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Track, cross country coach resigns

Track, cross country coach resigns

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

In May at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, junior Marquise Cherry was one of the “best jumpers in the nation,” and captured first place in the men’s long jump event. Former CSUEB Head Coach Ralph Jones smiled from ear to ear as he posed with his athlete on the first ...

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

Men’s soccer prepares for 2015

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Managing Editor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Men’s soccer team has not been able to top the Division 2 and now are hoping to have a better season than their last season this upcoming Fall of 2015. Last year the team had an overall record of 5 wins and 5 losses with 8 matches being drawn. 4 of their 5 wins came from their non conference ...

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

CSUEB holds summer soccer camps

By Jayakrishna Dasappan,
Contributor

August 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay has made it an annual summer tradition to conduct soccer camps as part of an initiative from Pioneer Athletics soccer to train young kids to become better soccer players. For the past two weekends, there have been soccer camps conducted at the CSUEB Hayward campus. Last week the c...

Student athletes pile up awards

Louis Laventure,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Championships aren’t the only way to measure success when it comes to sports. While Cal State East Bay didn’t capture a team title this past season, several athletes and teams earned honors and awards for their performances in 2015. The most recent award was given to CSUEB’s women's swimming...

Volleyball aims to spike last season

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

For the last three years, there has been no postseason volleyball at California State University, East Bay. The CSUEB women’s volleyball squad has gone 33-53 over those three years and has not produced a winning record since 2011. Despite four seniors that provided a majority of the production ...

Track teams tune up for championship runs

Track teams tune up for championship runs

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

In the final tuneup before the California Collegiate Athletics Association Conference Championships, Cal State East Bay men’s and women’s track teams hosted teams from all over the state in the Cal State East Bay Legacy Invitational at Chabot College on Friday and Saturday in Hayward. The CSUEB wo...

Pioneer of the Week: Ryan Kochan

Pioneer of the Week: Ryan Kochan

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay senior infielder Ryan Kochan is the Pioneer of the Week. Kochan was huge offensively in a four game sweep over the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes over the weekend for the Pioneers. The third baseman from San Ramon was a force at the plate as he amassed 11 hits in 19 plate...

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Back-to-back losses on Friday could have ruined senior day on Saturday for the Cal State East Bay softball team. However, the Pioneers bounced back and won both games against the UC San Diego Tritons that made senior day a memorable one. The Pioneers are now 25-22 overall and 13-19 in California Collegi...

Pioneers sweep Coyotes at home

Pioneers sweep Coyotes at home

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Fans should have brought their brooms to Pioneer Baseball Field over the weekend in Hayward. The Cal State East Bay baseball team swept California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference foe Cal State San Bernardino during a four game home stand on the Hayward campus. The Pioneers are now 14-25 overal...

Pioneer of the Week: Ali Cerminara

Pioneer of the Week: Ali Cerminara

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay sophomore catcher Ali Cerminara is the Pioneer of the Week. Cerminara was instrumental in the 2 - 2 home stand over the weekend when the Pioneers hosted the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Cerminara helped CSUEB break even in the home series as they won both games on Saturday to bounce back from two losses on Friday at P...

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

When most people hear the term “recruiting” they have their own idea of what that means. Generally people think it means a talented high school or junior college athlete that is being courted by a slew of NCAA Division I blueblood schools. Schools offer full scholarships to these athletes in hopes...

Pioneers rope Toros in Hayward home stand

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

What a difference a day makes. The Cal State East Bay softball team learned this lesson over the weekend at Pioneer Softball field on the Hayward campus against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. The Pioneers scored just one run in their two losses to the Toros on Friday, but came back strong on Saturd...

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