mike Piazza.
Today that youngster, Jake Alvarez, is an infielder for Fresno State.
And he will never forget the day his image was flashed to a national television audience time after time by the Fox Network cameras.
Watching the video provided by KMPH on Wednesday, Alvarez called it one of the greatest times of his life. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies wrapped up a Pacific Coast League road trip Tuesday afternoon in Memphis with a 4-3 loss to the Redbirds.
Fresno had an early 1-0 lead before Memphis scored three times in the third inning. Brock Peterson capped the rally with a two run home run to put the Redbirds up 4-1.
Cole Gillespie homered for the Grizzlies, but their winning streak ends at four.
Baseball's Fresno Grizzlies lost their top player Monday when Brett Pill was recalled by the San Francisco Giants.
Pill is one of the hottest hitters in the minor leagues right now, batting .341 with nine homers and 47 RBIs in only 32 games for the Grizzlies.
Pill joins the Giants Tuesday in Toronto.
Meanwhile on the field, the Grizzlies beat Memphis for their fourth win in a row, 4-3.
The Fresno State baseball team rallied for a 9-8 win over the No. 16 New Mexico Lobos on a sizzling Sunday afternoon at Pete Beiden Field. More>>
The Cleveland Browns officially announced Saturday that they have signed former Fresno State running back Robbie Rouse as an undrafted free agent. More>>
Regular season Mountain West Champion New Mexico opened a three game series at Fresno State Friday night by routing the Bulldogs, 9-0.
Fresno State's bats were silenced by New Mexico pitcher Josh Walker, who threw a complete game, three-hit shutout with six strikeouts.
The Lobos' bats were on fire, pounding out 12 hits off of five Bulldog pitchers, including three home runs. More>>
Mixed martial arts returns to Fresno Saturday night with UPC 15, the Up And Comers fights at Sierra Athletic Club on Blackstone.
The fight card is headlined by Valley native Billy Evangelista.
Born in Parlier, he spent five years fighting for Strikeforce, and is now back home with a main event in Fresno.
Among the other fighters on the card is Chris Honeycutt. With only one fight under his belt, Honeycutt has already been named a Top MMA Prospect. More>>
Two players were kicked off the Fresno State football team Tuesday. Receiver Victor Dean and defensive back Davon Dunn were dismissed by Athletic Director Thomas Boeh for unspecified rules violations.
Dean and Dunn, who were also suspended at the beginning of the 2012 season, will also lose their scholarships.
Meanwhile, the Bulldogs got some good news when they learned one of the nation's top college football publications has them in the top 25. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies closed their Pacific Coast League homestand Monday with a 7-5 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Brett Pill helped Fresno snap a three game losing streak with three hits and a career high five runs batted in.
Pill delivered a three run double in the first inning, then added a two run homer in the fifth.
The veteran first baseman leads all of the minor leagues with 36 RBIs this season. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies offense exploded for 11 runs on Thursday, beating the Sacramento River Cats 11-5 More>>
If there is anything a baseball fan likes more than a rivalry series, it is a pennant race. And right now, Grizzlies' fans are getting both. More>>
Tim Tebow is on the move again.
The Heisman Trophy winning quarterback was cut today by the New York Jets, and will be trying to catch on with his third NFL team in the last three years.
Tebow, who also won two National Championships at Florida and led the Denver Broncos to the playoffs, never got much of a chance in New York.
He threw eight passes for 39 yards last season, and gained 102 on the ground. More>>
With a chance to move a game back of second place in the Mountain West standings, the Fresno State baseball team came out swinging, but a stingy San Diego State defense fended off the Bulldogs 4-2 on Sunday. More>>
Fresno State safety Phillip Thomas was selected Saturday by the Washington Redskins with the 119th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2013 National Football League Draft. More>>
While T.J. is in, the draft waiting game continues for several other Valley stars, hoping to get that big call from NFL teams. More>>
Soccer's Fresno Fuego continue U.S. Open Cup qualifying Saturday when they host Los Gatos at Chukchansi Park.
The Fuego are 3-0-1 heading into the U.S. Club final, coming off a 10-2 win in their last match.
Saturday's final will give some of Fresno's top players, like Paul Islas and Tyler Reinhart great exposure in a high profile match.
The Fuego will also unveil new uniforms. More>>
Paul George is starring for the Indiana Pacers, while Greg Smith is having an impact in Houston. Two former Fresno State stars now making their mark in the NBA playoffs. More>>
Former Fresno State basketball standout Paul George has been named the 2013 NBA Most Improved Player.
George, a 6-9 swing player, is averaging 17 points and eight rebounds a game this season for the Indiana Pacers, both career highs.
A first round draft pick out of Fresno State in 2010, George has been named to his first All Star game and led the pacers to their first Central Division championship in nine years. More>>
Valley Basketball Star Matt Howard has signed a letter of intent to attend Fresno Pacific University.
Howard sealed the deal with his parents, Craig and Cindy, by his side.
At 6-8, Howard was a dominant player during his senior season at Fresno Christian High School.
A First-Team, All-League selection, Howard averaged 19 points, 18 rebounds and 3 1/2 blocks per game for the Eagles. More>>
The Tucson Padres beat the Fresno Grizzlies 8-6 Monday night in their Pacific Coast League game at Chukchansi Park.
The highlight of the night for Tucson was a fourth inning grand slam by pitcher Sean O'Sullivan, giving the Padres a 6-0 lead.
