• coronavirus Aug 7

    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

    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

    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

    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

    “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

    “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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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…

  • Toreros Jan 19

    Hot Start Not Enough for Toreros in Loss at BYU

    Kolby Lee had a career-high 21 points as BYU stretched its home win streak to eight games, romping past San Diego 93-70 on Thursday night. TJ Haws had 19 points for BYU (14-5, 3-1 West Coast Conference). Jake Toolson added 14 points and seven assists. Dalton Nixon had 12 points. Braun Hartfield had 21 points for the Toreros (7-13, 0-5),…

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