Category Archive: Football

May 04

Cal Poly spring game: Kevin Britt is back

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It’s been nearly a year since Kevin Britt has been a factor at Cal Poly football practice. But in case anybody forgot the junior cornerback’s name, he got it called in Saturday’s spring game. The former Nipomo High standout came up with an interception of quarterback Dano Graves that had to have some saying, ‘Oh, …

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Feb 23

Update on Kevin Hess’ condition

For those of you looking for news on former Cal Poly defensive tackle Kevin Hess, who has been in the hospital with head injuries suffered in a skateboarding accident, there has been some encouraging developments. Hess’s sister Lindsey posted the following on Kevin’s Facebook page: Update on Kev: He has been awake for short spurts …

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Feb 16

Former Cal Poly football player Kevin Hess hospitalized with head injury

Former Cal Poly football player Kevin Hess is in intensive care at a San Luis Obispo hospital after sustaining a head injury in a skateboarding accident, former teammates confirmed Saturday. Hess, who was a senior during the 2011 season, still lives in San Luis Obispo and has a job on campus at Cal Poly, Mustangs …

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Feb 08

Scrogcast: Cal Poly’s signing day news conference

The folks over at The Poly Report (is that the official name?) requested an audio recording of the assistant coaches’ comments on signees from the Cal Poly football team’s Letter of Intent news conference on Wednesday. Here it is. With a short introduction, it lasts fewer than 20 minutes. Hope you enjoy, and if you …

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Oct 27

Sacramento State food: The Squeeze Inn

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As we get to know a little bit more about the Big Sky Conference this year, I’m taking the opportunity when I can to also get familiar with the eats in each new town on the travel schedule. With some time to kill before today’s Cal Poly football game at Sacramento State, I headed over …

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Oct 03

VIDEO: This St. Nicolas doesn’t give gifts, he takes

I’ve been wanting to secure Cal Poly football cornerback Nico Molino for an edition of “What animal would you be” for a couple of weeks, ever since he had the game-clinching interception in a 24-22 victory at Wyoming. Unfortunately for me, the senior from Granite Bay has class immediately after practice in the mornings, and …

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Sep 20

Scrogcast: Football on the brain

On this edition of the Scrogcast, I’m joined by Owen Main of Fansmanship.com and Tribune reporter Nick Wilson to talk about everything football. Owen and I discuss the Cal Poly football team’s recent upset at Wyoming and the upcoming rivalry game against UC Davis. Nick gives me the scoop on the local high school football …

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Sep 13

VIDEO: Kennith Jackson on ‘What animal would you be?’

Cal Poly middle linebacker Kennith Jackson took his turn Wednesday addressing the Animal Planet question. I’m continuing to be impressed that each guy on the Mustangs football team sees himself as a unique animal. I’ve been wondering how long it will take before someone gives me a repeat species. I might be in for a …

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Sep 12

A Laramie perspective on Cal Poly-Wyoming

I took part in a question swap this week with Wyoming football beat reporter Robert Gagliardi of the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. We asked each other five questions about the game, and I think we each came away with some better insight into Saturday’s showdown between the Mustangs (1-0) and Cowboys (0-2). Read his answers to …

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Sep 06

VIDEO: How to pronounce Kristaan, with Mr. Ivory

For those of you at Saturday’s 41-14 season-opening victory over San Diego, you heard the Cal Poly football team’s back-up running back referred to as “Christian” Ivory over the public address system. In the press box, we heard him referred to as “Chris-Stan” by Mustangs football SID Eric Burdick. Well, I tracked Kristaan Ivory down …

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