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 […]

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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 […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Sarissa Powell, junior nursing major, and Kiera Roseborugh, sophomore business administration major, perform alongside thier teammates during a timeout at California Baptist University vs Grand Canyon University men's basketball game

Dance team strives for national ranking

California Baptist University’s dance team heads into its 2020 season with new dancers and even more ambition after finishing second in pom and fifth in jazz routines last season. The dance program is still a fairly new program at CBU, as the 2020 season will be only its second season in existence. The team, lead […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Zack Lowery, junior kinesiology major, is on the counter attack to try and gain possession of the ball

Men’s water polo faced challenges during fall season

During the fall 2019 season, California Baptist University’s men’s water polo team had an overall record of 17-15 and 4-3 in the Western Athletic Conference in Division I. With just three students who graduated from last year, the majority of the team looks to continue to practice hard in the offseason to prepare for an […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | A group of mourners pay their respects Jan. 26 to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at L.A. Live outside the Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Fans mourn basketball legend

Basketball fans around the world and the greater Los Angeles community continue mourn the loss of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others after a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, Calif., Jan. 26, killing all on board.  His wife Vanessa Bryant recently announced via Instagram that the […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Milan Acquaah, junior business administration major, strikes his way towards the hoop were makes his shoot, he finishes the night with 30 points

Men’s basketball team succeeds

The California Baptist University’s men’s basketball team is new and improved this 2020 season with a current record  of 17-7. Head coach Rick Croy discussed how ready and focused the team needs to be throughout the mid-season. He said they need to continue to battle and fight to have an edge in its second season […]

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‘Lancer Way’ tells athletes’ stories

The Lancer Way is a storytelling program run by California Baptist University’s Athletic Communications department. Its first story was published in October. CBU Athletics uses The Lancer Way as a platform where CBU student-athletes can tell their personal stories. “Our initial vision behind it is that we wanted to give our student-athletes a voice,” said […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Evan Honer, freshman business administration major, prepares himself for a backward dive by extending his arms.

CBU’s Evan Honer wins diving awards

Having been named WAC diver of the week three times this season, Evan Honer, freshman business administration major and diver for the men’s swim and dive team at California Baptist University, has won multiple diving events and broke the 3-meter board dive record Jan. 10 in a dual meet against Claremont Mudd-Scripps. Currently, in Honer’s […]

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CBU aquatics coaches youth

In an effort to contribute to the community, California Baptist University’s Athletics Department sponsors age-group athletic programs in the Lancer Aquatic Center. Age-group teams help provide youth in the community with a place where they can get involved in sports. Age groups range from 6-year-old children through 16-year-old high school students. Bryan Engle, associate director […]