Heading into the first Mountain West divisional matchup against UNLV at Bulldog Stadium on Friday, Jeff Tedford is clear: this team isn’t giving up yet.
The search for a soccer-specific stadium site for Fresno FC has proven challenging, but City leaders say the responsibility lies squarely on the club.
The ground attack proved to be too much for Fresno State’s defense to handle in the 43-24 loss at Air Force.
Despite stringent restrictions on recruits for its football program, Air Force’s success on the gridiron boils down to one thing: discipline.
There may be a path to finding the team a Fresno-based stadium site by 2020 while also resolving one of the most vexing properties in City Hall’s portfolio.
Fresno State has seen a fast-paced triple threat offense before, but they’ve prepared for the unique challenges presented by Air Force.
Air Force (3-2) comes into Saturday’s matchup against Fresno State (2-2) with experience all around, starting with head coach Troy Calhoun.
So begins eight-straight games in conference, starting with a trip to Colorado Springs for a date with Air Force on Saturday.
It had been two years since wide receiver Chris Coleman has played defensive back. Then, Coach Jeff Tedford came with a big ask.
With a thrilling finish, Saturday proved to be a banner day for Fresno County’s pre-eminent horse racing powerhouse at the Big Fresno Fair.