Softball team to face rivals on television

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team will look to stay perfect in conference play as it goes on the road to face rival Cal State Fullerton. The 49ers’ 9-0 record is the best conference start in school history. The 49ers (32-9) won’t have their normal practice schedule and rest, as the series starts... Read more »

Softball streak survives with sweep

Softball streak survives with sweep

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 13, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team completed a three game sweep over reigning Big West champions Hawaii at the 49er Softball Complex. The 49ers (32-9) improved to 9-0 in conference play and have won 12 out of their last 13 games overall. Hawaii (19-19), which has underachieved after past year’s... Read more »

LBSU to host reigning Big West champ Hawaii

LBSU to host reigning Big West champ Hawaii

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team, undefeated through six games in conference play, will look to continue its hot play as it prepares to host reigning Big West champion Hawaii. The 49ers’ (29-9) latest win streak hit eight games last week as they completed a home sweep against UC Riverside. The... Read more »

Individual milestones met for Long Beach State

Individual milestones met for Long Beach State

Daily 49er Sports Staff
April 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball and baseball teams both had memorable spring breaks, as the 49ers and Dirtbags each won their weekend series and saw a couple individuals reach career milestones. Leading the softball team (29-9, 6-0 Big West) to a sweep of UC Riverside was pitcher Erin Jones-Wesley,... Read more »

Long Beach State coming in hot to Big West play

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
March 26, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team will begin conference play this weekend as the hottest team in the Big West when it travels to UC Davis to face a struggling Aggies team. The 49ers (23-9), winners of 16 of their last 19 games, will have their hands full during conference play. “Overall, I think... Read more »

‘Niner Notes: LBSU’s Vic Couch retires

March 25, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

LBSU men’s basketball assistant coach Vic Couch retires Long Beach State assistant head coach Vic Couch announced his retirement Sunday after spending seven years with the men’s basketball team. Couch was on medical leave during the 2013-14 season, as an unspecified illness... Read more »

49ers take three of four in second San Diego Tournament

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
March 24, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Clutch defense and consistent hitting allow the Long Beach State softball team to continue its terrific midseason run, this time in the San Diego Tournament. The 49ers (23-9) returned to San Diego for their second tournament there in as many weeks. After winning four out of five in the San Diego Classic... Read more »

49ers look to keep momentum going in return to San Diego

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
March 20, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Having won 13 out of its last 15 games, the Long Beach State softball team looks to continue its outstanding play as it heads back to San Diego for the San Diego Tournament. The 49ers (20-8) went 4-1 in the San Diego Classic II last week, led by a combination of steady offense and strong starting... Read more »