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Softball pitcher Cielo Meza is on fire in her first full season for Long Beach

Softball pitcher Cielo Meza is on fire in her first full season for Long Beach

April 4, 2018

Updated on April 5, 2018 at 3:20 p.m. After being limited to the outfield in her youth softball career, Cielo Meza decided to try out pitching after being advised by her coaches. Meza found that through a lot of hard work and a bit of natural talent, being a pitcher was a perfec...

No. 5 LBSU continues its win streak in a rainy day double-header

No. 5 LBSU continues its win streak in a rainy day double-header

March 23, 2018

Long Beach battled through rain and heavy winds but still managed to roll past two opponents Thursday, coming only one set shy of sweeping both teams. No. 5 Long Beach beach volleyball (8-1) played its third double ...

A last breath defeat for Long Beach State women’s tennis

A last breath defeat for Long Beach State women’s tennis

March 18, 2018

A perfect March ended for Long Beach State women's tennis team, as the team suffered a close 4-3 loss Saturday against Purdue at the Rhodes Tennis Center. LBSU (6-6) and Purdue (7-7) fought until ...

Long Beach finishes its homestand with back-to-back wins

Long Beach finishes its homestand with back-to-back wins

March 16, 2018

With the match on the line in the third set, Hannah Matt rose above the net and spiked the ball through the fingers of her opponents, winning the game for Long Beach and bringing a rush of players on the sand...

No. 22 LBSU dominates in return to the field

No. 22 LBSU dominates in return to the field

March 14, 2018

It’s been a packed few weeks for the No. 22 49ers softball, and after a well-deserved two-day break, the team returned ready to face off against Texas Tech (16-9) Wednesday, defeating the Red Raiders 4-2 a...

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

March 14, 2018

The process of making diamonds is a complicated, yet simple process: a lump of coal (or carbon) faces immense heat and pressure underground and if everything goes well, a diamond is formed. With a...

No. 8 Long Beach sweeps competition

No. 8 Long Beach sweeps competition

March 12, 2018

After five hours of play and heavy wind, No. 8 Long Beach beach volleyball finished its double header with back-to-back sweeps Monday. Long Beach (4-1) dropped only one set in both matches, starting ...

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

March 11, 2018

A sixth inning rally left No. 21 Long Beach State one run shy of tying No. 3 UCLA in the final game of the Louisville Slugger Invitational. The Bruins stayed unbeaten with a 6-5 victory in front of 1,196 fans at the ...