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Lakers on the Rise

Lakers on the Rise

Michael Levitsky, Contributor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

With the Dodgers’ World Series defeat still lingering in the hearts of many, Angelenos are looking to the city’s other beloved team, the Lakers, to raise up their spirits. The Lakers currently sit on a 8-14 record. The past few years have been tough for the Purple and Gold, who went through some...

Soccer’s Record Year

Soccer’s Record Year

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Cal State LA Men’s Soccer team finished the season with a 14-5-3 record, which is a .706 winning percentage including playoff games. The Golden Eagles made the NCAA Division 2 Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament by winning the Men’s Soccer California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Tournament....

Senior Night Salutations

Senior Night Salutations

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Emotions ran high on the night of Nov. 11 for Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Juan Figueroa’s first senior send off. With a passionate speech before the start of the game, head coach Juan Figueroa had some memorable words for this year’s seniors. “It is a sad day, but it is a happy day. It is...

Sacrifices to Success

Sacrifices to Success

Libby Hall, Contributor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

Yamani Wallace is a broadcast journalism student at Cal State LA. In 2015, she came to the University with the intent to play volleyball on a scholarship, but due to a pre-existing injury she was unable to participate in the Golden Eagle games. Wallace came to Cal State LA with the desire to fight...

Online Sports: A Thing of the Future?

Online Sports: A Thing of the Future?

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Today, everything is being digitized, and sports are no exception. Recently, the U.S. government, as well as other countries, including Japan and South Korea, have recognized esports as an official sport. Since then, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has demonstrated interest in inducting...

Feeling the Blues

Feeling the Blues

Michael Levitsky, Contributor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

They almost had it.  For the first time in almost three decades, the Dodgers nearly won the World Series.  It was the first time they had even been to the World Series since they had won it all back in 1988.  During their last trip to the Fall Classic, Ronald Reagan was President, Beetlejuice was...

LA Golden Eagle’s Soccer Doubles Down

LA Golden Eagle’s Soccer Doubles Down

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cal State LA Golden Eagles hosted a double dose of soccer for the Men’s and Women’s teams on Sunday, Oct. 15. Both teams played against San Francisco State University’s (SF) Soccer teams. The Golden Eagles won both California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) matches that day. The women’s...

Tommy Lasorda: LA’s Favorite Skipper

Tommy Lasorda: LA’s Favorite Skipper

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tommy Lasorda was honored by the Los Angeles City Council on Oct. 13. The two-time World Series Champion and former manager for the Dodgers, was presented with a plaque during the City Council meeting. Lasorda spoke about his time in LA as a manager: “I've had great, great days and helped develop...

US Soccer Misses the Mark

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The U.S Men’s National Team (USMNT)  failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after losing 2-1 last Tuesday against Trinidad & Tobago. The U.S had a 93% chance to qualify for the World Cup going into that final matchday according to the ESPN Soccer Power Index. Instead, the U.S...

Digging for a Cure

Digging for a Cure

Yamani Wallace, Contributor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cal State LA Women’s Volleyball hosted the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros last Friday for “Dig for a Cure” night as part of a conference-wide campaign in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), Molten, and Head Coach Juan Figueroa...

Unity after tragedy

Unity after tragedy

Mike Nelson, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, and other islands the day before in the Caribbean. Hurricane Maria has left 78 people dead, including 34 in Puerto Rico where the damage has been the worst, and has left the majority of the island with no electricity. 95% of the island is still...

Silent Protest Continue on the Field

Silent Protest Continue on the Field

Richard Molina, Deputy Copy Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

This season, dozens of athletes throughout the National Football League (NFL) have decided to protest their involvement in the national anthem before each game. Through this platform, athletes are publicly demonstrating against racial inequality in the United States. So far, players from the Los Angeles...

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