49ers look to go 3-0

49ers look to go 3-0

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take on defending Pac-12 champions USC on Friday in the Walter Pyramid. “They’re extremely athletic,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “They have a lot of experience back from that team that went to the NCAA Tournament last year. They’re explosive,... Read more »

LBSU takes season opener

LBSU takes season opener

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team defeated Seattle University 85-73 in its season opener Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. “It feels good to just get out on the court and compete against another team,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “I’m really pleased with our effort. I think our... Read more »

Reinforcements have arrived

Reinforcements have arrived

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Six players from the 2011-2012 squad are returning this year with some unfinished business. Two seasons ago, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team became the first team in Big West history to knock off the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the Big West Tournament; it was ten points away from the NCAA... Read more »

Old team, new beginnings

Old team, new beginnings

Alex Campos, Contributing Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

When women’s basketball season tips off on Nov. 14, Jodie Wynn will have a luxury that she hasn’t experienced in her six years as head coach at Long Beach State. “This is actually the first time we’ve had a fairly old team,” said Wynn, who returns all but two players from last years’ team... Read more »

Fighting on and off the court

Fighting on and off the court

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Senior guard Lauren Spargo grew up with a fire captain for a dad. The father-daughter stories did not consist of Disney princesses; instead, he told her about his experiences on the job. One story that she has carried with her since she was a child was about a car fire involving teenagers. She remembers... Read more »

49ers’ season comes to an end with loss to third-seeded Hawaii

49ers’ season comes to an end with loss to third-seeded Hawaii

Michael Morris, Assistant Sports Editor
March 12, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The 49ers’ march amid this month of madness came to a close on Tuesday night to prevent a trip to the Honda Center. Less than 24 hours after the Long Beach State women’s basketball team sent Cal State Fullerton back home with a 64-60 thriller at the Walter Pyramid, the sixth-seeded ‘Niners lost... Read more »

49ers use late run to take down Cal State Fullerton

49ers use late run to take down Cal State Fullerton

Michael Morris, Assistant Sports Editor
March 11, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team has lived to see another day. In a first round matchup that was deja vu for the returning players on last year’s team, the 49ers prevailed this time around, winning in a 64-60 thriller against a Cal State Fullerton team that they had split the season... Read more »

49ers to kick off Big West Tournament tonight

Michael Morris, Assistant Sports Editor
March 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

At a time where it's win or go home in the middle of March, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team will begin to write the final chapter of its season against the Fullerton team that it lost to at the same point last season. The sixth-seeded 49ers (16-14, 8-8 Big West) will remember last years... Read more »