Cullen’s Column

When the Golden Coast Conference released its 2020 women’s water polo preseason coaches’ poll in January, California Baptist University checked in at sixth out of eight teams. Those are some rather low expectations for a team that appears to have quite a bit going for it. The University of the Pacific received seven of eight […]

Cullen’s Column

During my sophomore year, I interviewed California Baptist University’s baseball coach Gary Adcock about what makes Lancer athletics so successful. Adcock gave credit to a “university who gives coaches the resources to develop skills in an environment which is conducive to growth.” Since then, I have seen how the university — under the direction of […]

Cullen’s Column

Major League Baseball’s World Series. The Fall Classic. The pinnacle of baseball excellence. What- ever you want to call it, you should care about the World Series. Even if you are not an avid baseball fan, or you do not have a favorite team, or you do not watch games regularly, or you have not […]

Regan Lee | Banner | The women's volleyball team Lance Up during the pregame huddle against California State university, Bakersfield

Lancers defeat CSUB in Events Center thriller

For the second year in a row, CBU women’s volleyball played a match in the Events Center. This year, the Lancers topped California State University, Bakersfield, in a 3-2 nail-biter in front of a record crowd. The Lancers took a back-and-forth first set by a final of 25-21. Bakersfield answered with a close 25-18 win […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Rebecca Romero, senior radiologic sciences major, and Rola Badawiya, junior communication studies major, celebrate a goal scored against the Holy Cross Crusaders by hugging fellow Lancer Amy Aquino, junior kinesiology major.

Soccer begins in right direction

California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team went 12-5-1 in its inaugural Division I season, notching the highest win total for the program since 2013. This season, the Lancers are headed in the right direction once again. At 5-2-1, CBU is testing itself with a challenging nonconference schedule as it prepares for the Western Athletic Conference […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | Maxine Auer Junior criminal Justice, get ready to pass the ball and head towards the touchdown zone.

Intramurals prep for Fall

The California Baptist University’s Community Life Office spent the summer of 2019 preparing for the fall semester’s intramural sports, bringing back some of the popular traditions and making adjustments to improve. Marnie Kavern, Community Life’s program coordinator for intramurals, said she and the Community Life staff used the summer to continue to try to meet […]

Cullen’s Column: Top Storylines For New School Year

Lancer fans who thought the transition process from Division II to Division I would be a long, fruitless waiting period were in for a great surprise last year.  The 2018-19 sports season was chock-full of success and delightful storylines that went well beyond DI “firsts.” Now, it appears the 2019-20 school year will be kind […]

Cullen’s Column: Safe to call first DI season successful

When the California Baptist University Athletic Department announced the school’s transition from NCAA Division II to Division I in January 2017, it started a cycle of excitement and speculation.  When fall 2018 rolled around, the Lancers not only put all speculation to bed, but exceeded expectations and surprised a large number of fans in Riverside […]

Danielle Lutjens| Banner David Fouts, freshman majoring in photography and Nathan Sells junior majoring in business administration, are enjoying the free food after the hard work they put in as community Life interns.

Intramural soccer caps season in festive fashion

Each year, the intramural soccer season finishes with an event that goes well beyond a simple championship match. Food trucks, performers and other festivities help put an exclamation point on the season every spring. This year’s Lancer Cup event came with all the trimmings. Food trucks offered dinner and desserts, and there was a variety […]