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Phoenix range too much for the 49ers

Phoenix range too much for the 49ers

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

February 20, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreWhen the NCAA moved the 3-point line back this season, the concern was it would hurt the mid-major teams that used the outside shot to offset their lack of size against the big-time programs.Som...

LBSU drops pitching duel in front of record Blair crowd

LBSU drops pitching duel in front of record Blair crowd

February 20, 2009

Box scoreIt can't always be a picture perfect game just because it's a home opener.The Long Beach State Dirtbags dropped their second game of the season to the 24th-ranked University of Southern Califo...

Beach tennis triumphs in Big West opener

Beach tennis triumphs in Big West opener

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

February 19, 2009

Filed under Sports

After struggling through doubles action, the Long Beach State women's tennis team woke up in singles play Friday afternoon.The No. 42-ranked 49ers defeated visiting Cal State Northridge, 5-2, in their ...

Dirtbags’ late rally falls short in season opener

Daniel Ramirez, Assistant sports editor

February 19, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Box scoreLOS ANGELES, Calif. — The velocity was too much for the Long Beach State Dirtbags, falling at the hands of the University of Southern California Trojans, 5-2, Friday night at Dedeaux Field. The Trojans (1-0) jumped out to an early lead behind starting pitcher Brad Boxberger, who kept the Dirtbags (0-1) off balance through six innings in the season opener for both teams. Boxberger (1-0) recorded a career-high 11 str...

Poor shooting in 2nd half hurts 49er women

Poor shooting in 2nd half hurts 49er women

Jeffrey Hensiek, Staff writer

February 19, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreThe Long Beach State 49ers were unable to contain visitng UC Riverside in the second half as they dropped Friday's women's basketball contest, 64-48.UCR senior Kemie Nkele stole the show at the...

Dirtbags 2009 opener Friday in Los Angeles

Dirtbags 2009 opener Friday in Los Angeles

February 18, 2009

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part preview, which is broken down by position players and pitchers. Part one focuses on the position players. Part two will run Tuesday.Dirtbag baseball is almost back...

49er men move into 1st-place tie

49er men move into 1st-place tie

February 17, 2009

Box scoreFULLERTON, Calif. — After Cal State Fullerton's dramatic come-from-behind, last-second win last month, the Long Beach State men's basketball team returned the favor Wednesday night.In front of a r...

Women’s golf: LBSU ties for 6th

Women’s golf: LBSU ties for 6th

Daily 49er sports staff

February 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Golf, Sports

Aztec Spring Invitational ResultsSalt Creek Golf Course in San Diego(Standing) Player (Score)/(Rd. 1-Rd. 2-Rd. 3)/Total(T-2) Lee Lopez (+5)              74-77-70        &n...