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Women’s Golf is Finding Success This Season

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

October 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

The CSU East Bay women’s and men’s golf team are in the midst of the 2011 campaign, with the lady’s team already showing signs of success. The lady Pioneers traveled to Sonoma this week to compete in the Sonoma State Invitational where they took third place, beating out conference competition. CSU East Bay...

Cross Country Approaches Championships

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

October 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

The final stretch is near for the CSU East Bay Cross Country team as they close out the 2011 campaign championship style. The Pioneers will travel to Santa Rosa this weekend to compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships, where all twelve teams across the confere...

By The Numbers: Sports from an Irreverent Perspective

Todd Washburn
Sports Columnist

October 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

First, I would like to congratulate the MLB AL champions the Texas Rangers and the NL champions St Louis Cardinals!  This 2011 MLB campaign has been one for the ages.  The season literally came down to game 162 on both sides of the league for the Wild Card spot. For the second year in the row, the...

PIONEER REPORTER EXCLUSIVE: Wheldon Dies at Indy Race

Cheyann Elmore
A & E Editor

October 20, 2011


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

LAS VEGAS – Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Dan Wheldon, died Sunday after a colossal 15-car fiery collision which sent debris and cars spiraling through the air at 223 mph at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Just 13 laps into the IndyCar Championship race, two cars made contact outside of the second turn and set off a chain of accidents. Debris covered the ...

NBA Lockout Talks Resume, Mid-Level Might Be Spared

Ira Winderman
MCT Direct

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

MIAMI—It was supposed to start again Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat’s scheduled exhibition opener against the Orlando Magic, the Big 3 moving on to Round 2 of their association. Instead, the return of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and an entire league re...

Men’s Soccer Stumbling in the 2011 Season

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor
and Lara Brucker

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

The CSU East Bay soccer team stands in with a 2-9 record heading into their final stride of the season, finding it difficult to keep up with the rest of the CCAA. Sitting in at last place, the Pioneers will compete in six more games this season, welcoming in two teams with winning records this w...

Women’s Soccer Strives to End Strong

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

Approaching the last part of the season, the CSU East Bay women’s soccer team heads into the weekend with a 4-7-1 overall record. Over the weekend, the Pioneers took one of two games at home, snapping a four game losing streak. CSUEB defeated CSU Monterey Bay on Sunday with a final score of 3-0,...

By The Numbers

Todd Washburn
Sports Columnist

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

Ladies and gentlemen: Let me be the first to welcome you to my inaugural sports column for The Pioneer!  In this section I will make an earnest effort to bring you quality analysis of the professional sports world, riddled with a little bit of my opinion and perhaps a bit of bias if the time warrants. ...

CSUEB Athlete Competes in Inline Skating Championships

By Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

The 2011 World Inline Speed Skating Championships held in South Korea last month welcomed CSU East Bay student Nastasia Hamor as a participant. The CSUEB student, who is also a member of the Pioneer cross country and track team, flew out to Yeosu, South Korea to represent the United States in the four-wheel...

Volleyball Strives to Become Division II Worthy

Amanda Zepeda
Sports Editor

October 13, 2011


Filed under Sports

Approaching mid-season, the CSU East Bay volleyball team has won four of their last six games, sitting in with a 10-4 overall record. As most teams across the CCAA conference find themselves halfway through the season, a mid-year evaluation heading into the meat of the schedule is relevant for the Pi...

Golf Tournament Raises Money

Amanda Zepeda

September 30, 2011


Filed under Sports

The 15th annual CSU East Bay Golf Classic wrapped up the Pioneer Athletics’ 50th Anniversary celebration raising money for Pioneer athletic scholarships. According to Debby DeAngelis, Athletic Director of Pioneer Athletics, a total of $7,500 was raised in the event. The tournament was held at the Monarch Bay Golf Club in San ...

Former Giant to Become Assistant Coach

Amanda Zepeda

September 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

In the words of Darren Lewis, growth involves taking two steps forward and one step back. The CSU East Bay baseball team is prepared to take their two steps forward with a new coaching staff, in which former major league baseball player and gold glove award winner Darren Lewis will take the reigns as assistant coach for the Pioneers. Born in Berkeley and a local product o...

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