Roger Kieschnick drove in two runs for Fresno with a triple and his fourth home run of the season. More>>
Jordan Brink delivered yet another dominating outing and Chris Mariscal provided the big hit as Fresno State defeated Air Force 5-3 on Sunday afternoon to sweep the five-game Mountain West series More>>
13,899 showed up for the game against Tucson, the third largest regular season crowd in Chukchansi Park history. Unfotunately, the fans saw the Grizzlies lose 5-4. More>>
The Grizzlies will be giving out replica World Series Championship rings to all season ticket holders, as well as the first 2,500 single game ticket buyers to enter the game. Because of this, the Grizzlies are expecting the biggest crowd in Chuk Park history. More>>
Fresno's franchise in the North American Hockey League faces an uncertain future.
With the Gateway Ice Center set to close, the team will lose its practice facility. Unless another arrangement is made, Fresno may lose its team.
But Monsters spokesmen are optimistic something can be worked out, although a May 1st deadline is rapidly approaching.
On the ice Thursday night, the Monsters lost to the Wenatchee Wild, 4-2. More>>
Buchanan High School pitcher Jack Wheeless is riding a hot streak. The junior lefthander has thrown two straight no-hitters.
Longtime Bears head coach Tom Donald has never had a pitcher do that in his career.
Wheeless, who is 9-0 this season with an earned run average of 0.37, says there is still a lot of room for improvement.
His next start is against rival Clovis West on Tuesday, when Wheeless will go for a third straight no-hitter. More>>
The Fresno City College baseball team won it's fifth game in a row Tuesday night, taming the Reedley Tigers, 12-1.
The first place Rams, closing in on another Central Valley Conference championship, took the suspense out of the game early. exploding to score nine runs in the top of the fourth inning.
With the win, Fresno improves to 22-9 overall, 16-3 in CVC play. More>>
Pat Summerall has died at the age of 82. Summerall and partner John Madden were the most popular and powerful broadcasting team in the NFL for many years. Summerall worked 16 Super Bowls, including eight More>>
Tyler Johnson has been named the Most Valuable Player for the Fresno State men's basketball team.
The honor was announced at the team's annual awards banquet.
Johnson, a junior guard out of Mountain View, was the Bulldogs top scorer, averaging 12 points per game. He also led the team in shooting, hitting 46 percent from the field. More>>
In one of the most bizarre endings to a college baseball game, the Fresno State Bulldogs fell 4-3 to Mountain West-leader New Mexico on a rare ninth-inning walk-off wild pitch on Sunday afternoon at Lobo Field. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team gave up 12 runs in the eighth after seeing its one-run lead entering the inning vanish en route to a 14-3 loss at New Mexico on Saturday. More>>
The Fresno City College baseball team has seventeen conference championships since Ron Scott took over 25 years ago, and is in position to earn number 18 in a couple weeks. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies wrapped up their first homestand of the season Thursday night by getting thumped by Las Vegas in their Pacific Coast League contest, 14-3.
Fresno pitcher Andrew Kown didn't make it out of the second inning, giving up nine runs on seven hits. The visiting 51s, who pounded out 16 hits in the game, had a 12-0 lead after three innings. More>>
Harry Reid took to the floor of the United States Senate to congratulate Jerry Tarkanian for his election to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Senate Majority Leader also said the honor came 20 years late because of Tarkanian's long-running battles with the NCAA.
Tarkanian sued the NCAA and received a $2.5 million settlement.
Reid added it is his hope that Congress will look into the NCAA sometime in the future. More>>
Jerry Tarkanian's election to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame became official Monday with the formal announcement from the Final Four in Atlanta.
The legendary former Fresno State head coach gained election in his first try after finally being put on the ballot.
Tarkanian ended his coaching career with a seven year run at his Alma Mater. He had his greatest success as the longtime head coach at UNLV, where he won the 1990 NCAA Championship. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team used the long ball and solid pitching to grab a 5-3 win over UNLV in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Beiden Field. More>>
The frustration continues to mount for the Fresno State baseball team after suffering another close loss - this time a 9-8 heartbreaker to UNLV on Saturday night at Beiden Field. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies fell flat in their 2013 season opener, dropping a 9-1 contest to the Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday evening at Chukchansi Park. More>>
The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the 2010 and 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, will begin their 2013 season with an eight-game homestand, starting with Opening Day on Thursday, April 4th. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team beat Pacific Tuesday night in a non conference game, 4-3.
The Bulldogs took a 4-0 lead with one run in the second inning and three more in the third, then had to hold off a late rally by the Tigers.
Seven Fresno State pitchers combined to get the victory, with the win going to Blake Quinn.
The Bulldogs, now 7-18 on the year, return to Mountain West play Friday against UNLV.
The Fresno Monsters beat Wenatchee, 3-1, Saturday night at Selland Arena in what could be the franchise's last ever game. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team got a strong performance by sophomore right-hander starter Derick Velazquez in shutting out Nevada 4-0 on Friday night at Peccole Park. More>>
The Bulldogs' infielders turned three double plays, but the Fresno State baseball team couldn't take advantage of its 11 hits in losing 5-3 to the Nevada Wolf Pack on Thursday night. More>>
Clovis beats Kerman, 1-0, behind a no hitter from Jake Gatewood, out pitching Kerman's phenom, Carlos Salazar. With scouts from all 30 MLB teams and 2,500 spectators, the two pitchers put on a show. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team rallied for a gritty 3-2 win over the Sacramento State Hornets on Tuesday night at Raley Field. More>>
The 44th annual Fresno Easter Baseball Classic is a three day event with 34 teams from all over California, playing at venues all around Fresno and Clovis. More>>
Despite a career-high 33 points from Ki-Ki Moore, No. 2 seed California handed 15th seeded Fresno State a 90-76 season-ending defeat in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. More>>
Fresno State senior running back Robbie Rouse was named the team's Most Valuable Player for the 2012 season Friday night at the team's annual awards banquet.
