New coach, hard work leads to a season of improvement

Candyce Fisher

December 12, 2007

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Led by a new coach, the men's water polo team finished fourth in the Pacific Coast Conference against Southwestern College. Earlier in the season, Mesa lost to them 12-7, but in the contest for third in conference, Mesa lost...

Men’s cross country wins back-to-back confernce titles

Johnny Ngo

November 12, 2007

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Sophomore runner Daniel Gonia isn't going to slow down anytime soon. "[Daniel] is running extremely well right now," said Coach Thom Hunt, and the results show. Finishing first with 20:36.9 at the Southern California Championships...

Young runners off to a speedy start

Patrick Cusick

October 15, 2007

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The Olympian's Cross Country team is competing with nationally ranked NCAA teams with strength and endurance. On Sept. 15, the team, currently ranked 4th in the state, traveled to San Diego State University where they competed...

Mesa Sports Calendar for October

October 15, 2007

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Oct. 17 Men's Soccer at Southwestern College, 3:15 P.M. Women's Soccer vs. Mira Costa College, 3:15 P.M. Women's Volleyball vs. Grossmont College, 6 P.M. Oct. 18 Men's Water Polo at *Grossmont College, 1:15 P.M. Women's Water...

Featured Athletes for the month of October

Patrick Cusick

October 15, 2007

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For the month of October Melanie DeSalvo and Elizabeth Diaz have combined for 5 goals and 1 assist. The two returning sophomores were one-two in scoring last year for the Olympians and look to continue it this year. DeSalvo with...

Young team looks to make a statement

Patrick Cusick

October 1, 2007

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Only three games into the season, and the Olympian football team has already matched their win total from last year. "Every time a new season starts, [the team] is optimistic," Head Coach Matt Kofler said. "Those games were necessary...

2007 Olympian Men’s Soccer Preview

Patrick Cusick

October 1, 2007

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Head Coach: Abdelghani Toumi Years as mesa head coach: 6th season Last year's record: 5-13-4 This year's record: 2-6-1 Key Returnees: Kasra Sarabakhsh, Zack McPheeters, Claudio Venenzetti, Tommy Neri, Ali Homa Younfar,...

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