Courtesy of Wikimedia | A view of Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers, in 2018.

MLB picks one stadium to host World Series championship

Another surprise has emerged on the sports scene as Major League Baseball decided that all World Series games of each league will be played in one stadium. The National League bracket games will be held in the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field and the Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park. While the American League games will […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Samantha Martirez, senior information technology management, practices her swing while staying in competition shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International students bond through athletics while learning new culture

California Baptist University athletics attracts many international students to study and compete in the United States, with some teams having more international athletes than American athletes. The cross country and women’s golf teams are  teams whose rosters are predominantly filled by international students. Jocelyn Chee, senior applied statistics major and captain of the women’s golf […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Students cheer at a CBU basketball game last year, a reality that is no longer available as a result of COVID-19.

Virtual fans become reality

To limit crowds, professional sports have implemented the use of “virtual fans” in their official games. These limitations will potentially affect college sports as spectators to not be allowed to watch the team’s games. Virtual fans would help in keeping the crowd atmosphere in games, but some argue it cannot completely replace live spectators. “Fans […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Tyson Miller, an alumni, gets into position to pitch a ball during one of his previous games.

Tyson Miller makes MLB debut

California Baptist University’s baseball has a history of having players drafted, and out of the 35 players that have been drafted over the course of 38 years, Tyson Miller is the second Lancer to debut in Major League Baseball. Miller was drafted in 2016 by the Chicago Cubs and spent his first professional season in […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Brandon Schuster was one of the many athletes that was training for the Olympics.

Students adapt training due to Olympics postponement

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo was the most anticipated sports event of the year, and several student-athletes at California Baptist University had been preparing for the event. Unfortunately, the International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers decided March 28 to postpone the Olympics as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, forcing athletes to extend […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | Junior Business Major Mathew Graves watches the CBU recreation instagram to do water bottle dead lifts.

CBU’s Recreation Center offers work out options from home

California Baptist University’s Recreation Center closed March 30 after the university announced a shut down of the campus to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Just like with online academic courses, students can stay active because the Recreation Center is providing students with remote physical training through workout videos. “They had Instagram stories of […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Lisa Siregar enjoys the win with California Baptist University's swim team.

Sports feature: Lisa Siregar

Lisa Siregar, assistant coach of men’s and women’s swim and dive, draws upon more than 20 years of experience as a former head swim coach for Indonesia’s national team. Before she joined California Baptist University in 2002, Siregar was a two-time Olympic head coach at the 1996 Games in Atlanta and the 2000 Games in […]

Danielle Lutjents | Banner | Ivan Monslave, senior business administration major eyes his target as he lines the golf ball up for the putt.

Golf teams looks to finish strong

Coming into the spring season in the second of half of the 2020 semester, the California Baptist University’s men and women’s golf teams are set to finish strong in all its tournaments. The women’s team finished second Feb. 22 at the Grand Canyon Spring Invite in Phoenix, and the men’s team tied for sixth Feb. […]

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Swim and dive teams find areas to improve heading to championship title

California Baptist University’s men and women’s swim and dive teams lost their last dual meet Feb.1 in a nail biter against the University of California, San Diego at the Lancer Aquatics Center. Both the men’s and women’s teams showed impressive swims, losing by a close margin. The men lost with a score of 141-154 and […]

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Madeline Wiese makes Lancer athletic history

After logging top-three scores in California Baptist University’s program history and being named Western Athletic Conference diver of the week Jan. 14, Madeline Wiese, sophomore marketing major, is switching her focus from swimming to diving and has be- come a strong new addition to the women’s dive team. Wiese is one of only three athletes […]