Daily 49er

Griffin’s career-high 4 RBIs powers ‘Niners

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

April 18, 2009

Filed under Softball, Sports

Box scoreThe only thing more sizzling than the 90-degree heat at the 49er Softball Complex Sunday afternoon was third baseman Jennifer Griffin's bat.The Whittier-native went 2-for-2 and drove in four runs as Long Beach State defeated UC Santa Barbara, 6-1, Sunday afternoon to complete the series sweep.The ‘Niners (27-17, 8-4 Big West Conference) scorched UCSB starter Krista Cobb (14-8) for four runs in the second inning...

‘Niners sweep ESPNU doubleheader

‘Niners sweep ESPNU doubleheader

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

April 17, 2009

Filed under Softball, Sports

Game 1 box scoreGame 2 box scoreThe 49er softball team relished being in the ESPN spotlight Saturday afternoon. During the week, players mugged for the cameras in vignettes filmed for ESPN television. When game time arrived,...

Sports Picks: Dirtbags to celebrate 20th anniversary

Daily 49er sports staff

April 15, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Water Polo, Softball, Sports

BaseballDirtbags host Matadors at Blair FieldThe Dirtbags (15-17, 2-4 Big West Conference) host a three-game series against Cal State Northridge that begins tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. The second game of the series will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. and will have a special ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Dirtbags name change. Former players and coaches are scheduled to be in attendance. The series wraps up on S...

Not wasting time: Wynn conducts first practice

Not wasting time: Wynn conducts first practice

April 12, 2009

VIDEO: Jody Wynn's first practice and the rest of Beach NewsIt didn't take long for the Long Beach State women's basketball team to figure out practices would be run differently this season.Just six days...

Jody Wynn named new women’s basketball coach

Jody Wynn named new women’s basketball coach

Tracy McDannald, Danny Lee

April 6, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Jody Wynn will be named the new Long Beach State women's basketball head coach, according to the school's athletic Web site.An advertisement appeared on the right-hand side of the site around 2:25 p.m....

Beach women hire ‘Wynn’-er from USC

Beach women hire ‘Wynn’-er from USC

Jeffrey Hensiek, Staff writer

April 6, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

VIDEO: Jody Wynn introduced as the sixth women's basketball coach in LBSU historyJody Wynn has big plans for a Long Beach State women's basketball team that finished last in the Big West Conference last season.Wynn was ...

New women’s hoops coach to be named Tuesday

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

April 5, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The search for a new Long Beach State women's basketball coach is over.Members of the athletic department would not release the name but a press conference is scheduled Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Ukleja Room of the Walter Pyramid.A live stream of the press conference will be available on the Long Beach State athletic Web site.The hiring comes almost a month after Mary Hegarty was not brought back as head coach....

Beach softball completes series sweep

Beach softball completes series sweep

April 4, 2009

Box scoreAfter running off 11 straight wins coming into the 49er Softball Complex, Cal State Northridge will head back up the 405 with three games in the loss column.Long Beach State (24-14, 5-1 Big We...