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Women’s basketball team splits home games

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

East Bay now 14-12 overall, 10-10 in conference After four losses in a row, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team managed to earn a win on homecoming weekend. Their recent struggles lowered them in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings, they are now in si...

San Jose Sharks off to a good second half start

Ben Conroy,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s almost the halfway point of the season and the San Jose Sharks are 30-18-8, which puts them in playoff position. But all of that can change in an instant. The Sharks’ first half of the season was a series of ups and downs. The good news is with the start of the second half of the season, the ...

Jon Gruden will fix the Oakland Raiders

TJ Porreca,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Oakland Raiders have invested an estimated total of $225 million in quarterback Derek Carr and head coach Jon Gruden over the next decade. Last season, Carr signed a five-year contract worth $125 million and Gruden officially returned to the Raiders on Jan. 9 with a 10-year contract reportedly w...

Quakes crush preseason

Quakes crush preseason

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Earthquakes win 4-0 at home during preseason game Preseason in any sport is the time to get hyped about new signings, check when your team plays at home and start predicting the glory of being champs this season just like you said last season. It’s no different for the Quakes. With only one home pr...

Golden State Warriors look to dominate video gaming

Golden State Warriors look to dominate video gaming

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Esports — professional online video game competition between multiple players — has been growing into a worldwide phenomenon in the past decade or more. Fans like to watch professional gamers compete, which they can do for free. Viewership has grown incrementally as the sport has grown in pop...

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team kicks off its 2018 campaign on Feb. 9 at Pioneer Field as the Pioneers go up against British Columbia Thunderbirds. East Bay is coming off a disappointing season where they missed the CCAA playoffs. In 2016, the Pioneers had a season for the books clinching the N...

Golden State Warriors star interested in ownership of Carolina Panthers

Golden State Warriors star interested in ownership of Carolina Panthers

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Stephen Curry signed a brand new five-year, $201 million contract this summer. How would you spend that kind of money? Curry wants to spend that money in a unique way that is close to his heart. He wants to become owner of the Carolina Panthers. Panthers’ owner, Jerry Richardson, announced last month that h...

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

Matthew Carrera,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Oakland Raiders have finally found the coach they have been waiting for. It’s taken 16 years, but they now have the coach they believe will take them over the hump and will lead them to championships. He is a fan favorite and a former Raider Coach. The Raiders recently signed Jon Gruden to an...

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay softball team started their season strong as they beat Dominican University in a two-game series over the weekend. Last year, the team had a decent record with a 27-25 overall record and 19-19 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, which put them...

SJ Earthquakes host open scrimmage featuring new signings

SJ Earthquakes host open scrimmage featuring new signings

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

To be considered a professional in any type of sport or job doesn’t mean just getting paid to do what you do, but that you’re also one of the best at what it is that you do. The San Jose Earthquakes are nowhere near short on the amount of professional talent that they have on their roster and it cou...

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Professional baseball season is here: What to expect from Bay Area teams

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018 MLB spring training starts Feb. 23, both the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics are looking to improve off of the disappointment of last season. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will welcome some new players to their roster. Outfielder Andrew McCutchen, who was with...

Men’s basketball continues to struggle

Men’s basketball continues to struggle

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team continued to struggle over the weekend versus Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino. The Pioneers are currently on a six game losing streak and sit in 11th place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) standings with a record of...

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