Long Beach State women’s soccer weekend preview

Long Beach State women’s soccer weekend preview

Oscar Terrones, Sports Assistant Editor
August 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Winless through its first two games, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team will host a pair of opponents this weekend at George Allen Field. The 49ers (0-1-1) failed to get on the scoreboard against USC and Georgetown, the latter of which is currently ranked no. 20 in the NCAA top 25 ranking.... Read more »

Women’s volleyball misses NCAA tournament two years in a row

Women’s volleyball misses NCAA tournament two years in a row

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 26, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

It has been two consecutive years since the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team advanced to the NCAA postseason, making it head coach Brian Gimmillaro’s first time missing out on the tournament back-to-back in his 29-year tenure at the school. “I believe in our coaching, what we teach and... Read more »

Women’s soccer team hopeful for national title

Women’s soccer team hopeful for national title

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
August 26, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team failed to qualify for the Big West tournament last year for only the third time since Mauricio Ingrassia took over as head coach in 2004. With several young players returning with at least a year of experience, there appears to be a good chance of reaching... Read more »

Mimi Rangel: Small, but plays loud on the field

Mimi Rangel: Small, but plays loud on the field

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
August 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Arriving at Long Beach State as a highly touted recruit, Mimi Rangel quickly established herself as one of the more valuable pieces on the women’s soccer team. As a freshman last year, Rangel dominated the Big West Conference. In addition to being named the Big West Freshman of the Year, she earned... Read more »

Long Beach State claims victory against Northridge, loses to Southern California

Long Beach State claims victory against Northridge, loses to Southern California

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 24, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

One was the magic number for the Long Beach State women’s soccer team, which played its first match of the season against Cal State Northridge and won the game 1-0 last Saturday. Within the first 18 minutes against Northridge (0-1), a Matador defender deflected a cross, allowing freshman Ashley... Read more »

Raiders need a new home field, LA a possibility

Oscar Terrones , Assistant Sports Editor
August 24, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Sports

Los Angeles is one of the top media markets in the country. It has two NBA teams, two MLB teams, two hockey teams and two of the most well-recognized college athletic programs in the country. Does it really need the NFL? Of course it does. Or so very rich and influential people say. The NFL could... Read more »

LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Coaches of the Big West Conference chose the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team to finish second behind Hawaii for the third consecutive year. The 49ers have finished with at least a second place standing in the past decade, claiming the top spot... Read more »

Early tests for men’s basketball

Early tests for men’s basketball

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Long Beach State isn’t exactly known for playing in the most celebrated conference in Division I basketball, but this upcoming season’s schedule showcases a competitive preseason run, as they will be playing eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament in the 2013-14 campaign, including... Read more »