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High hopes for men’s basketball team

High hopes for men’s basketball team

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Sports

With basketball season right around the corner, the Pioneers are working hard everyday in and out of the gym to prepare for a successful season. The team has yet to ignite a playoff berth since joining the NCAA Division II and the California Collegiate Athletic Association in 2009-2010, but they ar...

Women’s soccer clawed by Wildcats

Women’s soccer clawed by Wildcats

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 19
Filed under Sports

On Sunday the rain fell hard, and so did the Pioneers. Cal State East Bay’s women’s soccer team couldn’t overcome the weather and lost to the Chico State Wildcats (7-7-1 overall, 3-7 conference) 2-0 in a California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference game. The Pioneers’ record fell to 3-8...

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After they were swept by California State Dominguez Hills last week, the California State East Bay women's volleyball team flipped the switch and went on a three-game winning streak. The day after the loss to Dominguez Hills, the Pioneers beat California State Los Angeles — one of top teams in the C...

Women’s soccer get first road win

Women’s soccer get first road win

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
October 12
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay women’s soccer team won their first conference road game last weekend after suffering an unfortunate overtime loss against California State University San Bernardino. Easy Bay traveled to Southern California over the weekend for the second time this season. On Friday t...

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 12
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The departure of athletic coaches from Cal State East Bay is starting to feel like a trend. Molly Goodenbour became the seventh CSUEB head coach in less than two years to leave the school, when she took a job at the University of San Francisco last month. Goodenbour never coached a game at East Bay...

Women’s swimming team splits home opener

Women’s swimming team splits home opener

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 12
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a welcoming return for the Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team on Friday. The Pioneers kicked off the 2016-2017 season by going 1-1 at Pioneer Pool on the Hayward campus. It was the first meet of the year for CSUEB’s new women’s swimming head coach Shane Pelton. He took over at East ...

Volleyball goes 1-1 over the weekend

Volleyball goes 1-1 over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
October 12
Filed under Sports

The women’s volleyball team traveled to Southern California over the weekend to face both California State Dominguez Hills and California State Los Angeles. On Friday the Pioneers faced off against Dominguez (6-10 overall, 3-5 conference) but had a hard time offensively, which resulted in three dis...

Raiders could stay at home in Oakland

Raiders could stay at home in Oakland

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 6
Filed under Sports

Two weeks into the 2016 NFL season, the focus should be on the field. However, for the Oakland Raiders, off-the-field issues have dominated the headlines as of late. That trend continued yesterday when Stadium Real Estate Partners, LLC in association with The Integral Group, sent a letter to Oaklan...

Sharks looking to build on last season

Sharks looking to build on last season

Benjamin Conroy,
Contributor
October 6
Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks preseason, which started on Sept. 27, is off to a great start: they’ve gone into overtime twice against the Vancouver Canucks and once against the Arizona Coyotes, and all three games have been victories. The Sharks finished last year with a 46-30-6 regular season record — finish- ing third in the Pacific Division — and took a trip to the Stanley Cup finals fo...

Raiders beat Ravens on the road

Raiders beat Ravens on the road

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 5
Filed under Sports

A quarter of the way through the 2016 NFL season finds the Oakland Raiders in unfamiliar territory. For the first time in more than 15 years the silver and black are a perfect 3-0 on the road and 3-1 overall. That places them in second place in the AFC West just behind the undefeated defen...

Warriors ready for new season

Warriors ready for new season

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor
October 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors’ 2016-17 basketball season started with a 97-93 pre-season loss on Oct. 1 against the Toronto Raptors in Toronto. The rest of the NBA might want to play the Warriors early this year before they come together as this team. They are loaded with talent and seem determ...

Soccer teams slug it out with Santa Cruz

Soccer teams slug it out with Santa Cruz

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, both the women and men’s soccer teams played at the Pioneer Stadium in their final non-conference games of the season against the University of California, Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. The game was a chance for the two teams to prepare for the rest of the season, where they will be ...

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