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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Flavors headlines CBU basketball transfers

As basketball season approaches, the California Baptist University men’s basketball team is gearing up by recruit- ing Division I-caliber athletes, including Fairfield University transfer Ferron Flavors Jr., a junior business management major and guard. To help prepare and elevate their game, men’s basketball recruited players who have already played at the Division I level over […]

Sage Zbinden | Matt Hubbard, graduate student kinesiology major, try’s his best to boost himself into the air to block the ball, but slips and loses his balance.

Despite transition CBU basketball hopes for postseason play

During the four-year transition to Division I, California Baptist University athletics will be ineligible for NCAA postseason play. However, Lancer basketball has options to play beyond the regular season. An immediate opportunity for CBU basketball to potentially add to its trophy case will be the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship. Although the Lancers will not […]

Austin Romito | The Banner | Jason Todd, a senior finance major, breaks through the APU Cougar’s defense.

Lancer hoops ready for new competition in DI season

A new look, schedule, conference and some new faces are just a few of the things California Baptist University basketball fans can look forward to in the 2018-19 season. “There is a lot of unknown going into the season,” said Jarrod Olson, women’s head basketball coach, “but we are pretty excited for the challenge and […]

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 […]

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Basketball wins Western Regional; faces defeat in first-ever Elite Eight

The men’s basketball team at California Baptist University had a highlight season as they completed their last season in NCAA Division II. One accomplishment the Lancers managed to achieve was winning the NCAA Division II West Regional Championship March 9-12 in Monmouth, Oregon. This achievement led them to qualifying for the NCAA Division II Elite […]

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From Sudan to CBU: Kuol’s journey to men’s basketball

After being born in a little village filled with persecution and war in Sudan, having temporary residence at Kakuma’s refugee camp in Kenya and then moving to Australia at the age of 9, Bul Kuol, sophomore business administration major, found himself in California at California Baptist University to continue playing basketball. Kuol is a forward […]

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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 […]