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Pioneers optimistic about upcoming season

Pioneers optimistic about upcoming season

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s a new season for the California State East Bay women’s soccer team and the team is in the midst of their preseason training with long double days and fitness tests. Last season the Pioneers finished 4-11-3 overall and 3-9 in conference, which put them 10th in the California Collegiate At...

Baseball continues to struggle in final series of the season

Baseball continues to struggle in final series of the season

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay baseball team fell to Stanislaus State 1-3 in their final series of the season. “We just did not play our kind of baseball for a full game,” senior outfielder Marcus Wise said. “We would either start the game well and not finish, or we would start slow and finish st...

Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Women’s basketball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team saw their season come to an end in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II tournament. “It is bittersweet that the season is over, but this season taught me how to fight through adversity and continue to w...

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Women’s basketball repeats as conference champs

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two-peat! The California State East Bay women’s basketball team won the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament championship for the second year in a row on Saturday, March 5. Despite losing head coach Suzy Barcomb and six seniors who were also the the top scorers on the team last year, East Bay m...

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Shomari Harris: Cal State East Bay game changer

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay women’s basketball team is on a four-game winning streak, largely due to senior guard Shomari Harris. Harris, a five-foot-five-inch Las Vegas native who transferred to East Bay this year from Texas A&M-Commerce has added nothing but improvement to East Bay’s progr...

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Volleyball qualifies for CCAA Tournament for first time

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State East Bay volleyball team has qualified and will compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament for the first time ever since joining the conference in 2009. East Bay, 13-13 overall and 9-9 conference, fought hard to get the wins necessary to qualify for the...

Women clutch in close home victories

Women clutch in close home victories

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Close calls were the theme of the weekend for the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team. The Pioneers are now at an impressive 23-4 overall and a nearly perfect 17-2 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games this season after a win at the buzzer and another one that went t...

Men’s hoops split road games

Men’s hoops split road games

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

Winning one of two games on the road is usually a good thing. However, for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team splitting games isn’t going to get them into the postseason. The Pioneers fell 64-56 on Friday to Chico State (18-3 overall, 12-2 conference) but bounced back with a vict...

CSUEB loses on home turf

CSUEB loses on home turf

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The struggles continued for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team over the weekend. CSUEB fell to 6-10 overall and 2-7 in California Collegiate Athletic Association contests, after they lost two home games at Pioneer Gymnasium. UC San Diego (13-3 overall, 8-2 conference) handily beat ...

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