The Beach holds six-win streak in Big West

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball extended their winning streak to six, leaving them undefeated in the Big West Conference after a successful weekend on the road against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly The 49ers (16-4, 6-0 Big West) defeated UCSB 3-0 on Friday and Cal Poly 3-1 on Saturday. Jenelle... Read more »

The Beach breeze by Pepperdine, Golden West College

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team trounced a short-handed Pepperdine team at the Campus Pool on Saturday afternoon, ending the game at 14-3. LBSU (10-3, 2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) also dominated Golden West College (16-2, 3-0 Orange Empire Conference) in an 18-9 victory. “It’s... Read more »

Longest road trip to face Hawaii and UC Davis

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team will continue Big West Conference play when it goes on its longest road trip of the season to Hawaii and UC Davis this week. Sophomore goalkeeper Ashton McKeown was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week, after she got stitches on her... Read more »

Women’s volleyball takes winning streak on road test

Women’s volleyball takes winning streak on road test

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 16, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Long Beach State women’s volleyball will put a four-game winning streak to the test with back-to-back road games against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly this weekend. “They’re definitely high-emotion games with a lot residing on them,” senior co-captain Chelsea Cabrajac said. “We’ve always... Read more »

Past performance bodes well for LBSU women’s soccer team

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

With the season quickly coming to an end, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team has only four games left on its schedule before the start of the Big West Conference Tournament. Every game for the 49ers (5-5-5) will be crucial because so few games are left to help them improve in the standings.... Read more »

A sports rivalry of a different color

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News

The Twitterverse is exploding with this trending topic: Clones vs. Chromies. Okay, well it is definitely trending in Twitter’s horse racing sphere. Of course, racehorses aren’t on most Long Beach State students’ minds, but this is an exciting time in the world of thoroughbred horse racing. California... Read more »

Construction of new $3.4 million track facility in progress

Anita Wang, Sports editor
October 13, 2014
Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports, Sports News, Women's Track & Field

The last time Long Beach State’s track and field team competed on its home turf was eight years ago. In 2005, the team was forced to perform at Cerritos Community College because the LBSU facility was deemed inadequate to host meets. Track and field/cross country head coach Andy Sythe said his team... Read more »

49ers taking a toll from tough schedule

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The last several games have shown a troubling trend for the Long Beach State women’s soccer team and head coach Mauricio Ingrassia. The 49ers are making a habit of coming out sloppy and lethargic in the first half of games. For large portions of the first 45 minutes, LBSU has looked disorganized... Read more »