World Series or bust

World Series or bust

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 29, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The MLB postseason began on Tuesday with the Kansas City Royals hosting the Oakland Athletics in the first of two games in the Wild Card round. Only a handful of teams entered the season with a realistic shot at winning the World Series. Teams like the Detroit Tigers and A’s went all-in on major... Read more »

The Beach sweeps opening Big West weekend

The Beach sweeps opening Big West weekend

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team defeated both Black and Blue rival UC Irvine and Orange County rival Cal State Fullerton during the Big West Conference... Read more »

The Beach beats LMU on LA Kings’ ice

The Beach beats LMU on LA Kings’ ice

Justin Covington, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Long Beach State club hockey team defeated Loyola Marymount’s club team 5-3 during a “College Series” game hosted by the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Thursday night. The 49ers and the Lions took the ice right after the Los Angeles Kings defeated... Read more »

The Beach loses at home for the first time this season

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

In the last 19 minutes of the game against Santa Clara at George Allen Field on Sunday, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team conceded a goal to complete a 2-1 defeat – LBSU’s first home loss this season. The 49ers (4-4-3) applied pressure to Santa Clara’s ball handlers, but they started... Read more »

49er alumni wins one for the old-timers

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team took the weekend off from competition and hosted a pair of exhibition games against Long Beach City College and LBSU alumni at Campus Pool on Saturday. Ranked sixth in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the 49ers knocked off LBCC 14-3 in the home opener,... Read more »

LBSU’s Player of the Week

LBSU’s Player of the Week

Mimi Rangel, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports Score, Women's Soccer

Sophomore Mimi Rangel of the Long Beach State women’s soccer team scored the only goal in a 1-1 tie against Wake Forest last Monday, keeping her team undefeated at home. She had a team-high, four attempts... Read more »

49ers begin Big West play

49ers begin Big West play

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will go on the road to start its Big West Conference play this weekend against UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton. The 49ers (10-4) reached 10 wins in their nonconference season for the first time since 2010 after beating CSU Bakersfield last weekend,... Read more »

49ers drop out of top-25, set to play Santa Clara

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team dropped out of the NCAA top-25 and will play Santa Clara at George Allen Field on Sunday. The 49ers (4-3-3) have returned from a cross-country trip in Florida. This will be the first home game for the 49ers in nearly two weeks. After ranking in the NCAA... Read more »