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Alexander: For Big West commissioner Dennis Farrell, no coasting to retirement

Beyond that, there are two Division I-AA football schools in the Big West: UC Davis ($36 million budget in that survey) and Cal Poly ($28.8 million). And there are six non-football schools, whose expenses for that last reporting period ranged from UC Santa Barbara’s $23.8 million to CSUN’s $17.7 million. -- Los Angele Daily News

Girls basketball 2020: Meet the all-Bay Area Preps HQ team

The Cal State Northridge-bound point guard embraced a leadership role as the only senior in the starting lineup for the California Interscholastic Federation NorCal Open Division champion. She led the Monarchs in scoring and steals as the team never lost to an opponent from Northern California and finished No. 2 in the nation according to MaxPreps. Hiraki, the West Catholic Athletic League player of the year, averaged 12.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 3.4 steals. A freshman on the 2017 state runner-up squad for Mitty, she booked a return trip to Golden 1 Center in Sacramento before coronavirus concerns canceled the CIF finals. Full story here. -- Vallejo Times-Herald

Robert Fick and the Detroit Tigers' final game at Tiger Stadium: 'It was unreal'

At the last game played at Tiger Stadium on Sept. 27, 1999, Robert Fick delivered a dramatic eighth-inning grand slam on the first pitch he faced. The slam hit the right field roof and became the last homer, hit, RBI and run scored at the fabled ballpark. Fick, drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round of the 1996 draft out of Cal State-Northridge, was a versatile player who spent time at catcher, first base, the outfield and DH.. In parts of five seasons (1998-2002) with Detroit, Fick hit .268 with 45 homers and 163 RBIs and served as the Tigers' All-Star representative in 2002. -- Detroit Free Press

Stats show college players at the top of the game

Nearly automatic: California State University-Northridge’s Terrell Gomez was the last player anyone wanted to foul this season. The 5-foot-8 junior from Los Angeles led the NCAA with .918 accuracy (109-115). For his career, Gomez is 260-for-292, or 89 percent. -- Richmond Free Press

Pasternack goes with the flow

UC Santa Barbara tied Cal State Northridge for second place. The Matadors swept the Gauchos in the regular season series between the two schools. -- Concordia Sentinel - LA

Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame coach Gary Torgeson dies

Gary Torgeson, a Hall of Fame softball coach and former football coach at Cal State Northridge who guided the Matadors to four NCAA Division II softball titles in the 1980s, died Saturday morning in Ventura. He was 78. -- Los Angeles Times

Tshiebwe Makes First-Team All-District

District 9 Filip Petrusev, Gonzaga Jordan Ford, St. Mary’s Yoeli Childs, BYU Colbey Ross, Pepperdine Lamine Diane, CSU Northridge Malik Fitts, St. Mary’s TJ Haws, BYU Corey Kispert, Gonzaga Jahlil Tripp, Pacific Killian Tillie, Gonzaga -- Sports Illustrated