Oh, snap. Another winning streak ends

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2014
Filed under Sports

Another five-game winning streak snapped as the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team lost the last of its three matches in the Roadrunner Classic Tournament last weekend. The 49ers (10-4) fell 3-2 against Oregon State during its last match of the tournament. But they were able to sweep their... Read more »

Win one, lose one

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 22, 2014
Filed under Sports

On the back end of an exhausting stretch in its schedule, the No. 23 Long Beach State women’s soccer team lost to University of Central Florida and beat Florida International in its cross country road trip. The 49ers (4-3-3) dropped the first game 1-0 Friday in Orlando against the University of... Read more »

Digging from under the radar: Volleyball star pushes teammates into spotlight

Digging from under the radar: Volleyball star pushes teammates into spotlight

Willie L. Alexander III, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

Elimination rounds of the U21 World Sand Volleyball Championships had begun, and Sophie Bukovec, along with her partner Tia Miric, were looking to move into the quarterfinals. The two Canadians won the first match; during the middle of the second one, Bukovec’s necklace broke, and the pendant that... Read more »

Fitness crosses over

Fitness crosses over

Rachel Keeney, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

Electronic music pumped loudly in the park as the “Dynamic Duos 2” CrossFit competition welcomed CrossFit gym groups from all over the state at the Marina Green Park in Long Beach. The competition was held for teams of two, competing together in three “Workout of the Day” sets. These sets... Read more »

Women’s soccer off to Florida

Women’s soccer off to Florida

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The No. 23 Long Beach State women’s soccer team will travel across the country this weekend to face a pair of schools in Florida. The 49ers (3-2-3) will play their second and third out-of-state games against the... Read more »

Last tournament of season in Bakersfield

Last tournament of season in Bakersfield

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last tournament before conference play, facing three teams in the Roadrunner Classic Volleyball Tournament this weekend in Bakersfield. The 49ers (8-3)... Read more »

The Beach heads north to face Pepperdine

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

The No. 5-ranked Long Beach State men’s water polo team heads to Stockton this weekend for the NorCal Classic Tournament. “Our team chemistry is much better this season then what it was before,” attacker Milos... Read more »

Women’s volleyball, not up to par

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

If there’s anything Long Beach State is known for, it’s the success of its sports programs. The women’s volleyball team hasn’t been living up to its expectations. We... Read more »