LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Coaches of the Big West Conference chose the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team to finish second behind Hawaii for the third consecutive year. The 49ers have finished with at least a second place standing in the past decade, claiming the top spot... Read more »

Early tests for men’s basketball

Early tests for men’s basketball

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Long Beach State isn’t exactly known for playing in the most celebrated conference in Division I basketball, but this upcoming season’s schedule showcases a competitive preseason run, as they will be playing eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament in the 2013-14 campaign, including... Read more »

Men’s basketball face one of the toughest non conference schedules in the nation

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 15, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Long Beach State isn’t exactly known for playing in the most celebrated conference in Division I basketball, but this upcoming season’s schedule showcases a competitive preseason run, as they will be playing eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament in the 2013-14 campaign, including... Read more »

Dirtbag becomes 45th player to make it to the big leagues

Dirtbag becomes 45th player to make it to the big leagues

Josh Bentrem , Media Manager
August 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

Long Beach State has added yet another player to its list of major leaguers brought up by head coach Troy Buckley and the Dirtbags team. Matt Duffy became the 45th player to work his way to an MLB roster when the San Francisco Giants promoted him last Friday. Duffy came out of LBSU in 2012 as the... Read more »

Dirtbags show glory during summer league games

Dirtbags show glory during summer league games

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
August 6, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Long Beach State’s reputation as one of the best baseball programs in the country is well earned, considering the amount of talent it has produced. As fans and spectators, though, we usually only see the final results — not the rigorous process necessary for college kids to make it to the pros. While... Read more »

LBSU women’s volleyball recruiting class named one of the best in the country

LBSU women’s volleyball recruiting class named one of the best in the country

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
July 30, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Volleyball

The 2014 recruiting class for Long Beach State women’s volleyball team was dubbed as one of the best in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com, ranking 10th out of over a thousand collegiate teams in the country. This would also give the program the highest ranking in the Big West Conference. As the 49ers... Read more »

Track & Field team prepare for new facility

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
July 30, 2014
Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports, 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... Read more »

Moving on from the World Cup

Moving on from the World Cup

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
July 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the World Cup now firmly in our memories, the soccer world returns to business as usual as clubs try to improve via the transfer window. Soccer's summer transfer season, which lasts from July 1 to August 31, is rampant with speculation and false rumors. Though it could be very entertaining for... Read more »