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LBSU women’s tennis bested by Big West rival

LBSU women’s tennis bested by Big West rival

February 11, 2018

The “Come on Beach” screams by fans and teammates at the Rhodes Tennis Center were not enough for Long Beach State women's tennis (2-2, 1-1 Big West) on Saturday. Despite grinding until the final s...

LBSU women’s basketball stuns the Matadors of CSUN

Jarrod Castillo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

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

With her pink headband on and sweat dripping down her face, freshman guard Shanaijah Davidson stepped up to the free-throw line, calmly sinking two free-throws to quiet the hostile CSUN crowd with 15 seconds left. Hitting those free throws would give her 29 points on the night, tying her career-high. More importantly, those two free throws gave Long Beach State women’s basketball team a 59-51 win over CSUN, it’s fir...

Long Beach State student athletes are fundraising to travel to Panama

Diego Gómez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Some student-athletes at Long Beach State will have the opportunity of a lifetime. From May 25 to June 3, student athletes will live, eat and work in Panama to take part in cultural learning activities. LBSU athletics, in partnership with Courts for Kids, aims to cultivate top players inside the classroom and on the field. “The Panama trip is an extension of making Long Beach State Athletics great,” Long Beach women'...

Jeff Cammon returns to Long Beach after successful stints at Cal and Colorado

Jeff Cammon returns to Long Beach after successful stints at Cal and Colorado

February 7, 2018

With Jody Wynn leaving the Long Beach State women’s basketball program, newly-appointed head coach Jeff Cammon has culminated a family culture for his players and staff. Junior guard Martina McCowan immediately noticed the ...

LBSU softball plans to win it all this season

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

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

It’s a crisp January morning, with the only sounds on the northeast side of campus coming from the University Music Center in the distance and some construction nearby. “Let’s go, Beach!” breaks the silence in this corner of campus as the players of the Long Beach State Softball team take the field Wednesday, Jan. 31, for one of its final practices at home. The team will hit the road for a 20 games beginning with the Puerto Vallarta College Chall...

A troubling season has a bright future ahead of it

A troubling season has a bright future ahead of it

February 6, 2018

Nobody knew how the Long Beach State’s women's basketball season was going to look after a catastrophic offseason that saw head coach Jody Wynn leave. Things only got harder when replacement head coach Jeff Cammon was issued...

LBSU women’s basketball drops 13 straight games

LBSU women’s basketball drops 13 straight games

Jarrod Castillo, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

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

Although two players put up double-doubles for Long Beach State, the 49ers lost their 13th straight game 100-81 to UC Irvine behind Morgan Green’s 28 points. Long Beach’s (2-20, 0-8 Big West) inexperi...

Long Beach State women’s tennis falls against Saint Mary’s

Long Beach State women’s tennis falls against Saint Mary’s

February 4, 2018

The Long Beach State women's tennis team fell short 5-1 in its home opener Saturday  against Saint Mary’s. After winning the season opener at UC Riverside last Friday, LBSU (1-1) could not handle the Gae...