Courtesy of Athletics | The CBU dance team was established during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Dance team wins a national title despite a few COVID-19 setbacks

Although the California Baptist University dance team spent its third season competiting virtually, the team found success,  becoming national champions after winning the USA West Coast Spirit Championship in the all-in-one category on March 22. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the CBU dance team competes by performing their routines in the CBU Events Center with help […]

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Athletic cancellations persist in uncertain spring season

This COVID-19 season has been a bizarre experience for most sports team, but the most prominent uncertainty is  in competition cancellations. California Baptist University’s swimming team has had six cancelled meets this season, not counting ones pushed back or postponed. Most of those meets were scheduled for the fall season. “It’s a completely different season,” […]

The women's golf team finish in fourth place after traveling to The Valley International at the Bakersfield Country Club.

Athletics takes precautions for pandemic travel

California Baptist University’s athletics teams have been crisscrossing the country for competitions. The safety and wellbeing of the student-athletes, coaches and athletics staff are a top priority. CBU has instituted safety measures at its own facilities. “Following guidelines from state and local public health officials, California Baptist University athletics has announced a series of safety […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | The men's water polo team during a game against UCLA in September of 2018.

Men’s water polo succeeds

The California Baptist University men’s water polo team has started its season receiving a No. 7 ranking from the Collegiate Water Polo Association. According to the CBU Athletics website, “California Baptist University men’s water polo built on its best-ever preseason ranking by securing the best ranking in program history.” The CBU men’s water polo team […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Tiena Neale, sophomore communications science and disorder major, scores a point against Cal Poly's Broncos on December 19, 2020.

Women’s basketball wins 14 straight games

Defeating Chicago State on Jan. 23 raised California Baptist University women’s basketball overall record to 14-0 and 6-0 in Western Athletic Conference competition. This record puts the Lancers above the No. 1 ranked University of Louisville, who holds a record of 13-0 and second– and third-ranked North Carolina State and the University of Connecticut with […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Hailey Loh, freshman undeclared major, practices her swing to stay in competition shape for when the season begins.

Athletics department adapts to coronavirus limitations

The California Baptist University Athletics department works hard to ensure the safety and health of their athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic by testing and enforcing safety precautions so athletes can train and improve their performance. COVID-19 has made it especially hard for the athletic department and student-athletes at CBU when it comes to the extensive […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Zack Lowery, junior kinesiology major, is on the counter attack to try and gain possession of the ball

Men’s water polo faced challenges during fall season

During the fall 2019 season, California Baptist University’s men’s water polo team had an overall record of 17-15 and 4-3 in the Western Athletic Conference in Division I. With just three students who graduated from last year, the majority of the team looks to continue to practice hard in the offseason to prepare for an […]

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‘Lancer Way’ tells athletes’ stories

The Lancer Way is a storytelling program run by California Baptist University’s Athletic Communications department. Its first story was published in October. CBU Athletics uses The Lancer Way as a platform where CBU student-athletes can tell their personal stories. “Our initial vision behind it is that we wanted to give our student-athletes a voice,” said […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Evan Honer, freshman business administration major, prepares himself for a backward dive by extending his arms.

CBU’s Evan Honer wins diving awards

Having been named WAC diver of the week three times this season, Evan Honer, freshman business administration major and diver for the men’s swim and dive team at California Baptist University, has won multiple diving events and broke the 3-meter board dive record Jan. 10 in a dual meet against Claremont Mudd-Scripps. Currently, in Honer’s […]

Reagan Lee | Banner The Cheer team performs a halftime show during a CBU basketball game.

CBU assistant coaches step up to lead Lancers

The California Baptist University cheer team is going through a time of transition after CBU’s head cheer coach stepped down in September 2019, leaving the team to be led by its assistant coaches throughout the 2020 competition season. After head coach Tamarin Fleming stepped down for personal reasons earlier this school year, assistant coaches Brandon […]