The Fresno State softball program has a long and mostly dreary history with UCLA, host of this weekend’s NCAA Regional with a field that includes the Bulldogs, Cal State Fullerton and Cal State Bakersfield.
Fresno State on Saturday evening will honor Bob Bennett – the winningest baseball coach in program history with 1,302 career victories – by renaming its home ballpark Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium.
Paul Loeffler, being the slacker he is, answered the phone Saturday from his north Fresno home, as opposed to a press box or courtside seat. What, does he think that all these baseball and basketball games and spelling bees are going to announce themselves?
Scary, isn’t it? You so want to double-down Little Johnny’s college fund on this Fresno State men’s basketball team. You need Madness back in your March. You’re dying for cause to max out your credit line on body paint and foam fingers and coach airfare to Spokane, or Providence, or some other far-flung NCAA Regional hub.
High school students from Fresno, Madera and Tulare counties competed for top honors in The Scoopys: The Fresno Bee Student Film Festival. The competition was created in partnership with the Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC) and co-sponsored by Fresno Filmworks. WINNER: Best Comedy (Nicholas Janzen); Best Ensemble (Eric Pomaville, Kiku Marie, James Lum); Best Performance (Kiku Marie); John Kelly Youth Award for Excellence in Cinematography (William Butler), Best In Show
Use the Force!: Scoopys Best Comedy, Best Ensemble, Best Performance, Best Cinematography, Best In Show
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