Rouse ended his Bulldogs' career as the school's all-time leading rusher.
Another highlight of the night was the distribution of the bling, as the players picked up their conference championship rings. More>>
Kolby Araki is a young, talented racecar driver, working his way up the ranks with his family by his side, and he needs your help to win $50,000. More>>
Shawn Plummer stole the show at Fresno State's annual Pro Day, impressing NFL scouts with his performance.
The former Bulldog linebacker ran the 40 yard dash in 4.5 seconds, had a 40 inch vertical leap, and bench pressed 225 pounds 25 times.
Fresno State's top draft prospect, All-America safety Phillip Thomas, improved on his marks at last month's NFL Combine in Indianapolis as did the Bulldogs' all-time leading rusher, Robbie Rouse. More>>
The Fresno State lacrosse team lost to the California Golden Bears in their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match Tuesday night, 16-8.
It was the home opener for the Bulldogs, who have now lost four straight after opening the season with their only win.
Kara Concheck scored three goals and added two assists for 1-4 Fresno State.
The Bulldogs begin a five game eastern road trip Thursday in Albany, New York. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team, with a record of 24-8, will open the NCAA Tournament against California on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
The Bulldogs, an automatic qualifier as the Mountain West Conference Tournament Champions, are making their sixth straight trip to the big dance. They are currently riding a seven game winning streak, but have never won an NCAA Tournament game, 0-5 all-time.
The Fresno State women's basketball team beats top seeded San Diego St., 76-70, to capture the Mountain West Conference tournament, locking up their 6th straight NCAA tournament berth. More>>
Ki-Ki Moore hit a floater just outside the paint with 2.5 seconds remaining to lift the second-seeded Fresno State women's basketball team to a 63-62 victory over No. 3 seed Wyoming. More>>
The second-seeded Bulldogs defeated No. 7 seed Boise State 72-55 Thursday night at the Mountain West Conference basketball tournament. More>>
The Fresno State men's basketball team saw its season come to an end Wednesday after a hard-fought 67-61 loss to Colorado State at the Mountain West Conference Tournament. More>>
Tip off between 7th seeded Fresno State and 2nd seeded Colorado State is set for, Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m. inside the Thomas and Mack center, but first the Bulldogs had to practice in Sin City. More>>
For the second time in just over a month, Fresno State freshman center, Robert Upshaw, is suspended from the basketball team for violating athletic department policy. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team is swept by Cal 8-4 in a hard-fought game on Sunday afternoon that was ultimately decided by a four-run outburst by the Bears. More>>
Bullard's season comes to an end in the first round of the CIF State Basketball tournament on what looked like a missed call. More>>
The Fresno City College women's basketball team rolled to a 79-60 win over Merced in the State Playoffs Wednesday night.
Madison Parrish scored a game high 34 points for the Rams, who improve to 29-3 on the year.
In the Valley high school State Playoffs, both the Clovis West boys and girls teams were eliminated in their opening round games.
The girls lost to Millikan, 46-44, while the boys fell to Rancho Verde, 60-50.
The San Jose State baseball team ended a nine game losing streak Tuesday night with a 10-3 win over Fresno State at Beiden Field.
The Spartans took an early 5-0 lead before the Bulldogs scored the next three runs to cut the deficit to 5-3. Brody Russell hit his first career home run in the bottom of the third.
But that is as close as it would get, as the Spartans broke it open, holding Fresno State to only three hits. More>>
The Fresno State football team is working on bolstering the defensive front during spring practice.
The Bulldogs are moving 300-pound Tyeler Davison from nose tackle to defensive end, and head coach Tim DeRuyter likes the possibilities.
The coach says Fresno State now has flexibility and depth at the front of its 3-4 defense.
Davison, Nikko Motta and Andy Jennings each have experience playing nose tackle and defensive end. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team pounded USC 14-3 on Sunday afternoon at Beiden Field for its most lopsided victory over the Trojans in school history. More>>
DI Boys: Bullard 66, Clovis West 53; DIII Boys: Exeter 46, Coalinga 43; DIV Boys: Mission Oak 60, Independence 62; DI Girls: Clovis West 53, Stockdale 38 More>>
Fresno's Selland Arena was the site of four CIF Central Section Championship games in Valley high school boys and girls basketball Friday night.
Hanford West took the boys title in Division II with an 88-84 win over Garces in double overtime. Ridgeview beat Garces for the girls D-II Championship, 65-38.
In the D-V girls game, it was Immanuel over Kings Christian, 58-32. And Tranquillity won the D-V boys title, beating Laton, 46-33. More>>
The Fresno City College baseball team got back on the winning track Thursday with a 3-1 victory over Taft at Euless Park.
The Rams, a preseason contender for the State Championship because of their strong staff of starting pitchers, got a career game from Dominic Topoozian.
The freshman righthander, who was a member of Buchanan High School's National Championship team two seasons ago, struck out 14 in a complete game. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team beat Colorado State Wednesday night, 49-42, while the men's team lost to the Rams in Fort Collins, 74-67.
The women's team got 14 points from Rosie Moult and 11 from Taylor Thompson.
The Bulldogs remain in second place in the Mountain West with a conference record of 11-3, and are 19-8 overall.
The men's team remains in last place in the conference at 3-11, with an overall record of 9-18. More>>
The Fresno State football team kicked off spring practice Monday morning, two months after ending the 2012 season with a loss in the Hawaii Bowl.
