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The San Francisco Dons baseball team stands for the National Anthem in 2018 at Dante Benedetti Diamond. (Christina Leung for USF Athletics)

College Baseball: San Francisco Dons head to Pepperdine for pitching-heavy series

The USF baseball team is bound for Malibu, but relaxing on the…

 

Matt McCarthy (Chris M. Leung/USF Dons Athletics)

Ugly-shooting Dons play a dangerous game in easy win over Radford

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — The University of San Francisco’s final home tuneup…

 

University of San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith led his team to 20 wins in his first season in charge. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dons new boss aces debut season, but bigger test awaits

When Kyle Smith was still the head coach at Columbia last March,…

 

USF stumbles against BYU

The 2017 University of San Francisco men’s basketball home finale was one…

Josh Smith was drafted by the New England Revolution. (Courtesy Chris Leung/USF Athletics)

USF soccer player drafted to MLS for third-straight year (LINKS)

Former University of San Francisco men’s soccer player Josh Smith was drafted…

Josh Smith was drafted by the New England Revolution. (Courtesy Chris Leung/USF Athletics)
Saint Mary's forward Calvin Hermanson hits one of the four 3-pointers he made against USF on Thursday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

USF can’t solve Saint Mary’s dilemma

MORAGA — The Saint Mary’s men’s basketball team has a simple and…

Saint Mary's forward Calvin Hermanson hits one of the four 3-pointers he made against USF on Thursday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Madalyn Schiffel is at the US U23 Women’s National Team camp in Carson, Calif., this week. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

Former USF goalie earns spot with US Women’s National Team

It’s been an eventful week for Madalyn Schiffel, a former goalkeeper for…

Madalyn Schiffel is at the US U23 Women’s National Team camp in Carson, Calif., this week. (Courtesy USF Athletics)
Ronnie Boyce, shown playing against Santa Clara, led the Dons with 19 points on Jan. 7 against Saint Mary's. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

USF men’s basketball prepares for biggest tests on conference schedule

University of San Francisco’s men’s basketball team is preparing for its biggest…

Ronnie Boyce, shown playing against Santa Clara, led the Dons with 19 points on Jan. 7 against Saint Mary's. (Courtesy USF Athletics)
Anna Seilunder. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF basketball teams near end of non-conference play

The University of San Francisco men’s basketball team beat Abilene Christian on…

Anna Seilunder. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Charles Minlend, seen here in Novemberof 2016, scored a team-high 16 points in his first game back after missing an entire season. (Jacob C. Palmer)

USF men’s hoops continues plowing through non-con schedule

WAR MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM — Alcorn State traveled from Lorman, Miss., to play…

Charles Minlend, seen here in Novemberof 2016, scored a team-high 16 points in his first game back after missing an entire season. (Jacob C. Palmer)
Charlotte Taylor has been pacing the impressive USF women's cross country team this season. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

USF women’s cross country cracks top 10 in nation

The University of San Francisco women’s cross country team cracked the top…

Charlotte Taylor has been pacing the impressive USF women's cross country team this season. (Courtesy USF Athletics)
New USF men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith prepares his players for their first game of the season on Friday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

New braintrust aims to return Dons to prominence

As Kyle Smith begins his first season patrolling the sideline at War…

New USF men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith prepares his players for their first game of the season on Friday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)
Molly Goodenbour is still a prominent figure in the Stanford women's basketball recordbooks. She'll now take over for Jennifer Azzi as the head coach at USF. (Courtesy Stanford)

USF women’s basketball finds new head coach

The University of San Francisco has found a women’s basketball coach to…

Molly Goodenbour is still a prominent figure in the Stanford women's basketball recordbooks. She'll now take over for Jennifer Azzi as the head coach at USF. (Courtesy Stanford)
Jennifer Azzi is a legend in the women’s basketball world by being a dominant player and impressive coach. She officially stepped down from her role leading the USF program on Thursday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

USF women’s basketball coach steps down shortly before season

The University of San Francisco women’s basketball head coach has resigned her…

Jennifer Azzi is a legend in the women’s basketball world by being a dominant player and impressive coach. She officially stepped down from her role leading the USF program on Thursday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)
Columbia head coach Kyle Smith reacts during an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (Fred Beckham/2014 AP)

Dons’ new head coach outlines vision

Kyle Smith has helped struggling programs turn their fortunes around as both…

Columbia head coach Kyle Smith reacts during an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (Fred Beckham/2014 AP)
Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)

USF hires Columbia’s head coach

NEW YORK — Leaving Columbia wasn’t an easy choice for Kyle Smith.…

Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
In this photo taken Wednesday, March 2, 2016, University of San Francisco baseball players take turns running from third base to home plate during a drill at USF's Negoesco soccer stadium in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

USF baseball starts season without field, embraces ‘VagaDon’ mentality

Standing in front of a soccer goal post and running baseball practice…

In this photo taken Wednesday, March 2, 2016, University of San Francisco baseball players take turns running from third base to home plate during a drill at USF's Negoesco soccer stadium in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
San Francisco head coach Rex Walters was fired Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

USF fires 2013-14 WCC coach of the year

University of San Francisco men's basketball coach Rex Walters has been fired…

San Francisco head coach Rex Walters was fired Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
John Locher/AP PhotoSan Francisco's Zhane Dikes

USF women fall in WCC Tournament title game

LAS VEGAS — Lexi Eaton scored 22 points and Morgan Bailey added…

John Locher/AP PhotoSan Francisco's Zhane Dikes

WCC Tournament all set for Las Vegas

After finishing up the regular season Saturday, the pairings are set for…