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LBSU reaches new heights

LBSU reaches new heights

May 19, 2018

Long Beach State was put on the map this year as this semester alone gained athletics nationwide recognition and broke records for the 49ers. The Daily 49er went through each spring team to find the fi...

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

May 19, 2018

No one will ever forget the year that ended the 20-year drought of winning a National Championship. The men’s volleyball team found redemption after losing in the semifinals last season by winning a nation...

Long Beach State Softball suffers costly defeat in opener of Tempe Regional

Long Beach State Softball suffers costly defeat in opener of Tempe Regional

May 19, 2018

Cielo Meza came out as her dominant self in the first two innings of the regional matchup between Long Beach State and Ole Miss, but had a complete meltdown in the third inning. She gave up walk after ...

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

May 18, 2018

The air was still and the sun intense, cooking the Long Beach State Softball Complex as the team took the field for the last practice before hitting the road Friday for the final regular season series...

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

May 13, 2018

Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018...

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

May 9, 2018

As students prepare for finals, the Long Beach State softball team is gearing up for the last weekend series of the regular season against CSUN beginning Friday. With 40 wins this season, Long Beach State h...

LBSU soccer gets two recruits invited to U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp

Christian Gonzales, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

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

Some soccer players dream of playing for their country’s national team. The Long Beach State soccer team landed two recruits who are one step closer to that reality, and have been invited to the U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp. On Monday, Sierra Castles and Elysia Laramie were invited to the training camp session at Elite Athletic Training Center in Chula Vista, from May 5-12. The U-18 women’s national team camp invite...

Beach volleyball gets snubbed from NCAA Championship

Samantha Diaz, Arts and Life Editor

May 1, 2018

Filed under Beach Volleyball, Commentary, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

Rachel Nieto wiped her tears and Emma Kirst composed herself before the pair went back out onto the court to face Hawaii. They had to finish their game with the news that the team would not move on to the NCAA Championship. Hawaii celebrated on the other side, as Long Beach’s beach volleyball team’s season came to an end. For a team that never dropped below the seventh spot in the nation, it was baffling that the team di...