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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...

Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After four seasons at the helm for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, Head Coach Gus Argenal resigned to accept an assistant coach position at the University of Nevada, Reno on Monday. Argenal finished his tenure at East Bay with a record of 35-76, including the team’s best record si...

Differences clear in men, women’s basketball

Differences clear in men, women’s basketball

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

July 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Women’s basketball games are more fun than men’s basketball games. When a statement like that is made, the majority of people, especially men, would disagree. But there's a clear explanation that has plenty of validity to it. Before working with a WNBA team, I would have said an NBA game ...

Pioneers clawed by Wildcats in Chico

Pioneers clawed by Wildcats in Chico

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In what looked to be a thrilling series against the top team in the conference, the California State East Bay baseball team struggled against Chico State University on the road. “Chico has been strong all year and is the team to beat,” said junior pitcher Alex Vesia. “We just were not ...

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay men’s basketball team ended their season 1-1 over the weekend with games against Chico State and Stanislaus State. In what seemed to be a promising season for the Pioneers due to their 6-0 start in the beginning of the season, it was a surprise to not see the men go ...

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...

Men’s basketball breaks losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks losing streak

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Men's basketball team finally broke their four-game California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference losing streak this weekend. On Saturday, the men played California State Monterey Bay (3-12 overall, 1-8 conference) in a slow, foul-filled game for the Pioneers. I...

CSUEB men’s basketball loses fourth in a row

CSUEB men’s basketball loses fourth in a row

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

After starting the season off with 6 straight wins, the California State East Bay men’s basketball team has struggled in their past few games of conference play. The Pioneers played their seventh and eighth game of conference play against California State San Marcos and UC San Diego over the weekend,...

Soccer teams slug it out with Santa Cruz

Soccer teams slug it out with Santa Cruz

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, both the women and men’s soccer teams played at the Pioneer Stadium in their final non-conference games of the season against the University of California, Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. The game was a chance for the two teams to prepare for the rest of the season, where they will be ...

Soccer gets new coach

Soccer gets new coach

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

July 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay men’s soccer team got a new head coach in Michael Bielski. The Pioneers parted ways with former head coach Andy Cumbo in April, when he received an offer for a full-time teaching and head coaching position at Las Positas College in Livermore. Cumbo coached the men’s...

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