The Bulldogs will have 15 practice sessions leading up to the annual Spring Game.
While admitting the Bulldogs return a solid nucleus of players, head coach Tim DeRuyter must find replacements for All-America safety Phillip Thomas along with running back Robbie Rouse, Fresno State's all-time leading rusher. More>>
The Stanford Cardinal went on to defeat the 'Dogs 7-4 at Sunken Diamond to sweep the series. More>>
After leading by one at halftime, the Fresno State men's basketball team struggled in the second half in being handed a 72-63 loss to Boise State on Saturday night More>>
The Buchanan High School girls soccer team beat Stockdale 6-5 on penalty kicks Friday to win the Division I Valley Championship.
It was a rematch of last year's final, also won by Buchanan.
This time Megan Lynes gave the Bears their 6-5 lead before goal keeper Summer Hammond snuffed out Stockdale's hopes with one last save. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team opens a three game series at 15th ranked Stanford Friday night, facing ace pitcher Mark Appel.
Bulldogs' head coach Mike Batesole says Appel could be the first player picked in this year's Major League Draft.
Last season, Fresno State got seven runs off of Appel in a win at Beiden Field. But Appel got his revenge by beating the Bulldogs in an NCAA Regional showdown. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team, battling for first place in the Mountain West, was stunned by last place Nevada Wednesday night in a 60-54 upset.
The Bulldogs had won seven of their last eight games, while the Wolf Pack had lost 13 of their last 14 and nine in a row.
Mountain West Player of the Week Ki-Ki Moore had 20 points to lead Fresno State, but no other Bulldog scored more than eight.
Fresno State shot a season low 28 percent. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team will rely heavily on Aaron Judge this season. The junior outfielder is on several preseason All-America teams.
With only two seniors on the roster, the Bulldogs are expecting Judge to produce a breakthrough season while serving as a team leader with Austin Wynns and Trent Garrison.
Judge batted .358 as a freshman and .332 as a sophomore, and was named First-Team, All-WAC both years. More>>
The Fresno State baseball team dropped its season-opening series to UC Santa Barbara as the Bulldogs lost 11-3 to the Gauchos on Sunday at Beiden Field. More>>
A day after beating UCSB in the 2013 season opener, 8-1, the Bulldogs fall by that score at Beiden Field. Both teams now (1-1). They wrap up the three game series, Sunday, at 1:05 p.m. More>>
Fresno State scored 2 runs in the first inning, and never looked back, beating UC Santa Barbara, 8-1, in the 2013 season opener. More>>
The Valley will say goodbye to longtime former Fresno State head football coach Jim Sweeney Saturday with a public memorial service on the field that bears his name.
Sweeney spent 19 seasons as head coach of the Bulldogs.
One of coach Sweeney's players was his youngest son Kevin, a record breaking quarterback in the 1980's.
He remembers his father for his tremendous passion with an ability to develop and challenge his athletes. More>>
The New Mexico Lobos, ranked 18th in the nation, overcame a 13 point first half deficit to fight off an upset bid by Fresno State Wednesday night, rallying past the Bulldogs, 54-48.
Fresno State, in last place in the Mountain West, took a 48-45 lead with 3:47 left in the game on a three pointer by Kevin Olekaibe, but did not score again.
The first place Lobos scored the last nine points to improve to 21-4 overall and 8-2 in the Mountain West. More>>
Ricky Manning, Jr. is no longer the head football coach at Fresno's Edison High School.
Fresno State has announced a public memorial service for former head football coach Jim Sweeney will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16th. The service will be on Jim Sweeney Field at Bulldog Stadium.
Seating will be on the west side of the stadium. Parking will be in the white lot.
Among those scheduled to speak are Trent Dilfer, Dennis Erickson, and Peg and Kevin Sweeney.
Coach Sweeney died last Friday at the age of 83. More>>
The Fresno State softball team defeated Sacramento State Sunday, 3-2 to close the Bulldogs' annual kick-off tournament.
Maria Sio scored the winning run on an error in the sixth inning.
Fresno State went 4-1 in its first weekend of action in the 2013 season. More>>
The Bulldogs began the day with an extra inning 5-3 loss to Southern Miss and then bounced back to defeat UC Davis 4-2 in the night cap. More>>
Fresno State's legendary head football coach Jim Sweeney passed away Friday, Feb. 8, he was 83 years old. More>>
Tim DeRuyter's first full recruiting class at Fresno State contains 24 signees.
17 of them are from California. Six are from Valley high schools or junior colleges.
Coach DeRuyter says it was easier to recruit local players this time because they saw great improvement in the Bulldogs.
Last year, Fresno State was coming off a 4-9 season. This year, the Bulldogs went 9-4 and won a share of the Mountain West Conference championship. More>>
The Fresno State men's basketball team, in last place in the Mountain West, faces another tough test on the road Wednesday night.
The Bulldogs will be in Colorado Springs to take on Air Force. And the Falcons have been flying high.
They are 12-6 overall, 3-2 in conference play after being picked in the preseason to finish last.
A big run at the beginning of the second half was not enough to overcome an 18-point halftime deficit for the Fresno State men's basketball team in its 74-63 loss to Colorado State. More>>
The Fresno State men's basketball team returns home Saturday night to host Colorado State.
The Rams are another of the Mountain West's top teams, 15-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
The Bulldogs are 7-11 and 1-4, in last place in the Mountain West.
Fresno State has been in several close games, but has not found the formula to finish for victories.
The Bulldogs have lost eight of their last ten overall.
Tim McDonald is leaving Fresno State after one season with the Bulldogs, taking a job as defensive backs coach for the New York Jets.
