Tag Archive: Cal Poly

Jan 10

Scrogcast: Quitting at Cuesta and owning Hawaii

We use the second podcast in as many weeks to discuss a crazy basketball story from Cuesta College you have to hear to believe, Cal Poly’s surprising men’s basketball blowout victory over Hawaii and “The Carson Wack Show” at Arroyo Grande. Honolulu Star-Advertiser beat reporter Brian McInnis joins me for a segment on college basketball …

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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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Mar 08

Is it You-you or Oo-oo? Video interview with Drake U’u and Chris O’Brien

When Drake U’u makes a play during a men’s basketball game in Mott Gym, public address announcer Mike Moreno lets you know it by emphatically booming out the Cal Poly senior guard’s last name: “You-youu!” But all this time, have we been mispronouncing U’u’s name (which is Samoan in origin)? According to the Hawaii broadcasters …

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Mar 01

Scrogcast: Hawaii beat writer Brian McInnis talks Big West

Tribune file photo by David Middlecamp. Cal Poly's Drake U'u drives past Isaac Fotu of Hawaii earlier this season.

Since the Cal Poly men’s basketball team remained on the road after Thursday’s blowout victory at Cal State Northridge, I went with an audio production lieu of a game preview on Saturday’s showdown at Hawaii. Honolulu Star-Advertiser basketball beat reporter Brian McInnis came on the Scrogcast to give you everything you ever wanted to know …

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Mar 01

The road to NCAA baseball regionals is tougher out west

The map above is the problem with NCAA baseball postseason credentials in the world of Cal Poly baseball head coach Larry Lee. West of the Rockies, there are a lot fewer teams to play, and most of them are at least decent. In the interest of travel budget, good teams have to play good teams. …

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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 13

Scrogcast: Eversley injury update and the BigWestMD

Gearing up for the Blue-Green Rivalry between the Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball teams this weekend, the Scrogcast features about 25 minutes with new media specialist Steve Chen from the Big West Conference office. Also, I’ve also tacked on my one-on-one interview with Mustangs leading scorer and rebounder Chris Eversley to the …

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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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Jan 11

Scrogcast: Cal Poly basketball, All-County football

Cal Poly point guard Jamal Johnson drives the lane against UC Irvine. Tribune photo by Laura Dickinson.

Since it’s been a while since we taped a show, this one is extra long and stuffed with great content from all over the sports landscape. Tribune preps reporter Nick Wilson joined me to provide a preview of the All-County high school football team and the Player of the Year story coming out this weekend. …

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