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Oakland Athletics First Round Draft Pick is Taking Talents to the NFL

Oakland Athletics First Round Draft Pick is Taking Talents to the NFL

By Haley Lyss, CONTRIBUTOR

February 14, 2019

Not even a multi-million dollar signing bonus could entice 21-year-old dual athlete Kyler Murray to choose the Oakland Athletics. The Oakland Athletics took a standout two-sport athlete Kyler Murray, from the University of Oklahoma, ninth overall in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft in June 2018...

Men’s basketball succeeds on roadtrip

Men’s basketball succeeds on roadtrip

By Marcos Sanchez, CONTRIBUTOR

February 14, 2019

The California State University, East Bay men’s basketball team won two crucial back-to-back away games this past week in Southern California against California State University, Los Angeles and California State University, Dominguez Hills. The Pioneers now stand at the top of the California Col...

U.S. vs Costa Rica international friendly

U.S. vs Costa Rica international friendly

February 7, 2019

PHOTOS BY ALLISON WESEMAN/THE PIONEER The United States ended January Camp with a win against Costa Rica under new head coach Gregg Berhalter. The men’s team struggled to captalize on fast breaks but after half time, they returned with more energy. Midfielder Sebastian Lletget returned after in...

U.S. Men’s Soccer defeats Costa Rica

U.S. Men's Soccer defeats Costa Rica

By Alli Wesewan, PHOTO EDITOR

February 7, 2019

The United States Men’s National soccer team returned to Avaya Stadium to face Costa Rica on Saturday. This was the second game of the January camp and the first one under new Head Coach, Gregg Berhalter. The January Camp allows the national team coaches to evaluate players and how they interact ...

CSUEB spring sports kickoff for student athletes

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 31, 2019

California State University, East Bay hosted its Spring Sports Kickoff event on Tuesday as its student-athletes prepare for the upcoming spring seasons in various sports. All CSUEB spring sports teams, including men’s baseball, women’s softball and track and field were featured in the event. E...

Oakland A’s Fan Fest 2019

Oakland A’s Fan Fest 2019

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 31, 2019

Optimism for 2019 and the future was in the air as members of the 2019 Oakland Athletics stood on stage at the team’s annual Fan Fest event in Oakland. A’s president Dave Kaval stoked fans’ hopes for a successful 2019 season and an eventual new stadium as he was surrounded by team players an...

Raiders willing to discuss playing in Oakland next season

Raiders willing to discuss playing in Oakland next season

By Jon Becker, THE MERCURY NEWS

January 25, 2019

The Oakland Athletics’ quest for a new ballpark continues to move along as the team seeks the necessary approval from a California state commission. A’s officials, led by president Dave Kaval met with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission late last week to discuss the tea...

Oakland A’s seek approval for new stadium

Dallas Cowboys/Oakland Raiders preseason game in 2010 at Cowboys Stadium.

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 25, 2019

The Oakland Athletics’ quest for a new ballpark continues to move along as the team seeks the necessary approval from a California state commission. A’s officials, led by president Dave Kaval met with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission late last week to discuss the tea...

Oakland Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

Oakland Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

By TJ Porreca, ASSOOCIATE EDITOR

December 13, 2018

Oakland Raiders’ General Manager Reggie McKenzie’s tenure with the team has come to an end. The Raiders announced on Monday that McKenzie had been “released from his duties” as GM and the team will begin the search for his replacement. McKenzie was hired by the Raiders during a tumultuous trans...

Oakland A’s announce new stadium

Oakland A's announce new stadium

By TJ Porreca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

December 13, 2018

The Oakland Athletics have announced plans to build a new stadium for the second time in just over a year. The A’s have selected a site at Howard Terminal near Jack London Square in Oakland as part of a complex deal that would result in a privately-financed stadium. The scope of the project is ...

Men’s Basketball extends record to 7-1

Men's Basketball extends record to 7-1

By Marissa Marshall, SPORTS EDITOR

December 11, 2018

The California State University, East Bay men’s basketball team continues to flourish this season as they remain undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Pioneers won their third conference game as they faced off against California State University, ...

CSUEB Women’s basketball vs CSUDH

CSUEB Women's basketball vs CSUDH

Photos By Christian Martinez/THE PIONEER

December 6, 2018

California State University, East Bay’s Women’s basketball team, in its Nov. 29 matchup against California State University, Dominguez Hills. The Toros defeated the Pioneers, 73-65 at the Pioneer Gymnasium.

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