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Golden State Warriors: Opening Night and Competition

Golden State Warriors: Opening Night and Competition

Philip Chin,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA season is underway and it is off to a promising start for the Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champions looking to defend that title with an 11-3 start. The Warriors have signed new players, including Nick Young, Omar Casspi and a rookie drafted from the University of Oregon, Jordan...

Volleyball ends regular season with victories

Volleyball ends regular season with victories

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team had a successful weekend as they swept their final two games of the regular season. The team was impressive improving to 17-10 overall and 10-8 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games as they now transition into the playoffs,...

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their opening weekend of the 2017-18 season, the California State East Bay men’s basketball team were unable to get a win in the Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge they hosted. East Bay played with a lot of effort in both games, but it was evident the team is adjusting to a new system...

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

The first annual Silicon Valley Sevens International Rugby Tournament was held on Nov. 4 to 5 at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Thousands of attendees watched several of the best rugby teams in the world prepare for the international season. Teams included the United States, Canada, Fiji, Samoa,...

Women outperform men in international soccer

Women outperform men in international soccer

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Men’s soccer struggles to perform, but women’s soccer have dominated for years The men’s US national soccer team was dealt a crushing defeat against Trinidad & Tobago on Oct 10, which knocked them out of qualifying for the World Cup in 2018. This was the first time in several decades that USM...

Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a game where they were projected to get blown out, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team put up a great fight against the Division I, UC Santa Barbara team in an exhibition game on Saturday. Through the first half, Santa Barbara Gauchos dominated the Pioneers as they went on a...

Volleyball clinches playoff spot

Volleyball clinches playoff spot

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

With two matches left in the season, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team secured a place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) tournament over the weekend. To start the weekend, the Pioneers played the San Francisco State Gators (7-16 overall, 3-12 conference)...

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

When 32-year old Landon Donovan was left off the 2014 World Cup men’s soccer team roster, many were in complete shock. Why would the team’s all-time best goal scorer watch the cup from home? But the US was making it known that they wanted to bring in some younger players to get them World Cup experience...

The Raiders avoid a black hole

The Raiders avoid a black hole

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Week 2 game against the New York Jets put an exclamation point on what should have been a breakout, exciting season for the Oakland Raiders. Hometown hero Marshawn Lynch danced on the sideline after a fourth quarter touchdown to extend a rout of the Jets to 35-13. The crowd danced with him and the...

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Christopher George,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The squeak of wheels and clanking of metal are not sounds often heard on a basketball court. And yet, as the Golden State Road Warriors wheelchair basketball team go through practice drills, the crunch and crash of metal hitting metal as they fight for a better defensive position is all part of the game. The...

Women’s soccer honors seniors over the weekend

Women’s soccer honors seniors over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, three Cal State East Bay women’s soccer seniors were honored during their last game as Pioneers: midfielder Megan Massone, defender Nicole Lutz and defender Janelle Herrera. The three teammates have been together since their freshman year of college, from dorming together to the long...

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Last game of the season, first win of conference play. The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team earned what was their first win of California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play in their final game of the season versus the California State San Marcos Cougars (2-11-2 overall, 0-9-1 CCAA). “It...

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