The Pioneer

Men’s basketball continues to struggle

Men’s basketball continues to struggle

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team continued to struggle over the weekend versus Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino. The Pioneers are currently on a six game losing streak and sit in 11th place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) standings with a record of...

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Women’s basketball win streak snapped

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a three game win streak and having won seven out of their last eight games, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team was defeated by UC San Diego. The Pioneers kept up with San Diego, who happen to be undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association conference play (CCAA). The...

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Men’s basketball finds its rhythm

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After two tough losses in the Inland Empire of Southern California versus Cal State San Bernardino and Cal Poly Pomona, the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team bounced back at home. The team won two home games this past week to improve their record to 8-8 overall, and 4-6 in conference pla...

Women’s basketball player finds her way to East Bay

Women’s basketball player finds her way to East Bay

Chris George,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Morgan Greene is out to prove herself on the court Since her first days at the local YMCA to playing in college, Cal State East Bay women’s basketball player Morgan Greene has always had to start over and prove herself on the court. Greene, who grew up in Maryland, at the age of five found what wou...

East Bay finds success in Thanksgiving tournament

East Bay finds success in Thanksgiving tournament

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team was fully energized after Thanksgiving on Thursday as they played in the Notre Dame De Namur Thanksgiving Tournament over the weekend. After having lost two conference games in a row to Cal State LA and San Francisco State, the Pioneers bounced back....

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Medical marijuana has been a recurring topic in government legislation over the past few years, but until recently, the conversation hadn’t emerged in the sports arena. States have their own laws surrounding medical marijuana, but professional sports leagues need to have dialogue about their rules...

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their opening weekend of the 2017-18 season, the California State East Bay men’s basketball team were unable to get a win in the Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge they hosted. East Bay played with a lot of effort in both games, but it was evident the team is adjusting to a new system...

Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a game where they were projected to get blown out, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team put up a great fight against the Division I, UC Santa Barbara team in an exhibition game on Saturday. Through the first half, Santa Barbara Gauchos dominated the Pioneers as they went on a...

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

Christopher George,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The squeak of wheels and clanking of metal are not sounds often heard on a basketball court. And yet, as the Golden State Road Warriors wheelchair basketball team go through practice drills, the crunch and crash of metal hitting metal as they fight for a better defensive position is all part of the game. The...

New recruit ignites East Bay hoops

New recruit ignites East Bay hoops

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Coming out of the small northern California town of Fall River Mills, east of Redding.  One of the newest members of Cal State East Bay’s men’s basketball team, Justin Vigil, seems like your typical university freshman. He is a fan of Iron Man, enjoys watching Netflix, “Last Chance U” is his favo...

NBA players expected to stand during National Anthem

NBA players expected to stand during National Anthem

Myles Watkins,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

After the National Football League kneeling protests came to a pinnacle in week three of the 2017 NFL season, it’s only natural the NBA and its players began to voice their own opinions on the matter as the regular season approaches. People may think protests that forego standing for the National Anthem was first st...

WNBA Finals take center stage

WNBA Finals take center stage

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s game five of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Finals and the Los Angeles Sparks are facing the Minnesota Lynx in what was their second time in a row going head-to-head in the finals. The entire five-game series was a back and forth battle between the two teams and demonstra...

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