The 49ers are Big West champions

Kelsey Cruz , Staff Writer
November 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

  The iconic fist pump from head coach Brian Gimmillaro said it all.  They did it. They’re champions. The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team secured the Big West title... Read more »

49ers look to go 3-0

49ers look to go 3-0

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take on defending Pac-12 champions USC on Friday in the Walter Pyramid. “They’re extremely athletic,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “They have a lot of experience back from that team that went to the NCAA Tournament last year. They’re explosive,... Read more »

Big West Title within reach

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 18 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last road trip of the season, looking to clinch the Big West Title with one more win. The 49ers (22-4, 12-0 Big West Conference) travel to play UC Davis (15-11, 10-3 Big West) on Thursday and UC Riverside (2-23, 0-13 Big West)... Read more »

A class of her own

A class of her own

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Hovering above most at six foot three inches, Bre Mackie arrived at Long Beach State in 2011 a talented but raw prospect, one not expected to contribute right away. Now a senior and the leader of the No. 20 LBSU women’s volleyball team, she has developed into one of the nation’s best players. A... Read more »

LBSU takes season opener

LBSU takes season opener

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team defeated Seattle University 85-73 in its season opener Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. “It feels good to just get out on the court and compete against another team,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “I’m really pleased with our effort. I think our... Read more »

Reinforcements have arrived

Reinforcements have arrived

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Six players from the 2011-2012 squad are returning this year with some unfinished business. Two seasons ago, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team became the first team in Big West history to knock off the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the Big West Tournament; it was ten points away from the NCAA... Read more »

Old team, new beginnings

Old team, new beginnings

Alex Campos, Contributing Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

When women’s basketball season tips off on Nov. 14, Jodie Wynn will have a luxury that she hasn’t experienced in her six years as head coach at Long Beach State. “This is actually the first time we’ve had a fairly old team,” said Wynn, who returns all but two players from last years’ team... Read more »

Sitting firmly in first place

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 20 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is set in first place with three matches ahead of its Big West Conference opponents. The 49ers will face Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara in back-to-back home games this weekend at the Walter Pyramid. “All I know is we’re three ahead with six... Read more »