Trojans take on Long Beach State in first road game


The Trojans would be expected to enter the season’s first away game against the Long Beach State Dirtbags at Blair Field with confidence, given their 5-3 victory last Sunday over North Dakota State thanks to the walk-off home run in the 12th inning by junior Omar Cotto Lozada. This assumed confidence, however, could be checked […]

Now is the time for Trojan baseball


Throughout his truly remarkable and incomparable coaching career, legendary USC baseball coach Rod Dedeaux amassed more than 1,300 wins and brought home 11 national championships, figures that led to him being named the Coach of the 20th Century by Baseball America in 1999. Dedeaux coached dozens of future Major Leaguers, and the Trojans’ baseball program, […]

USC sweeps UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara


The USC men’s tennis team dominated the court this past Friday at Marks Stadium in a doubleheader match against UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara. “A doubleheader is important for our team,” junior Roberto Quiroz said. “It’s great because it gives us more practice and the more practice, the better we play.” Coming off of […]

Empty seats sign of a larger trend


There is a very famous scene in the beginning of the movie Field of Dreams, when a mystical voice tells the main character, played by Kevin Costner, “If you build it, he will come.” Since the iconic sports film’s release in 1989, the quote has often been misattributed as, “If you build it, they will […]

Athletes’ legacies difficult to compare


Following NBA All-Star Weekend, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the NBA’s “Mount Rushmore,” as superstars and future Hall of Famers LeBron James and Kobe Bryant both revealed their own preference for which NBA legends would adorn the fictitious mountain honoring the league’s history. LeBron and Kobe agreed on three that seemed to […]