Dan Akin, graduate student, goes for a dunk against UT Rio Grande Valley. Elijah Hickman

Basket case: How athletes stay calm amid competition, pressure to perform

California Baptist University had its last home game for men’s basketball on March 2. Our team took victory over Chicago State University with a closing score of 62-53. It was a victorious night celebrating seniors Elijah Thomas, Tobin Kund, Ty Rowell and Dan Akin. As of March 2, CBU men’s basketball stands 10th in the […]

Amanda Argomaniz, senior political science major, prepares to bunt to help move a runner to second base. Elijah Hickman

Lancer Q&A: Amanda Argomaniz, CBU softball

The path to become an NCAA Division-I athlete is a long and arduous one, and each athlete’s story is different. The Banner interviewed Amanda Argomaniz, senior political science major and member of the California Baptist University softball team, to ask her about her journey as an athlete and what brought her to play softball at […]

The CBU track teams continue to train to prepare for the first invitational on March 4 at Riverside City College. Courtesy of Athletics

Track team stretches legs for new spring season

The California Baptist University track teams are looking to continue their momentum from the cross-country season and past track seasons into the spring 2022 season. After several seasons of historic wins, the Lancer runners are determined to continue their success in their last year of provisional NCAA Division-I status. “We’re excited very much so about […]

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 […]

Elijah Hickman | Robby Moseley, senior computer science major, dives to start his race against Seattle University.

Lancer Q&A with Robby Moseley

The path to become a NCAA Division-I athlete is a long one, and each athlete’s story is different. The Banner interviewed Robby Moseley, senior computer science major and member of the California Baptist University men’s swim and dive team, to ask about his athletic journey and what brought him to CBU. How did you first […]

CBU's women's water polo team at their home opener on Jan. 29 Elijah Hickman

Water polo sprints ahead

The California Baptist University women’s water polo team had their home opener on Jan. 29 at the Lancer Aquatics Center. The Lancer women’s water polo team fought hard for two come-from-behind wins against California State University, Northridge and Pomona-Pitzer colleges, according to a press release by CBU athletics. The CBU women beat Cal State Northridge […]

Elijah Hickman | Brendan Man, freshman biochemistry major, prepares to start his first race against Grand Canyon University.

Swim teams dive into last dual

In their last regular season and dual meet appearance of the year, the California Baptist University swim and dive teams fought hard against the University of California, San Diego, before ultimately losing to the UCSD Tritons. The men’s swim and dive team lost to UCSD with a final score 172-117 while the women’s team lost […]