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Funky Quaffles introduce Quidditch to Long Beach State

Funky Quaffles introduce Quidditch to Long Beach State

September 25, 2016

Long Beach Funky Quaffles are not just any sports team. They're not playing football or soccer like any other "muggle" sport. Instead, they have brought one of the most beloved games from a book serie... Read more »

Long Beach State’s women’s soccer and men’s water polo have mixed results on road

Matthew Simon, Sport Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

In a defensive battle with No. 4 Brigham Young University, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team gave up a late goal in the 85th minute to the Cougars to lose 1-0 Saturday in Provo, Utah. Heading into their game, BYU was averaging three goals per game and the 49ers contained the Cougars for a majority of the 90 minutes before the late goal. In the first half of the game, LBSU had three shots on goal, but weren’t able to ... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball continues strong Big West play

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016

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

Following a strong win at UC Davis on Thursday, Long Beach State was able to grind out a 5-set win over UC Irvine on Saturday to improve its conference record to 2-0. With strong performances from senior outside hitter Nele Barber, who had 19 kills along with a career high 27 digs, and sophomore Anete Brinke who recorded a career best 17 kills, the 49ers (8-7) won the match 22-25, 25-23, 25-14, 18-25 and 15-13. “... Read more »

Long Beach State athletic teams start road trip

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

For the first time this season, all Long Beach State athletic teams will be away from home. The week is headlined by the women’s volleyball team as they take on UC Davis to open Big West conference play tonight at 7 in Davis. After an inauspicious start, the 49ers (6-7) take on the Aggies (7-6), an opponent as LBSU has never lost to in 23 contests. LBSU is looking to bounce back from last weekend when the team went 1-2, dropping g... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s golf team finishes ninth at tournament

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Golf, Women's Sports

Long Beach State freshman Holland Shourds led the 49ers at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational with a 22nd place finish Tuesday at the Almaden Golf and Country Club in San Jose. Shourds, who shot a 78 in the final round to complete the 2-day tournament, lead the 49ers to a ninth place finish in the 11-team competition. Sophomore Haley Tygret moved up five spots with a 77 to finish tied for 24th place.   Along wit... Read more »

Long Beach State Cheer Club gives opportunity to unexperienced

Long Beach State Cheer Club gives opportunity to unexperienced

September 21, 2016

Pom poms and cheers are more than just high school memories. Game nights and full stadiums are still a part of the college experience and Long Beach State cheer squads are here to brighten up every game.... Read more »

Los Angeles is ready to welcome the Rams with open arms

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Sports

Breaking news: Los Angeles is ready for the NFL. Although it’s been 22 years since the team headed to St. Louis, Sunday was an example of what football can be in Los Angeles. 91,000 roaring spectators had the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum rocking with excitement as they welcomed back the Rams as they took on the Seattle Seahawks. It was a spectacle. It was a city answering the call to prove why the team came b... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team stumbles in San Diego

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

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

After a 4-set loss to No. 11 UCLA Wednesday, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team traveled to San Diego for the University of San Diego/San Diego State University Invitational. The 49ers (6-7) bounced back with a five set win against San Jose State. In in the match, LBSU relied on its veterans, senior outside hitter Nele Barber and middle blocker junior Ashley Murray,  who paced the team with 31 kills combin... Read more »

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