The Pioneer

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Point guard Stephen Curry is one of the most important players for the Golden State Warriors, but he will definitely not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs, head coach Steve Kerr announced during a March 25 press conference. Until Curry returns from his grade 2 MCL sprain, point guard Quinn...

Powerlifting memberships grow in Bay Area

Powerlifting memberships grow in Bay Area

Marcus Bishop,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

At powerlifting competitions, the environment is contagious. Despite all the nerves, jitters and adrenaline floating around, lifters fire each other up with back slaps and shouting. The crowd yells “UP! UP!” Everyone gets into their zone and it’s fun to watch coaches and athletes share in the excit...

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

After seventeen years under one coach, things will finally look different at East Bay. On March 14, Cal State East Bay athletic director Jason Carmichael named Robin Hart the new women’s soccer team head coach. In January, previous head coach of the Pioneers, Amy Gerace, retired after 17 years...

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jon Gruden is the coach the Oakland Raiders have long waited for to return and lead them back to success. Since joining the team in January, he’s been making headlines with his comments. That's the thing with Gruden, he's a great coach and he’ll also give the media something to write about. A...

Earthquakes crumble at home

Earthquakes crumble at home

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Earthquakes lost to the New York City Football Club (NYC FC) on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose 2-1. This loss now gives the Earthquakes a 1-0-2 record for the season. Both teams had strong starting lineups for the match with San Jose continuing to have Chris Wondolowski, Danny Hoesen and ...

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After two successful weekends in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) against Chico State (18-4 overall, 14-12 conference) and Cal State San Marcos (13-17, 8-16), the California State East Bay baseball team finally fell. “We played some really good baseball those two...

Tiger Woods: Is the comeback real or hype?

Tiger Woods: Is the comeback real or hype?

Haley Lyss,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s been almost nine years since Tiger Woods’ infamous car crash outside of his home on Thanksgiving. A product of his infidelity, it was also what most consider to be the beginning of his fall from the top of the sport of golf. Injury and scandal have frequently defined his career for the last...

49ers need young talent on offense through draft

49ers need young talent on offense through draft

Ishwardeep Singh Anand,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

It's the offseason for the San Francisco 49ers. This is the time for the team to rest, practice and start recruiting new talent. The 49ers finished their 2017 season with a record of 6-10 which is not great, but it was the beginning of a new era of 49ers football. During the 2017 season, the 49ers...

Men’s golf struggles in home tournament

Men’s golf struggles in home tournament

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At The Club at Ruby Hill Golf Course in Pleasanton, golfers warmed up on the driving range and putting green waiting to get the first round of the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout underway on March 5 and 6. For the Pioneers it was a frustrating two days of golf. After day one of the competition, the Pioneers...

NCAA rules need a major overhaul

NCAA rules need a major overhaul

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Former NBA commissioner, David Stern, established a rule in 2005 that players are not eligible for the NBA Draft until they are 19. This rule has since sparked much conversation and debate. It also brought about what is now known in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as “one and done.” “One...

Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Dec. 30, 2016, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey had her last fight and lost. Before she lost her last match, fans had grown accustomed to seeing Rousey win all the time with a 14-2 record. All of her wins ended in the first round by knockout or submission with her signature...

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline

Ben Conroy,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every season for every sport there is a trade deadline. It usually happens three-quarters of the way through the season, and it is the last date a team can make a trade for the rest of the season. Teams often make trades around this time to try and make their team stronger for playoffs. The NHL’s...

California State University East Bay
Sports