Robert Jordan | Banner | Zach Schrader, a sophomore marketing major, competes in a match against Ohio State University on Nov. 16. The Lancers fell to the no. 2 ranked Buckeyes.

Wrestlers tested in first year of Division I

Two opponents circle the mat, looking for an opportunity to take the other down. Gauging their opponent’s strengths and weaknesses is only part of this battle. One wrong move can find him tossed to the ground, flat on his back, his opponent prepared to go in for the win. The California Baptist University wrestling team […]

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Sports make most of WAC championships

While transitioning to NCAA Division I status, California Baptist University athletics teams are not eligible for postseason competition. However, sports that the Western Athletic Conference champion does not receive an automatic berth to the NCAA championships are eligible for conference postseason. This means golf, cross country, track and swim and dive can compete for WAC […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Raymond Vargas, sophomore electrical and computer engineering major, brushes up on his spike ball skills. Vargas enjoys playing intramural sports at California Baptist University, and just wrapped up the intramural flag football season by playing in the Fortuna Bowl Championship.

Intramurals evolve in 2018

Making new friends while competing in sports can be a great way to get connected at California Baptist University. Through intramurals, students have the opportunity to bring his or her best game and challenge others in a competitive sport. There are opportunities for everyone wishing to join intramurals. Community Life offers a wide variety of […]

Courtesy of Athletics | TL Brown, head coach of men’s golf, observes his athletes. Brown is in his second year with the Lancers.

Golf coach Brown honored with college Hall of Fame induction

TL Brown, head coach of men’s golf, was inducted to the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. “To get that honor, it makes me very proud of where the program has gone,” Brown said. Brown started his coaching career at South Mountain Community College and he said he is grateful for the opportunity […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Zach Pirog, junior criminal justice major, dunks the ball leading the Lancers to a win in California Baptist University’s opening game as a division I team.

Slam-dunk start for hoops

New to Division-I basketball, both men and women’s basketball have both started their seasons, with men starting the year at a 2-4 record and women starting at a 1-5 record. With early season struggles behind them, both teams look to turn their season around before conference games begin. De’jon Davis, junior art major and power […]

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Cullen’s Column: DI hoops set to entertain

Keep a close eye on the CBU Events Center during the coming basketball season. Aside from the publicized transition to Division I, both the Lancer men’s and women’s basketball seasons have many intriguing storylines. One look at the teams’ schedules is enough to excite local basketball fans as the Lancers challenge themselves with matchups against […]

Sage Zbinden | 1. Hunter Barnett, freshman business entrepreneurship major, holds his hand in the way of the ball entering the goal.

Freshmen succeed in DI

Transitioning from high school sports to college–level sports is no easy task. However, some freshmen found an easy transition and maintain a high  level of success. Playing in all of the men’s water polo games, Hunter Barnett, business administration major and attacker, has helped his team achieve  a 21-10 record while scoring 30 goals. Barnett […]

Courtesy of Athletics Ramirez talks with Ciara Stapp, sophomore communications studies major and pitcher, during a game last season.

Ramirez adjusts to new role after eight years of coaching

Women’s softball has chosen assistant coach Amy Ramirez as the new directo of Softball Operations. She is a former Lancers pitching star, 2016 CBU Hall of Fame inductee, two-time NAIA Pitcher of the Year winner and two-time NAIA All-American. Ramirez is stepping off the diamond and into her new role where she is still an […]

Reagan Lee | Banner |Michaela Miller, junior health science major and defender, strikes the ball in an early seaon conference game against New Mexico State University.

Women’s soccer wins 12 games in first DI campaign

Ending the season with a record of 12-5 and finishing ranked fourth in Western Athletic Conference, CBU women’s soccer said they are content to have exceeded their goals. “Starting the season we set a few goals: We wanted to get 10 wins and we wanted to finish in the top four, and we accomplished both, […]