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Cal U Baseball team aiming for another productive year

Late in January, Mick Fennell was named a preseason All-American player

Daniel Beeck, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

As the weather heats up, and the sun comes out, the California University of Pennsylvania baseball team starts to prepare for the new season ahead of them. Looking to continue their streak of five years with a winning season, the Vulcans are showing no sign of letting up in the scoring column. Mick...

A letter from Head Football Coach Gary Dunn

A letter from Head Football Coach Gary Dunn

February 26, 2016

Dear Cal U Students, On February 1, 2016 I was honored to be named the new head football coach of your Vulcan football team. I had a great experience here at Cal U as a student athlete, and I am extremely proud to represent the student body as your head football coach. Our student athletes and coaches...

NBA wins with successful Slam Dunk Contest

NBA wins with successful Slam Dunk Contest

Jemaal Myrick, Cal Times Contributor

February 26, 2016

It was nothing short of electrifying. It was what some may call “a showdown for the ages.” A King looking to defend his crown against any challenger. Last year’s NBA Slam Dunk contest champion Zach Lavine of the Minnesota Timberwolves was looking to have a back-to-back win in the dunk contest....

Women’s basketball and their run for the playoffs

Women’s basketball and their run for the playoffs

Daniel Beeck, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Imagine possessing a seven game win streak, coming into the final three games of the regular season. After winning the national title, just a year ago, this is the situation that the California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team is faced with. In the past seven games of their schedule,...

Hill, Zanella reach NCAA marks in New York

Hill, Zanella reach NCAA marks in New York

Matthew Kifer, Sports Information

February 19, 2016

Redshirt sophomore Summer Hill (Honesdale, Pa./Honesdale) and senior Alex Zanella (Everett, Pa./Everett) each reached NCAA provisional marks on Friday at the Fastrack National Qualifier. Hill provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 800-meter run while competing in a field of virtually...

Irving looks forward to 2016 track season

Rachael McKriger, Cal Times Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

Gabby Irving has been running since she was in third grade. However, all the years of running never prepared her for the moment when she crossed the finish line at Youngstown State University National Invitational. At YSU’s meet, Irving broke Cal U’s school record in the 200-meter dash. Irving didn’t...

Brown to retire at the end of the season

Brown to retire at the end of the season

Matthew Kifer, Sports Information

February 19, 2016

The all-time winningest coach in program history, California University of Pennsylvania head men’s basketball coach Bill Brown has announced that he will retire following the end of the season. Brown currently holds a 365-207 record and a .638 winning percentage during his 20-year tenure with the...

Relationship between athletes and media

Relationship between athletes and media

Rachael McKriger, Cal Times Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

Professional athletes have always had to deal with the media. That’s no secret in the sports world. However, it’s not just athletes “dealing” with the media; the media has to put up with a lot of ridicule from the players. The most recent case of the media having to deal with a certain player...

Manning goes out on top in what could be final season

Manning goes out on top in what could be final season

Rachael McKriger, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016

Levi Stadium, home of Super Bowl 50, was surrounded with so much orange and blue it looked like Mile High Stadium, the home of the Denver Broncos. The presence of all the Broncos fans certainly helped in the Broncos 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. The game, which is thought to be Peyton M...

Cal Times Athlete Spotlight

Cal Times Athlete Spotlight

February 12, 2016

Class: Freshman Major: Sports Management Hometown: Cheltenham, Australia High School: Mentone Girls’ Secondary College Freshman Emily Suckling has made her presence very known on the women’s basketball team at Cal U. Suckling recently was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West Freshm...

Irving, Holmes set school records at Youngstown State

Matthew Kifer, Sports Information

February 12, 2016

Sophomore Gabby Irving (Thornton, Pa./Garnet Valley) broke the school record in the 200-meter dash and classmate Kailah Holmes (Hatfield, Pa./North Penn) reset her own school record in the triple jump, as the Vulcans qualified five new entries for the league championships at the Youngstown State Nationa...

Foul trouble doesn’t stop Parsons and Barrett vs. UPJ

Seairra Barrett put up 19 points against the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Daniel Beeck, Cal Times Contributor

February 12, 2016

As the California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team took the floor at home in the Convocation Center, they were playing against more than just the Lady Cats of the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. The Vulcans were metaphorically playing against every other team in the PSAC West...

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