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Cal State East Bay athletic fields fit for pros

Cal State East Bay athletic fields fit for pros

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Sports

As you walk up to the Pioneer Baseball and Softball Fields on the Hayward campus, you see lush green grass, manicured dirt infields and immaculately clean facilities. East Bay’s baseball and softball fields get consistent praise from players and visitors who pass by for their supreme quality. Produ...

Softball splits games against Monterey Bay

Softball splits games against Monterey Bay

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The California State East Bay softball team improved their record to 24-18 overall and 16-14 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference play after a weekend road trip to Monterey. East Bay played the #8 ranked California State Monterey Bay Otters (31-7, 19-6) in a four-game series over the we...

Softball struggles over the weekend

Softball struggles over the weekend

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

California State East Bay’s softball team struggled in their two series over the weekend against San Marcos and Humboldt State. “We are all struggling hitting right now and are having trouble producing runs, which is letting teams get the upper hand on us,” freshman infielder Jennifer Palmares ...

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Pioneers split wins with SF State

Susi Larsen,
Layout Designer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Pioneer softball team opened the 2017 California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference schedule on Saturday with a doubleheader on the road against San Francisco State University. Despite 7 Pioneer hits, they could not stop the defensive errors, and with a total of 7, the Gators took advantag...

CSUEB softball starts season on high note

CSUEB softball starts season on high note

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Victory, victory, victory and another victory. The Cal State East Bay women’s softball team went 4-0 this weekend as they opened the 2017 season in a double-header against the Academy of Art on Friday. In the first game, the Academy of Art was the first to put points on the board in the first and third i...

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Softball loses home series to Chico State

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Bittersweet was probably the feeling of the Cal State East Bay softball team this weekend. The Pioneers fell in a four game series, 1-3 against the 18th-ranked Chico State Wildcats, but fortunately got the win on their third game, which happened to be their senior day game. The Pioneers fell to Chico (33-1...

Softball splits doubleheader with Cougars

Softball splits doubleheader with Cougars

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Rain, rain, go away. That must have been what the Cal State East Bay softball team was saying after the weather cancelled the final two games of their home series on Saturday with the Cal State San Marcos Cougars. The Cougars (10-30 overall, 7-23 conference) pulled off a last inning comeback to take...

Softball splits season opener on road

Softball splits season opener on road

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase

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 to San Rafael on Saturday to take on Dominican College at Penguin Field. The Pioneers left with a...

New season, new coach for softball

New season, new coach for softball

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Campus, Sports

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, the Cal State Fullerton assistant coach who has been at schools like Cal Poly and Stanford....

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

CSUEB softball coach steps down from position

Louis Laventure ,
Sports and Campus Editor
August 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

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 Pierce said, “Spending more time with my family is my priority and a major reason for this decision.” ...

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...

Former CSUEB athlete, coach finds niche

Former CSUEB athlete, coach finds niche

Lauren Vestal,
Contributor
May 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Growing up, many kids dream of becoming a professional athlete. A rare few actually achieve it. Getting injured is the one thing that can stop top players from achieving high levels of glory, causing most to then choose different career paths. Matt Lisle, a baseball player from Concord, was no ex...

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