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Being an A’s fan is pure agony

Being an A’s fan is pure agony

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

March 7, 2018

Athletics dysfunction right on schedule Baseball season is about to start and it’s time to cheer on the Oakland A’s. We love Oakland, which means we love being the underdog team with not a lot of money and we feel great when they succeed. Oakland is not a glitz and glamour team like Los Angeles, Bo...

Oakland Athletics celebrates 50 years at CSUEB

Oakland Athletics celebrates 50 years at CSUEB

Miguel Almodovar-Weinstein,
Contributor

March 7, 2018

Excited Cal State East Bay students enrolled in the History of Baseball class poured into the Old University Union with other Pioneer baseball fanatics as a discussion panel unfolded this past Monday. The panel discussion was organized and moderated by CSUEB’s Benjamin Klein, a lecturer in the histor...

Women’s basketball season ends

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

After winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference tournament two years in a row, it was shocking to see the California State East Bay Women’s basketball team lose in the first round. On Tuesday, East Bay faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks (16-12 overa...

Women’s water polo wins first home game of the season

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

February 28, 2018

On Feb. 3, the Pioneers women's water polo team took on the Santa Clara University Broncos in the first home game of the season. The Pioneers went into the game with one win and one loss. The Broncos, similarly, had one win and one loss as well, having dropped their last game to the University of Hawai...

Pioneers win double header

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

February 28, 2018

Community members crowded the stands at the newly renovated Pioneer Field to watch some softball on Saturday, Feb. 3. People came out to watch Cal State East Bay’s softball team play a doubleheader against Dominican. The crowd cheered on the Pioneers as they walked away with a 2-0 win. Last season ...

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team honored their three seniors, guards Jelani Mitchell and Drew Bender and center Kyle Frakes, on Saturday prior to the last home game of the 2017-18 season. “My senior season was a dream,” Bender said. “Obviously it didn’t finish the way I had h...

Reuben Foster needs to fit 49ers culture

Reuben Foster needs to fit 49ers culture

TJ Porreca,
Contributor

February 28, 2018

San Francisco linebacker is talented, troubled off field The San Francisco 49ers, as a franchise, have been in this position before. A star player at an important position caught up in off-the-field issues due to arrests. Over the past five years, the 49ers have found themselves jettisoning the lik...

El equipo de baloncesto de hombres gana en “senior night”

El equipo de baloncesto de hombres gana en “senior night”

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora del personal

February 28, 2018

El equipo de baloncesto de hombres de Cal State East Bay honro a su tres seniors, los escolta Jelani Mitchell y Drew Bender y el centro Kyle Frakes, el sábado antes del último partido en casa de la temporada 2017-18. “Mi última temporada fue un sueño,” dijo Bender. “Obviamente no terminó co...

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

February 14, 2018

East Bay now 14-12 overall, 10-10 in conference After four losses in a row, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team managed to earn a win on homecoming weekend. Their recent struggles lowered them in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings, they are now in si...

San Jose Sharks off to a good second half start

Ben Conroy,
Contributor

February 14, 2018

It’s almost the halfway point of the season and the San Jose Sharks are 30-18-8, which puts them in playoff position. But all of that can change in an instant. The Sharks’ first half of the season was a series of ups and downs. The good news is with the start of the second half of the season, the ...

Jon Gruden will fix the Oakland Raiders

TJ Porreca,
Contributor

February 14, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have invested an estimated total of $225 million in quarterback Derek Carr and head coach Jon Gruden over the next decade. Last season, Carr signed a five-year contract worth $125 million and Gruden officially returned to the Raiders on Jan. 9 with a 10-year contract reportedly w...

Quakes crush preseason

Quakes crush preseason

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

February 14, 2018

Earthquakes win 4-0 at home during preseason game Preseason in any sport is the time to get hyped about new signings, check when your team plays at home and start predicting the glory of being champs this season just like you said last season. It’s no different for the Quakes. With only one home pr...

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