Head coach Tim DeRuyter was hoping to keep his staff of assistants in tact at least through next season. But DeRuyter must now find a replacement for the man credited with developing the Bulldogs' secondary into a ball-hawking group that came up with 22 interceptions. More>>
Fresno's Paul Islas has been drafted by Southern California's Chivas USA of the MLS.
The former Bullard High School, Fresno Pacific and Fresno Fuego star was the 19th pick in the first round of Tuesday's supplemental draft.
The 21 year old Islas was an All-American for the Sunbirds, and also led the Fuego in goals and points in 2012. More>>
With a chance to move into third place in the Mountain West, the Fresno State men's basketball team fell into last place instead after losing 68-61 to Nevada. More>>
The Clovis High School wrestling team is setting its sights on a piece of history.
The Cougars hope to become just the third team in California ever to win three straight State Championships.
The tradition-rich program boasts 21 Valley Championships and ten state titles. That success has been earned by hard work and dedication.
After winning their fourth straight Doc Buchanan Invitational, the Cougars have a meet in Temecula this weekend. More>>
It is the beginning of a new era for Fresno State softball. For the first time in 28 years, someone other than Hall of Famer Margie Wright is in charge as Trisha Ford has taken over as head coach.
The Bulldogs opened practice this week under Ford. Players say they have not noticed much of a difference with their new coach while they learn her way of doing things. More>>
The Fresno State men's basketball team faces another big challenge Wednesday night when Wyoming comes to town.
The Cowboys have the best overall record in the Mountain West Conference at 14-1.
The Bulldogs are in their first season in the conference, which has proven to be one of the best in the nation.
Eight of the nine teams in the Mountain West have winning records.
Fresno State is the exception at 6-9. More>>
In the second week of the Mountain West season, the Fresno State women's basketball team has it's second conference Player of the Week. Ki-Ki Moore.
The junior guard averaged 18 1/2 points and shot 45 percent from the field to lead the Bulldogs to wins over San Diego State and New Mexico.
Fresno State, 10-5 overall and 2-0 in Mountain West play, will be at Wyoming and Nevada later this week. More>>
A person familiar with the situation says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team outlasted the New Mexico Lobos from the line down the stretch for a 69-65 win and extended their home win streak to 18 in the process. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team puts a long home court winning streak on the line Saturday against New Mexico.
The Bulldogs have won 17 straight games at the Save Mart Center. The winning streak dates back to December, 2011.
Fresno State is also 6-0 at home this season under first year head coach Raegan Pebley.
Saturday's Mountain West Conference game against the Lobos tips off just after 2:00 p.m. More>>
Former Buchanan High School soccer star Anisa Guajardo will soon be playing professionally for the National Women's Soccer League.
Guajardo, who has also played for Pepperdine and Mexico's National team, is one of 55 players in the United States to be selected.
The NWSL will have teams in Boston, Washington, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Kansas City, New York and Rochester. More>>
The Fresno City College men's basketball team opened Central Valley Conference play Wednesday night with a 63-43 win over rival College of the Sequoias.
Junior Morgan scored 23 points to lead the Rams. And, as he does immediately after every victory, head coach Ed Madec ran his players through an unusual post game ritual.
They head directly to the weight room and start pumping iron. More>>
USA Today has ranked the Fresno State football team in its first poll for the 2013 season.
The Bulldogs are at number 20, one spot ahead of Oklahoma.
Fresno State, a reigning Mountain West Conference tri-champion, has several key players returning from the team that finished the 2012 season with a record of 9-4. That is a dramatic turnaround from 2011, when the Bulldogs went 4-9 and head coach Pat Hill was replaced by Tim DeRuyter. More>>
The Fresno State men's basketball team plays the first Mountain West game in program history Wednesday, and it is a tall order.
The Bulldogs will draw San Diego State, the preseason conference favorite, at the Save Mart Center.
The Aztecs are currently ranked 15th in the nation.
Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry sees the Mountain West opener as a measuring stick for his team. More>>
For the 2nd time this winter, Bullard beats Section rival, Central. This time by the score 79-55 at Fresno City College. More>>
The annual Doc Buchanan Wrestling Invitational is underway at Clovis High School.
The tournament is a dream come true for wrestling fans. 100 teams and more than 400 athletes are competing, so they are packing a lot of action into the two day event.
The meet has developed a reputation as one of the best around, with state championship contenders in all weights. More>>
A five-time tour winner, Nick Watney, recently divorced from Titleist, is in for the full Nike treatment. It is the first equipment change for the 31-year-old Californian in his 10-year professional career. More>>
Boise State and the Mountain West announced Monday they had come to an agreement to keep the Broncos playing in the league they have been a part of the past two seasons. More>>
In its final tune-up before starting Mountain West play, the Fresno State men's basketball team found its offensive stroke and applied consistent defensive pressure for an 89-64 wire-to-wire win over Sonoma State. More>>
Saying he cannot take the program any further, Chris Ault stepped down at the University of Nevada Friday, leaving as the winningest head football coach in school history.
Ault, who had become frustrated with Nevada's limited football budget, has a career record of 233-109-1.
He may be best known for developing the pistol offense now used by hundreds of teams at all levels, from high school to the NFL. More>>
Nine members of the San Francisco 49ers have been selected to play in the 2013 Pro Bowl, more than any other NFL team.
Six of the players are from San Francisco's second-ranked defense, including linebackers Aldon Smith, NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis.
Defensive lineman Justin Smith also made the squad, along with both of the 49ers' safeties, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner.
