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49ers shut out Aggies in conference opener, 1-0

49ers shut out Aggies in conference opener, 1-0

October 2, 2008

Long Beach State (7-3-2) left George Allen Field on Friday with a 1-0 victory over the UC Davis Aggies (5-3-2) to open Big West Conference play.In the 37th minute of the first half, the lone goal was ...

Tournament win propels golfer to conference honor

Daily 49er sports staff

October 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Coming off the heels of a win in the Heather Farr Memorial Invitational, women's golfer Kay Hoey was named the Big West Conference Golfer of the Month on Thursday.The honor is the ninth of the Long Beach State senior All-American's career, as Hoey won the award three times as a junior and sophomore and twice as a freshman.Hoey won the Invitational by carding a 207 three-round total Tuesday, including a tournament-low 65 in the openin...

First playoff game, national stage doesn’t faze Longoria

First playoff game, national stage doesn’t faze Longoria

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

October 1, 2008

Filed under Baseball, Sports

On the first pitch of his first career playoff game, former Long Beach State standout Evan Longoria didn't show any jitters — if he had any at all.The 22-year-old led off the second inning and bla...

Senior golfer class of the field in Colorado

Senior golfer class of the field in Colorado

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 29, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Long Beach State senior Kay Hoey captured the individual title at the Heather Farr Memorial Invitational in Colorado Tuesday.Hoey shot a 1-under-par 71 in the third round to finish at 9-under for the tourna...

Individual performances highlight golf action

Danny Lee, Tracy McDannald

September 29, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Senior tops women's field in ColoradoSenior All-American Kay Hoey is tied atop the leaderboard after the first day of the Heather Farr Memorial Invitational in Colorado on Monday.Hoey shot a 7-under-par 65 in the first round and shares the lead with Notre Dame's So-Hyun Park at 8-under-par 136.In the team competition, No. 24 Long Beach State is tied for third with a 5-over-par 581 and trails the first-place Irish by 10 shots.Freshm...

There’s no postseason like October

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

September 29, 2008

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In comparison with the other two major U.S. sports leagues, Major League Baseball's postseason stands at the top of the mountain — regardless of which teams are in the hunt for the World Series trophy.At least in terms of recent consistently competitive series and lasting memories, anyway.Like Kevin Dyson, the Super Bowl falls just shortIt's no secret that the NFL and the Super Bowl reign supreme as the pinnacle sporti...

Giant Dirtbag living the Major League life

Giant Dirtbag living the Major League life

Guillermo Arzate, Contributing writer

September 29, 2008

Filed under Baseball, Sports

LOS ANGELES — John Bowker and the San Francisco Giants were in town to play the Los Angeles Dodgers and renew the rivalry in late September. The Giants were playing the role of spoiler as the Ma...

LBSU on the road again

Tracy McDannald, Danny Lee

September 27, 2008

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Volleyball, Sports

‘Niners avoid three-game skidThe 49er women's volleyball team rallied from two sets down to defeat UC Davis 27-29, 22-25, 25-15, 25-14, 15-13, Saturday night at The Pavilion in Davis. Senior libero Iris Murray tied her career-high with 29 digs.Junior middle blocker Naomi Washington led LBSU's attack with 16 kills, along with hitting .542. Other 49ers with double-digit kills were Quincy Verdin with 14, Caitlin Ledoux with 1...