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Cleveland, Golden State meet for third straight time in NBA Finals

Cleveland, Golden State meet for third straight time in NBA Finals

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017 NBA Finals start tonight between the Golden State Warriors and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena at 6 p.m. This is the first time in NBA history that two teams will face one another in the finals for the third year in a row. The Warriors are entering the finals with...

The Golden State Warriors have no time for losing

The Golden State Warriors have no time for losing

Bryon Pointer,
Contributor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After running through the Portland Trail Blazers in a 4-0 spurt in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last month, the Golden State Warriors accomplished yet another 4-0 playoff sweep against the Utah Jazz, concluding the second round of the playoffs with yet another landslide victory. Monday’s series-en...

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It’s that time of year, NBA playoff time, and many are wondering whether the Golden State Warriors will take home the championship. In the Bay Area, many people are confident that their home team will win its 5th championship, and their second in 3 years. Many non-Bay Area natives, like myself, b...

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two-peat! The California State East Bay women’s basketball team won the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament championship for the second year in a row on Saturday, March 5. Despite losing head coach Suzy Barcomb and six seniors who were also the the top scorers on the team last year, East Bay m...

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women's basketball team advanced to the second round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference tournament on Tuesday when they defeated seventh-seeded Chico State 68-55. Senior guard Shomari Harris led the way for the Pioneers with a game-high 20 points while freshma...

eSports players should be labeled as athletes

eSports players should be labeled as athletes

Thomas Schelstraete,
Contributor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The League of Legends 2016 Midseason Invitational is underway in China, and for the first time in the past few years, a team from the United States looks poised to compete on the international stage. The team in question, Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is preaching a familiar tone heard all around the sp...

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors returned home to Oakland on Friday and celebrated their first NBA championship in 40 years with the city and their fans. City officials said more than one million people descended on Downtown Oakland to participate in the festivities that included a parade and a rally wh...

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