Elijah Hickman | Banner | Mackenzie Budinger Senior finance major, fouls off the ball as she tries to get on base.

CBU Softball Update: Senior Players

The California Baptist University’s softball team rose to the challenge of facing top-ranked Power 5 programs by beating the University of Mississippi and Michigan State University. The team’s record is 10-14, and it has faced most of its competition on the road. Unfortunately, the rest of the season is suspended as a result of precautions […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Cheer team gets the crowd hyped for the basketball game against Grand Canyon University.

CBU Cheer Teams: The difference between Blue and Gold

Many students at California Baptist University do not know that the cheer program has two distinct teams — a blue team and gold team — that support and uplift each other through competitions and performances. In a typical season, blue team represents CBU by competing at local and national competitions, whereas gold team performs at CBU […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Asia Morgan, senior psychology major, waves to the crowd during a stunt at a California Baptist University women's basketball game.

CBU welcomes new sport

California Baptist University athletics announced a new sports program, STUNT, coming fall 2020 with a new team and head coach. Although STUNT is a different sport than cheer, it has been a part of the CBU cheer program for three years. Some blue or gold cheer athletes previously competed in STUNT competitions on the side. […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | JT Boyd, sophomore aviation takes a shot on Ej Oziengbe (number 10), senior kinesiology major.

Intramural basketball offers students way to stay active

Students at California Baptist University have the opportunity to participate in intramural sports, which way to be active without the commitment and competitive level of playing on the university’s Division I athletic teams. Marnie Kavern, intramurals program director, is in charge of intramurals at CBU and said she enjoys working with students in the area […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Chad Castillo, sophomore business administration major, focuses in on the ball as he calculates his swing.

Baseball starts season strong

California Baptist University’s 2019-2020 baseball team is using its strong work ethic to gain momentum for the rest of the season. The season home opener kicked off Feb. 21 with a fireworks show, and the Lancers played against one of the team’s biggest rivals: the Highlanders from the  University of California, Riverside. The Lancers beat […]

Danielle Lutjents | Banner | Ivan Monslave, senior business administration major eyes his target as he lines the golf ball up for the putt.

Golf teams looks to finish strong

Coming into the spring season in the second of half of the 2020 semester, the California Baptist University’s men and women’s golf teams are set to finish strong in all its tournaments. The women’s team finished second Feb. 22 at the Grand Canyon Spring Invite in Phoenix, and the men’s team tied for sixth Feb. […]

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 […]

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CBU promotes cheer coach for 2020 season

California Baptist University has promoted assistant cheer coach Olivia Miller to head coach for the upcoming 2020 season. The cheer program was challenged this season when former head coach Tamarin Fleming stepped down, but the program has succeeded in competitions under Miller’s leadership. The team won its competition for the ninth year in a row […]

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Swim and dive teams find areas to improve heading to championship title

California Baptist University’s men and women’s swim and dive teams lost their last dual meet Feb.1 in a nail biter against the University of California, San Diego at the Lancer Aquatics Center. Both the men’s and women’s teams showed impressive swims, losing by a close margin. The men lost with a score of 141-154 and […]