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Water polo splits home doubleheader

Water polo splits home doubleheader

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

March 18, 2016

The Cal State East Bay Water Polo team had a battle with the weather in their two games on Thursday. The Pioneers won their first game against Azusa Pacific (5-13 overall) 10-7, but their seven game winning streak came to an end in their second game against Hartwick (13-7 overall, 1-0 conference) 1...

Inside look at a college athlete

Inside look at a college athlete

Veronica Sanchez,
Contributor

March 10, 2016

For 11 years, I spent the majority of my time at volleyball practices, weight rooms and busy weekend volleyball tournaments. For a big part of my life, those were the things I knew. Since day one of my volleyball career at 14, I have never had a free weekend to myself, was always on the go, and dedicated...

Women clutch in close home victories

Women clutch in close home victories

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

Close calls were the theme of the weekend for the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team. The Pioneers are now at an impressive 23-4 overall and a nearly perfect 17-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games this season after a win at the buzzer and another one that went t...

Pioneers sink Fresno Pacific water polo

Pioneers sink Fresno Pacific water polo

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

From the start of the match, the Cal State East Bay water polo team had the foot on the pedal and never let off. The Pioneers jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on their way to a 16-5 thrashing of Fresno Pacific University on Saturday at Pioneer Pool. CSUEB is now 5-6 overall and 0-1 in Western Wa...

New season, new coach for softball

New season, new coach for softball

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 4, 2016

It’s a new beginning for softball at Cal State East Bay. In August the Pioneers’ Head Coach Barbara Pierce stepped down after nine seasons at the helm for CSUEB. Enter the new Coach, Claire Sua-Amundson, the Cal State Fullerton assistant coach who has been at schools like Cal Poly and Stanford....

Pioneers clawed at home by Cougars

Pioneers clawed at home by Cougars

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 4, 2016

It was a tale of two halves for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball squad. CSUEB trailed by two points at halftime, 38-36, but could not match the intensity of the first half and fell to the Cal State San Marcos Cougars at Pioneer Gymnasium, 85-69, on Thursday. The Pioneers are now 7-13 overall...

Playoffs possible for Pioneers

Playoffs possible for Pioneers

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 14, 2016

If things start as good as they ended last year, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team has a strong shot to make the playoffs in 2016. Last year, the Pioneers ended the year on fire. They won their last six games in a row and over their final 17 games went 14-3. They finished the year 2...

Volleyball sets sights on next season

Volleyball sets sights on next season

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 28, 2015

For the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team, 2015 will be a season to forget. The Pioneers finished the year on a high after they defeated Cal State San Marcos at home on Nov. 12, 3-1. However, their 6-22 overall and 4-16 conference records were not enough to put them into a brand new situation...

East Bay basketball takes on new season

East Bay basketball takes on new season

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

November 19, 2015

East Bay basketball madness is here and started on Nov. 13 with the conference challenge in Pioneer Gymnasium. Both teams hope to start the season strong. The men look to make their first playoff berth since joining NCAA Division II and the California Collegiate Athletic Association in 2009-2010; the wome...

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