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A detail view of an Wilson NCAA basketball is seen on a court at Bracket Town on Sunday April 3, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher)

NCAA rules need a major overhaul

Terrence Allen,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

Former NBA commissioner, David Stern, established a rule in 2005 that players are not eligible for the NBA Draft until they are 19. This rule has since sparked much conversation and debate. It also brought...

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.

Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor
November 9, 2017

In a game where they were projected to get blown out, the California State East Bay women’s basketball team put up a great fight against the Division I, UC Santa Barbara team in an exhibition game on...

Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
August 10, 2017

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...

Campus sports culture eludes students

Campus sports culture eludes students

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017

Every year I watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament commonly known as ‘March Madness.’ This consists of 68 NCAA Division I basketball teams competing in a winner-take-all; one loss and you are...

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Christina Bleakley,
Contriubtor
June 9, 2016

Amateurism. It is a core value of the National Collegiate Athletic Association that means student athletes cannot be compensated for anything more than the costs to attend their colleges or universities. UCLA,...

Historic season comes to an end

Historic season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 25, 2016

The Pioneers fell in two tough games on Thursday and Friday that put their record season, 33-22 overall, to an end. East Bay traveled to Riverside on Thursday and competed against top tier California...

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Navarro driving force for Pioneers

Marquis Jamarillo,
Contributor
May 18, 2016

To say you were born to play baseball is one thing. To actually live it is another. Rudy Navarro, Jr., a 21-year-old senior on the Cal State East Bay Pioneer baseball team lives that reality. Navarro,...

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Mujeres hacen historia en el torneo de baloncesto

Louis LaVenture,
Editor the noticias y deportes
March 15, 2016

El equipo de baloncesto femenino de la Universidad Estatal Californiana en la Bahía del Este hizo historia la noche del sábado. En una revancha durante el juego del campeonato a la Conferencia de...

ILLUSTRATION BY BRITTANY ENGLAND/THE PIONEER

Freshman sets pace for cross country

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
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,...

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Cross country runs wild in Palo Alto

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus Editor
October 1, 2015

With a new coach at the helm, it’s been a fresh start for the men and women’s cross country teams at Cal State East Bay. On Saturday, both squads competed in the Stanford Invitational in Palo...

CSUEB senior guard Jacari Whiffield discusses his career in September on the Hayward campus.

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
April 16, 2015

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...

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