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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...

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Men’s basketball splits games over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Men’s basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend during a trip to Southern California for conference play. On Friday, the men played their first road trip game against California State Los Angeles (10-10 overall, 6-6 conference). In their previous matchup in December a...

Unscripted Podcast – November 10 Mixdown

Unscripted Podcast – November 10 Mixdown

Jocelyn Kibby

December 12, 2016


Filed under Media, Podcasts, Videos

Unscripted podcast from November 10, 2016 / CSUEB men's basketball team discuss season expectations, the NBA, and play basketball trivia

Men’s basketball ends six-game win streak

Men’s basketball ends six-game win streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay men’s basketball team began California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference play last weekend against California State Monterey Bay and San Francisco State. The men started off with confidence as their record stood at 6-1 with a six game win streak. On ...

Men’s basketball on a roll

Men’s basketball on a roll

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year the California State East Bay men's basketball team started their season at just 2-5; not very good. However this year, the men started off 6-1 and are currently on a five-game winning streak after wins over Northwest Nazarene and Academy of Art this past Thanksgiving weekend. On Friday the men t...

Freshman guard makes statement over the weekend

Freshman guard makes statement over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

After redshirting last year, at the urging of his coach to get a feel for the program, freshman guard Druce Asah established himself as a key player for the California State East Bay men’s basketball team, by being the leading scorer in each of the team’s last three games. On Friday, t...

High hopes for men’s basketball team

High hopes for men’s basketball team

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

With basketball season right around the corner, the Pioneers are working hard everyday in and out of the gym to prepare for a successful season. The team has yet to ignite a playoff berth since joining the NCAA Division II and the California Collegiate Athletic Association in 2009-2010, but they ar...

East Bay athletes get academic recognition

East Bay athletes get academic recognition

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

Summer is an interesting time of the year for collegiate athletes. There are no games and with limited training and practice requirements, many student athletes head home for the break. However, it is also the time of year that acknowledges the work these athletes do in the classroom. Cal State Ea...

Pioneers clawed at home by Cougars

Pioneers clawed at home by Cougars

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, Sports

It was a tale of two halves for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball squad. CSUEB trailed by two points at halftime, 38-36, but could not match the intensity of the first half and fell to the Cal State San Marcos Cougars at Pioneer Gymnasium, 85-69, on Thursday. The Pioneers are now 7-13 overall...

Men’s basketball struggle at home

Men’s basketball struggle at home

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The struggle continued for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team over the weekend after they lost both home games at Pioneer Gymnasium in Hayward. The Pioneers lost to Cal State San Bernardino 78-65 on Friday and fell again on Saturday to Humboldt State 81-57. CSUEB is now 6-20 overall and 4-16 ...

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