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CBU diver honored California Baptist University diver Evan Honer has been named the Ticketsmarter Western Athletic Conference Diver of the Week for the week of Oct. 13-18. Honer competed at the Lancer Diving Invitational hosted by CBU. He won the three-meter diving competition and finished second in the one-meter competition. CBU men’s and women’s swim […]

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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 […]

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CBU athletics featured on ESPN

California Baptist University is in the third year of its four-year transition period to classification as an NCAA Division-I athletics program. Popularizing CBU on the national stage is an essential part of fulfilling the athletics department’s goal of glorifying God through excellence in athletics. Lancer athletic events will now be distributed to a wider audience, […]

Regan Lee | Banner | The women's volleyball team Lance Up during the pregame huddle against California State university, Bakersfield

Lancers defeat CSUB in Events Center thriller

For the second year in a row, CBU women’s volleyball played a match in the Events Center. This year, the Lancers topped California State University, Bakersfield, in a 3-2 nail-biter in front of a record crowd. The Lancers took a back-and-forth first set by a final of 25-21. Bakersfield answered with a close 25-18 win […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cassiy Dennison, sophomore business administration major gathers, with her team before facing University of California, Riverside volleyball team in 2018

Volleyball tested on road

California Baptist University’s women’s volleyball team started their pre-season games on Aug. 30. With a 3-6 record, the Lancers are using early-season tournaments to prepare them for long-term success. “As far as how pre-season is going, we had a rough start but we have been winning more games and doing a lot better as a […]

Cullen’s Column: Top Storylines For New School Year

Lancer fans who thought the transition process from Division II to Division I would be a long, fruitless waiting period were in for a great surprise last year.  The 2018-19 sports season was chock-full of success and delightful storylines that went well beyond DI “firsts.” Now, it appears the 2019-20 school year will be kind […]

Cullen’s Column: National Invitational Volleyball Championships

For fans who enjoyed California Baptist University volleyball’s 20-10 season and fourth-place conference finish, an encore is in store with the Lancers’ trip to the National Invitational Volleyball Championships. After sitting out the Western Athletic Conference tournament because of their transition to NCAA Division I, the Lancers earned a berth in the NIVC. The national […]