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Men’s hoops lose back to back games

Men’s hoops lose back to back games

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 7, 2016

It’s been a tough couple of games for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team. On New Year’s Day, they lost to conference rival San Francisco State 80-63 at home and then they had to travel to Southern California the next day to take on NCAA Division I Cal State Fullerton. The Titans do...

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...

Cross country teams finish season in Oregon

Cross country teams finish season in Oregon

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 28, 2015

Graphic by Tam Duong Jr. Despite the success of both Cal State East Bay cross country teams this year, they did not qualify for the NCAA Championships. The season ended for both teams in Monmouth, Oregon when they competed in the NCAA Division II West Regionals at Ash Creek Preserve last week...

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...

Pioneers finish first in Oakland meet

Pioneers finish first in Oakland meet

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015

First place is an envious position. The Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team were the envied ones on Saturday, as they paddled their way to a first place showing in the Bay Area Invitational at Trefethen Aquatic Center in Oakland. The Pioneers claimed victories in ten of the 28 events...

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015

The California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Cross Country Championships were held on Sunday at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Cal State East Bay first-year Head Coach Tony Nicolosi has only been on the job a few months, but after a couple impressive showings by runners...

German student tackles East Bay on and off the field

German student tackles East Bay on and off the field

Kevin Vera,
Contributor

October 22, 2015

Two years ago Steffen Sauer decided to move from Germany to California to play soccer for Cal State East Bay. The decision was simple: sunny days year-round, the opportunity to study abroad and bragging rights to say he lives in the state where “Baywatch” was filmed. Sauer had visited San Francisco as a ...

Soccer breaks losing streak in overtime

Soccer breaks losing streak in overtime

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

In the 105th minute of the match and the second overtime period, CSUEB drew a corner kick against the Coyotes (4-5-3 overall, 3-2-1 conference). Junior midfielder Andrea Hernandez booted the ball into the crowd and after a deflection another junior midfielder for the Pioneers, Tia Sidtikun, collected the ...

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 7, 2015

Despite keeping the score close in every set against San Francisco State, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team couldn’t pull out a home victory. The Gators took over sole possession of fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference when they defeated the Pioneers in H...

Men’s soccer team remains undefeated

Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor

September 2, 2015

The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team defeated the Holy Names University Hawks  5-0 on Aug. 22. This past Saturday they had their rematch and it was payback time for the Hawks. From the beginning of the match it seemed like the Hawks had revenge in mind. The previous defeat pumped them up an...

Volleyball aims to spike last season

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 1, 2015

For the last three years, there has been no postseason volleyball at California State University, East Bay. The CSUEB women’s volleyball squad has gone 33-53 over those three years and has not produced a winning record since 2011. Despite four seniors that provided a majority of the production ...

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015

Back-to-back losses on Friday could have ruined senior day on Saturday for the Cal State East Bay softball team. However, the Pioneers bounced back and won both games against the UC San Diego Tritons that made senior day a memorable one. The Pioneers are now 25-22 overall and 13-19 in California Collegi...

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