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Pioneers tame Toros in home series

Pioneers tame Toros in home series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay Baseball team improved their record, to 20-10 overall and 11-7 in conference games, over the weekend after they went 2-1 against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros (7-24 overall, 5-16 conference) in a three-game series. On Saturday, the two teams split games in their doubleheader ...

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A’s fan

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A’s fan

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

For baseball fans, April is the best month of the year. The MLB season just started and every team has a chance to be a champion, as least for a little while. However, not all fans are so lucky. An Oakland A’s fan since I was four-years-old, I am one of the unlucky fans who know we have no chance ...

Water polo falls to conference rivals

Water polo falls to conference rivals

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s water polo team is now 1-1 against their Women’s Water Polo Association Conference rivals: Sonoma State University. On Friday, the Pioneers went head to head against Sonoma (7-16 overall, 0-1 conference) in the Hayward campus Pioneer Pool. East Bay won their p...

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

After eight years of rumors and stalled negotiations between the city and the team it became official on Monday; the Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas. At the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix early Monday morning the 32 franchise leaders approved a conditional relocation for the Oakland franchise with...

Water polo goes 1-1 after invitational

Water polo goes 1-1 after invitational

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay water polo team split their games over the weekend versus the California State Monterey Bay Otters and the UC San Diego Tritons, both of which were Women’s Water Polo Association games. On Friday, East Bay opened conference play against Cal State Monterey Bay (6-9 over...

Bay Area baseball back in play

Bay Area baseball back in play

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017 baseball season starts this weekend and both the Giants and the A’s made roster moves to improve on last season’s results. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will notice some star players absent from the roster. Relief pitcher Santiago Casilla signed with the Oakland Athlet...

Pioneers bucked by Broncos at home

Pioneers bucked by Broncos at home

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay water polo team’s six game win-streak ended on Saturday versus Santa Clara University. Before the Pioneers faced the Broncos, the team had the opportunity to play against the Chinese National Team in a scrimmage on March 9. “We were able to learn a lot against t...

Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team saw their season come to an end in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II tournament. “It is bittersweet that the season is over, but this season taught me how to fight through adversity and continue to w...

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Every year a month after the Super Bowl, the NFL enters a part of the season called free agency. Free agency is where players who are not under contract with their former team, either released or not resigned, are able to visit other teams to potentially find a new place to play with a new contract. ...

The fight continues for the Golden State Warriors arena

The fight continues for the Golden State Warriors arena

Victoria Groenewold and Thania Arce,
Contributors

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Hard hats on, neon vests worn, cranes in the air. After a six year struggle, the Golden State Warriors Arena is finally being built. The organization will move its team from Oakland’s Oracle Arena to San Francisco’s  Mission Bay neighborhood. Construction on the $1 billion team-funded 18,000 se...

‘Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects

‘Ghost Town to Havana’ film inspires, connects

Cristian Medina,
Contributor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase, Sports

For many people, baseball is just a game. Some even find it boring. For others, it’s a way of life. It’s something that you’re born into and something that fills you with an indescribable sense of pride. For members of an Oakland youth baseball team, it was a way out of a less-than-desirable lif...

Softball struggles over the weekend

Softball struggles over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

California State East Bay’s softball team struggled in their two series over the weekend against San Marcos and Humboldt State. “We are all struggling hitting right now and are having trouble producing runs, which is letting teams get the upper hand on us,” freshman infielder Jennifer Palmares ...

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