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Earthquakes tie Houston Dynamo on home turf

Earthquakes tie Houston Dynamo on home turf

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Things are off to a somewhat rocky start for the San Jose Earthquakes this year. San Jose finished with a tie, 2-2, on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose against the Houston Dynamo. The Earthquakes are now 1-2-2 overall this season. This was the teams first meeting this season and the Quakes changed thei...

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

After seventeen years under one coach, things will finally look different at East Bay. On March 14, Cal State East Bay athletic director Jason Carmichael named Robin Hart the new women’s soccer team head coach. In January, previous head coach of the Pioneers, Amy Gerace, retired after 17 years...

Earthquakes crumble at home

Earthquakes crumble at home

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Earthquakes lost to the New York City Football Club (NYC FC) on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose 2-1. This loss now gives the Earthquakes a 1-0-2 record for the season. Both teams had strong starting lineups for the match with San Jose continuing to have Chris Wondolowski, Danny Hoesen and ...

Earthquakes win season opener

Earthquakes win season opener

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

San Jose beats MNUFC at home 3-2 After making it to the playoff last season and a long and fast paced preseason the San Jose Earthquakes were ready to start the new MLS season at home with a bang. The plan was to walk away with a win and three point from the first match and that’s exactly what the Q...

SJ Earthquakes host open scrimmage featuring new signings

SJ Earthquakes host open scrimmage featuring new signings

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

To be considered a professional in any type of sport or job doesn’t mean just getting paid to do what you do, but that you’re also one of the best at what it is that you do. The San Jose Earthquakes are nowhere near short on the amount of professional talent that they have on their roster and it cou...

CSUEB women’s soccer coach retires

CSUEB women’s soccer coach retires

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

How do you let go of something you have literally been invested in your entire life? That’s a question head women’s soccer coach Amy Gerace had to answer when she came face to face with the decision that she was going to step down from her position as head coach -- a position that she has held...

The power of soccer

The power of soccer

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was a sunny May afternoon at Pioneer Stadium. People from all over the world had gathered together with one common goal: to play the game of soccer. Cal State East Bay had teamed up with the Soccer Without Borders organization to host a soccer tournament, Games for Hope, at the campus of Cal State...

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer

Oakland Pro hopes to unite the community through soccer

Sialei Manuleleua,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Metro

Oakland native Benno Nagel played college soccer at San Francisco State back in 2005. Shortly after his collegiate career ended, he went to Cal State East Bay to earn his master’s degree. But like a lot of athletes, after his soccer career was over Benno still wanted to be involved with soccer in...

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

When 32-year old Landon Donovan was left off the 2014 World Cup men’s soccer team roster, many were in complete shock. Why would the team’s all-time best goal scorer watch the cup from home? But the US was making it known that they wanted to bring in some younger players to get them World Cup experience...

El equipo de fútbol de mujeres honra a senior este fin de semana

El equipo de fútbol de mujeres honra a senior este fin de semana

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora del Personal

November 2, 2017


Filed under Spanish

El sábado, tres seniors del equipo de fútbol de Cal State East Bay fueron honradas durante su último partido como Pioneras: mediocampista Megan Massone, defensa Nicole Lutz y defensa Janelle Herrera. Las tres compañeras han estado juntas desde su primer año en la universidad, desde vivir juntas...

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Men’s soccer ends season on a good note

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Last game of the season, first win of conference play. The Cal State East Bay men’s soccer team earned what was their first win of California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play in their final game of the season versus the California State San Marcos Cougars (2-11-2 overall, 0-9-1 CCAA). “It...

Men’s soccer team cruises past Santa Cruz

Men’s soccer team cruises past Santa Cruz

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although it’s been awhile since the California State East Bay men’s soccer team dominated in a match, on Sunday, the Pioneers played their final exhibition game of the season versus UC Santa Cruz (4-8-1 overall) and won. Ahead of this game, the Pioneers had not won since Sept. 8 when they faced S...

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