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CBU diver honored California Baptist University diver Evan Honer has been named the Ticketsmarter Western Athletic Conference Diver of the Week for the week of Oct. 13-18. Honer competed at the Lancer Diving Invitational hosted by CBU. He won the three-meter diving competition and finished second in the one-meter competition. CBU men’s and women’s swim […]

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Three teams, three victories

California Baptist University athletics had a stellar weekend on Sept. 25. As the fall season has continued, CBU sports teams have competed boldly against conference opponents in their last year of the transition towards NCAA Division-I status. The CBU volleyball team opened conference competition against Chicago State University, starting the first of many matches against […]

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CBU athletics featured on ESPN

California Baptist University is in the third year of its four-year transition period to classification as an NCAA Division-I athletics program. Popularizing CBU on the national stage is an essential part of fulfilling the athletics department’s goal of glorifying God through excellence in athletics. Lancer athletic events will now be distributed to a wider audience, […]

Regan Lee | Banner | The women's volleyball team Lance Up during the pregame huddle against California State university, Bakersfield

Lancers defeat CSUB in Events Center thriller

For the second year in a row, CBU women’s volleyball played a match in the Events Center. This year, the Lancers topped California State University, Bakersfield, in a 3-2 nail-biter in front of a record crowd. The Lancers took a back-and-forth first set by a final of 25-21. Bakersfield answered with a close 25-18 win […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cassiy Dennison, sophomore business administration major gathers, with her team before facing University of California, Riverside volleyball team in 2018

Volleyball tested on road

California Baptist University’s women’s volleyball team started their pre-season games on Aug. 30. With a 3-6 record, the Lancers are using early-season tournaments to prepare them for long-term success. “As far as how pre-season is going, we had a rough start but we have been winning more games and doing a lot better as a […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | Maxine Auer Junior criminal Justice, get ready to pass the ball and head towards the touchdown zone.

Intramurals prep for Fall

The California Baptist University’s Community Life Office spent the summer of 2019 preparing for the fall semester’s intramural sports, bringing back some of the popular traditions and making adjustments to improve. Marnie Kavern, Community Life’s program coordinator for intramurals, said she and the Community Life staff used the summer to continue to try to meet […]