LBSU embarks on trip to Alaska

LBSU embarks on trip to Alaska

Anita Wang , Sports Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take its farthest road trip of the season to Anchorage, Alaska for the GCI Great Alaska Shootout on Tuesday and Wednesday. The 49ers will open the tournament against Boise State at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and play either Yale or Alaska Anchorage on Wednesday. Last... Read more »

Down on defense, 49ers lose to UCLA

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team’s early defensive road struggles continued Sunday night in a 77-63 loss at UCLA. The 49ers failed to build on a convincing Friday night win over Kansas State. The end result was not indicative of LBSU’s performance as the 49ers (2-3) played UCLA (3-0)... Read more »

Last stretch with undefeated record

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will enter its last week of Big West Conference play against UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton in the Walter Pyramid on Wednesday and Saturday. “Right now, we’re the only non-football school in the top 25,” Gimmillaro said. “All the big football... Read more »

LBSU headed for Big West coronation, NCAA bid

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The iconic fist pump from head coach Brian Gimmillaro said it all. They did it. They’re champions. The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team secured the Big West title and the automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament after sweeping UC Davis and UC Riverside last weekend. “It’s... Read more »

LBSU falls short to USC

LBSU falls short to USC

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team came back from a big deficit to force overtime, but fell short 90-85 to USC in the Walter Pyramid on Thursday. “I think we started off the second half believing that we’re just going to chip away possession by possession, and it starts on the defensive... Read more »

LBSU loses in conference championship game

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

Long Beach State fell to Stanford 9-8 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship game Sunday afternoon at the Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. With just 29 seconds left and the game tied at eight, the ritual “Pavo! Pavo! Pavo!” chant echoed through the stands as the 49er goalie, Pavo... Read more »

Stepping in the right direction

Stepping in the right direction

Oscar Terrones, assistant sports editor
November 22, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

Stifling defense powered by an electric crowd carried the Long Beach State Men’s basketball team to a 69-60 win over Kansas State Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. After a sub-par defensive performance at Xavier in which they gave up 97 points, the 49ers (2-2) held... Read more »

The 49ers are Big West champions

Kelsey Cruz , Staff Writer
November 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

  The iconic fist pump from head coach Brian Gimmillaro said it all.  They did it. They’re champions. The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team secured the Big West title... Read more »