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CBU Crazie Crew brings energy to athletic events

Lights flash as the thunder of stomping feet and clapping hands echoes through the air. War-painted faces cry out for victory. The front line raises their hands to the sky and calls for the remaining warriors to do the same. The sound builds and people sway as the energy rises and topples to a crescendo. […]

‘Lance’ the Lancer boosts spirit

If you have ever attended a sports game at California Baptist University, you will probably see a Lancer in full armor walking through the bleachers energizing the crowd. The Lancer’s name is “Lance,” and he is the mascot of CBU. Lance said knights have represented CBU since 1955, but he became a part of the […]

CBU Events Center ranks top-five in attendance

After playing 13 home games this season, California Baptist University men’s basketball has averaged 2,262 attendees in the Events Center. That number, according to, is the fourth-best average attendance in NCAA Division II basketball. That number is quite the improvement from the 2016-2017 season, when the Lancers brought just under 800 fans on average […]

Midnight Madness

On Oct. 25, 2010 at California Baptist University, the “Crazies” made their presence known during the annual tradition of Midnight Madness, back with a new twist. Returning crazies decided earlier in the year that the familiar yellow crazies was to be replaced with the new “Lancer Gold” crazies shirt. There were also new twists to […]