Nathan Canilao

Former Editor-in-Chief of the Las Positas Express Newspaper

Writer | Podcaster | Photographer

SJSU men's golf places third at Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational

The San Jose State men’s golf team headed to Eisenhower Golf Course over the weekend to take part in the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 23 teams took part in the tournament and SJSU took third place after the three-day tournament concluded. The Spartans finished the first round in the middle of the pack with an overall score of 292, tying for eighth place. Senior Caleb Shetler was the Spartans’ best player on the course, shooting -

SJSU women's volleyball drops second straight, loses to Loyola Marymount

After a hard-fought five-set battle, the San Jose State (4-3, 0-0) women’s volleyball team fell to Loyola Marymount (4-3, 0-0) 3-2 on Saturday at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles. Fifth-year outside hitter Haylee Nelson led all players with 15 kills and added nine digs. Senior outside hitter Amethyst Harper recorded 13 kills and 14 points. The Spartans started the game off strong, winning the first two sets. Despite having six service errors and five attack errors, the Spartans narrowly escape

SJSU wins season opener 3-1 against Southern Utah

San Jose State women’s volleyball (1-0, 0-0 Mountain West) won its first game of the season, defeating Southern Utah University (0-1, 0-0 Big Sky) 3-1 at the Weber State Tournament at Weber State in Ogden, Utah. Both teams went back and forth in the first set with neither team holding a lead larger than five points. Junior outside hitter Letizia Cammillucci made the game-winning kill for the Spartans as SJSU took the first set. The Spartans dominated the second set, going on a 15-5 run to take

Legendary SJSU discus thrower John Powell passes at 75

The San Jose State athletics community suffered a great loss on Aug. 18 when Olympian John Powell passed away at the age of 75 from a battle with a longtime illness. Powell was a graduate at SJSU and was a four-time Olympic discus thrower for the United States Olympic team. Powell was a member of the Spartan track and field team during the Speed City era which included runners Tommie Smith, John Carlos and hammer thrower Ed Burke. He won the bronze medal in 1972 and 1984 in the discus throw. P

Fresh Warriors faces flash potential in California Classic summer league – SFBay

The Golden State Warriors lost all three California Classic summer league games, failing to crack 80 points. In their final game against the Miami Heat, the Warriors struggled to get stops on defense, losing 90-74. But the NBA summer league is not about wins and losses. It’s about uncovering the potential that new, young faces can bring to the table. And for Golden State, their young players did exactly that. Even in blowout losses, new Warriors showed flashes of skills that could boost Steph

Moses Moody makes Summer League debut as larger Warriors role looms – SFBay

The return of Moses Moody to the Warriors Summer League lineup wasn’t enough to propel Golden State past the Lakers in the California Classic Sunday as they fell to Los Angeles 100-77. Golden State shot 40.9% from the field as a team and turned the ball over 13 times in the 23-point loss. Aside from a sneaky good game from undrafted rookie Lester Quinones, who had 19 points on 3-for-6 shooting from behind the arc, the Warriors summer squad failed to produce consistent scoring for the second-st

Gui Santos shines in Warriors debut as Golden State drops California Classic opener – SFBay

But 16 days in the timeline of the NBA flies by quickly, and Golden State was back in uniform Saturday as the Warriors and Chase Center hosted the California Classic Summer League tournament for the first time. Their first game back was not pretty, as they lost to the Sacramento Kings 86-68. The Warriors shot 39.3% from the field including went 6-for-27 from behind the arc. Sacramento first-round selection Keegan Murray dominated, scoring 26 points and grabbing eight rebounds while making four

Warriors wash joy over Market Street with jubilant championship celebration – SFBay

Blue and gold confetti rained on thousands of cheering Warriors fans Monday, as Too Short favorites like “Blow the Whistle” and “Gettin’ It” flowed through the frothing Market Street crowd. For the fourth time in eight years, Golden State fans celebrated an NBA title with their favorite players, this time in downtown San Francisco for the first time since 1975. Double-decked tour buses with players, coaches, staff and their families cruised through the streets as fans yelled in excitement to wi

Valley Fair Mall employees’ fight for free parking continues

On May 19, a coalition of mall employees known as Low Income Versus Elite (LIVE) protested Valley Fair’s newly implemented parking fee. As of May 21, the 2016 Jordan 1 “Breds”, one of the most coveted sneakers in the game, can go for as much as $460 on StockX.com. $480 can buy a good load of groceries or can pay for a big chunk of rent. But for employees of Valley Fair Mall that drive to work, that $480 will be going right back to the mall just so that they can park their cars at work. In Feb

For new De Anza Head Football Coach Joe D’Agostino, it’s about more than just wins and losses

7 a.m.- De Anza College’s new Head Football Coach Joe D’Agostino is woken up by his iPhone alarm. He gets a quick breakfast and heads to campus. 7:30 a.m.– He unlocks the door to the weight room and starts his daily workout by himself. After about an hour of hitting the weights, he heads to his office, where he turns on one of his monitors to SportsCenter and the other to Google Slides. He works on the agenda for the team meeting later in the afternoon and simultaneously watches highlights from
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