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Basketball comes up short at regionals

Basketball comes up short at regionals

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

History was made, but it came to an end. In the third matchup of the season between the two teams, UC San Diego advanced after they handed CSUEB a 74-59 loss in the NCAA Division II West Regionals in Azusa. The Tritons finish the season 2-1 against the Pioneers this year, who set a program-high in ...

Rocky road trip for water polo

Rocky road trip for water polo

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The road was unkind to the Cal State East Bay women’s water polo team over the weekend. CSUEB fell to 3-6 overall after they went 1-3 in the UC San Diego Triton Invitational on Feb. 13 and 14. The Pioneers lost both of their matches on Saturday, first to Arizona State, 16-5, and then to Marist C...

New season, new coach for softball

New season, new coach for softball

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, Sports

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....

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


Filed under Sports

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 ...

Wildcats claw in straight sets

Wildcats claw in straight sets

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports editor

September 30, 2015


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...

Men’s soccer team remains undefeated

Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

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...

Student athletes pile up awards

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Championships aren’t the only way to measure success when it comes to sports. While Cal State East Bay didn’t capture a team title this past season, several athletes and teams earned honors and awards for their performances in 2015. The most recent award was given to CSUEB’s women's swimming...

Pioneer of the Week: Ali Cerminara

Pioneer of the Week: Ali Cerminara

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay sophomore catcher Ali Cerminara is the Pioneer of the Week. Cerminara was instrumental in the 2 - 2 home stand over the weekend when the Pioneers hosted the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Cerminara helped CSUEB break even in the home series as they won both games on Saturday to bounce back from two losses on Friday at P...

Pioneer of the Week: Tori Dettloff

Pioneer of the Week: Tori Dettloff

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite her team suffering back-to-back losses, Cal State East Bay women’s water polo junior utility player Tori Dettloff is the Pioneer of the Week. Dettloff scored six goals on 14 shots in two close losses this past week, which helped keep the Pioneers close in both games. Dettloff scored once on th...

Tritons slay Pioneers in Hayward

Tritons slay Pioneers in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Back-to-back losses have the Cal State East Bay women’s water polo team in rough waters with just two games remaining in the regular season. The Pioneers are now 11-14 overall and 2-3 in Western Water Polo Association games after the 15-13 overtime loss to the UC San Diego Tritons at Pioneer Pool...

Pioneer of the Week: Rudy Navarro

Pioneer of the Week: Rudy Navarro

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite being swept at home over the weekend by Cal State Los Angeles, ju- nior utility player for the Cal State East Bay baseball team Rudy Navarro is the Pioneer of the Week. “The CCAA pitching this year is the best I’ve seen in four years. [Navarro] is now seeing how he is being attacked and...

Golden Eagles soar in Hayward

Golden Eagles soar in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Home was not kind to the Cal State East Bay baseball team last weekend. The Pioneers’ losing streak was extended to seven games after the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles swept a four-game series with CSUEB at Pioneer Baseball Field on the Hayward campus. CSUEB is now 7-20 overall and 4-16...

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