Tag 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 12

Scrogcast: Talking movies with Eversley and football with Wilson

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College basketball practice opens today, and to get in the spirit, I sat down with Cal Poly junior forward Chris Eversley. CE33 and I talked about his history in the Chicago prep hoops scene. You’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about Walter Payton High. Eversley also talks about his love of blockbuster movies. …

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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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Sep 05

Scrogcast: Meet Mr. Wilson and the Wisconsin duo

For the first Scrogcast of the season, I did a little reflecting on Cal Poly football’s 41-14 season-opening win and have a couple of special interview segments. I got Wisconsin transfers Jake Irwin and Cameron Ontko from the Mustangs’ football team talking about the big game in ’08 — when a certain person missed a …

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