The Pro Bowl will be played on January 27th in Honolulu. More>>
For the last six days, the Fresno State football team has been living it up in paradise. From their visit to Pearl Harbor to luau's, many wondered if the Bulldogs would develop a case of island fever, and SMU would play the role of Grinch this Christmas. More>>
The Fresno State Bulldogs spent the evening at Dave N Busters, having fun before their game Monday. More>>
The Fresno State Bulldogs spent their Sunday attending a pep rally. They were joined by a brass band and head coach Tim DeRuyter. More>>
Thursday was Fresno State's first full day in Honolulu, and marked the Bulldogs' first practice away from the mainland. They went through a two hour workout at the University of Hawaii.
They are preparing for their Hawaii Bowl matchup against Southern Methodist, set to kick off on Christmas Eve.
The players are still enjoying the sites on Waikiki Beach as they balance fun with football. More>>
The Fresno State football team is in Honolulu, kicking off several days of activities leading up to the Hawaii Bowl against SMU on Christmas Eve.
The Bulldogs left Fresno Wednesday morning, feeling confident about their matchup with the Mustangs.
Head coach Tim DeRuyter says his players are fired up, and hopes they will play their best game of the year next Monday. More>>
Fresno State's Tim DeRuyter may be in his first full season as a head coach, but he is already 1-0 in bowl games.
A year ago, DeRuyter was Texas A&M's defensive coordinator when Mike Sherman was fired.
DeRuyter was named interim head coach for the Aggies' bowl game, and they defeated Northwestern.
He says that experience has helped him set the Bulldogs' schedule as they prepare to face SMU in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve. More>>
The Fresno State football team heads to Honolulu with a pair of goals in mind.
Number one is to beat SMU in the Hawaii Bowl, securing the program's first ten-win season since 2001.
The trip is also a reward for the players, who won the Bulldogs' first conference championship since 1999.
Head Coach Tim DeRuyter hopes to achieve both objectives. More>>
UC-Irvine scored the final 12 points of the ballgame, beating the Fresno State men's basketball team 58-51 in the Save Mart Center. More>>
Fresno State senior safety Phillip Thomas has become the first player in school history to be an unanimous All-America selection, has he been selected to all five official first-teams for the 2012 season. More>>
Change is coming to the way you listen to the Bulldogs on the radio. Fresno State has a new broadcast partner.
Locally-owned One Putt Broadcasting has won a bidding war for the rights to air the Bulldogs, agreeing to a six-year, multi-million dollar contract.
It takes effect at the end of the current basketball season, when 940 ESPN and 790 The Deuce will begin serving as the new radio home of the Bulldog Sports Network. More>>
Fresno State football star Phillip Thomas is the second Bulldog ever to be named consensus All-America after being voted to the first team by the Associated Press.
Quarterback Jackie Fellows is the other Fresno State player to earn the honor, in 1942.
Thomas has been named to the first team by the Associated Press, the Sporting News, the Walter Camp Foundation, and the American Football Coaches Association. More>>
Fresno State will face SMU in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve.
Head coach Tim DeRuyter wants his team to enjoy the bowl experience as a reward for a championship season. And the Bulldogs will have to pack a lot into the next 14 days.
While in Fresno, they are trying to fit their practice sessions around final exams.
And once they arrive in Honolulu on December 19th, there are several bowl activities planned. More>>
Former Bulldog, Mike Ladd, scored 19 points, including some big ones down the stretch, as Washington St. beats Fresno St. 59-50. More>>
Heralded lightweight prospect Jose Ramirez, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, made his pro debut in style, wrecking Corey Siegwarth of Denver in a first-round knockout victory on Saturday night. More>>
The Clovis North High School football team saw its season come to an end Friday night in Southern California. The Broncos lost to Long Beach Poly in the CIF State Championship semifinal game, 28-7.
Clovis North, with back-to-back Valley titles, was the Central section's first Division I representative ever to reach the state tournament. More>>
Fresno State senior safety Phillip Thomas finished as a runner-up for the Jim Thorpe Award, which was presented Thursday to Mississippi State's Johnthan Banks live on ESPN from the Atlantic Dance Hall on the Boardwalk at The Walt Disney World Resort. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team beat USC 65-60 Wednesday night in a non-conference game at the Save Mart Center.
Taylor Thompson scored 20 points for the Bulldogs, while Ki-Ki Moore added 15.
Fresno State used a 14-0 scoring blitz to take a 13 point halftime lead. The Bulldogs went up by as many as 25 points in the second half, and then held off a furious rally by the Trojans. More>>
The Mountain West Conference announced its 2012 post season awards Tuesday, and Fresno State was the big winner.
Senior safety Phillip Thomas was named Defensive Player of the Year, Junior quarterback Derek Carr is the Offensive Player of the Year, and receiver Davante Adams earned Freshman of the Year.
San Diego State's Rocky Long was named Coach of the Year over Tim DeRuyter, preventing Fresno State from sweeping all four major awards. More>>
The Fresno State football team is anxious to get back to work in preparation for the Hawaii Bowl matchup against SMU on Christmas Eve.
Senior running back Robbie Rouse says while the Bulldogs are conference champions for the first time in his career, he has never won a bowl game.
Junior quarterback Derek Carr says one of his objectives is to secure Fresno State's first ten win season since 2001.
The Fresno State football team accepted an invitation to play in the 2012 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl, Director of Athletics Thomas Boeh announced. More>>
Division I Section Final: Central (11-3, 3-2) @ Clovis North (12-1, 4-1)10-27 F; Division V Section Final: Corcoran (7-6, 4-1) @ Liberty-Madera Ranchos (12-1, 4-1)12-35 F More>>
The Fresno City College volleyball team outlasted Sierra Tuesday night in round three of the NorCal regional playoffs.
