Ariana Berkemeier | Banner Matt Mogollon, graduate student and pitcher, delivers a pitch March 3 during the series finale against the University of California, Riverside.

Baseball, softball take on UCR in latest crosstown showdown

The Crosstown Showdown — the new, all-Division I edition of the rivalry between California Baptist University and the University of California, Riverside – started strong when the Lancers claimed a 3-2 victory in volleyball in October 2019.  Since then, both Lancer basketball teams defeated the Highlanders and CBU men’s soccer narrowly dropped a thrilling overtime […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Alex Silva, senior criminal justice major, a pitcher for the Lil Bats intramural softball team, attempts to catch a ball during the game on Jan. 30.

Community Life brings new spring sports

For the Community Life office at California Baptist University, continually finding ways to enhance intramural sports is a regular challenge, and this spring semester is no exception. Currently, CBU students are competing in intramural basketball, with both competitive and coed leagues. This month, Community Life will hold championships to decide the intramural basketball winners at […]

Courtesy of Athletics The Lancer baseball program is set to host its alumni baseball celebration, welcoming back former Lancers with a golf outing, home run derby and alumni game at Totman Stadium.

Baseball alumni return for game at Totman field

Before the baseball season begins, the Lancers will be hosting their annual alumni baseball game Feb. 9, while also hosting their first-ever golf outing Feb. 8. The first golf outing will be open to the public, with tick- ets still on sale until Feb. 4. It will be held at Hidden Valley Golf Course in […]

Spring sports preview

California Baptist University’s women’s water polo, softball and men’s baseball are all gearing up for their upcoming seasons. The three teams have prepared for the university’s transition into NCAA Division I, joining the Western Athletic Conference. These Lancers say they are looking forward to traveling to new places and facing new teams. Women’s Water Polo […]

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CBU grads extend athletic careers

This summer, multiple California Baptist University athletes signed professional contracts, adding to the growing list of former Lancers already living out their athletic dreams at the professional level. Major League Baseball draft picks Justin Montgomery and Dylan Stowell, along with free agent Andrew Bernstein, became the latest Lancers to turn pro. There are now nine […]

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Current Lancers, alumni make strides in summer baseball league

Despite the fact that the baseball team’s season came to a close in May, both current and former Lancers excelled on the diamond over the summer. As a handful of California Baptist University alumni made their way through the pipeline of Major League Baseball clubs, numerous returning players competed in collegiate summer leagues. Lancer right-hander […]