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Cross country teams both clinch WAC title

The California Baptist University cross country teams swept both the men’s and women’s individual Western Athletic Conference championship titles, along with both the men’s and women’s WAC team titles. The CBU women’s cross country team won its third consecutive WAC title. The team has now won every WAC championship it has competed in. CBU’s junior […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Kerisa Viramontes, graduate student in communication studies, pitches during a game against UCR on March 12, 2021.

Softball team sweeps opening series

The California Baptist University softball team had the majority of its spring 2020 season canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. Despite the many trials and setbacks of last year, the CBU softball team had a great start in 2021. The softball team swept its opening series against the University of California, Davis, having one of […]

The women's golf team finish in fourth place after traveling to The Valley International at the Bakersfield Country Club.

Athletics takes precautions for pandemic travel

California Baptist University’s athletics teams have been crisscrossing the country for competitions. The safety and wellbeing of the student-athletes, coaches and athletics staff are a top priority. CBU has instituted safety measures at its own facilities. “Following guidelines from state and local public health officials, California Baptist University athletics has announced a series of safety […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | The men's water polo team during a game against UCLA in September of 2018.

Men’s water polo succeeds

The California Baptist University men’s water polo team has started its season receiving a No. 7 ranking from the Collegiate Water Polo Association. According to the CBU Athletics website, “California Baptist University men’s water polo built on its best-ever preseason ranking by securing the best ranking in program history.” The CBU men’s water polo team […]

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Western Athletic Conference introduces five more university members, launches new football program

The Western Athletic Conference officially announced Jan. 14, the addition of Abilene Christian University, Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University and Southern Utah University as members of the conference starting in July 2022. The WAC’s official website also notes that the conference intends to sponsor a conference football competition at […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Filipaa Capelo, freshman marketing major, watches the ball fly after a clean swing during practice.

Golf team debunks misconceptions

Certain sports at California Baptist University are more fast paced compared to other sports; however, despite their hard work and dedication to representing CBU at the highest level of NCAA competition, men’s golf requires greater patience. Despite the seeming lack of action in the sport of collegiate golf, the golfers and coaches at CBU put […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Grayson Logan, junior international relations major, and Jacob Klarke, junior business administration major, support the Lancers during a previous year's basketball game.

CBU Crazies wait for competition to begin again

As a result of the pandemic, the Western Athletic Conference has postponed all fall athletic competitions. This means that school spirit boosters like the California Baptist University “Crazies” have had no competitions or games to cheer. Jacob Klarke, junior business administration major and member of the CBU Crazies, explained what the organization is all about […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Robert Moseley, sophomore computer science major, may not swim any competitions in 2020.

Fall and winter athletics delayed

Due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Western Athletic Conference has announced that all fall season sports, and any athletic competitions for winter season sports, have been canceled, with a pending potential reschedule of athletic activities for the new year. This has had major effects on the fall season sports athletes, coaches, […]

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NBA season starts without spectators

Amid the different safety measures in place across the country because of COVID-19, the National Basketball Association has decided to restart its season with new safety measures and no spectators. The season was forced to stop in early March 2020 because of safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The players, coaches and NBA administration met […]