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Santa Clara returns favor, sweeps LBSU for split

Santa Clara returns favor, sweeps LBSU for split

September 20, 2008

The Long Beach State women's volleyball team dropped the second match of a back-to-back against the Santa Clara Broncos, who returned the sweep Saturday night.The Broncos defeated the 49ers 25-18, 25-23, ...

LBSU takes round one of two-game set

LBSU takes round one of two-game set

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 19, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

After a road trip that included seven matches in Florida and Massachusetts, the 49ers showed no signs of jetlag in their return to the Walter Pyramid on Friday night. Long Beach State defeated visiting Santa...

LBSU unhappy with rule change in women’s college volleyball

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

September 16, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Women's volleyball has been in a state of flux this decade. The drama began with the monumental decision to shift the way the game was scored back in 2001. The NCAA facilitated the change from side-out scoring, where only the team who had the serve could score, and rally scoring where any point counts. Drastically changing the way the game is scored means the way it's played and a team's strengths and weaknesses are affected a...

Ready to rumble at The Beach

Ready to rumble at The Beach

Rolando Rodriguez, Contributing writer

September 16, 2008

Filed under Sports

Blood will be shed, smeared and splattered all over the Walter Pyramid this Sunday as DG Boxing brings two rings and over 50 amateur champions to The Beach.The event will feature a plethora of established...

‘Niners to host Santa Clara for two

‘Niners to host Santa Clara for two

Daily 49er sports staff

September 15, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

No. 22 Long Beach State 49ers (9-1 record)-The ‘Niners swept the Harvard Invitational, defeating Central Connecticut State, Dartmouth, American and Harvard. American was the only team to win a set,...

Grit of LBSU soccer put to test

Grit of LBSU soccer put to test

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

September 15, 2008

Filed under Sports

The game appeared to be all but over.Then Kim Silos' shot with her opposite foot injected life back into the Long Beach State women's soccer team, and provided the final goal of Sunday's 3-3 tie.Doing ...

Women’s volleyball captures Harvard Invitational crown

Women’s volleyball captures Harvard Invitational crown

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 14, 2008

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

Long Beach State needed just 58 minutes to dispatch Harvard, 3-0 (25-17, 25-11, 25-8), in the finale of the Harvard Invitational in Cambridge, Mass.Quincy Verdin led the 49ers with 11 kills, six digs and s...

49er volleyball maintains No. 22 national rank

Daily 49er sports staff

September 14, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

No. 1 Penn State (9-0)No. 2 Nebraska (8-0)No. 3 Texas (5-1)No. 4 UCLA (6-1)No. 5 Southern California (4-2)No. 6 Stanford (7-2)No. 7 Hawaii (7-2)No. 8 Minnesota (8-1)No. 9 California (7-1)No. 10 Washington (7-1)No. 11 Florida (6-1)No. 12 Oregon (10-1)No. 13 Wisconsin (8-1)No. 14 Middle Tennessee (9-0)No. 15 Colorado State (8-1)No. 16 Wichita State (11-0)No. 17 San Diego (8-1)No. 18 Kansas State (11-1)No. 19 Cal Poly (5-4)No. ...