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Warriors approaching halfway point. Will they bring home the W?

Warriors approaching halfway point. Will they bring home the W?

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Halfway into the 2017-18 NBA basketball season, the Golden State Warriors are once again the favorite to win another NBA Championship. It is possibly their third in the last four years. They have the number one record in the league at 36-9, which is key in getting home court advantage throughout the p...

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a three game win streak and having won seven out of their last eight games, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team was defeated by UC San Diego. The Pioneers kept up with San Diego, who happen to be undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association conference play (CCAA). The...

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After two tough losses in the Inland Empire of Southern California versus Cal State San Bernardino and Cal Poly Pomona, the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team bounced back at home. The team won two home games this past week to improve their record to 8-8 overall, and 4-6 in conference pla...

Women’s basketball wins 6 out of 7 games

Women’s basketball wins 6 out of 7 games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a shaky start of losing their first three games at the beginning of California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team has won the last six of their seven games. “We struggled a little bit at the beginning of the season with chemistry a...

The citizen we need is Colin Kaepernick, GQ’s “Citizen of the Year”

The citizen we need is Colin Kaepernick, GQ’s “Citizen of the Year”

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NFL preseason is not the most interesting thing of the NFL season. There are position battles, rookies playing for the first time and some other storylines trying to keep us interested in the game. However, last NFL preseason was an interesting and important one and it has changed the country as...

Women’s basketball player finds her way to East Bay

Women’s basketball player finds her way to East Bay

Chris George,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Morgan Greene is out to prove herself on the court Since her first days at the local YMCA to playing in college, Cal State East Bay women’s basketball player Morgan Greene has always had to start over and prove herself on the court. Greene, who grew up in Maryland, at the age of five found what wou...

The power of soccer

The power of soccer

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was a sunny May afternoon at Pioneer Stadium. People from all over the world had gathered together with one common goal: to play the game of soccer. Cal State East Bay had teamed up with the Soccer Without Borders organization to host a soccer tournament, Games for Hope, at the campus of Cal State...

NBA and NFL unsportsmanlike conduct enforcement

NBA and NFL unsportsmanlike conduct enforcement

Philip Chin,
Contributor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

When it comes to professional sports many players routinely break the rules. The two sports, in particular are the NFL and the NBA. The NFL and the NBA commissioners need to enforce the unsportsmanlike conduct rule. Fans do not want to see players fight. They want to enjoy the game and watch their favorite...

A day in the life of a Raiderette

A day in the life of a Raiderette

Philip Chin,
Contributor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Have you ever wondered what it’s like being a dancer for the Oakland Raiders? I always wanted to know. I was able to interview Courtney Rawlinson about her experience being a Raider dancer, what got her into dancing, the challenges of being dancer and working a full-time job. What got you into da...

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lady Pioneers take on West Region Tip-Off Classic The women's basketball team has played just eight games since the season began earlier this month, but Head Coach Shanele Stires is looking to guide the two-time defending California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) champions to a suc...

Volleyball season comes to an end

Volleyball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a three game winning streak, the California State East Bay volleyball team’s season came to an end. Last weekend, the Pioneers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Tournament (CCAA) for the second year in a row and played some of their best volleyball all season. “In...

Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The swim caps and suits went on and the Cal State East Bay’s women’s swim team stepped out onto the warm pavement, stretching out before entering the pool for their daily practice. “Let’s rock and roll, ladies!” yelled their coach, Shane Pelton. It’s sunny in the afternoons and cold in...

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