By Willis Torres [Staff Writer] Coyotes will be welcoming their new Head Coach David Martinez as the 2016 baseball season approaches. Martinez, a graduate of CSUSB, has a strong history as a pitching coach. He's worked with universities such as Dixie State University of Utah, University of New Mexico, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Martinez will be working with other members of the coaching staff who include Coach Brett Hambright and Coach Joe Villa. This will be the first season Hambright will be coaching for the Coyotes. He brings an excellent amount of experience to the field. Hambright played for Team USA in 2012 and was drafted twice by the Philadelphia … [Read more...] about CSUSB baseball returns with new faces
After Sonoma State runners advanced into scoring position on two separate wild pitches in the bottom of the ninth, third baseman Jeff Boulware scored on a walk-off balk, ending the Coyote's season in a 3-2 loss. The uneventful call given by homeplate umpire Rob Hansen was at the expense of Coyote reliever Josh Pond, who had just struck out pinch-hitter Danny Dworkin, putting the 'Yotes one out away from winning their first CCAA tournament game since 2002. The heartbreaking bottom of the ninth came after the Coyotes had back-to-back two-out hits that scored their only two runs of the game. Senior first baseman Brandon Day hit a single to left field, scoring pinch-runner Jeff Terzo. The … [Read more...] about Walk-off balk ends Coyotes’ baseball playoff hopes
By Lena Torres |Staff Writer| The 2011-2012 NBA season is in doubt, leading some students to worry about not being able to watch their favorite players compete for NBA glory. The owners have locked out their players as part of a labor dispute causing the season to be in danger. “I’m not shaving until I see a Lakers Post game report!” said David Abry, who is sporting an already epic beard. Obviously, the possibility of a cancelled season is leading some students to take drastic measures while others understand the lockout. “I support the lockout. Players and owners need to come to an agreement. I hear there may not be a season until the New Year,” said Abry, a student here at … [Read more...] about NBA lock-out what?
By J. Levi Burnfin |Assistant Sports Editor| CSUSB’s women’s water polo endured an off-season full of strife only to start a season filled with even more struggles. The team is off to a disappointing start after two straight years of subpar performances. The team started off the season with a 3-3 record but immediately lost 7 straight and an average team would start to have doubts about their ability to compete. But this is not an average team. They have already experienced hardship in and out of the pool. “I was really excited to get [the season] underway because I knew we had so much talent and so much potential,” said Head Coach Sarah Reneker. However, four … [Read more...] about Polo struggles to tread water
By Hannah Alanis Staff Writer Keep your eye on the ball as baseball season is quickly approaching. The Inland Empire 66ers have a promising season ahead of them after the Angels announced an agreement with the team to be their single-A affiliate in the California League. The two-year agreement has made the Inland Empire the home of the Halos from October 1, 2010 until September 30, 2012. With Spring Training right around the corner, the 66ers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrated the teams' new affiliation agreement with the fans on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Arrowhead Credit Union Park. The 66ers will kick the season off with a four game set against their I-10 … [Read more...] about 66ers flying with the Angels