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 | The CBU cheer team performs pre-game at a men's basketball game against Jackson State University on November 5, 2019.

CBU’s cheer team relates to Netflix documentary ‘Cheer’

Netflix released “Cheer” a documentary following the nationally ranked Navarro College cheer team from Corsicana, Texas in January 2020 portraying the sport in a realistic light that many viewers found themselves watching during quaratine. California Baptist University’s cheer team is a seven-time national champion team who has seen Navarro College compete at nationals. Even though […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Kiree Lowe, junior biology major, practices her skills to be ready when athletics competition resumes.

Lancer athletes continue practicing with precautions

California Baptist University’s fall athletic seasons are postponed to best protect student athletics from the rapid spread of COVID-19. However, the athletic programs have adjusted practice routines to keep the athletes ready for when their seasons resume. Teams at CBU are trying their best to practice with the mindset that regular season will happen until […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Chad Castillo, sophomore business administration major, focuses in on the ball as he calculates his swing.

CBU athletes react to COVID-19

College athletes are used to a rigorous schedule filled with practices, traveling, schoolwork and games, leaving them little time with friends and family. The rapid spread of COVID-19 suspended the remainder of fall post-season games and the spring sports season, sending athletes home to quarantine with family. Stay-at-home orders have led to something unusual for […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Sarissa Powell, junior nursing major, and Kiera Roseborugh, sophomore business administration major, perform alongside thier teammates during a timeout at California Baptist University vs Grand Canyon University men's basketball game

Dance team strives for national ranking

California Baptist University’s dance team heads into its 2020 season with new dancers and even more ambition after finishing second in pom and fifth in jazz routines last season. The dance program is still a fairly new program at CBU, as the 2020 season will be only its second season in existence. The team, lead […]

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CBU Student Athlete Advisory Committee helps guide Lancers

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a committee that provides student-athletes a place to get together and dis- cuss concerns about athletics. Every member school of the NCAA is required to have an SAAC to give student-athletes direct information and a voice in the organization and California Baptist University is no exception. “The Student Athlete […]

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China sponsors CBU’s ‘Championship Class’

In fall of 2019, the Sports Administration of China partnered with California Baptist University to provide 19 world- class Chinese athletes the opportunity to pursue a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in sports management at CBU. The Sports Administration of China sponsors these students in hopes that they will return to China […]

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Athletes honored at annual SAAC Awards

The Lancer Awards is an annual spring social event, which was held March 31 by the NCAA student-athlete advisory committee in the Van Dyne Gymnasium at California Baptist University. All student-athletes were welcome to attend the ceremony, which included food, games and awards recognizing both individuals and teams. Frank Wyshinski, junior finance major, wrestler and […]