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Long Beach forced to say goodbye, for now, to Mike Guardabascio and J.J. Fiddler

Long Beach forced to say goodbye, for now, to Mike Guardabascio and J.J. Fiddler

January 28, 2018

The massive sports market that is Long Beach and the surrounding areas lost two pioneers of coverage Thursday. Mike Guardabascio and J.J. Fiddler, both 33, were laid off by the Southern California News...

Sports spring back into action

Sports Staff

January 28, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, Women's Volleyball, Women's Water Polo

The Daily 49er sports staff compiled a list of sports that will be in play during the Spring 2018 semester. We did a breakdown of the following sports that are in action: women’s tennis, women’s water polo, beach volleyball, track and field, baseball and softball. Women's tennis: The Long Beach women’s tennis team started its season this past week Friday against UC Riverside. The 49ers picked up a 5-2 victory over the Highlanders for their first win of the season and in the Big West ...

LBSU drops its eleventh in a row against Cal Poly

LBSU drops its eleventh in a row against Cal Poly

January 27, 2018

The 49ers’ woes this season continue as they find themselves winless since Dec. 7. The Long Beach State women’s basketball team (2-17, 0-6 Big West) fell to the Cal Poly Mustangs (10-8, 4-2 Big West), 75-64, behind senior guard Dynn Leaupepe’s 23...

LBSU struggles in Big West Conference home opener against UC Santa Barbara

LBSU struggles in Big West Conference home opener against UC Santa Barbara

January 21, 2018

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team played its first Big West Conference home game at the Walter Pyramid against UC Santa Barbara, but fell 90-74 Saturday. “It was probably our worst defensive gam...

No. 7 Tennessee too much for LBSU

No. 7 Tennessee too much for LBSU

December 21, 2017

It was never a close match, but the Long Beach State women’s basketball team showed signs of improvement in its 90-61 loss against No.7 Tennessee. LBSU (2-9) was led by freshman guard Ma’Qhi Berry...

Five takeaways from 49ers’ 65-63 victory over Grand Canyon

Jerel Abella, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017

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

After Long Beach State (2-7) defeated Grand Canyon (2-7) Thursday, a contributing writer compiled a breakdown of the team’s performance. 1. Key Contributors: Senior guard Cecily Wilson and freshman center Emma Merriweather both came up huge with big performances, notching up double- doubles. Merriweather had a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds, as Wilson came away with a season-high 14 points and career-best 13 rebounds. The freshman found her groove in the third quarter, scor...

Emma Merriweather’s career-high performance propels LBSU women’s basketball over the Lopes’

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

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

Long Beach State’s women’s basketball guard Cecily Wilson bounced the ball three times, took a deep breath and buried the game-winning free throw against Grand Canyon to clinch the 49ers’ second win of the season. Freshmen center Emma Merriweather had a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds, while  Wilson contributed with 14 points and a career-best 13 boards. LBSU (2-7) came out on top 65-63 against Grand Can...

LBSU head back to Arizona to take on the Lopes

LBSU head back to Arizona to take on the Lopes

December 6, 2017

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will head back to Arizona to take on Grand Canyon for the last match  of a six-game road trip. The last time the 49ers were in Arizona, the team picked up it...