Pro stars push boundaries

The 2021-22 sports season has definitely been interesting. In the sports community, we have seen a change in how sports have commenced and how players and fans have coped with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we have seen some amazing things happen in sports in 2021 and in 2022 so far. Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese […]

WAC Headlines

ACU tops No. 12 TCU The Abilene Christian University baseball team (13-11) marked their first win over a top-25 team in program history on March 29. ACU previously fell to Texas Christian University but caused an upset by marking the highest profile win the history of the program. The fourth inning was the start of […]

As of March 2, CBU baseball continues to go undefeated. Courtesy of Athletics

Baseball hits it out of the park for opener

It’s baseball season! The 3-0, back-to-back WAC champions, the California Baptist University Lancers, won their season opener versus Coppin State with a 9-4 sweep. The CBU Lancers worked hard to fight and adjust to a new season with new players and worked hard during practice. “We have a standard schedule or checklist we adhere to […]

Courtesy of California Baptist University Athletics

Senior athletes debate return for additional year

After nearly four years of dedication to their sport, college seniors in spring athletics across the United States are coming to terms with the cancellation of their final seasons because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Fortunately for spring athletes, they will be able to decide whether or not to return to their respective colleges […]

Cullen’s Column

Major League Baseball’s World Series. The Fall Classic. The pinnacle of baseball excellence. What- ever you want to call it, you should care about the World Series. Even if you are not an avid baseball fan, or you do not have a favorite team, or you do not watch games regularly, or you have not […]

Cullen’s Column: Top Storylines For New School Year

Lancer fans who thought the transition process from Division II to Division I would be a long, fruitless waiting period were in for a great surprise last year.  The 2018-19 sports season was chock-full of success and delightful storylines that went well beyond DI “firsts.” Now, it appears the 2019-20 school year will be kind […]

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 […]