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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker

CSUN Softball Signs Graduate Transfer Kennedi Sorensen
Friday, Aug 6, 2021

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — California State University, Northridge head softball coach Charlotte Morgan announced the signing of Kennedi Sorensen, a West Ranch High School graduate, to a National Letter of Intent to continue her playing career with the Matadors. “We’re stoked to have Kennedi...

Valencia Grad, Dodgers Ball Girl Gloves 101 MPH Foul Ball Like a Pro
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Karlie Habitz goes to a lot of Dodgers games. She’s not a season-ticket holder, but she has arguably the best seat in the stadium, even though it’s a bucket turned upside-down. The Valencia softball alumna is a Dodgers ball girl and her usual duties include warming up outfielders between innings...

CSUN Shuts Out Saint Mary’s; Falls to Top-Ranked UCLA
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

NORTHRIDGE — Jillian James tossed a one-hitter against Saint Mary’s before CSUN dropped a 14-2 decision to No. 1 UCLA Sunday afternoon at Matador Diamond. SMC-CSUN: Jillian James tossed a one-hitter as the Matadors defeated Saint Mary’s 6-0 in Sunday’s first contest. James allowed...

Matadors’ Horvath Recognized with All-American Honors
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

NORTHRIDGE – 2018 Big West Conference Player of the Year Savannah Horvath was selected honorable mention All-American by FastPitch News Tuesday. Horvath wrapped up one of the most decorated careers in CSUN history when she was named Big West Player of the Year May 15. The senior led the league...

Matadors Sweep Hawaii in Big West Showdown
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

HONOLULU — CSUN pounded out 27 hits as the Matadors swept Hawai’i in Big West Conference softball action Saturday. Game 1 The top two batters in the CSUN lineup, Mackenzie Babbitt and Jessica Alexander combined to go 7-for-7 as the Matadors defeated the Rainbow Wahine 3-0 in the opener. Haileigh...

March 23-25: CSUN Softball Team to Host Matador Classic
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

CSUN’s softball team will host the Matador Classic this weekend with Cal Poly, Pacific, Santa Clara and Georgia Tech all visiting the Matador Diamond in Northridge on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. CSUN takes the field first on Friday morning at 9 a.m. vs. Pacific and again at 2 p.m. vs Georgia...

No. 5 Oklahoma Edges CSUN Softball Team 2-1 in 11 Innings

Fale Avin’s two-out RBI single in the top of the 11th sent No. 5 Oklahoma past the CSUN softball team 2-1 Monday afternoon. Jocelyn Alo smacked her 12th home run of the season in the top of the first to give the Sooners an early 1-0 lead. Oklahoma threatened in the top of the second. The first...

CSUN Softball Readies for Nationally Ranked Opponents
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

NORTHRIDGE – Nationally ranked opponents await the CSUN softball team this week as the Matadors have six games on the docket. The week gets underway with the home opener Wednesday afternoon when CSUN hosts No. 6/12 Auburn. First pitch is set for 2:30 p.m. Auburn enters this week with a 13-0 record....

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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks