Wrestling coach’s heroic actions send message to fellow coaches, students

Derek Moore shows brave courage in saving woman from robbery. California Baptist University assistant wrestling coach Derek Moore made headlines when he helped prevent a robbery in Daytona, Florida, Aug. 6. The news coverage from ncaa.com and calbaptist.edu brought attention to CBU, it’s wrestling program and it’s highly successful and now heroic, coach. The CBU […]

Michael Lowrie, junior criminal justice major, crosses the finish line into victory as he places first in the home meet, Sept. 1, while giving the “Lance Up” sign.

Men’s cross country strives to keep streak alive

For the past six years, the men’s cross country team at California Baptist University have been the undefeated champions of the PacWest Conference. With the last season of Division II competition underway the Lancers strive to keep the win streak alive. “We want to win the conference, so there’s some pressure,” said Dennis Messmer, junior […]

Aidan Apodaca, senior biology major and forward, dribbles the ball past California State University, San Bernardino, Aug. 31in their opener, winning 4-0.

Apodaca earns honors for men’s soccer

Aidan Apodaca, senior biology major and forward, has been collecting honors from the PacWest Conference and been a leading contributor for the men’s soccer team at California Baptist University. Apodaca was named the PacWest Conference Player of the Week along with Abe Placito, senior business administration major and defender, who was also named Defender of […]

Unpredictable weather forces teams to move times

Because of the unstable weather conditions in Southern California, many athletic teams at California Baptist University have moved up their times for games and practices to earlier in the morning. CBU is using a portable weather station to monitor the weather and conditions in the outdoors. Tim Clark, assistant athletic director for Sports Medicine and […]

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Wrestling prepares for championships

California Baptist University’s wrestling team took second place Feb. 4 at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships in Colorado Springs. Lennie Zalesky, head coach, sent 10 wrestlers to compete in the RMAC Championship and five wrestlers competed for individual championships in their respective weight classes. The Lancers, ranked No. 14, were unable to obtain a […]

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Lloyd adds competitive edge to softball team

After showcasing her talent as a rookie on California Baptist University’s softball team, Caitlyn Lloyd, freshman journalism and new media major and left fielder, received a PacWest Athlete of the Week honor. Lloyd said her passion for softball started at a young age and grew with the support of her family and coaches. “A lot […]

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Athletics moves to NCAA Division I, joins Western Athletic Conference

California Baptist University athletics announced Jan. 13 the acceptance of the invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference as part of a move to NCAA Division I. Dr. Ronald Ellis, president of CBU, Dr. Micah Parker, director of Athletics, Kent Dacus, vice president for Enrollment and Student Services, and Jeff Hurd, commissioner of the Western […]