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Long Beach ends preseason on high note

Long Beach ends preseason on high note

September 15, 2018

Up 4-1 in the fifth set, Long Beach found itself 11 points away from a winning weekend. It surrendered the lead, but rallied to win the set and final match of the preseason (25-22, 25-19, 25-13, 25-19, 15...

Long Beach falls to No. 16 UCLA

Long Beach falls to No. 16 UCLA

September 13, 2018

With Long Beach State down two points in the fourth set, freshman outside hitter Kashauna Williams blocked the Bruins kill, making it hit the ground into a cluster of UCLA players and onto the sidelines. ...

COLUMN: Nine solutions to Long Beach State’s identity crisis

COLUMN: Nine solutions to Long Beach State’s identity crisis

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

We all know that Long Beach State has an identity problem, but it’s time for us to embrace it. Prospector Pete is gone after a number of protests, mascots have become extinct at games and the school...

Long Beach looks to extend winning streak in tough weekend lineup

Long Beach looks to extend winning streak in tough weekend lineup

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018

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

Freshly back from an East Coast road trip, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team has three matches coming up this weekend, starting with No. 16 UCLA Thursday night followed by two easier matches ...

Long Beach is ready to dominate Big West play

Long Beach is ready to dominate Big West play

September 11, 2018

Five spots away from being ranked, the 49ers are ready for another tournament run barring any injuries. The Long Beach State women’s soccer team record does not indicate how well it has been playing. Its three losses have come from top ranked team...

Long Beach State women’s soccer impresses in non-conference play

Long Beach State women’s soccer impresses in non-conference play

September 10, 2018

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team is sprinkled with talent from the starting 11 to the end of the bench. While a near .500 record may not be impressive on paper, Long Beach (4-3) has played well and...

McKienzie-Fuerbringer must prove herself in sophomore season

McKienzie-Fuerbringer must prove herself in sophomore season

September 5, 2018

When women’s volleyball head coach and legend Brian Gimmillaro announced his retirement two seasons ago, many wondered what was next for the program. Cue Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer, a protégé of Gim...