Jody and Derek Wynn have made 49ers contenders

Jody and Derek Wynn have made 49ers contenders

William Hernandez
March 5, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball

Jody met Derek Wynn in her junior year at Southern California. Derek, then a student at Cal State Fullerton, coached high school basketball. “A mutual friend of ours, who was a football player at USC introduced us,” Jody said. “It was late in my junior year; he came to a couple games, and so... Read more »

Payback on Senior Night

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Women's Basketball

Two points shy of 1000 career points, senior guard Lauren Spargo will lead the Long Beach women’s basketball team in its last two games of the season starting Thursday at Cal State Northridge. “It’s just exciting, to know that I was a college basketball player that accomplished something,”... Read more »

LBSU drops thriller, defeats Fullerton

William Hernandez, Assistant sport editor
March 2, 2015
Filed under Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

  The Long Beach State women’s basketball team split a pair of weekend conference games with a 47-46 on Thursday loss to Hawaii and 69-62 win on Sunday at Cal State Fullerton. With 33 seconds left against Hawaii (20-7, 12-2), senior guard Hallie Meneses slashed into the paint for two of... Read more »

Back in the LBC

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

One high-profile school after another will await the Long Beach State softball team at Mayfair Park for the Long Beach Louisville Slugger Invitational, which starts Thursday night. Head coach Kim Sowder said she is confident in the 49ers (7-8), who lost four of their last five games, and believes... Read more »

49ers trying to stop losing skid

49ers trying to stop losing skid

William Hernandez, contributing writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will enter the final stretch of its regular season when it hosts Big West leader Hawaii Thursday night inside the Walter Pyramid. The 49ers (20-6, 7-5) are 0-2 after losing leading scorer Raven Benton and leading rebounder Devin Hudson to season-ending... Read more »

49ers lose a battle in the last seconds

49ers lose a battle in the last seconds

William Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor
February 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team lost three key players to injury in a heartbreaking 58-57 loss in overtime to Cal Poly Saturday in the Walter Pyramid. Three pivotal 49er players went down with injuries: Junior center Devin Hudson, sophomore guard Raven Benton and sophomore guard Jewelyn... Read more »

49ers blow out the Gauchos by 30                                                      

49ers blow out the Gauchos by 30                                                      

William Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor
February 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Inside a quiet and nearly empty arena, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team blasted winless UC Santa Barbara 68-38 on Thursday night in the Walter Pyramid. Despite playing in front of a small crowd, the 49ers (20-4, 7-3) enjoyed the silence, limiting UCSB (0-22, 0-9) to a combined 38 points... Read more »

49ers edge out Titans

49ers edge out Titans

William Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor
February 1, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team defeated Cal State Fullerton 74-70 Saturday night in the Walter Pyramid. The victory took every bit of regulation before the 49ers (18-3, 5-2) cemented their win against CSUF (9-10, 3-3). The Beach entered the game with a two-game losing streak, its longest... Read more »