The Rams rallied from a 2-1 deficit to take the match in five sets, avenging their only loss of the season and improving to 26-1.
The win sends Fresno City College, the top seed from the North, to this weekend's state Final Four at Fullerton.
Morgan Dose had 15 kills to lead the Rams. More>>
First year Fresno State head football coach Tim DeRuyter said Monday he has not been contacted by any other school, and he cannot stop the rumors he may be a candidate for other head coaching positions. He added his name was not mentioned for the Fresno State job before he was hired a year ago.
DeRuyter's focus now is on assembling his next class of recruits, while preparing his team for one more game this season, either in the Las Vegas Bowl or the Hawaii Bowl. More>>
Victor Dean was able to witness Fresno State's conference championship first hand, Saturday, but he was on crutches on the sideline. More>>
Tim DeRuyter vowed to make winning conference championships Fresno State's No. 1 goal. Well after a 48-15 victory over Air Force on Saturday in Bulldog Stadium, the 'Dogs captured the Mountain West title in their first year under DeRuyter. More>>
Edison (9-4, 4-1) @ Clovis North (11-1, 4-1)34-37 F
Liberty-Bakersfield (8-5, 3-2) @ Central (11-2, 3-2)14-35 F More>>
Fresno State football fans have a lot to be thankful for these days. In addition to, hopefully, your health, happiness, family, and freedom, their football team is playing for a conference championship in two days. More>>
Just three days away from the biggest Fresno State football game in a long time. The Bulldogs play Air Force on Saturday with their first conference championship since 1999 on the line. More>>
The Air Force football team plays with discipline and precision running an option offense. Those same qualities are evident in the daily lives of the cadets, who must juggle a lot of responsibilities while playing football.
They are at the Air Force Academy to serve their country first, with football a close second. More>>
Fresno State football star Phillip Thomas now has a one in three chance of winning the prestigious Jim Thorpe Award.
The senior safety from Bakersfield is one of three finalists in all of college football for the award that goes to the best defensive back each year.
The winner of the Thorpe Award will be announced on December 6th in Florida
Thomas leads the nation in just about every category for defensive backs. More>>
The Fresno State football team continues to receive votes in the national football polls. Coming off their bye week, the Dogs take home seven votes in the AP poll and three votes in the Coaches poll. More>>
Fresno City just didn't have enough to stay with Butte College in the State Center Bowl, losing 31-17. The Rams turned the ball over four times and finish the season (8-3). More>>
Valley high school football scores (Friday, November 16).
Clovis North gets their playoff run started against tenth seeded Bullard on a special playoff addition of Thursday Night Showdown. More>>
Now, it may not be the Nor–Cal championship game, but the Fresno City football squad still has a lot to play for this weekend when they take on Butte College in the State Center Bowl. More>>
The Fresno State volleyball team had a disappointing showing Tuesday night.
It was a non-conference match against UC Irvine, which came in with an overall record of 10-19.
But the Anteaters, out of the Big West Conference, came into the Save Mart Center and stunned Fresno State in the first meeting between the schools since 2006. More>>
The Fresno State defense scored three touchdowns and Robbie Rouse ran for 261 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a 52-36 win at Nevada on Saturday at Mackay Stadium. More>>
Former Tulare Union star Marquess Wilson announced Saturday that he is leaving the Washington State football program claiming lies, cover up, and abuse. More>>
Valley high school football scores (Friday, November 9). More>>
When Tim Deruyter was hired as head football coach at Fresno State, he talked about a goal of winning a conference championship. Who would have believed the Bulldogs would be playing for a title in his first year? More>>
Victor Dean lifted the spirits of his teammates when he showed up at Fresno State football practice Wednesday, just four days after breaking his right leg in a win over Hawaii.
The sophomore receiver was released from the hospital on Tuesday after surgery for a fractured femur. He was on crutches, and left shortly after practice began.
Head coach Tim DeRuyter said the appearance was good for Dean, and for the other Fresno State players. More>>
The Fresno State football team can clinch at least a tie for the Mountain West Conference championship by winning its final two games.
The Bulldogs are at Nevada Saturday, then close the regular season at home against Air Force on November 24th.
It has been a long time since Fresno State was in contention for a title this late in the season. More>>
The University released this statement a day after KMPH first reported the news on Dean's injury: "Fresno State head football coach Tim DeRuyter announced Sunday, Nov. 4, that sophomore wide receiver Victor Dean will be out for the remainder of the season. More>>
The Fresno State football team strolled out to a 42-3 halftime lead and defeated Hawai'i 45-10 Saturday at Bulldog Stadium. More>>
Clovis East (2-8, 0-5) entered the Thursday Night Showdown with hopes of an upset, but Central (8-2, 3-2) was just too much, winning in shutout fashion, 49-0. More>>
It is the regular season finale of Thursday Night Showdown, a TRAC match up between Central and Clovis East. More>>
The Fresno State women's basketball team tipped off a new era Tuesday night under first year head coach Raegan Pebley by topping the century mark.
The Bulldogs beat Fresno Pacific in their annual exhibition at the Save Mart Center, 102-57.
Ki-Ki Moore led the offense with 22 points, while Rosie Moult added 21 for Fresno State.
Taylor Thompson dished out eight assists and grabbed ten rebounds while scoring 12 points. More>>
Fresno State, coming off a big come from behind win at New Mexico, will finish the regular season with two of the last three games at home.
The Bulldogs, bowl eligible at 6-3 overall and 4-1 in the Mountain West, begin the stretch drive Saturday afternoon at four, hosting Hawaii.
