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Dons end 49ers’ 4-game win streak

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 6, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The third time was not the charm for the Long Beach State men's basketball team Saturday night in San Francisco.After winning its first two overtime games of the young season — one a double overtime thriller — the 49ers fell in double OT, this time to the host Dons, 78-74, at War Memorial Gym.The loss also ends LBSU's four-game win streak. Dior Lowhorn led the way for USF (6-3) as one of five players who score...

Women’s hoops gets back on winning track

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

December 6, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The 49er women's basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak with a nail-biting 55-54 win over Idaho, Sunday afternoon at Cowan Spectrum in Moscow, Idaho. The game saw seven ties and nine lead changes. The ‘Niners were up, 55-54, with 16 seconds remaining in regulation when the Vandals had possession. Idaho's Rachele Kloke put up a second-chance basket that came after the buzzer had sounded, allowing LBSU to ...

‘Niners ride Waves to 2nd round of NCAAs

‘Niners ride Waves to 2nd round of NCAAs

Daniel Ramirez, Staff writer

December 5, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The Long Beach State women's volleyball team finds itself in a familiar place: the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The 24th-ranked 49ers left their opening round match-up...

Sports Picks: Women tennis inks recruit for 2010

Daily 49er sports staff

December 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

Women's tennis‘Niners ink recruit for 2010The 49er women's tennis announced that Anna Jeczmionka has signed a national letter of intent for the 2009-10 season. Jeczmionka is the No. 5-ranked U18 junior in Poland. She has reached five national tournament singles finals in Poland, winning one title. She also has won five doubles titles in Polish national-level tournaments.College footballUSC to trade in timeouts for red uniform...

The Beach withstands the Waves at the Pyramid

The Beach withstands the Waves at the Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Guards Donovan Morris and Casper Ware continued their stellar play Wednesday night at the Walter Pyramid as Long Beach State won its fourth straight game, 80-61, over Pepperdine.After averaging 27 points last...

49ers try to ride out Waves for 4th straight hoops win

49ers try to ride out Waves for 4th straight hoops win

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Long Beach State hosts Pepperdine tonight at the Walter Pyramid. Tip-off will be at 7:05 p.m. It will be the last chance to see the 49ers in home action until Dec. 20. The Waves are just 1-5 this seaso...

Poutre has sunny outlook on 49er men’s golf future

Poutre has sunny outlook on 49er men’s golf future

David Delgado, Contributing writer

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Men's golf coach Bill Poutre jumped at the chance to bring his coaching style to the West Coast.Poutre said he couldn't wait to coach in a region with "the best weather in the country, a great talent p...

LBSU, Pepperdine to meet at the net in NCAA opener

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

No. 24 Long Beach State 49ers (25-5)• 2008 Big West Conference champion (first outright conference title since 2001)• 22nd consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance• All-time NCAA first round record: 13-5*• Best finish: National champion (1989, 1993, 1998)Roundup: The 49ers have not made an NCAA Regional appearance since 2001, having been bounced in the second round the last two seasons. Big West Freshman o...