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Blocking sparks ‘Niners in five-set victory over Gauchos

Blocking sparks ‘Niners in five-set victory over Gauchos

October 11, 2008

Call it coincidence, but the Long Beach State women's volleyball team has a knack for winning five-set matches this season.The trend continued Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid, as the 49ers defeated...

LBSU hands No. 22 Cal Poly first conference loss

Ann Austria, Diversions editor

October 10, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

The No. 22-ranked Cal Poly Mustangs are undefeated in the Big West Conference no more.The Long Beach State women's volleyball team defeated the Mustangs at the Walter Pyramid Friday night in five hard-fought sets, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-9.Freshman outside hitter Caitlin Ledoux led the 49ers at the net with a career-high 20 kills and 12 digs, while Quincy Verdin added 17 kills and Naomi Washington added 13. Freshman Cat Hig...

Big West announces FOX, ESPN men’s basketball schedule

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

October 8, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's basketball team will appear on FSN Prime Ticket three times this season as part of the Big West Conference television package, unveiled today by commissioner Dennis Farrell.The schedules features 21 games on the ESPN and FOX platforms, including ESPN2, ESPNU, FSN West and FSN Prime Ticket.The 49ers first appear on the schedule against visiting UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the W...

Ex-49er exits ballroom floor

Ex-49er exits ballroom floor

October 7, 2008

Filed under Sports

Women’s golfer denied back-to-back wins

Women’s golfer denied back-to-back wins

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

October 7, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Long Beach State senior All-American Kay Hoey was denied a second consecutive tournament win on Wednesday, finishing in a four-way tie for third place.Hoey, who started the day as the leader at the Edean I...

49ers fall at home to No. 18 San Diego, 1-0

49ers fall at home to No. 18 San Diego, 1-0

October 7, 2008

The Long Beach State women's soccer team fell, 1-0, to No. 18 University of San Diego, Wednesday at George Allen Field. A combination of playing three games in six days, injuries, intense heat and a for...

Senior holds lead heading into final round

Tracy McDannald, Danny Lee

October 6, 2008

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Long Beach State senior All-American Kay Hoey surged back to the top of the leaderboard in second round action at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in Sammamish, Wash.Hoey finished Tuesday at 1-over-par 145 by firing a 1-under 71 for the round.Entering the day tied for fifth place, Hoey birdied four of the first six holes on the front nine to quickly move into first.The back nine wasn't as kind, as she bogeyed three of the f...