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LBSU reaches new heights

LBSU reaches new heights

May 19, 2018

Long Beach State was put on the map this year as this semester alone gained athletics nationwide recognition and broke records for the 49ers. The Daily 49er went through each spring team to find the fi...

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

May 19, 2018

No one will ever forget the year that ended the 20-year drought of winning a National Championship. The men’s volleyball team found redemption after losing in the semifinals last season by winning a nation...

Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

May 13, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports, Today

At least it’s almost over. It’s been hard to watch most of the year. I came into this season ready for another playoff berth after the Dirtbags made an appearance in the NCAA Super Regional. The ...

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

May 13, 2018

Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018...

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

May 13, 2018

It’s a rare feat when an athlete is able to secure a championship as a player and a coach. Long Beach State men’s volleyball head coach Alan Knipe has put himself in an elite group by becoming the ...

LBSU upsets No. 11 UCLA in midweek game

LBSU upsets No. 11 UCLA in midweek game

May 8, 2018

Tensions were high for the Long Beach State Dirtbags as the team held a 5-0 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth against No.11 UCLA. The Bruins managed to score a run to get on the board, following ...

In Photos: NCAA championship weekend

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

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

  The Long Beach men's volleyball team secured the NCAA championship trophy for the first time in 27 years. The 49ers defeated Ohio State in the semifinals in four sets and went on the beat UCLA in the final round in five sets. The 49er shops will be selling National Championship apparel tomorrow starting at 5 p.m.   For more D49er coverage check out the links below   Long Beach vs Ohio ...

A new dynasty has arrived

A new dynasty has arrived

May 6, 2018

From the very first day of practice this year, the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s philosophy was to get one to two percent better every day. I’d say the team still isn’t at its best after win...