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Long Beach State baseball schedule announced

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

On Wednesday, the Long Beach State baseball team announced its 2017 schedule. With a mixture of home and away games, the Dirtbags start the season with eight of their first nine games at home. LBSU will welcome Oklahoma to Blair Field to kick off the season with a weekend series starting Feb. 17. From there, the Dirtbags will head to Los Angeles for a road game against USC Feb. 21. “I think it’s competitive,... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s basketball team snaps 4-game losing streak

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team ended its four-game losing streak with a 61-48 win against Boston University Saturday at the Arizona State University Classic Sunday in Tempe, Arizona. With a solid defensive effort, the 49ers (4-4) overcame an 11-point first quarter deficit to win the game. As the team started to rally in the second quarter, it forced the Terriers (1-7) to turn the ball over 12 times. LBSU w... Read more »

Long Beach State men’s basketball team’s losing streak reaches nine games

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Facing its last game during a nine-game road trip, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team lost to New Mexico State 93-85 Saturday in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The 49ers (1-9) faced one of the toughest non-conference schedules and the results proved just that as LBSU lost all nine games. After traveling more than 15,000 miles during the trip, the 49ers weren’t able to sustain a lead against the Aggies after jumpin... Read more »

No.4 Kansas routs Long Beach State men’s basketball team, 91-61

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Facing another top-ranked opponent, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team lost to No. 4 Kansas 91-61 Tuesday at the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. The loss is something most teams in the country have faced as Kansas is currently on a 45-game winning streak at home which is the longest active streak in the country. From the opening tip-off, LBSU (1-8) kept the game close, only trailing the Jayhawks (6-1) 18-13 midway... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball finishes second in Big West, again

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

With its final game of the 2016-2017 campaign, the women’s volleyball team finished the season with a 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 25-16 win against Denver University Saturday at Walter Pyramid. The 49ers finished with a 21-10 record while finishing 13-3 in Big West play to take second in the conference. 2016 was up and down for team, as they were 7-8 on Sept. 30 with conference play just starting. From there, LBSU went 14-2... Read more »

Commentary: Long Beach State men’s basketball team’s rocky road trip will continue

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With Thanksgiving break over, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team doesn’t have much to be thankful for. The team was unable to take care of business when the team traveled to Fort Myer, Florida to take on Binghamton Thursday and Florida Gulf Coast Friday, two of its weaker road trip opponents, during the Battle4Atlantis Tournament. On Thursday, the 49ers took a 24-17 lead against Binghamton heading into halftime b... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s basketball team anemic shooting performance ends with another loss

Grester Celis-Acosta, Grester Celis-Acosta

November 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Against another Power-5 conference team, the Long Beach State women’s basketball couldn’t keep up with USC on Sunday during its 82-74 loss at the Galen Center. In the first half, the 49ers kept the game close against the Trojans trailing 40-33 at halftime. In the second half, the Trojans used their size to wear down the 49ers on their way to the win. LBSU was outrebounded by USC 43-32. The losses piled on after... Read more »

Real world, Road rules: Long Beach State

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 27, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team spent Thanksgiving break on the road, and it was not friendly as the 49ers lost to Binghamton Thursday and Florida Gulf Coast on Friday. Since winning their opening game against Caltech, the 49ers (1-7) have lost seven consecutive games – all on the road. The 49ers’ most recent losses were at the Battle4Atlantis Mainland tournament that took place on Thursday and Friday in ... Read more »

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