The remix of Luis Fonsi's Despacito stops and lights finally fill the Coussoulis Arena. As soon as the referee blows his whistle to announce the start of the game, students jump out of their seats and start chanting. Mesmerized by the volume of the chants and screams and the scene of the blue waves of fans in their CSUSB sweatshirts, kids have forgotten that they have snacks in their hands. Game day has arrived. Down on the court, there's a man dressed in CSUSB paraphernalia - blue wig, blue cape, and blue sleeves - from head to toe. His face is painted in blue and white. It's Coyote Man. For years, the crusader in his blue cape has been seen at every home game, rain or shine. … [Read more...] about Who is the Coyote Man?
CSUSB basketball team went 2-0 over the weekend, with the second win coming against #16 the University of San Diego with a last-second game winner by Andres Villa. The first win of the weekend came against San Marcos. The Coyotes never trailed in the game and won a defensive battle 68-58. The Coyotes slowed the pace in the second half and controlled the boards 32-28. The team was led by Dante Williams and Villa with 20 and 17 points respectively. "I really like how Andres (Villa) plays," said Williams. "He is a really crafty post and I try to take advantage of the opportunity when I am on the floor with … [Read more...] about Coyotes cap 2-0 weekend with Andres Villa game winner
For all you CSUSB students who love sports, the campus has an intramural sports program available for all students. “Intramural sports program is a setting for anyone who wants to join, as long as he or she is a student here on campus," said Joanna Moreno, a lead supervisor in the intramural sports program. This allows students to get involved with activities on campus and can make new friends. This can be for students who are competitive or not competitive, students who are skilled or not as skilled in the sport they desire.” Intramural sports offers indoor and outdoor soccer, volleyball, basketball and flag football. These sports are offered all year long. As for softball intramural … [Read more...] about Intramural Sports aspiring to be more popular on campus
Halfway through the basketball season, Cal State San Bernardino Men’s team is finding their rhythm and consistency under first-year head coach Andy Newman. While the students were on winter break, the Men’s team were competing in non- league tournaments and working hard in practice. That hard work has paid dividends because the team has shown tremendous improvement over winter break, by going an impressive 6-2. Currently sitting at 11- 7 overall and 7-5 in league play, the Coyotes are sitting in fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAA), thanks to a 5 game league win streak. An unfortunate tough loss on the road to Cal State Dominguez brought the … [Read more...] about Men’s Basketball surge towards playoffs
For the first game of the weekend, the Cal State San Bernardino men's basketball team fell to San Francisco State University 81-72. The SFSU gators scored 43 points in the second half thanks to Jiday Ugbaja’s 31 points. In an important home game the coyotes were looking to avenge an earlier season 80-76 loss at SFSU. To start, the Coyotes fell into an early 19-11 hole, but went on a 23-5 run that was fueled by a Justice green dunk. The Coyotes ended the half up 41-38 thanks to defensive pressure and three point shots. The second half was a different story where the team was limited to 31 points and struggled defensively. The coyotes gave up 12 three pointers, on a night … [Read more...] about Men’s basketball go 1-1 over the weekend
The Cal State San Bernardino Baseball team has officially started off preparations for the 2019 season after their return from winter break. They finished last year’s season with a conference record of 15-29 and an overall record of 15-35. The Coyotes had unfortunately fallen short in making an appearance in the 2018 CCAA Conference Tournament. With last year being a new home for Head Coach Mike Nadeau and Assistant Coaches Alex Hoover, Cameron Selik and Rick Teegarden, the trio plan on turning the page and making a statement in this upcoming season. With only a few returners from last year, the Coyote’s coaching staff has made a huge improvement with not only player addition, … [Read more...] about Are You Ready For Baseball?
The college basketball season has finally arrived and the CSUSB Men’s team cannot wait to get started. After finishing last season with an overall record of 13-14 and making the CCAA playoffs, head coach Jeff Oliver and his coaching staff resigned after being in charge for the last 16 years. During those years, Oliver coached the team to 6 CCAA Championships along with 9 trips to the NCAA playoffs. This left athletic director Shawn Farrell needing a new head coach. He searched all over the Nation, and Andy Newman from the University of Texas of Permian Basin (UTPB), was the choice of all that had the opportunity to meet him. According to Farrell, one word to describe Newman … [Read more...] about Coyote Basketball
CSUSB Women’s Volleyball team is in position to win the CCAA Championship for the 3rd year in a row and is currently the No. 1 team in the Nation. With playoffs set to begin, the team is 22-2 overall and 15-1 in CCAA. Recent victories over Cal State Dominguez and nationally ranked Cal State LA has head coach Kim Cherniss and her team playing their best volleyball of the year. When asked what the team is doing well, Senior Jayann DeHoog credits focus and team depth. “Every point, we play with intent and purpose,” said DeHoog. “A lot of the girls can step up too when needed.” With high expectations that stem from last year’s NCAA Elite 8 appearance, CSUSB started the season … [Read more...] about Women’s Volleyball return to No. 1
The sport of bodybuilding is considered by many to be an art. Through countless hours of training and dieting, it’s a sport that requires sacrifice and dedication. What goes on behind the scenes of bodybuilding isn’t something that the industry likes to show to the public. The image of the industry is something that they protect a lot because they would like more athletes to compete in the sport. George has competed for five years in the sport of bodybuilding and has seen the rise of steroids in the sport. “Many athletes are taking steroids without knowing the consequences and side effects of these drugs,” said George Santiago. According to the NCBI, at least 54% of … [Read more...] about The dark side of bodybuilding
Last year’s season-ender against No. 21-ranked Florida Southern in the NCAA quarterfinals was nothing short of an unbelievable year for the California State University San Bernardino Women’s Volleyball team, but for them it was yet another reason to come back stronger than ever for the upcoming season. Starting the 2018 season ranked No. 11 in the nation was not satisfying enough as they continued to bulldoze through teams. They swept Metropolitan State University of Denver and Fresno Pacific University, and they beat Seattle Pacific University in the Falcon-Wildcat Invitational volleyball tournament. Key players such as senior Hailey Jackson, junior Sascha Dominique and senior Jayann … [Read more...] about CSUSB Womens Volleyball aims for Championship