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Legendary Cheryl Miller to coach Golden Eagles women’s basketball

Legendary Cheryl Miller to coach Golden Eagles women’s basketball

Taylor Preza, Production Manager

May 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Golden Eagles Athletic department has announced Cheryl Miller as the new head coach of the women’s basketball program at Cal State LA on Friday, May 20. Cheryl Miller, sibling of retired Pacers’ professional basketball player Reggie Miller, has lead a stellar career as a player and coach....

Athletics Director Mike Garrett fires basketball head coaches

Chelsey Michaelis

May 16, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Athletic Department Cal State LA Athletic Director Mike Garrett recently fired both the men’s and women’s basketball head coaches: Carter Shaw and Dieter Horton. According to Garrett, the decision came down to the poor performance record of both teams. While barely making the playoffs, the teams qui...

“No one cares about the sports here.”

David Ochoa

May 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

“No one cares about the sports here.” This is what a group of students agreed upon when discussing their sport allegiances before class. It’s hard to argue against that viewpoint, especially when there are more fans in the stands for the visiting team than there is for the Cal State LA baseball...

Golden Eagles Land Garrett Carter out of Etiwanda High School

Golden Eagles Land Garrett Carter out of Etiwanda High School

Daniel Esparza

May 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team received a big boost, after Garrett Carter out of Etiwanda High School signed his letter of intent for the Golden Eagles. Carter posted on Twitter, “It's Official #GoEagles #CSULA.”Over the past few months, Division I schools have been trying to court Carter and had...

Concussions

Concussions

Edward Saldana

April 22, 2016


Filed under Health, Sports

Concussions have become a serious concern in sports. We see it on TV when people choose to end their athletic careers due to their history of concussions and, unfortunately, in criminal courts as an explanation for their violence. Concussions occur most often in direct contact sports like hockey and...

Will the Golden Eagles Fly In Or Fly Out Of The Postseason?

Joseph McFaddin

April 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Golden Eagles men’s baseball team take on the final month of the season with less than a dozen games to go. Cal State LA has experienced its share of close wins and marginal losses since the season began in February. The Golden Eagles boast an overall record of 7 wins and 25 losses in the two months...

Kobe Time, One Last Time.

Kobe Time, One Last Time.

Chelsey Michaelis

April 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

All around and inside Staples Center, it felt like the 2010 NBA Finals, as people were screaming, high fiving, hugging, jumping, and holding signs saying “thank you Kobe.” Kumi Tamura, who met and became friends with Kobe, described her friend in one word - relentless - “because he never stops...

World’s 4th fastest runner homegrown to Cal State LA Athletics

World’s 4th fastest runner homegrown to Cal State LA Athletics

Daniel Esparza

April 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

It started with a toe tap, a shake off, and jumping in place. Khallifah Rosser of Cal State LA’s Track and Field prepped for his only event of the day as his playful demeanor took him through his warm ups. Rosser isn’t an ordinary runner for the Golden Eagles; his performance has earned him a...

Nike honors Kobe Bryant on final NBA game

Nike honors Kobe Bryant on final NBA game

Vanessa Osio

April 14, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News, Sports

In celebration of Kobe Bryant’s retirement, Nike announced their declaration of April 13 as “Mamba Day” in honor of his last game. Los Angeles Lakers will host the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center in Bryant’s final professional game next Wednesday. Nike will celebrate his final game by having...

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bids get the thumbs up by students

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bids get the thumbs up by students

Kayla Hodge

March 31, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News, Sports

Although Los Angeles has hosted the Olympic games back in 1932 and 1984, Angelino’s are stepping up to the plate again, to bid for the 2024 Olympics to be held at various Los Angeles county areas. Gio Lopez, senior Chicano studies major is excited for the chance once again. “I think it would...

NFL Rams update: Coach, players prepare for the big move

NFL Rams update: Coach, players prepare for the big move

Oscar Alanis

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Two months since the NFL announced that the Rams would move from St. Louis back to Los Angeles, fans eagerly wait for more information and insights into the planning of the future stadium. Victor Rodriguez, 31, graduate Civil Engineering student is glad that he finally has a team close to home. “It’s...

Peyton Goes Out On Top?

Patrick Shearer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

“You don’t retire from the ring, the ring retires you,” says Boxing legend Lennox Lewis. This may hold true for Peyton Manning, who retired Monday, March 7 after eighteen years in the NFL. “Eighteen is a good number,” Manning said in his retirement speech, alluding to eighteen years of wearing...

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