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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...

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Point guard Stephen Curry is one of the most important players for the Golden State Warriors, but he will definitely not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs, head coach Steve Kerr announced during a March 25 press conference. Until Curry returns from his grade 2 MCL sprain, point guard Quinn...

Powerlifting memberships grow in Bay Area

Powerlifting memberships grow in Bay Area

Marcus Bishop,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

At powerlifting competitions, the environment is contagious. Despite all the nerves, jitters and adrenaline floating around, lifters fire each other up with back slaps and shouting. The crowd yells “UP! UP!” Everyone gets into their zone and it’s fun to watch coaches and athletes share in the excit...

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

A new beginning for CSUEB women’s soccer

Marissa Marshall,
Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

After seventeen years under one coach, things will finally look different at East Bay. On March 14, Cal State East Bay athletic director Jason Carmichael named Robin Hart the new women’s soccer team head coach. In January, previous head coach of the Pioneers, Amy Gerace, retired after 17 years...

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jon Gruden is the coach the Oakland Raiders have long waited for to return and lead them back to success. Since joining the team in January, he’s been making headlines with his comments. That's the thing with Gruden, he's a great coach and he’ll also give the media something to write about. A...

Earthquakes crumble at home

Earthquakes crumble at home

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Earthquakes lost to the New York City Football Club (NYC FC) on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose 2-1. This loss now gives the Earthquakes a 1-0-2 record for the season. Both teams had strong starting lineups for the match with San Jose continuing to have Chris Wondolowski, Danny Hoesen and ...

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Tritons take down Pioneers in four game series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

After two successful weekends in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) against Chico State (18-4 overall, 14-12 conference) and Cal State San Marcos (13-17, 8-16), the California State East Bay baseball team finally fell. “We played some really good baseball those two...

Tiger Woods: Is the comeback real or hype?

Tiger Woods: Is the comeback real or hype?

Haley Lyss,
Contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s been almost nine years since Tiger Woods’ infamous car crash outside of his home on Thanksgiving. A product of his infidelity, it was also what most consider to be the beginning of his fall from the top of the sport of golf. Injury and scandal have frequently defined his career for the last...

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