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Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford steps down after 3 seasons

Dec. 6, 2019 12:50 PM EST

Fresno State football coach Jeff Tedford is stepping down from the job after three seasons at his alma mater. The program tweeted a message from Tedford on Friday that read: “It is with a heavy heart that, today, I am announcing that I am stepping down as the head coach here at Fresno State.” The...

Hamilton’s double-double helps UNLV beat Fresno St. in 2OT

Dec. 5, 2019 1:28 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Donnie Tillman scored a career-high 28 points, Bryce Hamilton had his first career double-double, and UNLV beat Fresno State 81-80 in double overtime on Wednesday night. Hamilton finished with career high of 21 points —including seven in the second OT — and 14 rebounds....

Homeowners relish tree at heart of California Christmas rite

Dec. 1, 2019 3:24 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — At the heart of an annual California Christmas tradition lies a struggling deodar cedar tree in the city of Fresno. Nearly a century ago, the tree was decorated by Willian and Mae Winning in memory of their teenage son after he died from a fall, the Fresno Bee reported Sunday....

Packer, San Jose St. beat Fresno St. 17-16, snap 3-game skid

Dec. 1, 2019 2:23 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — DeJon Packer had 128 total yards, including a 10-yard touchdown run with 2:11 left, and San Jose State rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Fresno State 17-16 on Saturday night and snap a three-game skid. Packer had 93 yards rushing and added four receptions for 35 yards. Josh...

Gomez scores clinching FTs in CSU Northridge’s 1st win

Nov. 30, 2019 8:17 PM EST

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Terrell Gomez scored 31 points and dropped in two free throws in the final seconds to seal Cal State Northridge’s 73-72 victory over Fresno State on Saturday afternoon. Fresno State’s Orlando Robinson had just split a pair of free throws to put the Bulldogs out front...

Nevada scores late to beat Fresno State 35-28

Nov. 24, 2019 2:18 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Toa Taua ran for 135 yards and scored on a 3-yard TD run with 12 seconds left to help Nevada beat Fresno State 35-28 on Saturday night. Ben Putman returned a punt 24 yards to the Fresno State 25 with 1:20 left and the game tied at 28. On the next play, Taua ran 21 yards to set up the...

Hunter leads Long Beach St. past Fresno Pacific 93-62

Nov. 23, 2019 12:45 AM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chance Hunter scored 21 points and Long Beach State beat Division II Fresno Pacific 93-62 on Friday night. Michael Carter III scored 16 points and made six assists and Drew Cobb added 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the 49ers (2-3), who outrebounded the Sunbirds 44-29....

Ford scores 24 to lead Saint Mary’s over Fresno State 68-58

Nov. 21, 2019 2:04 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 24 points and Saint Mary’s defeated Fresno State 68-58 on Wednesday night for the Gaels’ third straight win. Ford was 8-of-15 shooting and made 6 of 7 free throws while Tanner Krebs added 14 points and Malik Fitts scored 13 for the Gaels (4-1), who...

Shooting deaths rattle small, tight-knit US Hmong community

Nov. 19, 2019 8:30 PM EST

Fresno has been the heart of California’s Hmong community for decades, drawing refugees from war-torn Southeast Asia who built a tight-knit population in the farm town. Now, they’re reeling from the shooting deaths of four Hmong American men at a weekend party. The central California city has the...

Police: Home in California backyard shooting was targeted

Nov. 18, 2019 10:09 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two men with semiautomatic handguns targeted a backyard gathering of family and friends in Fresno, spraying bullets that killed four men and wounded six other people before the assailants disappeared into the darkness, police said Monday. Authorities did not identify any suspects or...