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Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks have been in this position before. Most of the team’s veterans have had playoff experience in successful and perilous situations. However, this is a new beast entirely in Las Vegas. Yesterday was an important match with Las Vegas leading into game five with the Golden Knights ah...

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs

Warriors face Pelicans in second round of playoffs

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The first round of the NBA playoffs has concluded, and all the lesser teams in both conferences have been eliminated. Now the semifinals have started, as the Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans. Golden State is coming off of a hard-fought first round series over the feisty San ...

Golden State Warriors begin playoff journey against the San Antonio Spurs

Golden State Warriors begin playoff journey against the San Antonio Spurs

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA Playoffs began on April 14. All the matchups were finally determined as the NBA regular season concluded. The second seed Golden State Warriors faced off against the seventh seed San Antonio Spurs and took a 2-0 lead in the series after a 116-101 win at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Monday. This...

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Quinn Cook could be the most important player for Dubs’ playoff run

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Point guard Stephen Curry is one of the most important players for the Golden State Warriors, but he will definitely not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs, head coach Steve Kerr announced during a March 25 press conference. Until Curry returns from his grade 2 MCL sprain, point guard Quinn...

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Oct. 1 marked the end of the Major League Baseball regular season. Unfortunately for baseball fans, the last day of the regular season was drama-free as the last of the 10 playoff teams clinched postseason berths the day prior. However, there should be no shortage of action on Oct. 3 when the play...

The Golden State Warriors have no time for losing

The Golden State Warriors have no time for losing

Bryon Pointer,
Contributor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After running through the Portland Trail Blazers in a 4-0 spurt in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last month, the Golden State Warriors accomplished yet another 4-0 playoff sweep against the Utah Jazz, concluding the second round of the playoffs with yet another landslide victory. Monday’s series-en...

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It’s that time of year, NBA playoff time, and many are wondering whether the Golden State Warriors will take home the championship. In the Bay Area, many people are confident that their home team will win its 5th championship, and their second in 3 years. Many non-Bay Area natives, like myself, b...

Warriors take charge in first two games of NBA Finals

Warriors take charge in first two games of NBA Finals

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

June 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors showed why they are in the finals and have the best record in league history, 73-9, when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in both of the first two games of the final series. In Game 1 on Thursday, Golden State realized how essential every man on the team is when the star pl...

Warriors come up clutch in game 7

Warriors come up clutch in game 7

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite trailing 3-1 after four games in the Western Conference Finals, the Golden State Warriors managed to do the unthinkable: Come back. Their on-the-road victory over Oklahoma City on Saturday, 108-101, set up the game 7 showdown at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Sunday. The Warriors did not disappoint and de...

Pioneers CCAA North Division champions

Pioneers CCAA North Division champions

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay Pioneers had a tremendous weekend of baseball. Not only did they punch their ticket into the California Collegiate Athletic Association playoffs, but they also claimed the CCAA North Division title for the first time in school history. East Bay played a four-game series this wee...

Raiders cheesed by Packers

Raiders cheesed by Packers

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

December 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

There will be no playoffs for the Oakland Raiders this year, the Green Bay Packers made sure of that. For the thirteenth consecutive year the silver and black will miss out on the postseason after they fell to the Packers (10-4), 30-20 on Sunday in Oakland. The Raiders are 6-8 with just two games...

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