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Softball struggles over the weekend

Softball struggles over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

California State East Bay’s softball team struggled in their two series over the weekend against San Marcos and Humboldt State. “We are all struggling hitting right now and are having trouble producing runs, which is letting teams get the upper hand on us,” freshman infielder Jennifer Palmares ...

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, 2017

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 ...

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Susi Larsen,
Layout Designer

February 15, 2017

The Pioneer softball team opened the 2017 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference schedule on Saturday with a doubleheader on the road against San Francisco State University. Despite 7 Pioneer hits, they could not stop the defensive errors, and with a total of 7, the Gators took advantag...

Women’s basketball sweep homecoming weekend

Women’s basketball sweep homecoming weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team made the most of homecoming weekend. The team defeated both of their opponents; Sonoma State and San Francisco State in what their eleventh win in their last 13 games, and initiated a three-game win streak. East Bay has been on a roll and left...

Baseball wins home opener

Baseball wins home opener

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

After four long months of presea- son practice, the California State East Bay men’s baseball team kicked off its season against the Academy of Art (1-3 overall) on Thursday and Friday. “Our goal is to pick up right where we left last year,” senior Troy Resch said. “Winning the Nor...

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team is on a four-game winning streak, largely due to senior guard Shomari Harris. Harris, a five-foot-five-inch Las Vegas native who transferred to East Bay this year from Texas A&M-Commerce has added nothing but improvement to East Bay’s progr...

New regime begins for baseball team

New regime begins for baseball team

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

The annual baseball alumni game kicked off a new season with a new coaching staff at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus on Saturday. The game featured the current men’s baseball team who took on former Pioneers of all ages. This was the first game for new interim head coach Mike Cummins and his ...

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Christina Bleakley,
Contriubtor

June 9, 2016

Amateurism. It is a core value of the National Collegiate Athletic Association that means student athletes cannot be compensated for anything more than the costs to attend their colleges or universities. UCLA, a Division I school, recently signed a 15-year, $280 million deal with activewear brand Unde...

Historic season comes to an end

Historic season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 25, 2016

The Pioneers fell in two tough games on Thursday and Friday that put their record season, 33-22 overall, to an end. East Bay traveled to Riverside on Thursday and competed against top tier California Baptist University, who ranked #7 for their first game of the NCAA Division II West regionals. The game did...

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Photo by Kristiana Federe/The Pioneer

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

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...

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