The Warriors are winless in conference play, but Fresno State will have plenty of motivation for the game. More>>
For the second time in three years, San Francisco city officials are gearing up for a ticker-tape parade to celebrate the Giants' World Series victory. More>>
Smart pitching. Clutch hitting. Sharp fielding. Plus an MVP Panda. The San Francisco Giants win their 2nd World Series title in three years, sweeping Detroit with a 4-3 win in ten innings. More>>
Down 21-0 in the second quarter and 24-14 at the half, the Fresno State football team scored on five of its first six possessions of the second half to come from behind and defeat the New Mexico Lobos 49-32 on Saturday at University Stadium. More>>
Valley high school football scores for Thursday, October 25. More>>
The Thursday Night Showdown crew will be back at Sunnyside Stadium. This time it's San Joaquin Memorial and Edison in a CMAC battle. More>>
Chukchansi Park will host World Series watch parties in celebration of the San Francisco Giants reaching their second World Series in the last three years, the Fresno Grizzlies announced in a written statement. More>>
The Fresno State football team, with an overall record of 5-3, will become eligible for a post season bowl game with a win Saturday at New Mexico.
But head coach Tim DeRuyter says a six win season is nothing to celebrate, adding the goal of his team is to win the Mountain West Conference championship.
DeRuyter believes winning games on the road, like the one Saturday in Albuquerque, is one step toward achieving that goal. More>>
The Fresno State football team jumped out to a 35-0 lead in the first half to carry them to a 42-14 win over Wyoming Saturday night at Bulldog Stadium.
Former Fresno State women's basketball coach Adrian Wiggins, who was named Ole Miss women's basketball coach in March, has been fired as the team's coach, the university said Saturday.
Here is a list of Valley high school football scores for Week 8. More>>
It's almost indescribable. Central never had a chance against Clovis North. In the end, losing 50-7 at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Thursday night. More>>
A new training facility at Mount Whitney High School in Visalia is having a dramatic impact on student-athletes.
The centerpiece of the $250,000 project is a state of the art weight room. The facility also includes a study hall, offices, and a small outdoor artificial turf field for agility drills.
Head football coach Marty Martin says it is one of the best facilities of its kind in California, and is producing record breaking results for his players. More>>
Wyoming will face Fresno State as a heavy underdog Saturday. But the Bulldogs will not underestimate the Cowboys.
The Cowboys are 1-5, but they got everybody's attention when they took Nevada to overtime in Reno before losing.
That effort was not lost on Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter, who expects to face the same kind of game from Wyoming Saturday night at Bulldog Stadium. More>>
The Bulldogs continued to struggle on offense in Saturday's 20-10 loss at Boise State. They just don't operate with the same efficiency on the road as they do at home.
Quarterback Derek Carr was intercepted and also fumbled once when he was sacked at Boise.
Head coach Tim DeRuyter indicated Monday a little doubt may be creeping in, adding the offense must fight to maintain confidence among teammates. More>>
The Fresno State football team fell 20-10 at No. 24/22 Boise State on Saturday at Bronco Stadium, losing its first Mountain West game of the season. More>>
Here is a list of scores from Friday night's high school football matchups. More>>
Sunnyside (4-3, 2-0) opens up a big lead before half, and hangs onto beat Hoover (1-6, 0-2), 31-21 on Thursday Night Showdown. More>>
Thursday Night Showdown's kickoff from Sunnyside is set for 7:00 p.m. over on our sister station, the CW, KFRE 59. More>>
Seven years ago, Chris Petersen inherited a Boise State program that was among the nation's elite in college football.
So far, Petersen has managed to keep it there. His record as the Broncos' head coach is 77-7.
Taking a program to the top is one thing. Keeping it there is another. Former Fresno State head coach Jim Sweeney described that task by saying you have to keep feeding the monster. More>>
PGA Tour pro Kevin Chappell returned home Monday to spend some time at Children's Hospital Central California.
It is a cause the Valley native believes in, so Chappell thought it would be great to give the kids a break from the everyday challenges they face. And he did that by teaching them a little bit about the game he loves.
The Buchanan High School graduate has also created a foundation to benefit the hospital. More>>
David Lee scored 19 points and Klay Thompson added 18 to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 110-83 on Sunday night in both teams' exhibition opener. More>>
The Fresno State football team held Colorado State to just 249 total yards and Derek Carr threw for four touchdowns in a 28-7 road victory over the Rams at Hughes Stadium on Saturday. More>>
Here is a list of Valley high school football scores for Week 6 (Friday, October 5, 2012).
Roosevelt and Sunnyside kicked off their North Yosemite League schedules with wins in Thursday night's Valley high school football action.
The Rough Riders won a high-scoring game with Hoover, 42-35, improving to 3-3 overall.
Sunnyside is also 3-3 after a 44-14 victory over the Fresno Warriors. More>>
The Fresno State football team is favored by more than two touchdowns Saturday evening as the Bulldogs hit the road again for a game at Colorado State.
The Rams are off to a 1-4 start. They beat Colorado in the season opener, and have not won a game since. But they are getting plenty of pre game respect from Fresno State.
Tim DeRuyter points to Colorado State's pressure defense, as well as the return of running back Chris Nwoke. More>>
When Fresno State fired head football coach Pat Hill, a lot of fans wanted to see Jim McElwain take his place.
And in at least one lengthy conversation with Fresno State, The Bulldogs' former offensive coordinator was very interested, even calling it his dream job.
But he never made contact again, and was hired by Colorado State, saying the school was more aggressive in its pursuit. More>>