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Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NFL season may be over, but the Raiders are still making headlines: investors at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson have withdrawn their investments in the Oakland team’s new Las Vegas stadium. The with...

Baseball wins home opener

Baseball wins home opener

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

After four long months of presea- son practice, the California State East Bay men’s baseball team kicked off its season against the Academy of Art (1-3 overall) on Thursday and Friday. “Our goal is to pick up right where we left last year,” senior Troy Resch said. “Winning the Nor...

Super Bowl might have been best ever

Super Bowl might have been best ever

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s almost unbelievable. Super Bowl LI was a blowout, which is typical of the NFL’s championship game. With just more than 4 minutes left in the third quarter, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw a touchdown to running back Tevin Coleman essentially sealing a championship with the sc...

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

A four-game Southern California road trip for the Cal State East Bay basketball teams yielded just one win over the weekend. Here’s how the women and men did: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The CSUEB women’s basketball team was able to split their road games over the weekend. Things started rough for the ...

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Foul shots, turnovers and missed shots was all you saw over the weekend from the California State East Bay men's basketball team. The season started with promise as they completed a seven-game winning streak early on and made their way up in the NCAA Division II rankings, but since California Collegiate...

Super matchup or super blowout?

Super matchup or super blowout?

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For NFL fans the Super Bowl can be bittersweet if your team didn’t make it to the final game of the year. As an Oakland Raiders fan I can relate; it’s been 15 years since the silver and black have been to the championship match. The phrase “next year” has become commonplace in my vocabulary. Howe...

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team is on a four-game winning streak, largely due to senior guard Shomari Harris. Harris, a five-foot-five-inch Las Vegas native who transferred to East Bay this year from Texas A&M-Commerce has added nothing but improvement to East Bay’s progr...

New regime begins for baseball team

New regime begins for baseball team

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The annual baseball alumni game kicked off a new season with a new coaching staff at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on Saturday. The game featured the current men’s baseball team who took on former Pioneers of all ages. This was the first game for new interim head coach Mike Cummins and his ...

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

Two NFL teams have changed cities in the past two years, and now there may be a third; the Oakland Raiders officially submitted the relocation papers to move to Las Vegas on Jan 18th. One obstacle remains: Twenty-four of the 32 owners must approve of the move. The vote is set to take place at the a...

Water polo season starts with victory

Water polo season starts with victory

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After months of pre-season preparation, the California State East Bay women’s water polo team earned its first victory of the season against Fresno Pacific on Saturday. “It feels good to finally be playing against someone that is not ourselves,” said senior utility Rocio Fesembeck. “And to have...

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Men’s basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend during a trip to Southern California for conference play. On Friday, the men played their first road trip game against California State Los Angeles (10-10 overall, 6-6 conference). In their previous matchup in December a...

Men’s basketball breaks losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks losing streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Men's basketball team finally broke their four-game California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference losing streak this weekend. On Saturday, the men played California State Monterey Bay (3-12 overall, 1-8 conference) in a slow, foul-filled game for the Pioneers. I...

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