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Women’s soccer drops first game of season

Women’s soccer drops first game of season

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 6, 2008

Filed under Sports

They had balls hit the post and sail over the crossbar, but the 49ers just couldn't get it in the back of the net.As dominant as Long Beach State looked on the stat sheet, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas...

MMA returns to the Pyramid

MMA returns to the Pyramid

September 2, 2008

The Beach may slowly become the new home for the Total Fighting Alliance (TFA).  After already hosting TFA 11, the Walter Pyramid will be the venue for TFA 12: "Brawl at the Beach," as the hard-hi...

49ers travel to Sunshine State

Daily 49er sports staff

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

LONG BEACH STATE (3-0 record)-Four players have 30-plus kills, led by freshman Cat Highmark and junior Naomi  Washington's team-high 33.-LBSU's defense averages more than 20 digs per set, and senior libero Iris Murray leads all 49ers with 60 total digs.- "I think the Florida trip will be fun," head coach Brian Gimmillaro said. "I always like to take the team to an area of the country they haven't been." Vs. FLORIDA STATE (3-0...

Men’s golf team to play the course in style

Men’s golf team to play the course in style

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

September 2, 2008

Filed under Sports

First-year men's golf coach Bill Poutre didn't take long to make an impact, turning a friendship into an opportunity for Long Beach State. Poutre and Back 9 USA agreed to a partnership in mid-August...

Final Olympic results headline Sports Picks

Daily 49er sports staff

September 1, 2008

Filed under Sports

OlympicsFour gold medals highlight former 49ers' performancesEx-Long Beach State standout Misty May-Treanor won her second consecutive gold medal with teammate Kerri Walsh, winning 21-18, 21-18 over China in women's beach volleyball Aug. 21. The U.S. men's indoor volleyball team — featuring ex-49ers Tom Hoff, David Lee and Scott Touzinsky — rode an emotional wave to the gold medal, defeating world No. 1-ranked...

Fourth time’s a charm

Fourth time’s a charm

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 1, 2008

Filed under Sports

Focus seems to be the key word floating around the Long Beach State women's soccer team practice field.After three straight conference tournament exits, the ten seniors on this squad know they will need...

LBSU improves to 3-0 with win over Missouri State

LBSU improves to 3-0 with win over Missouri State

Daniel Ramirez, Staff writer

August 30, 2008

Filed under Sports

The Long Beach State Invitational ended with a bang as the 49ers' women's volleyball team closed out its third match with a 3-1 victory over the Missouri State Bears (23-25, 25-20, 25-19, 25...

Freshmen duo helps 49ers sweep Indiana, 3-0

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

August 28, 2008

Filed under Sports

It didn't take long for a pair of starting freshmen on the Long Beach State women's volleyball team to contribute Friday night.The No. 24-ranked 49ers swept Indiana, 3-0, in the second match of a doubleheader in front of 1,348 at the Walter Pyramid.LBSU (2-0) won 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 with help from the freshmen tandem of Caitlin Ledoux and Cat Highmark, who each tallied a team-high nine kills in just their second career ma...