Phillip Ndowu | The Banner | A group of mourners pay their respects Jan. 26 to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at L.A. Live outside the Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Fans mourn basketball legend

Basketball fans around the world and the greater Los Angeles community continue to mourn the loss of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others after a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, Calif., Jan. 26, killing all on board.  His wife Vanessa Bryant recently announced via Instagram that […]

Take It Outside II showcases team’s depth

The California Baptist University Lancers lost a high-energy match Nov. 14 to California State University–Bakersfield, on CBU’s Front Lawn in the second annual Take It Outside wrestling event. Throughout the competition, the Lancers battled the Roadrunners with determination, but were unable to defeat the CSU–Bakersfield team, losing 28-12. The matched marked CBU’s fourth competition with […]

Start of MLB postseason awakens rivalries

When you hear the word October: autumn leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween candy may come to mind. For those sports fanatics, October is all about the Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason. This year the battle for the 2010 World Series championship title includes the Braves, Giants, Phillies, Rangers, Rays, Reds, Twins, and Yankees. The […]