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Basketball comes up short at regionals

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March 17, 2016

History was made, but it came to an end. In the third matchup of the season between the two teams, UC San Diego advanced after they handed CSUEB a 74-59 loss in the NCAA Division II West Regionals...

Women make history in tournament

Photo by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
March 10, 2016

The Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team made history program Saturday night. In a rematch of the 2015 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference championship game, the Pioneers (27-4...

Water polo team finds inspiration down under

Illustration by Crystall Jeffers
March 2, 2016

When we talk about Cal State East Bay water polo, Australia may not be one of the first things that comes to mind. However, for the women’s water polo team, Australia is a common theme for the squad....

Baseball splits home series with Wolves

Photos by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
February 18, 2016

New season, new opponents. That must be the mindset for the Cal State East Bay baseball team who welcomed the Western Oregon University Wolves to Pioneer Baseball Field for the first time since at least...

Rocky road trip for water polo

Photos by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
February 18, 2016

The road was unkind to the Cal State East Bay women’s water polo team over the weekend. CSUEB fell to 3-6 overall after they went 1-3 in the UC San Diego Triton Invitational on Feb. 13 and 14. The...

Softball splits season opener on road

Photo by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
February 11, 2016

A new season got underway for the Cal State East Bay softball team over the weekend with a new coach at the helm. The season started for the Pioneers and new coach Claire Sua Amundson with a road trip...

New season, new coach for softball

Photo by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer
February 4, 2016

It’s a new beginning for softball at Cal State East Bay. In August the Pioneers’ Head Coach Barbara Pierce stepped down after nine seasons at the helm for CSUEB. Enter the new Coach, Claire Sua-Amundson,...

CSUEB loses on home turf

Photo by Melody Platt
January 21, 2016

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...

Baseball player bucks the trend: First Black pitcher in 16 years

PHOTO COURTESY OF PIONEER ATHLETICS
December 2, 2015

Historically, baseball has had a low population of African American play ers. Following Hank Aaron’s home run in 1979, there was an increase in Af- rican American players on game-day rosters....

Cross country teams finish season in Oregon

Photo by Tam Duong Jr.
November 28, 2015

Graphic by Tam Duong Jr. Despite the success of both Cal State East Bay cross country teams this year, they did not qualify for the NCAA Championships. The season ended for both teams in Monmouth,...

Freshman sets pace for cross country

ILLUSTRATION BY BRITTANY ENGLAND/THE PIONEER
October 7, 2015

Normally when you think of team leaders a senior or junior will come to mind. However, for the Cal State East Bay men’s cross country team, it’s a freshman that is leading by example. Israel Sotelo,...

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position
August 20, 2015

Cal State East Bay softball coach Barbara Pierce stepped down from her position on Aug. 3, the second CSUEB coach in less than two months to do so. In an interview with the official CSUEB athletics website...

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