The Pioneer

Hoop squads split road games down south

Hoop squads split road games down south

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team went 1-1 on their Southern California road trip over the weekend as they defeated Cal State Los Angeles 66-53 on Friday and lost to Cal State Dominguez Hills on Saturday 75-63 in front of rowdy home crowd. CSUEB is now 15-9 overall and 10-8 in Califor...

Scott transcended sports with words

Scott transcended sports with words

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Longtime ESPN personality, Stuart Scott died on Saturday following a third bout with cancer, when he was just 49. However, Scott was much more than just a talking head on the all sports everything network, he was one of the men who helped define the station’s signature show ‘SportsCenter’, h...

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

CSUEB names new Director of Athletics

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

California State University, East Bay named Joan McDermott the new Director of Athletics last month, following the departure of Sara Lillevand Judd earlier in 2014. McDermott was one of 74 applicants that applied for the position following Judd’s acceptance of the Director of Recreation position ...

CSUEB women’s hoops win streak snapped

CSUEB women’s hoops win streak snapped

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sonoma State managed to cool off the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team on Saturday snapping the Pioneers’ five game winning streak. CSUEB is now 9-3 overall and 4-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play after the 68-66 loss at the hands of the Seawolves. Sonoma State is now 6-4 ...

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Men’s basketball riding on four-game skid

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The road has been tough on the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team this season. Twelve games into the season, the Pioneers are just 3-9 overall and 0-7 in contests on the road. The Pioneers have lost at least two consecutive games four different times this season, losing all of those games...

Women’s hoops hang on for win

Women’s hoops hang on for win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

December 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

Usually a blowout victory is a cause for celebration. However, for the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team, a 17-point triumph, 60-43, over visiting Holy Names College provided little cause to get excited. “We came away with a win, but played with very little intensity. I'm disappointed...

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Men’s basketball wins first conference game

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

December 20, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team defeated the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 77-74 on Saturday at Pioneer Gymnasium nabbing their first California Collegiate Athletic Association win of the season. The Pioneers are now 3-5 overall and 1-2 in CCAA conference competition. The Otters...

The “A’s Way” and where the franchise is headed

The “A’s Way” and where the franchise is headed

Erik Stenholm,
Contributor

December 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The A’s are famous for losing their franchise players in their prime. This is common knowledge, and yet it hurts more and more each time it happens to the green and gold and their faithful fans. Jason Giambi (Yankees), Tim Hudson (Braves), Mark Mulder (Cardinals), Miguel Tejada (Orioles), Barry Zito (Gi...

Pioneers lose in overtime

Pioneers lose in overtime

Louis LaVenture,
Sports Editor

November 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

The road woes continued for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team on Saturday in Atherton. The Pioneers lost to Menlo College in overtime 75-74 making CSUEB 1-2 overall this season. The Oaks are now 1-5 overall picking up their first victory of the season over the Pioneers. "We've been...

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life and Social Media Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I do not know one person who wishes that the 82-year-old design of the Detroit Red Wings jersey looked more like Jeff Gordon’s racing suit. It’s bad enough that the boards at a National Hockey League games are covered in logos from tech companies and Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop, an idea th...

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