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CSUEB Athletics to Induct Six to Hall of Fame

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

January 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

New classes of Pioneer Hall of Famers have been chosen for the 2012 induction class, as announced by the CSU East Bay Director of Athletics Debby DeAngelis, last Monday. The CSUEB Athletics Department is set to induct four former student-athletes and two former coaches into the Athletic Hall of Fame, adding to the current list of 74 Pioneer ha...

Junior Warriors Program Rebounds After Lockout

Christopher McBride
Assistant Sports Editor

January 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

With the National Basketball Association (NBA) lockout resolved, the San Leandro Junior Warriors and Golden State Warriors have partnered up for a 13th season to continue promoting non-competitive youth basketball. “There is a lot of opportunities in San Leandro for competitive basketball, but our program is beneficial because it provides kids with an opportunity to play non-co...

Sports: By The Numbers

Todd Washburn
Sport Columnist
and Todd Washburn
Sport Columnist

January 12, 2012


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It’s hard to deny talent. The naked eye can see it. The numbers people crunch the stats, and have deemed that Denver Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow has just that: talent. The question is, how much? I feel like I am fighting a losing battle every week I turn on the television to watch a Broncos...

CSUEB Coach Participates in Academy Course

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

January 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

The CSU East Bay Head Track and Cross Country Coach Ralph Jones traveled to the United States Olympic Committee Training Center after being chosen by USA Track and Field to participate in a rigorous coaching academy. Last week, Jones traveled to Chula Vista, Calif. to the academy’s training facilities as one of only four coaches to have been awarded th...

Campus Sports News in Brief

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
and Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

January 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Men’s Basketball: The Pioneers were defeated by San Francisco State in the last game of the two-game series “Battle of the Bay” 78-72 on Jan. 7. The leading scorers in the game for CSUEB were Jacari Whitfield and Roshun Wynne who each scored 18 points. The Pioneers will host the Gators again Feb...

HARD Youth Basketball League Inspires Hoop Dreams

Christopher McBride
Assistant Sports Editor
, Christopher McBride
Assistant Sports Editor
, and Christopher McBride
Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Through collaborative efforts with local school districts, the Hayward Area Recreation & Park District (HARD) Youth Basketball League has brought hope to elementary and middle school kids desperate for basketball activity. “[Local] elementary schools and middle schools have been greatly helped by this program becaus...

Sports: By The Numbers

Todd Washburn Sports Columnist

December 12, 2011


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The winter meetings for baseball are upon us this week!  The winter meetings are being held in Dallas and the place that MLB General Managers, player agents and scribes will be in and out of conferences, dinners, rooms and bars trying to discuss needs for their teams, landing contracts and breaking stories...

Men’s Basketball Wins in Weekend Conference

Amanda Zepeda, Sports Editor

December 12, 2011


Filed under Sports

Last year, the CSU East Bay men’s basketball team finished the year with only two wins in the conference. This year they have already matched that total as they have started the season 2-0 in the conference. The Pioneers got their first look at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)...

Pioneers Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

Amanda Zepeda, Sports Editor

December 12, 2011


Filed under Sports

Since 1961, Pioneer Athletics has been exciting the CSU East Bay campus and in its first official year in the CCAA Division II, their 50th Anniversary celebration couldn’t have come at a better time. Since their humble beginnings, the Pioneers have won a total of six national championships. CSUEB...

By the Numbers: Sports from an Irreverent Perspective

Todd Washburn
Sports Columnist

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

Welcome back Pioneers! So it appears the NBA will have a 66-game season starting Christmas day.  Owners and players are going to basically share revenue 50-50.  I cannot bring myself to understand or care why millionaires and billionaires have to argue and complain about whether or not to work or perform...

Pioneers Swim Team Defeats UC Santa Cruz

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

After a solid showing against UC Santa Cruz in their last time out, the Pioneers swim team is ready to take on the second half of the season. On Nov. 19 and in their most recent match, CSU East Bay Pioneers defeated the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, outscoring them by a score of 142-135 at the Pioneer pool. Pioneer’s swim team head coach B...

Women’s Basketball Prepares for Conference this Weekend

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
, and Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Pioneer women’s basketball team currently stands with a 2-2 record as they anticipate their first look at a couple of teams in the conference this weekend. On Dec. 2 the Pioneers are set to host Sonoma State in their first conference match-up of the young season. The following day, the Pioneers welcome in Humboldt State on Dec. 3 to close ou...

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