Extra hot weekend at UCR Invitational

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 14, 2014
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News, Women's Cross Country, Women's Sports

Amid the 104-degree weather in Riverside over the weekend, the men’s cross country team placed ninth out of 29 teams in the 8,000-meter, while the women’s side placed 16th of 23 teams in the 6K at the UCR Invitational. Sophomore Kevin Ramirez placed 30th out of 239 runners... Read more »

‘Niner Notes: Chris Enriquez finishes in 234th at NCAA championships

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
November 24, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports, Women's Volleyball

Women’s volleyball team sweeps black-and-blue rivalry match The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team swept UC Irvine for the second time this season and recorded its seventh overall sweep Saturday at the Bren Events Center. LBSU (16-11, 9-5 Big West) erased early deficits... Read more »

Not a run-of-the-mill race

Not a run-of-the-mill race

Julio Tejada, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Ten kilometers. That’s all that stands between Chris Enriquez and Long Beach State history. Of course, it could be argued that Enriquez has already made LBSU history. The junior will become the first 49er in 25 years to compete in the NCAA cross country championships when he runs with the best... Read more »

Long Beach State claims two top-ten spots at Mark Covert Classic

Michael Morris, Assistant Sports Editor
September 1, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State cross country teams traveled to Brea, Calif. on Saturday morning for the season-opening Mark Covert Classic and came back with two top-10 finishers. Hillary Zator and Jake Dawson placed in the top ten in the women’s 5,000 meters and men’s 8,000 meters, respectively, at Carbon... Read more »

Cross country teams to begin seasons Saturday

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
August 29, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State men’s and women’s cross country teams will look to hit the ground running when they begin their seasons at the Mark Covert Classic on Saturday morning. The 49ers will go to Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea, Calif., to test their new teams, which include 16 freshmen. The... Read more »

Long Beach State alumnus taking a break following Olympic experience

Matthew Sousa, Staff Writer
December 5, 2012
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Sports

Kenneth Medwood isn't a name that immediately comes to mind when thinking of Olympians from Long Beach State. Medwood, a hurdler who competed for Belize in the 2012 London Games, doesn't have the fame and success of Misty May-Treanor or the lengthy resumé of five-time Olympian Danielle... Read more »

LBSU men picked to win Big West, women to finish fifth

LBSU men picked to win Big West, women to finish fifth

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
October 30, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Men's basketball projected to finish first in Big West Conference According to 13 members of the Big West's media panel, the Long Beach State men's basketball team will repeat as conference champions in 2013. The 49ers... Read more »

Long Beach State cross-country hits the ground running

Long Beach State cross-country hits the ground running

James Rudolph, Contributing Writer
September 11, 2012
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

The start of Long Beach State's cross-country season has been successful and eventful, as top-ten finishes in both the Mark Covert Classic and the adidas/UCI Invitational plus the hiring of a new coach have made for a busy two weeks. The... Read more »