Elijah Hickman | Banner | The mens's corss- country team races competing teams to the finish line at the Ben Brown Innovational

Cross-country teams hit ground running

The California Baptist University men’s and women’s cross-country teams hit the ground running to open the fall 2021 season with a perfect win at the Anteater Opener, hosted by the University of California, Irvine. The CBU cross-country teams swept both team and individual titles, repeating their dramatic sweep of the 2020 Western Athletic Conference championships.  […]

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Cross country teams both clinch WAC title

The California Baptist University cross country teams swept both the men’s and women’s individual Western Athletic Conference championship titles, along with both the men’s and women’s WAC team titles. The CBU women’s cross country team won its third consecutive WAC title. The team has now won every WAC championship it has competed in. CBU’s junior […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Samantha Martirez, senior information technology management, practices her swing while staying in competition shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International students bond through athletics while learning new culture

California Baptist University athletics attracts many international students to study and compete in the United States, with some teams having more international athletes than American athletes. The cross country and women’s golf teams are  teams whose rosters are predominantly filled by international students. Jocelyn Chee, senior applied statistics major and captain of the women’s golf […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Manuel Peris Bruno, sophomore undeclared major, Timothy Legemet, freshman pre-nursing major, and Zlatko Kozuhar, freshman pre-mechanical engineering major, run in the University of California, Riverside invitational and earn second place.

Cross Country takes home 1st, 2nd at WAC championships

For the second year in a row, California Baptist University’s women’s cross-country team took first place in the Western Athletic Conference Championship while the men’s team finished second on Nov. 2 at the 2019 WAC Championships at Swope Park in Kansas City, Mo. CBU’s women’s cross-country team had an excellent season leading into the championship […]

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 […]

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Community Life seeks new referees

Intramural sports teams at California Baptist University are in need of referees. Community Life is looking to hire people to join their community. Marnie Kavern, program coordinator of intramural sports, said being a referee for intramural sports is a great way to build relationships and enjoy hobbies with new friends. She said it is a […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Tim Clark, assistant athletic director for sports medicine and athletic training, wraps a cheerleader’s ankle for support.

Athletic trainers keep Lancers healthy

Constantly preventing and handling injuries and helping athletes recover, CBU’s athletic training team is a key component of the success the athletes achieve. The athletic training program has three main goals to help the athletes perform well in their sports. “Our first goal is we try and prevent injuries for our athletes,” said Collin Gustafson, […]

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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 […]

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Facilities give athletes edge

To keep California Baptist University athletes performing at their best, the university does its part by providing athletic facilities that suit the needs of every sports team on campus. The newest facility on campus is the Events Center, which opened its doors in May 2017. The Events Center caters to home basketball games and can […]