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Long Beach State track and field team beats UCLA

Long Beach State track and field team beats UCLA

March 5

The Long Beach State track and field team defeated UCLA in a dual meet Saturday at the Jack Rose Track. The men’s team had an overall score of 98 points to UCLA’s 71 and the women came out on to...

Long Beach State track coach represents LBSU and USA at Rio Olympics

Long Beach State track coach represents LBSU and USA at Rio Olympics

September 27

The ultimate honor for an athlete is to represent their country at the Olympics. For Long Beach State track coach LaTanya Sheffield, she’s had the opportunity to go to the Olympics both as a competitor...

LBSU track and field athletes ready for USA Championships

LBSU track and field athletes ready for USA Championships

Kayce Contatore, Assistant Sports Editor

June 27

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Track & Field

The Long Beach State Track and Field athletes continue to shine even after their season and collegiate careers are over. Four current and former athletes, all ranking in the top 35 in the nation, have q...

LBSU track and field ends award-filled season

LBSU track and field ends award-filled season

June 19

The Long Beach State track and field team ran faster, jumped higher and threw harder than ever before to break several long held school records throughout the 2015 season. The 49er men’s squad began...

49ers’ new track and field nearly complete

49ers’ new track and field nearly complete

April 29

Wayne Stickney, the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Major Gifts and Revenue at Long Beach State, spoke to the Daily 49er about the new Track & Field located next to the Horn Center. Stickney...

Construction of new $3.4 million track facility in progress

Anita Wang, Sports editor

October 13

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports, Sports News, Women's Track & Field

The last time Long Beach State’s track and field team competed on its home turf was eight years ago. In 2005, the team was forced to perform at Cerritos Community College because the LBSU facility was deemed inadequate to host meets. Track and field/cross country head coach Andy Sythe said his team won’t have to wait another year for a proper track. The eight-month construction process of building the Beach’s brand...

Track & Field team prepare for new facility

Anita Wang, Sports Editor

July 30

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports, Sports News, Women's Track & Field

After nearly a decade of not being able to compete on its own track, Long Beach State’s track and field team will finally be able to experience a brand new facility that can be used for home meets and practices. This project, which involves a complete replacement of the existing track and adding new bleachers, will cost around $4.5 million and is expected to be an eight month process beginning in September, according...

‘Niner Notes: LBSU’s Vic Couch retires

March 25

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

LBSU men’s basketball assistant coach Vic Couch retires Long Beach State assistant head coach Vic Couch announced his retirement Sunday after spending seven years with the men’s basketball team. Couch was on medical leave during the 2013-14 season, as an unspecified illness forced him to miss action. Head coach Dan Monson thanked Couch for  his assistance over the years. “I want to thank Vic [Couch] for ...

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