California Baptist University gets ready to play against University of the Pacific

Christian athletes find their purpose

California Baptist University is an unapologetically Christian university devoted to spreading the good news about Jesus. The school emphasizes the text of Matthew 28:19-20, which reads in part, “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | The mens's corss- country team races competing teams to the finish line at the Ben Brown Innovational

Cross-country teams hit ground running

The California Baptist University men’s and women’s cross-country teams hit the ground running to open the fall 2021 season with a perfect win at the Anteater Opener, hosted by the University of California, Irvine. The CBU cross-country teams swept both team and individual titles, repeating their dramatic sweep of the 2020 Western Athletic Conference championships.  […]

Courtesy of Athletics | The CBU dance team was established during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Dance team wins a national title despite a few COVID-19 setbacks

Although the California Baptist University dance team spent its third season competiting virtually, the team found success,  becoming national champions after winning the USA West Coast Spirit Championship in the all-in-one category on March 22. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the CBU dance team competes by performing their routines in the CBU Events Center with help […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Esther Lee, freshman biology major, puts in some work during a tournament on Feb. 2, 2021.

Women’s golf coach picks new word each match to unify team

California Baptist University’s women’s golf team found success in its season, winning second overall at the Grand Canyon University Invitational March 1-2 and third overall at the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird Invitational March 11-12 hosted by Southern Utah University. Haruka Shintani, junior kinesiology major, finished the GCU Invitational 2-under-par 214 to place second out of […]

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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 […]

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Athletic cancellations persist in uncertain spring season

This COVID-19 season has been a bizarre experience for most sports team, but the most prominent uncertainty is  in competition cancellations. California Baptist University’s swimming team has had six cancelled meets this season, not counting ones pushed back or postponed. Most of those meets were scheduled for the fall season. “It’s a completely different season,” […]