No. 1 LBSU avoids upset at Cal Baptist

Will Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2016

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Sports, Today

After splitting the first two sets, the top-ranked Long Beach State men’s volleyball team survived a potential upset by winning the third and fourth set to defeat Cal Baptist 3-1 on the road. The 49ers (11-2, 8-2) were down 19-15 in the fourth set, but a 6-2 run tied the score at 21. The 49ers ultimately capped off their come-from-behind set victory by scoring four of the last five points on blocks. Senior middle b... Read more »

LBSU looks to make it six straight wins against Hawai’i

LBSU looks to make it six straight wins against Hawai’i

February 11, 2016

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team is looking for its sixth and seventh consecutive wins in a weekend that includes a trip to Honolulu, Hawai’i. The 49ers (17-5, 6-2) visit the Rainbow Wahi... Read more »

Weekend previews

Weekend previews

February 11, 2016

  Men’s Basketball Who: Cal Poly (8-14, 2-7) When: Thursday at 7 p.m. Where: Walter Pyramid TV: ESPN3 Need to know: When Long Beach State (12-12, 6-3) and Cal Poly meet on Thursda... Read more »

LBSU’s Jessica Brooks discusses hopes for 2016 season

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

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

The players on the Long Beach State women’s water polo team don’t just come from California, they don’t even all come from the U.S. The roster shows LBSU has players from Spain, Canada, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia, home to team captain, senior Jessica Brooks. Brooks said that despite their diverse backgrounds, they are unified by the sport. LBSU just earned their first win against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Feb. 7. They... Read more »

Madison Montgomery hyping and scoring for LBSU

Madison Montgomery hyping and scoring for LBSU

February 10, 2016

Playing pickup horse in the backyard with her older brothers was the first challenge that pushed Madison Montgomery to be the swiss-army knife on offense she is today. Although the junior forward for the Long Bea... Read more »

LBSU Dirtbags projected to finish third in Big West preseason poll

LBSU Dirtbags projected to finish third in Big West preseason poll

February 8, 2016

The 2016 Big West Baseball preseason coaches’ poll picked the Long Beach State Dirtbags to finish third. The position would place the team three spots higher than last year, when the Dirtbags fi... Read more »

LBSU favorite in Big West

LBSU favorite in Big West

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

February 8, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

For the second year in a row, the Big West softball preseason coaches’ poll selected the Long Beach State softball team to finish at the top of the conference. And for the second year in a row, head coach... Read more »

LBSU loses another guard, beats CSUN

LBSU loses another guard, beats CSUN

Will Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

February 8, 2016

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

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team lost its third player through injury in the past 10 days, but had just enough to defeat Cal State Northridge 81-76 on Saturday night inside the Walter Pyramid... Read more »