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Diouf shines on men’s basketball team; receives conference honor

Diouf makes consecutive three-peat on earning award from PacWest. Dominating the court this season as a powerhouse, Kalidou Diouf, senior journalism & new media major and center for the men’s basketball team at California Baptist University, has received recognition and reached career milestones. Diouf has recently picked up the PacWest Defender of the Week Award […]

‘Lance’ the Lancer boosts spirit

If you have ever attended a sports game at California Baptist University, you will probably see a Lancer in full armor walking through the bleachers energizing the crowd. The Lancer’s name is “Lance,” and he is the mascot of CBU. Lance said knights have represented CBU since 1955, but he became a part of the […]

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Apodaca becomes first Lancer signed by Major League Soccer

“I’ve spent a lot of my life working toward that moment,” said Aidan Apodaca, senior biology major and former forward for the men’s soccer team at California Baptist University. “To see my name picked was all that work paying off.” On Jan. 21, Philadelphia Union announced that they had selected Apodaca to join their team […]

Athletes prepare for track

As the NCAA distance track season approaches, some runners at California Baptist University have turned their attention from the cross country course to the track. Those runners on the Lancer men’s and women’s track teams will look to carry over success from the fall cross country season, in which both the men and women took […]

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Wrestling prepares for RMAC championship

The wrestling team at California Baptist University is preparing to take its first step towards the playoffs by competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship in Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb. 3. Lancers wrestling earned second place with a total of 100.5 points in last season’s RMAC Championship, Feb. 4, 2017. Returning Lancer standouts, such […]

CBU cheer Blue Crew gets ready for competition season

Competition season for cheerleading is just around the corner and the competitive cheerleading team, known as the Blue Crew at California Baptist University, is preparing to show off their stunts, athleticism and talent against other universities. The upcoming season will contain five traditional cheer competitions as well as four  STUNT competitions. STUNT competitions give the […]