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East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lady Pioneers take on West Region Tip-Off Classic The women's basketball team has played just eight games since the season began earlier this month, but Head Coach Shanele Stires is looking to guide the two-time defending California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) champions to a suc...

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over the holiday weekend

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over the holiday weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

After coming off of the best season in East Bay history, the loss of five key seniors and their head coach, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team is still adjusting to an entirely different lineup and coaching staff. Over the holiday weekend, the women played Dominican University ...

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Women’s hoops lose leader before she starts

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The departure of athletic coaches from Cal State East Bay is starting to feel like a trend. Molly Goodenbour became the seventh CSUEB head coach in less than two years to leave the school, when she took a job at the University of San Francisco last month. Goodenbour never coached a game at East Bay...

Unselfishness key for women’s basketball success

Unselfishness key for women’s basketball success

Veronica Sanchez,
Contributor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Shannon Bland, a Cal State East Bay senior, fell in love with basketball at a young age. “I remember playing on those short basketball hoops when I was in second grade,” she said. “That’s where it all started.” Bland is shooting guard on the CSUEB women’s basketball team, which just had a ...

Women’s basketball team captures conference championship

Women’s basketball team captures conference championship

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s basketball made history Saturday night. In a rematch of the 2015 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference championship game, the Pioneers (27-4 overall, 28-2 conference) avenged last season’s loss after they defeated the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros...

Women’s hoops advance to conference championship

Women’s hoops advance to conference championship

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s not déjà vu. The 2016 California Collegiate Athletic Association women’s basketball conference championship game will be a repeat of last year’s after Cal State East Bay and Cal State Dominguez Hills won their semifinal contests on Friday. CSUEB (26-4 overall, 18-2 conference) defeated...

Women keep on winning

Women keep on winning

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s starting to feel like they’re never going to lose again. The Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team extended their winning streak to 11 games in a row after they won two road games over the weekend. The Pioneers are now 13-2 overall and a perfect 7-0 in California Collegiate Athletic...

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 ...

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...

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