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Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The swim caps and suits went on and the Cal State East Bay’s women’s swim team stepped out onto the warm pavement, stretching out before entering the pool for their daily practice. “Let’s rock and roll, ladies!” yelled their coach, Shane Pelton. It’s sunny in the afternoons and cold in...

Swim team wins on “Senior Day”

Swim team wins on “Senior Day”

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s swim team went 1-1 this past weekend, but earned a win in their final home meet for seniors, which made it a memorable one. After a full week of rain, the Pioneers fell to the Division 1 San Jose State Spartans in a dual meet on Friday, 144-116 during a sunny yet cold...

Team USA’s golden moments at the Summer Olympics

Team USA’s golden moments at the Summer Olympics

Marc Vicente,
Contributor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics completed on Sunday, 567 representatives from the United States returned home and brought medals with them: 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze. That adds up to a grand total of 121 Olympic medals; which is currently the most medals the United States was awa...

Olympians inspire through historic performances

Olympians inspire through historic performances

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

August 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The Olympics are a time when greatness happens: Records are broken, medals are won and the best athletes in the world compete against each other. Simone Manuel, Simone Biles and Michelle Carter made history not only for the United States, but for black women across the globe at the Summer Olympics...

East Bay loses another head coach

East Bay loses another head coach

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

Coaches leaving is not new at Cal State East Bay. In the last year, the school has seen its track, cross country, softball and men’s soccer coaches all leave for other opportunities. This trend continued last week when CSUEB swimming Head Coach Ben Loorz accepted the head job at the University of N...

Pioneers finish first in Oakland meet

Pioneers finish first in Oakland meet

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

First place is an envious position. The Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team were the envied ones on Saturday, as they paddled their way to a first place showing in the Bay Area Invitational at Trefethen Aquatic Center in Oakland. The Pioneers claimed victories in ten of the 28 events...

Student athletes pile up awards

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Championships aren’t the only way to measure success when it comes to sports. While Cal State East Bay didn’t capture a team title this past season, several athletes and teams earned honors and awards for their performances in 2015. The most recent award was given to CSUEB’s women's swimming...

Swimming adds new assistant coach

Swimming adds new assistant coach

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s swimming team made a splash out of Pioneer Pool last week. CSUEB fifth year Head Coach Ben Loorz announced the addition of a new Assistant Coach Karissa Kruszewski. She joins a squad that finished in third place this past season at the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive...

Senior captures lone win

Senior captures lone win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

February 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the only senior on the Pioneer roster Alyssa Tenney captured the lone victory of the meet for Cal State East Bay’s senior day on Jan. 30 at Pioneer Pool against the San Jose Spartans for the final meet of the year. Tenney finished first in the 200-yard individual medley event with a time of 2:10.28 as she just edged out Spa...

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