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Former NBA and WNBA Champs ‘Coach-Up’ Cal State LA Players

Former NBA and WNBA Champs ‘Coach-Up’ Cal State LA Players

Leslie Ramirez, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2019

The Cal State LA women’s basketball team will be getting coaching assistance from two big names in the world of basketball: Jia Perkins, a former WNBA champion with the Minnesota Lynx, and former Lakers’ player Metta World Peace, according to Head Coach Torino Johnson.  Perkins is a first-year assistant coach for ...

Golden Eagles Show their Depth in a Tight Win Against Fresno Pacific

Golden Eagles Show their Depth in a Tight Win Against Fresno Pacific

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Cal State LA men’s basketball team narrowly defeated Fresno Pacific 86-83 on Saturday.  Guard Shacquille Dawkins showed he is comfortable in the big-time moments. The Golden Eagles were down by one point when Dawkins went to the free-throw line. Dawkins made both free throws, giving Cal Stat...

The Golden Eagles Finish 1-1 After Home Tournament

The Golden Eagles Finish 1-1 After Home Tournament

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

The Cal State LA men’s basketball team hosted the CCAA/Pacwest Challenge and played Friday and Saturday. They lost to Concordia-Irvine 90-76 on Friday, but defeated Biola 78-69 on Saturday.  In the tough loss against Concordia-Irvine, the men started off the game slow, going down 7-0 early. It didn’t g...

Cal State LA Men’s Soccer: Regular Season Champions

Cal State LA Men’s Soccer: Regular Season Champions

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

The men’s soccer team is chasing history and are the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) champions for the seventh time. There is no other squad in the program’s history that has a better record than this year’s team. The team has a 15-0-1 overall record and a 10-0-1 conferenc...

Women’s Soccer Team Refuses to Lose: Advances to the First Round of CCAA Tournament

Women’s Soccer Team Refuses to Lose: Advances to the First Round of CCAA Tournament

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

The Golden Eagles took care of business up north, defeating San Francisco State on Thursday and Humboldt State on Saturday.  Winning both games was just one part of keeping their season alive. In order to clinch the No. 6 seed of the conference tournament, Stanislaus State had to beat Cal State E...

Women’s Basketball Starts Season 1-1

Women’s Basketball Starts Season 1-1

November 12, 2019

This past weekend, the Golden Eagles competed in the CCAA/PacWest Challenge against Biola University and Concordia University Irvine in La Mirada.  In Friday’s game against Biola, the team started-off hot, scoring the first nine points of the game. Freshman guard Nicole Flennaugh was first to sco...

Cal State LA’s Moises Marquez Perseveres During West Regionals

Cal State LA’s Moises Marquez Perseveres During West Regionals

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

On Saturday, the Golden Eagle men’s and women’s cross country teams ran at the NCAA West Regionals in Monmouth, Oregon, where both teams ran well in spite of low finishes. However, the real story was Cal State LA runner Moises Marquez, who was the top finisher for the Cal State LA men’s team d...

Volleyball Team Disappointed After Surviving Five-Set Thriller

Volleyball Team Disappointed After Surviving Five-Set Thriller

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

The Cal State LA volleyball squad won a hard fought battle against Cal Poly Pomona on Saturday. The victory comes after a difficult loss to Cal State San Bernardino. The team was fine with this result but not with the performance. “I’m really disappointed. This is the worst volleyball we’ve played all y...

Golden Eagles Lose Heartbreaker in Overtime

Golden Eagles Lose Heartbreaker in Overtime

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

On “Senior Night” Saturday, the Cal State LA women’s soccer team lost a difficult match to perennial power UC San Diego. The loss came after the black and gold conceded a penalty kick, which resulted in a deciding goal for the Tritons in the second overtime period. Cal State LA fans were upset...

Men’s Soccer Gets the Win on ‘Senior Night’

Men’s Soccer Gets the Win on ‘Senior Night’

Brehisly Banegas and Erick Brigham

November 5, 2019

The season is winding down, and Cal State LA men’s soccer team celebrated its senior players Saturday, along with a victory, against UC San Diego. The men’s soccer team has struggled in the past against the Tritons. The birds used this as motivation for the game, and made sure they brought it. ...

Cal State LA Loses to No. 1 Cal State San Bernardino in Heartbreaker

Cal State LA Loses to No. 1 Cal State San Bernardino in Heartbreaker

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2019

Cal State San Bernardino showed why it's the number one team in the country as the Golden Eagles fell again to the Coyotes 3-1 on Friday. However, the match ended with a controversial call. The Coyotes led the Golden Eagles in two major categories. They had a 59 to 52 advantage in kills, and a 13...

Cal State LA Soccer Matches Cancelled Due to Poor Air Quality

Cal State LA Soccer Matches Cancelled Due to Poor Air Quality

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Due to the fires burning in Southern California, soccer games scheduled Thursday have been cancelled. This is to ensure player safety. Currently, there are large areas in the Los Angeles County under extreme red flag warning by the National Weather Service, according to LAist. This means condition...

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