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Women’s softball splits final home games

Women’s softball splits final home games

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a rough season, the California State East Bay softball team lost their final series, but ended their season on a high note as they won their final game. East Bay faced off against California State San Bernardino (30-20 overall, 18-16 CCAA) in what ended up a 2-2 split. The Pioneers ended th...

No postseason for East Bay baseball squad

No postseason for East Bay baseball squad

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

In their final series of the season against the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) leaders, Cal State Monterey Bay (36-16 overall, 30-14 CCAA), the Cal State East Bay baseball team’s season came to an end. “This season has been a grind,” senior pitcher Alex Vesia sa...

San Jose Earthquakes lose to Portland at home

San Jose Earthquakes lose to Portland at home

Christian Martinez,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Earthquakes are off to a rocky start in 2018. San Jose lost to the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday at Avaya Stadium. This loss brings the Earthquakes to a 1-2-5 this season, with their only win being the season opener against the Minnesota United FC. This was the first meeting of the ...

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Sophomore standout announces departure from CSUEB

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

After two years of playing for Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, sophomore guard Druce Asah announced last month he is leaving the program. Asah will transfer next year to Metropolitan State University in Denver, which is a part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. He redshirted his fres...

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

East Bay baseball inches towards a winning record

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Sports

After losing a four-game series, 1-3 against San Francisco State (22-24 overall, 21-19 California Collegiate Athletic Association) last weekend, the Cal State East Bay men’s baseball team flipped the script and won three out of four games in their four-game series this weekend. The Pioneers faced...

Can Oakland’s offense make-up for lackluster pitching staff?

Can Oakland’s offense make-up for lackluster pitching staff?

Nick Piper,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 Major League Baseball season is now in full swing, and the Oakland Athletics have started out predictably mediocre. A month into the season, the team has earned an 11-11 record which already puts them four and a half games back of the defending World Series Champion, the Houston Astros. Coming o...

Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks have been in this position before. Most of the team’s veterans have had playoff experience in successful and perilous situations. However, this is a new beast entirely in Las Vegas. Yesterday was an important match with Las Vegas leading into game five with the Golden Knights ah...

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The first round of the NBA playoffs has concluded, and all the lesser teams in both conferences have been eliminated. Now the semifinals have started, as the Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans. Golden State is coming off of a hard-fought first round series over the feisty San ...

East Bay fails to to claim ‘Bay Bridge’ title

East Bay fails to to claim ‘Bay Bridge’ title

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

            The Cal State East Bay baseball team fell 3-1 in a four-game series in their battle of the Bay rivalry matchup against San Francisco State University (20-22 overall, 19-17 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference) over the weekend. It was an unfortunate outcome for the Pioneers ...

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

East Bay splits doubleheader against Dominguez Hills

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay baseball team is slowly climbing their way up the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings. After they beat Cal Poly Pomona (20-18 overall, 17-15 CCAA) 3-1 in a four-game series two weeks ago, the Pioneers followed it up with a 2-2 split...

Earthquakes tie Houston Dynamo on home turf

Earthquakes tie Houston Dynamo on home turf

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Things are off to a somewhat rocky start for the San Jose Earthquakes this year. San Jose finished with a tie, 2-2, on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose against the Houston Dynamo. The Earthquakes are now 1-2-2 overall this season. This was the teams first meeting this season and the Quakes changed thei...

Golden State Warriors begin playoff journey against the San Antonio Spurs

Golden State Warriors begin playoff journey against the San Antonio Spurs

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA Playoffs began on April 14. All the matchups were finally determined as the NBA regular season concluded. The second seed Golden State Warriors faced off against the seventh seed San Antonio Spurs and took a 2-0 lead in the series after a 116-101 win at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Monday. This...

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