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CSUEB Women’s Volleyball 2-4

kevin vera
October 14, 2010
Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay’s women’s volleyball has won more games than all of last season after just five weeks of games. Head Coach Jim Spagle is entering his fifteenth season at CSUEB and his team’s progress is reflected in their performances on the court and on the stats sheet. “Teams must be ...

The Sweet Life: New Candy and Pastry Shop Opens

Kevin Vera
October 7, 2010
Filed under Layout, Sports

Hayward denizens have long enjoyed an active downtown shopping district with well-established businesses cozying up to newer ones, like designer coffee houses practically rubbing elbows with decades-old restaurants and pubs. From a quick pizza to fine dining, downtown Hayward has something to satis...

Women’s Soccer Looks To Upset Cal State L.A.

Kevin Vera
October 7, 2010
Filed under Sports

Coming off a turnaround weekend, the CSU East Bay Women’s soccer team faces Cal State Los Angeles, ranked fifteenth in Division-II, away on enemy turf. This will be the second time these two compete this season, with the previous meeting ending in a disappointing 6-0 loss for CSUEB at home. The team seek...

Alumni Hoping CSU East Bay Will Start Football

Alumni Hoping CSU East Bay Will Start Football

Richard Duboc
October 6, 2010
Filed under Layout, Sports

As fall begins and thousands of colleges around the country are opening their doors to new students, another great American institution is underway: Football. People may wonder what tailgating, raucous crowds, and hard hits have to do with higher education, but Football is an important way for alu...

Asian American Donor Program Hosts Celebrity Golf Tournament

Aldrin Bulayo
September 23, 2010
Filed under Sports

On September 20, the Asian American Donor Program (AADP) held its fourth annual Barry Foon Celebrity Golf Tournament at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. Barry Foon passed away in 2007, losing his battle to lymphoma. He was a great friend of AAPD and this golf tournament was created in his honor. The c...

Croquet: Life’s Leisure Sport

Kevin vera
September 23, 2010
Filed under Sports

Overshadowed by the popularity of more common sports, like favorite American pastimes football and baseball, The San Francisco Croquet Club represents croquet, a lesser-known sport that has been lost in time. Croquet, not to be confused with cricket, is a much simpler sport than many would assume. ...

Don’t Take Our A’s Away

Clint Donsmore
September 23, 2010
Filed under Sports

On a comfortable summer night in Oakland at an Athletic’s (A’s) home game, fans can clearly see a bright white banner hanging from the bleachers in right field. The sign vividly exclaims “Don’t Take our A’s Away!” and conveys the sentiment of many loyal A’s fans. Leon, owner and creator of th...

Csueb Water Polo Player Recognized

Kevin Vera
September 2, 2010
Filed under Sports

CSUEB’s water polo team earned several distintive honors during its inaugural year in Division II. Among the elite awarded are CSU East Bay’s Senior Jenna Casady and Freshman Claire Pierce. The mastermind behind the brilliant season, Head Coach Lisa Cooper, was also awarded the Division-II Coach...

High Turnover Puts Big 12 In New Position At Quaterback

Chuch Carlton
August 26, 2010
Filed under Sports

Headline-making, record-setting quarterbacks defined the Big 12 more than any other conference the last two seasons. Consider the league’s quarterback lineup entering the 2008 season, just two years ago: Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, Chase Daniel and Graham Harrell. Then add Todd Reesing and Stephen McGee. That constitut...

Even as an Unpopular Sport, Cricket Takes Off In The Bay

Kevi Vera
August 19, 2010
Filed under Sports

A sport known mostly in Europe has a home in the Bay Area. The Bay Area Cricket Alliance (BACA), is a non-profit organization that provides cricket players an opportunity to play in an organized league along with some of California’s most talented. BACA’s biggest leagues include the Premier Lea...

Kite Boarding a Fun Way To Spend The Summer

By Kevin Vera
August 19, 2010
Filed under Layout, Sports

The San Francisco Bay Area is an environment whose weather and landscape provide numerous opportunities for athletes performing on water or land. Among the many events and opportunities the Bay Area provides, kite boarding stands out as a unique, yet dangerous way to enjoy the bay. Kite boarding consists ...

College Football Turned Champions Into Sell – Outs

Kemal T Stewart
August 13, 2010
Filed under Sports

Winning the “big game”, hoisting a championship trophy, and making you school proud. That’s what playing college football was about in the early days. However, times have changed since the days of leather helmets and black & white T.V. sets. College football has become more about money and less about winning. In the 1970’s, college football had become the most ...

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