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Long Beach prepares for busy weekend

Long Beach prepares for busy weekend

October 10, 2018

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team returns home from the Big Island for a two-game homestand. Long Beach hosts a 6 p.m. Thursday matchup against Cal Poly and finishes the weekend 6 p.m. Sunday again...

Dana Fujikuni finds a home at Long Beach State after a difficult freshman season

Dana Fujikuni finds a home at Long Beach State after a difficult freshman season

October 10, 2018

After a season of injuries, coaching staff changes and zero playing time, Dana Fujikuni was cut from the UC Davis women’s soccer team her freshman year. “I had an 8 a.m. meeting where [the head coach] c...

In Photos: Long Beach vs UC Irvine

In Photos: Long Beach vs UC Irvine

Austin Brumblay, Staff Photographer

October 8, 2018

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

Retired couple serves up enthusiasm for women’s volleyball

Retired couple serves up enthusiasm for women’s volleyball

October 7, 2018

If you walked into the back of Rascals, a teriyaki grill on Bellflower, you’d see a wall lined with Long Beach State sports memorabilia and posters, mostly representing women’s sports. The items in ...

Long Beach drops third in a row

Long Beach drops third in a row

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

October 5, 2018

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

Carly Hill went up to serve Long Beach’s first point against UC Irvine, only for the ball to hit the net. Four sets later, the freshman libero was on the other side of the ball coming from a UC Irvin...

COLUMN: One for the road, but not enough to compete

COLUMN: One for the road, but not enough to compete

October 2, 2018

Long Beach State women’s volleyball isn’t what it used to be. It’s not a dominant team that owns the Big West and wins NCAA championships. The 49ers are on a rebuild, and the biggest obstacle is the...

Long Beach faces tough conference matchups ahead

Long Beach faces tough conference matchups ahead

James H. Williams, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2018

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

For the first time in three years, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team has begun conference play 2-0. The 49ers will try to extend their Big West conference win streak to three 7 p.m. Friday again...

Women’s soccer conference opener ends in a draw

Women’s soccer conference opener ends in a draw

September 28, 2018

FULLERTON — Amidst a sea of orange at Titan Stadium, Long Beach fans jumped out of their seats when a goal off the left foot of senior midfielder Dana Fujikuni tied the game in the second half. The goal pushed the game into double overtime, but n...