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NBA all-star game needs a reset

NBA all-star game needs a reset

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In the second half of the 66th annual NBA All-Star game on Sunday in New Orleans, two big men from the Eastern Conference squad had a breakaway two-on-one opportunity. The only player left to defend them was Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. How did Curry respond? He laid down on his stomach at the fr...

Pioneers win final pre-season series

Pioneers win final pre-season series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

While the women’s softball team was forced to cancel their games, the men’s baseball team was lucky enough to only deal with delays — and went on to win their final pre-season series. The team went head-to-head against Holy Names University (3-10) in a four-game series over the weekend. When...

49ers rebuilding from the ground up

49ers rebuilding from the ground up

Cristian Medina,
Contributor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Feb. 3, 2013, the San Francisco 49ers were 7-yards away from a game-winning touchdown, but were unable to score and lost Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens. Since then, it’s been nothing but downhill for the Niners as they’ve gone through numerous player and coaching changes, as well as ...

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NBA All-Star Games debut over this coming weekend, running from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19, and features some Bay Area athletes, giving it a local feel.   Four Golden State Warriors players made the All-star roster for the game including guard Stephen Curry, forward Kevin Durant, forward Draymond Gr...

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Susi Larsen,
Layout Designer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Pioneer softball team opened the 2017 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference schedule on Saturday with a doubleheader on the road against San Francisco State University. Despite 7 Pioneer hits, they could not stop the defensive errors, and with a total of 7, the Gators took advantag...

Women’s basketball sweep homecoming weekend

Women’s basketball sweep homecoming weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team made the most of homecoming weekend. The team defeated both of their opponents; Sonoma State and San Francisco State in what their eleventh win in their last 13 games, and initiated a three-game win streak. East Bay has been on a roll and left...

CSUEB softball starts season on high note

CSUEB softball starts season on high note

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Victory, victory, victory and another victory. The Cal State East Bay women’s softball team went 4-0 this weekend as they opened the 2017 season in a double-header against the Academy of Art on Friday. In the first game, the Academy of Art was the first to put points on the board in the first and third i...

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NFL season may be over, but the Raiders are still making headlines: investors at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson have withdrawn their investments in the Oakland team’s new Las Vegas stadium. The with...

Baseball wins home opener

Baseball wins home opener

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

After four long months of presea- son practice, the California State East Bay men’s baseball team kicked off its season against the Academy of Art (1-3 overall) on Thursday and Friday. “Our goal is to pick up right where we left last year,” senior Troy Resch said. “Winning the Nor...

Super Bowl might have been best ever

Super Bowl might have been best ever

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s almost unbelievable. Super Bowl LI was a blowout, which is typical of the NFL’s championship game. With just more than 4 minutes left in the third quarter, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw a touchdown to running back Tevin Coleman essentially sealing a championship with the sc...

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Basketball teams go 1-3 on road trip

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

A four-game Southern California road trip for the Cal State East Bay basketball teams yielded just one win over the weekend. Here’s how the women and men did: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The CSUEB women’s basketball team was able to split their road games over the weekend. Things started rough for the ...

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Men’s basketball winless over weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Foul shots, turnovers and missed shots was all you saw over the weekend from the California State East Bay men's basketball team. The season started with promise as they completed a seven-game winning streak early on and made their way up in the NCAA Division II rankings, but since California Collegiate...

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