• Football Apr 3

    Toreros Record Win Streak Ends With Loss to Davidson

    1,995 days. That’s the length of time between Pioneer Football League losses for the University of San Diego Toreros. USD’s 39-game conference winning streak came to an end with a 31-25 loss at home to Davidson on Saturday afternoon. The Toreros fall one win short of setting the all-time Football Championship Subdivision record that they share with Duquesne (also 39…

  • Football Mar 27

    Toreros Win 40th Straight PFL Game (Sort Of)

    The University of San Diego beat Presbyterian 24-21 on Saturday morning in South Carolina, the Toreros 40th straight Pioneer Football League win. That should have given them the longest conference winning streak in Football Championship Subdivision history. Alas, USD will have to wait another week for that. The Blue Hose are first year members of the PFL so the conference…

  • Football Mar 20

    Toreros Beat Butler, Tie All-Time Winning Streak Record

    The University of San Diego had to wait about six months longer than they anticipated, but they finally made themselves a little bit of history. USD beat Butler 27-13 on Saturday afternoon at Torero Stadium for their 39th straight Pioneer Football League win, tying the all-time FCS record. Duquesne of the Mid-American Athletic Conference also won 39 straight from 1999-2006….

  • coronavirus pandemic Feb 14

    University of San Diego Institutes Stay-On-Campus Order Due to COVID-19 Spike

    The University of San Diego has instituted a stay-on-campus order through the end of the month due to a recent spike in coronavirus cases, which school officials largely attribute to off-campus parties and social events, the university announced Friday. In a video message posted on the school’s website and social media pages, USD President James T. Harris III outlined...

  • College Basketball Feb 3

    Aztecs, Toreros and Tritons Games Put on the Shelf

    College basketball fans in San Diego have a lot less to watch after Tuesday. San Diego State, San Diego and UC San Diego all had games canceled – while the Toreros will be out of action for another two week stretch. The Aztecs were scheduled to fly to Lubbock, Texas for a two-game series against New Mexico. Brian Dutcher’s team…

  • Football Dec 18, 2020

    USD Sets Spring Football Season Schedule

    The Toreros have won 37 straight Pioneer Football League games, just two shy of the FCS all-time record. They’ll get a chance to break the record in a month they’ve never won a football game. Actually, it’s a month that no major college football team has even won a game. In November, the PFL Presidents Council endorsed a six-game...

  • coronavirus Aug 7, 2020

    Pioneer Football League Says no Fall Football; USD Season in Limbo

    The University of San Diego has won 37 straight Pioneer Football League games (the nation’s longest active conference winning streak) and six straight conference championships. They might not get a chance to extend those streaks until next year. The PFL’s Presidents Council announced on Friday the conference will not play a fall football schedule due to COVID-19 concerns. With...

  • coronavirus Jul 16, 2020

    WCC Delays Start of Fall Sports Season

    The West Coast Conference, of which the University of San Diego is a member, has joined the growing number of NCAA organizations pushing back the start of sports seasons due to the novel coronavirus. WCC fall sports programs will not begin prior to September 24. For USD this impacts volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s cross...

  • Toreros Jun 16, 2020

    Toreros Get Creative in Unusual and Important Offseason

    The coronavirus outbreak shut down sports at colleges and universities across the country, but in May the NCAA voted to allow voluntary workouts on campuses beginning June 1st for football and basketball teams. Sam Scholl’s University of San Diego hoops team is trying to make the most of this month, but none of that work is taking place inside...

  • USD Jun 7, 2020

    Toreros All-American is Already on NFL Radars

    The only team from the Pioneer Football League ever to go to the FCS Playoffs, and of course the only PFL club to win a playoff game, is the University of San Diego Toreros.

  • NBA Jun 3, 2020

    “I'm Just Not Afraid Anymore” USD Grad David Fizdale Among NBA Coaches Seeking Change

    The emotions David Fizdale has felt in recent weeks are ones he is familiar with. “The first part of it was just utter sadness.” The former University of San Diego basketball player and assistant coach was in high school in 1991 when he saw the violent acts of four LAPD officers against Rodney King. “We watched that man get beaten…

  • NBA Jun 3, 2020

    “I'm Just Not Afraid Anymore” USD Grad David Fizdale Among NBA Coaches Seeking Change

    The former Knicks and Grizzlies head coach is on a committee that will push for social justice and racial reform.

  • MLB May 21, 2020

    Torrey Pines Star Kevin Sim Stays Ready Amid Uncertainty as MLB Draft Approaches

    Major League draft hopefuls deal with a bit of limbo every year, that’s the nature of the process – especially when you have to choose between pro or college ball. This year the situation is even tougher. Players don’t have a season to keep you busy. On top of that the league is holding a much shorter draft than...

  • MLB May 21, 2020

    Sim Stays Ready as Draft Nears

    NBC 7’s Darnay Tripp spoke with one young athlete who is hoping to be selected at next month’s Major League Baseball draft

  • NBA May 19, 2020

    Torero Turned NBA Head Coach David Fizdale Weighs In on Plans for NBA's Return

    In the midst of unpredictable times, former Torero basketball player and assistant coach David Fizdale can usually count on being asked one question. “Anytime I go out I could have my mask on… I’m standing in line doing my social distancing… for some reason somebody will recognize the glasses over the mask and they’ll say, ‘coach are we having...

  • Toreros May 5, 2020

    Extra Eligibility for NCAA Spring Athletes Comes With Questions

    On March 11, the University of San Diego baseball team hosted what turned out to be the last sporting event on San Diego’s campus of the spring. Within 24 hours the Toreros had shut down competition for the rest of the school year. We now know that athletes in spring sports will get that lost season back – but at…

  • NFL draft Apr 26, 2020

    San Diegans Start NFL Journey During and After 2020 Draft

    America’s Finest City has been the breeding ground for some of America’s finest football players. Being a part of that club is something guys who grow up in San Diego take to heart. “There are great guys who have come out of San Diego so putting myself in that conversation is a shocker, that I could be one of...

  • NFL Apr 19, 2020

    How Toreros are Trying to Impress NFL Teams Before the Draft

    The University of San Diego is an FCS, mid-major, non-scholarship football program. But head coach Dale Lindsey has helped build it into a football factory. “Think about the number of NFL players who have come out of there ,” says Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco of a list that includes Jamal Agnew, Josh Johnson and Ross Dwelley. “They do a…

  • coronavirus Mar 14, 2020

    NCAA Grants Extra Year of Eligibility to Spring Sports Athletes

    On Thursday the NCAA canceled all of its spring sporting events in light of the coronavirus pandemic. That night athletics departments at colleges and universities across the country were having conversations they wished they never had to have. They had to tell student-athletes that their seasons, and in some cases their athletic careers, were over. “We met with all of…

  • baseball Feb 29, 2020

    Toreros No-Hit Monmouth

    Jake Miller had appeared in three games for the Toreros in 2020, all as a reliever. When Friday night’s scheduled starter against Monmouth got sick it was Miller who made the emergency start. 102 pitches later he was in the history books. Miller threw a no-hitter, the first of his career, in a 7-0 USD win. It’s the first no-no…

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