Elijah Hickman | Banner | Florian Le Pallec, senior business administration major, wins first place in all WAC conference.

How endurance sports affect Christianity

In the New Testament, the apostle Paul uses athletic imagery to describe the Christian life and what it means to have faith. He exhorts Christians to finish their races well, to run with perseverance and to strive for the prize of salvation. This athletic imagery can be especially meaningful for athletes who train every day […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Kira O'Donell, junior behavioral science major, cranks back her arm for a winning goal in a 2020 match.

Water polo splashes into the season

The California Baptist University women’s water polo team had a successful season in 2021. As they recovered from a canceled 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they were able to compete against some of the top teams in the country and qualify for the Golden Coast Conference championships in spring 2021. Now the CBU […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | CBU Lancers gather together to 'Lance Up' as they enter NCAA Division I . The transition period will end in the 2022 - 23 year.

So far, so good: the NCAA transition

California Baptist University is gearing up to enter Division-1 sports and fans are excited to build community. “Because CBU is in Division-1, we get to watch high quality sports while coming together as a community to support our teams,” said Tracy Johnson, senior kinesiology major. CBU has achieved many great academic feats since its humble […]

Lawrence Luck | Banner | The new soccer facility is currently in the early stages of construction.

New soccer facility under construction

California Baptist University is unveiling a new soccer facility in fall 2022 to house the men’s and women’s soccer teams as they move up to NCAA Division-I.  Coe Michaelson, head coach for the men’s soccer team, spoke about some of the features the new facility will offer. He emphasized the professionality of elements planned in […]

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Three teams, three victories

California Baptist University athletics had a stellar weekend on Sept. 25. As the fall season has continued, CBU sports teams have competed boldly against conference opponents in their last year of the transition towards NCAA Division-I status. The CBU volleyball team opened conference competition against Chicago State University, starting the first of many matches against […]