Courtesy of Athletics | Samantha Martirez, junior journalism major, competes in the Battle At The Rock tournament at University of California, Riverside.

Martirez impacts CBU golf

Samantha Martirez, junior journalism and new media major,  has contributed to the women’s golf team at California Baptist University for three years. Martirez is originally from Manggahan Pasig City, Philippines. She was introduced to golf by her father when she was 10 years old.  “I remember watching Tiger Woods on TV and I was like, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner Chris Heckenberg, sophomore engineering major, does ballistic movements with box jumps as he trains his muscles for the upcoming spring season scrimmages.

Soccer faces spring games

California Baptist University’s men’s soccer team kicks into gear a little early this year as they compete in spring games to prepare for the regular season next fall.  The Lancers finished the fall season with nine wins, nine losses and one tie. They hope to use the experience and game time they gain this spring […]

Cullen’s Column: Winter sports wrap up with DI success

The winter sports seasons are winding down and hindsight is setting in on what has been a mainly successful first Division I winter for California Baptist University athletics. For Lancer basketball, it is hard to draw too many conclusions from inconsistently difficult schedules for both the men’s and women’s teams. However, there are a few […]

Reagan Lee | Banner Jordan Heading, senior kinesiology major, keeps the ball away from guard Evan Leonard during a game against the University of California, Irvine. CBU men’s basketball is currently 15-11 overall and 6-6 in conference games.

Heading finishes strong for basketball

Guard Jordan Heading, senior kinesiology major, has contributed five years to the California Baptist University’s men’s basketball team. Over the week of Feb. 4–10, Heading was named Player of the Week of the Western Athletic Conference.  Heading said this was a great recognition, and getting two wins for the week over the University of the […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Andrea Laliena, senior psychology major, swam for California Baptist University in the Jan. 5 tri-dual meet against Grand Canyon University and University of Wyoming.

CBU swim and dive preps for first WAC championship event

The California Baptist University swimming and diving team will compete Feb. 27 to  March 2 at the Western Athletic Conference swim and dive meet in Houston, Texas. Rick Rowland, head coach of swimming, is well aware that the meet will be challenging. “On the men’s side it’s going to be a competitive meet between Grand […]

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WAC play crucial for CBU to establish DI presence

The first season of the NCAA Division I competition for California Baptist men’s basketball has had its fair share of exciting story lines. The season started with a statement from Lancer fans when they broke an attendance record at the team’s season opener. In the team’s first true DI match up, Milan Acquaah, sophomore business […]

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Lancer swimmers prepare for conference meet over winter break

California Baptist University’s swim and dive team ended its first half of the season on a high note and is looking to keep improving after two weeks of Christmas break training. “The morale is strong enough that we made it through (Christmas training) as a team,” said Rick Rowland, head coach of swim and dive. […]

Courtesy of Athletics The Lancer baseball program is set to host its alumni baseball celebration, welcoming back former Lancers with a golf outing, home run derby and alumni game at Totman Stadium.

Baseball alumni return for game at Totman field

Before the baseball season begins, the Lancers will be hosting their annual alumni baseball game Feb. 9, while also hosting their first-ever golf outing Feb. 8. The first golf outing will be open to the public, with tick- ets still on sale until Feb. 4. It will be held at Hidden Valley Golf Course in […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Milan Acquaah, sophomore business administration major, celebrates victory in the Lancers first conference game.

Acquaah makes it look easy

For the second time this sea- son, Milan Acquaah, sophomore business administration major and guard, was named Western Athletic Conference men’s bas- ketball Player of the Week for his e orts from Dec. 31 through Jan. 6. Acquaah attributes his success this season to his time on and o the court with peers, professors and […]