Reagan Lee | Banner Jordan Heading, senior kinesiology major, keeps the ball away from guard Evan Leonard during a game against the University of California, Irvine. CBU men’s basketball is currently 15-11 overall and 6-6 in conference games.

Heading finishes strong for basketball

Guard Jordan Heading, senior kinesiology major, has contributed five years to the California Baptist University’s men’s basketball team. Over the week of Feb. 4–10, Heading was named Player of the Week of the Western Athletic Conference.  Heading said this was a great recognition, and getting two wins for the week over the University of the […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner Harrison Kingsley, freshman business management major, strikes the golf ball during CBU golf practice.

Golf steps up DI tourneys

California Baptist University’s men’s and women’s golf teams started their spring season Feb. 11. With men finishing fourth at The Farms Intercolligiate in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and the women finishing seventh at the Battle of the Rock tournament in Riverside. “That was probably the best tournament we have had in the Division I era,” […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner Matt Mogollon, graduate student and pitcher, delivers a pitch March 3 during the series finale against the University of California, Riverside.

Baseball, softball take on UCR in latest crosstown showdown

The Crosstown Showdown — the new, all-Division I edition of the rivalry between California Baptist University and the University of California, Riverside – started strong when the Lancers claimed a 3-2 victory in volleyball in October 2019.  Since then, both Lancer basketball teams defeated the Highlanders and CBU men’s soccer narrowly dropped a thrilling overtime […]

Athletes improve their mental performance

It is 90 percent mental and 10  percent physical. Research shows that most athletes agree the mental aspect of the game is greater than the physical.  At California Baptist University, most teams are working to better understand and improve on the mental challenges with the help of Dr. Ed Garrett, certified mental performance consultant, more […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Andrea Laliena, senior psychology major, swam for California Baptist University in the Jan. 5 tri-dual meet against Grand Canyon University and University of Wyoming.

CBU swim and dive preps for first WAC championship event

The California Baptist University swimming and diving team will compete Feb. 27 to  March 2 at the Western Athletic Conference swim and dive meet in Houston, Texas. Rick Rowland, head coach of swimming, is well aware that the meet will be challenging. “On the men’s side it’s going to be a competitive meet between Grand […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Kira O’Donell, sophomore behavioral science major, attempts to score a goal against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s water polo team during the California Baptist University Mini tournament on Jan. 26.

O’Donell becomes impact player for water polo team

After being named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-American second team last season, California Baptist University women’s water polo’s Kira O’Donell, sophomore behavioral science major and attacker, is off to a strong start in 2019. In Week One of the season, O’Donell earned Gold Coast Conference Player of the Week honors with […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Kellye Springstead, senior undeclared major, helped lead the California Baptist Universiy Lancers to an 8-0 victory against the Fresno State University Bulldogs during their first division I home game.

Softball swings into DI

California Baptist University women’s softball traveled to Texas over the weekend of Feb. 8-10 to compete in the Aggie Classic tournament. This was the team’s first time being eligible to compete in the tournament, as well as its first time playing as a Division I team. CBU left the tournament with one win and four […]