Cal has not defeated Oregon State since 2006, but the Bears enter senior day at AT&T Park riding high after a convincing bounce-back win against Washington State last week.
“They’ve been a thorn in our side for years,” Cal coach Jeff Tedford said. “Our players understand they haven’t had success against Oregon State.” Read More
Cal is off to its first 0-3 conference start under coach Jeff Tedford, and a loss Saturday against Utah would mark another first for the Bears: the first four-game losing streak under Tedford.
Cal (3-3, 0-3 Pac-12 North) fell 30-9 to Southern Cal last week and Tedford felt it was more about the offense than the team’s defense.
“We didn’t put them in a good situation,” Tedford said. Read More
As if playing at Autzen Stadium against No. 9 Oregon weren’t difficult enough, Cal is heading to Eugene, Ore., for Thursday night’s nationally televised game smack in the middle of midterms. Meanwhile, the Ducks just began their fall classes last week.
It’s noteworthy because football players at universities operating on the quarterly academic calendar spend weeks in training camps without ever having to open a school book. Read More
Cal will open the conference schedule on the road for the third straight season, this time heading to Seattle to face Washington on Saturday.
The Bears have started 3-0 for the sixth time under coach Jeff Tedford, and the first time since 2006.
Washington (2-1) has won the last two meetings between the teams, including last year’s finale at Memorial Stadium, which cost Cal a bowl berth for the first time under Tedford. Read More
Cal makes its AT&T Park debut Saturday against Presbyterian riding its fourth straight 2-0 start, but with plenty left to prove.
Cal’s thrilling 36-33 nonconference overtime win against Colorado on Saturday highlighted a number of things the Golden Bears are doing well, but also where the team still needs improvement, coach Jeff Tedford said.
“It came down to a tight game in a hostile environment,” Tedford said. “This last game was a battle all the way through.” Read More
Former University of California at Berkeley golfer Diane Kwon, 21, was found dead in a Fremont parking lot late Monday night, and police said they are investigating the “suspicious” death.A passerby spotted the body of the two-time San Francisco City Championship winner in a parking lot behind 3950 Mowry Ave. — a location that formerly housed a Barnes and Noble bookstore — at about 11 p.m. on Labor Day, police said. Read More
A 26-year-old man was beaten unconscious during a fight in the Candlestick Park parking lot Saturday shortly after the kickoff of the Cal-Fresno State Battle By The Bay college football game, according to police.Officers were called at about 4 p.m. and found the victim on the ground, unconscious and bleeding, police said. Several people pointed to the suspect, another 26-year-old man, nearby and police arrested him. Read More
Cal has a lot of questions heading into the 2011 season, and those questions may get answered Saturday when the Golden Bears meet Fresno State at Candlestick Park.
Cal has won six of its past seven season openers, including a 52-3 romp over UC Davis at Memorial Stadium last season.
But the team is coming off its first losing season under coach Jeff Tedford and the lowest finish in the Pac-10 standings since his arrival. Read More
Program vendors should do a brisk business at Cal football games this fall because coach Jeff Tedford estimates that at least five freshmen will get significant playing time, and the number may go as high as 10. “Usually, it’s just two or three, or even just one,” Tedford said as summer practice wound down. Read More
Coach Jeff Tedford and the Cal football team started to make themselves right at home on Tuesday as the videoboard at AT&T Park read “San Francisco is Bears Territory” during their only preseason practice at their 2011 home.
“If our teammates are here and we’re together, then we’ll be together,” Tedford said. “It doesn’t matter where we are or where we practice.” Read More