Posted on 16 April 2013
After hundreds of punches were thrown, countless fights were completed, and resilient champions were crowned, the three long days of boxing at USF had come to an end, and regardless of the results, the university was proud to host this historic event. On April 11, 12, and 13 the United States Intercollegiate Boxing (USIBA) First [...]
Posted on 17 October 2012
The tough, resolute visage of Head Coach Angelo Marino, who is teaching one of his boxing and social justice classes, yields to a (relatively) friendly grin as we recognize each other. As I would soon find out, this commanding red box is the round timer; reminiscent of the color scheme found in traffic lights, green means that the round is starting, yellow that there’s only thirty seconds left in the round, and red is stop. The fighters of true dedication do not anticipate the red: they can’t wait for the green.
Posted on 19 September 2012
This past Friday, 32 fighters from 17 different clubs descended upon War Memorial Gym for the 9th Annual Hilltop Cup, the largest amateur boxing tournament in California. Boxers from all corners of the United States turned out to test their mettle in the ring for three furious two-minute rounds. As the host, USF Boxing was [...]
Posted on 07 March 2012
Judgement Day in the boxing world
Posted on 01 March 2012
As attention fades from our school’s fizzling basketball season, many USF students will spend the coming weeks crossing off days on their calendars leading up to the nine-day-long hiatus demarcated by an exclamatory statement of this sort: “SPRING BREAK!!”. But for Trenton Stonerock and a handful of other resolute members of the University of San [...]
Posted on 07 December 2011
The USF Boxing Team makes a valiant effort at the SF Winter Boxing Championships
Posted on 18 October 2011
Profile on this week's Hilltop Cup fighter, JR Abellon.
Posted on 07 October 2010
The sixth annual hilltop boxing cup was dominated by the dons who won the majority of the fights against local bay area schools
Posted on 30 October 2009
The Hilltop cup was back for its fifth consecutive year, the event featured boxers from schools all over the Bay Area.