He has seen six of them from the coaching sideline, and Bret Pollack has won them all.
“I told the team we’ve never lost a Bulldog Bowl ... period,” the College of San Mateo football coach said, who enters his seventh bowl game Saturday against Sierra College.
It’s a game he doesn’t plan on losing.
“That’s why I let them know about it,” Pollack said. Read More
City College of San Francisco is seeking its 21st NorCal Conference football title under coach George Rush this year. But as usual, the Rams will need to get past rival College of San Mateo first. Read More
The College of San Mateo hit the stretch run of its football season last year in an incredibly strong position.There were three games to go and the Bulldogs were only one game behind City College of San Francisco for first place in the NorCal Conference.
But then a heartbreaking 17-14 loss to CCSF was the first of back-to-back losses, which dropped the Bulldogs into third place and effectively took them out of the championship picture. Read More
As the baseball draft wound down Wednesday with rounds 16 through 40, the Giants selected a pair of College of San Mateo pitchers in back-to-back rounds. Right-hander Daniel Grazzini, who has committed to play at UC Davis next year, was chosen in the 35th round, while left-hander Clint Terry, slated to play at Lee University in Tennessee next year, was taken in the 36th round. Read More
It was only last Sunday that renowned quarterback coach Tom Martinez was on the football field of Menlo-Atherton High School, finessing and schooling another one of his numerous Bay Area prodigies.
“He was out there still coaching, still giving it his all,” said Turner Baty, who had met Martinez, his mentor, just five years prior. “That just shows you what type of person he is.”
That was the last day the two saw one another. Read More
The defending state champion City College of San Francisco men’s basketball team landed the top seed in the Northern California bracket of the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships on Monday.
CCSF’s title defense will begin Saturday at home against the winner of Wednesday’s early-round game between Mendocino and Contra Costa. Read More
In June, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and countless other quarterbacks across the country were informed via Facebook that their mentor, Tom Martinez, had only one month to live.The outlook brightened drastically as a combination of changing his medications and resetting his pacemaker allowed the legendary coach from San Mateo to benefit from dialysis while awaiting a kidney transplant. Read More
Some 300 veterans, reservists and dependents of veterans attend the College of San Mateo. For many, the transition from military to academic life can be rough. Read More
College of San Mateo returns to the postseason and will be hosting Diablo Valley College in the seventh annual Botham Bulldog Bowl on Saturday afternoon.
“This year was not a great year, but by no means a bad year,” CSM coach Brett Pollack said. “We’re proud of our execution and how we did.” Read More
San Francisco City College officials are vowing to fight a new proposal that would give Sacramento more control over California’s network of community colleges and require that resources be focused on full-time students seeking degrees. Read More