Lancers set for new era of crosstown rivalry

It may not have an official name yet but a rivalry is starting to heat up. The two universities may not compete in the same conference but California Baptist and the University of California, Riverside, are ready to battle in a fight for Riverside sports supremacy. Out of the 13 sports in which both universities […]

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CBU grads extend athletic careers

This summer, multiple California Baptist University athletes signed professional contracts, adding to the growing list of former Lancers already living out their athletic dreams at the professional level. Major League Baseball draft picks Justin Montgomery and Dylan Stowell, along with free agent Andrew Bernstein, became the latest Lancers to turn pro. There are now nine […]

Athletics faces challenges in DI transition

With California Baptist University’s move from NCAA Division II to Division I, gone are the days of playoff appearances, conference championships and national awards, right? Not so fast. Less than a month into Division-I competition, the Lancer fall teams have already proven they belong. Riding a 29-1 campaign in 2017, CBU volleyball found instant success […]

Recruiting with talent or statistics?

In the world of sports and athletics, the influences of talented players and the work of sports analytics have become a game-changer for recruiters of various sports in the decision-making process of their recruitment practices. When making a team, scouts are responsible for recruiting players who they feel are a perfect for their team. They […]

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Current Lancers, alumni make strides in summer baseball league

Despite the fact that the baseball team’s season came to a close in May, both current and former Lancers excelled on the diamond over the summer. As a handful of California Baptist University alumni made their way through the pipeline of Major League Baseball clubs, numerous returning players competed in collegiate summer leagues. Lancer right-hander […]