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 […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Antonio Saldate(right), freshman film studies major, wrestles Brakan Mead in a match against Ohio State University. The Lancers fell to the Buckeyes 42-0.

Wrestling to face new style of competition in D1 era

With seven competitions left in the season, the California Baptist University wrestling team is focusing on applying a new game-plan and competing with all it has left. Coming out of a loss against Fresno State University, Lennie Zalesky, head coach of men’s wrestling, said he believes losses can give the team motivation in learning and […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Zach Schrader, a sophomore marketing major, competes in a match against Ohio State University on Nov. 16. The Lancers fell to the no. 2 ranked Buckeyes.

Wrestlers tested in first year of Division I

Two opponents circle the mat, looking for an opportunity to take the other down. Gauging their opponent’s strengths and weaknesses is only part of this battle. One wrong move can find him tossed to the ground, flat on his back, his opponent prepared to go in for the win. The California Baptist University wrestling team […]

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Wrestling to host Ohio State in home opener

Wrestling fans who remember California Baptist University’s “Take It Outside” events, featuring Stanford University and California State University, Bakersfield, are no strangers to prestigious wrestling programs coming to Riverside. The Lancers will open their first Division I home season Nov. 16 by hosting Ohio State University, who finished as national runners-up in DI last season. […]

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 […]

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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 […]