CSULB engineering student among world’s best sailors

Will Hernandez, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports News, Today

When Tatiana Misares, an engineering major at California State University, Long Beach, registered for the beginner sailing class two years ago, she thought it would be a cake walk of a class. But, this introduction course was more than just a breeze. It was the beginning of a new journey. “I took that [class] honestly because I thought it was going to be an easy ‘A,’” Misares said. “But when you take the class... Read more »

LBSU prepares for UCLA and USD in Mizuno Invitational

Kayce Contatore, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2015

Filed under Sports News, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is set to face a few familiar foes as they host the Mizuno Invitational on Friday and Saturday in the Walter Pyramid. The 49ers (8-2) will welcome No. 21 University of San Diego (6-3), No. 14 UCLA (7-1) and Oregon State (2-6). Head coach Brian Gimillaro said that it is unprecedented that his team plays two top-25 teams on the same day, but after a few teams dropped out of the tou... Read more »

ESPN has their eyes set on LBSU and Big West basketball

Joshua Caudill, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports News, Today

The Big West released its 2015-2016 ESPN men’s basketball television schedule on Thursday and the LBSU men’s team could feature in up to nine games. Four of the 49ers’ nonconference match-ups are already scheduled for national broadcast and another five conference contests will be considered for ESPN coverage as well. LBSU’s game against BYU at the Walter Pyramid on Nov. 17 is the first matchup of the season... Read more »

LBSU up to No. 23 in NSCAA rankings

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

September 3, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports News, Today, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women's soccer team broke into the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top-25 rankings on Tuesday for the first time since September 2014. The 49ers (3-1-0) currently stand at No. 23 in the nation. Head coach Mauricio Ingrassia said being nationally ranked is gratifying, but should not take any focus away from the team’s real objectives. “Our goal is to win the conference and bring... Read more »

LBSU to be broadcast on Fox Sports Prime Ticket

Kayce Contatore, Assistant Sports Editor

September 1, 2015

Filed under Long Beach, Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is making their way to prime time. Fox Sports Prime Ticket will broadcast the 49ers’ match against Cal State Northridge on Oct. 17. Fox Sports also added the women’s soccer Big West tournament championship game and a men’s soccer rivalry matchup between UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly. The 49er volleyball team beat CSUN in both contests last season, and will look to... Read more »

LBSU’s $4 million track facility ready to run

LBSU’s $4 million track facility ready to run

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer

June 27, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Today

The wait is over. After nine years without hosting a single track meet, Long Beach State’s newly renovated and state-of-the-art Jack Rose Track Stadium is complete and ready for the 2016 Big West... Read more »

Soccer giants set to reclaim Copa America

Soccer giants set to reclaim Copa America

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

June 12, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

The most prestigious and coveted cup in South America will start on Thursday with host nation Chile taking on Ecuador at 4:30 p.m. at Estadio Nacional in Santiago. After dismal performances from the... Read more »

Blair Field gets set for major upgrades

Blair Field gets set for major upgrades

April 27, 2015

Wayne Stickney, Long Beach State senior associate director for major gifts and research acquisition, discussed the major details regarding the enhancements to Blair Field and process of securing funds... Read more »