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Historic women’s volleyball season comes to an end

Historic women’s volleyball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was a bittersweet ending for the California State East Bay women’s volleyball team. Although they lost in the first round of playoffs to no.14 ranked California State University San Bernardino on Nov. 17, the team made playoffs for the first time since entering the California Collegia...

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team has qualified and will compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament for the first time ever since joining the conference in 2009. East Bay, 13-13 overall and 9-9 conference, fought hard to get the wins necessary to qualify for the...

Volleyball keeps up the momentum

Volleyball keeps up the momentum

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s volleyball team has been on a roll. They have won six of their last seven games in conference play, which has moved them up to third in the California Collegiate Athletic Association north division standings, giving them a chance to possibly make it into the po...

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

CSUEB volleyball on three-game winning streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After they were swept by California State Dominguez Hills last week, the California State East Bay women's volleyball team flipped the switch and went on a three-game winning streak. The day after the loss to Dominguez Hills, the Pioneers beat California State Los Angeles — one of top teams in the C...

Volleyball squad claws out win over San Marcos Cougars

Volleyball squad claws out win over San Marcos Cougars

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s been a tough couple of years for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team. The squad hasn’t posted a winning record since 2011 when they finished 16-11 overall and 11-11 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games, but still missed out on the postseaso...

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...

Inside look at a college athlete

Inside look at a college athlete

Veronica Sanchez,
Contributor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Campus

For 11 years, I spent the majority of my time at volleyball practices, weight rooms and busy weekend volleyball tournaments. For a big part of my life, those were the things I knew. Since day one of my volleyball career at 14, I have never had a free weekend to myself, was always on the go, and dedicated...

Broncos trample Pioneers in Hayward

Broncos trample Pioneers in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

Things got off to a great start for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team on Saturday night. The Pioneers managed to take the first set against California Collegiate Athletic Association opponent Cal Poly Pomona 25-23 for an early 1-0 advantage. However, they couldn’t carry that early...

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite keeping the score close in every set against San Francisco State, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team couldn’t pull out a home victory. The Gators took over sole possession of fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference when they defeated the Pioneers in H...

Wildcats claw in straight sets

Wildcats claw in straight sets

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite close matches in the first two sets, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team fell to visiting Chico State 3-0 on Tuesday night at Pioneer Gymnasium in Hayward. The Pioneers are now 3-10 overall and 1-4 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference competitions this seas...

Volleyball survives thriller in Hayward

Volleyball survives thriller in Hayward

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

It wasn’t easy for the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team, but in the end they got it done. The Pioneers defeated Cal State Stanislaus 3-2 Tuesday night at the Pioneer Gymnasium, which improved them to 3-8 overall and 1-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play. In the fifth ...

Volleyball aims to spike last season

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

For the last three years, there has been no postseason volleyball at California State University, East Bay. The CSUEB women’s volleyball squad has gone 33-53 over those three years and has not produced a winning record since 2011. Despite four seniors that provided a majority of the production ...

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