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Campus sports culture eludes students

Campus sports culture eludes students

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Sports

Every year I watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament commonly known as ‘March Madness.’ This consists of 68 NCAA Division I basketball teams competing in a winner-take-all; one loss and you are out tournament to determine a national champion. My eyes always drift towards the fans during the game. Teenag...

Historic season comes to an end

Historic season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Marquis Jamarillo,
Contributor
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

To say you were born to play baseball is one thing. To actually live it is another. Rudy Navarro, Jr., a 21-year-old senior on the Cal State East Bay Pioneer baseball team lives that reality. Navarro, originally from Corcoran, is a utility player: he plays multiple positions on the baseball field, which is...

Freshman sets pace for cross country

Freshman sets pace for cross country

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
October 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Normally when you think of team leaders a senior or junior will come to mind. However, for the Cal State East Bay men’s cross country team, it’s a freshman that is leading by example. Israel Sotelo, is in his first season as a collegiate runner and off to a great start. The freshman from Porter...

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
April 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

When most people hear the term “recruiting” they have their own idea of what that means. Generally people think it means a talented high school or junior college athlete that is being courted by a slew of NCAA Division I blueblood schools. Schools offer full scholarships to these athletes in hopes...

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