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July 4
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade

Jason Flowers Steps Down as CSUN Women’s Hoops Coach
Monday, Apr 20, 2020

California State University, Northridge Women’s Basketball Head Coach Jason Flowers (pictured above) announced his resignation Monday, after coaching the Matadors for 10 seasons to a record of 150-169, with three Big West Tournament Championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances during his tenure. “I...

Women’s Hoops: CSUN Beats Hope International 77-54
Friday, Jan 3, 2020

NORTHRIDGE — CSUN closed out non-conference women’s basketball play Tuesday afternoon by defeating Hope International 77-54 in the Matadome. Trailing 15-12 to begin the second quarter, the Royals opened the frame on a 9-2 spurt. Down by four with 6:44 to play in the first half, the Matadors closed...

Calloway’s Big Second Half Takes Matadors Past SDSU in OT
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

SAN DIEGO — De’Jionae Calloway (pictured above, center) scored 23 of the final 32 CSUN points as the Matadors women’s basketball team defeated San Diego State 74-69 in overtime Saturday afternoon in Viejas Arena. HOW IT HAPPENED Despite a 2-for-11 shooting start, the Matadors only trailed...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN Travels to SDSU Saturday; to Host HIU Dec. 31
Friday, Dec 27, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – California State University, Northridge‘s women’s basketball team will wrap up the non-conference portion of the 2019-20 schedule with a pair of games Saturday, Dec. 28 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. The Matadors (3-9) return to San Diego for the second consecutive Saturday as CSUN...

Dec. 16: CSUN Woman’s Basketball Team Takes on USC
Friday, Dec 14, 2018

NORTHRIDGE — After taking their Fall semester finals this week, the CSUN women’s basketball team travels 30 miles down the I-5 to the Galen Center where the Matadors will face USC Sunday afternoon. Kevin Strauss has the audio call on the CSUN Sports Network presented by Dignity Health. Strauss...

Aug. 18: CSUN Women’s Basketball Clinic for Kids
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

NORTHRIDGE — The women’s basketball program at California State University, Northridge, will host the Jason Flowers Back-to-School Basketball Clinic Aug. 18 on the Matador campus. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 1-8 and will cost $30. In addition to Coach Flowers, the camp is going to...

No. 4/5 Notre Dame Defeats CSUN 99-81
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — No. 4/5 Notre Dame shot 54.8 percent (40-of-73) from the field as the Fighting Irish defeated CSUN 99-81 in the first round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament Friday night. Destiny Brooks made her first two three-point baskets propelling the Matadors to an...

CSUN Athletic Department to Hold Toy Drive Benefiting Northridge Hospital Foundation
Monday, Nov 27, 2017

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.— The CSUN Athletics Department is getting in the holiday spirit and will host a toy drive to support the Northridge Hospital Foundation, a Dignity Health Member. The toy drive begins with the CSUN Women’s Basketball game against Weber State on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Fans...

Flowers Reveals 2017-18 CSUN Women’s Basketball Schedule
Friday, Sep 8, 2017

California State University, Northridge women’s basketball coach Jason Flowers has announced the full 2017-18 Matadors schedule. “We are excited about the challenges that this year’s schedule presents,” Flowers said. “Our conference will be as competitive as ever and our...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
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