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Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After four seasons at the helm for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, Head Coach Gus Argenal resigned to accept an assistant coach position at the University of Nevada, Reno on Monday. Argenal finished his tenure at East Bay with a record of 35-76, including the team’s best record si...

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...

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Christina Bleakley,
Contriubtor

June 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

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


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...

Mujeres hacen historia en el torneo de baloncesto

Mujeres hacen historia en el torneo de baloncesto

Louis LaVenture,
Editor the noticias y deportes

March 15, 2016


Filed under Spanish

El equipo de baloncesto femenino de la Universidad Estatal Californiana en la Bahía del Este hizo historia la noche del sábado. En una revancha durante el juego del campeonato a la Conferencia de la Asociación Atlética de Colegiados del 2015, los Pioneros (27-4 global, 28-2 en la conferencia)...

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...

Cross country runs wild in Palo Alto

Cross country runs wild in Palo Alto

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

With a new coach at the helm, it’s been a fresh start for the men and women’s cross country teams at Cal State East Bay. On Saturday, both squads competed in the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto along with 29 other schools. The women finished in 26th place overall and 8th among NCAA Division II t...

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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