Fresno is a city that loves its sports. Just take in the scarf-toting, jersey-wearing fans on any given game day to see what we mean. Fresno sports events take place in landmark arenas like the Chukchansi Park, Save Mart Center, Bulldog Stadium, and Pete Beiden Field. Loyal soccer supporters chant, sing, and cheer throughout Fresno Fuego and Fresno Football matches. Along with its major professional sports a variety of collegiate sports at California State University of Fresno and Fresno Pacific University. Fresno area is the best city for weekend warriors, whether you’re looking for a pickup basketball game in Fresno or a hiking trial in the mountains.
FRESNO SPORTS MECCA
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO
Fresno State is a member of the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference. The university’s 22 varsity sports teams are known as the Bulldogs, and the school’s colors are cardinal red and blue. Fresno State has made several runs at NCAA tournaments in basketball, football, soccer, tennis, baseball, softball, and volleyball.
The Bulldogs have earned the following NCAA Division I National Championships:
NCAA Division I National Champions, baseball, in 2008
NCAA Division I National Champions, softball, in 1998.
The Fresno Grizzlies are the Triple-A baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The club competes in the 16-team Pacific Coast League.
In 2015, the Grizzlies won their first Pacific Coast League and Triple-A National Championships in franchise history.
Chukchansi Park, the home of the Grizzlies in downtown Fresno, opened in 2002 and is regarded as one of the finest ballparks in the country.More Fresno Sports & Teams
Fresno Football Club (FFC), the San Joaquin Valley’s first pro soccer club, is a member of the United Soccer League (USL), one division below Major League Soccer (MLS). The club opens its inaugural season in March 2018 and will host home matches at Chukchansi Park in beautiful downtown Fresno. FFC exists to provide a top-class, inclusive and dynamic sporting experience to build memories for fans in one of the nation’s most diverse regions.More Fresno Sports & Teams