Road to recovery

Zach Weber, Contributing Writer
December 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News

Adam Denny used to hear the roaring sound of the water while strapped to a harness and gliding across the water. He would soar 30 feet in the air and enjoy a bird’s eye view in the complete silence that hung above the water. While a student at Cal State Long Beach, Adam Denny was a kiteboarder and... Read more »

49ers to face nation-leading team

49ers to face nation-leading team

Zachary Weber, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will continue its six-game home slate, and look to extend its five-game win streak when it faces California at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday at 4 p.m. The Bears (7-1) will go into Saturday’s game ranked No. 10 in the country. They are ranked first... Read more »

LBSU to play No. 13 San Diego State

LBSU to play No. 13 San Diego State

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
December 8, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

After its biggest loss of the season, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team will try to regroup in San Diego on Wednesday night against No. 13 San Diego State. The 49ers (5-5) are coming off Friday’s 29-point loss at Stephen F. Austin, the first of a six-game road trip. Before the start of... Read more »

Bruins claw 49ers

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Beach came into the second round of the NCAA on Saturday with a plan, a 17-match and 22-set win streak and a sweep the night before – but it fell in just three sets to UCLA. “I haven’t seen that before,” head coach Brian Gimmillaro said. “We’ve played poorly before in big NCAA games,... Read more »

Maturity helps 49ers win

Maturity helps 49ers win

Zachary Weber, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team used a strong defensive in the second half to defeat San Francisco 70-58 on Sunday in the Walter Pyramid. The Beach held a 46.9 field-goal percentage compared to the Dons’ 37.5 percent. LBSU outscored the Dons 41-31 in the second half. Head coach Jodi... Read more »

49ers blown out in first of six-game road stretch

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor
December 8, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team stumbled in its first game of a major six-game road trip with a 74-45 loss at Stephen F. Austin Friday night. Following a 68-57 win against Nevada last Wednesday night at the Walter Pyramid, LBSU head coach Dan Monson said he felt his team was starting... Read more »

Change in Arroyo, change in season

Change in Arroyo, change in season

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

After years of below-average results and finishing dead last in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the LBSU men’s water polo team transcended to new heights in 2014, finishing second in the conference and in the MPSF Tournament. For Long Beach State head coach Gavin Arroyo, 2014 was by far... Read more »

49ers roll into NCAA 2nd round

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
December 6, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team earned redemption in the first round of the NCAA on Friday night with a win against the University of San Diego. The Toreros faced the 49ers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in 2010 and 2011, and beat The Beach in both matches. The 49ers (27-4,... Read more »