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Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 8
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
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...

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay men’s basketball team ended their season 1-1 over the weekend with games against Chico State and Stanislaus State. In what seemed to be a promising season for the Pioneers due to their 6-0 start in the beginning of the season, it was a surprise to not see the men go ...

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...

Baseball falls short in CCAA title game

Baseball falls short in CCAA title game

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 18
Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team had an exceptional weekend in the CCAA tournament last weekend. They won three games to two against some of the top teams in the league, but unfortunately fell in the championship game 10-9 to Chico State on Saturday. East Bay began their CCAA playoff run on Wedne...

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Sports

Bittersweet was probably the feeling of the Cal State East Bay softball team this weekend. The Pioneers fell in a four game series, 1-3 against the 18th-ranked Chico State Wildcats, but fortunately got the win on their third game, which happened to be their senior day game. The Pioneers fell to Chico (33-1...

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Pioneers split home double header with Chico State Wildcats

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor
April 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The hot weather on Tuesday was a factor that forced the Cal State East Bay baseball team to battle through two close games. Before the home double header, the Pioneers were in Los Angeles over the weekend, where they swept the California State Dominguez Hills Toros (14-16 overall, 8-12 conference) th...

Men’s hoops split road games

Men’s hoops split road games

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 11
Filed under Sports

Winning one of two games on the road is usually a good thing. However, for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team splitting games isn’t going to get them into the postseason. The Pioneers fell 64-56 on Friday to Chico State (18-3 overall, 12-2 conference) but bounced back with a vict...

Wildcats claw in straight sets

Wildcats claw in straight sets

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports editor
September 30
Filed under Sports

Despite close matches in the first two sets, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team fell to visiting Chico State 3-0 on Tuesday night at Pioneer Gymnasium in Hayward. The Pioneers are now 3-10 overall and 1-4 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference competitions this seas...

Volleyball survives thriller in Hayward

Volleyball survives thriller in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
September 23
Filed under Sports

It wasn’t easy for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team, but in the end they got it done. The Pioneers defeated Cal State Stanislaus 3-2 Tuesday night at the Pioneer Gymnasium, which improved them to 3-8 overall and 1-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play. In the fifth ...

Provost set to resign

Provost set  to resign

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 12
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Last Friday Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita announced that Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs James Houpis would step down from his positions on Aug. 21. Morishita said Houpis will rejoin CSUEB in January 2016 when the winter quarter begins where Houpis will join the Depa...

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
July 22
Filed under Campus, Showcase

In January, Governor Jerry Brown disappointed California State University leaders when he stated he would allot an operating budget for the 23-school system for the 2015-2016 school year of $119.5 million: $156 million short of what they originally requested. However, Brown last month announced revision...

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