Big home game, big away game

Big home game, big away game

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

After its Tuesday night road loss at Xavier, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team will host Kansas State Friday night at the Walter Pyramid before making the short drive to UCLA on Sunday. The 49ers (1-2) struggled again on the road, where they will spend the majority of their time over the... Read more »

49ers look to go 3-0

49ers look to go 3-0

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take on defending Pac-12 champions USC on Friday in the Walter Pyramid. “They’re extremely athletic,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “They have a lot of experience back from that team that went to the NCAA Tournament last year. They’re explosive,... Read more »

It all comes down to one last weekend

It all comes down to one last weekend

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Water Polo, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

Long Beach State is one of nine teams vying for the conference crown in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament hosted by The Beach at the Kenneth E. Lindgren Aquatics Center from Friday until Sunday. With three losses in MPSF play, it is unlikely that LBSU (18-6, 5-3 MPSF) will receive... Read more »

Big West Title within reach

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 18 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last road trip of the season, looking to clinch the Big West Title with one more win. The 49ers (22-4, 12-0 Big West Conference) travel to play UC Davis (15-11, 10-3 Big West) on Thursday and UC Riverside (2-23, 0-13 Big West)... Read more »

49ers stifled again on the road

49ers stifled again on the road

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

On the road for its second out of state trip of the season, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team failed to build on its Homecoming win against San Francisco State, losing 97-74 to Xavier. The 49ers (1-2) again struggled defensively on the road, giving up 97 points after surrendering 95 in... Read more »

LBSU looks to start win streak at Xavier

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

With its first win under its belt, the Long Beach men’s basketball team will head to Cincinnati to face Xavier Tuesday. The 49ers (1-1) bounced back with a 74-64 win against San Francisco State on Homecoming after dropping their season opener 95-90 at BYU. Despite the win, head coach Dan Monson... Read more »

A class of her own

A class of her own

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Hovering above most at six foot three inches, Bre Mackie arrived at Long Beach State in 2011 a talented but raw prospect, one not expected to contribute right away. Now a senior and the leader of the No. 20 LBSU women’s volleyball team, she has developed into one of the nation’s best players. A... Read more »

University pool renamed after LBSU legend

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

With the Long Beach State men’s water polo team rising in NCAA rankings, the university has added a series of renovations to the campus pool, which included renaming it the Kenneth E. Lindgren Aquatics Center on November 6. Lindgren coached the men’s water polo team for over... Read more »