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Late first-half barrage keys 70-57 victory over Cal Poly

Late first-half barrage keys 70-57 victory over Cal Poly

Matt Moreno, Staff writer

January 3, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's basketball team used a 14-0 run in last two minutes of the first half to put away the Cal Poly Mustangs for good, 70-57, at the Walter Pyramid on Sunday.The 49ers (7-7, 2-0 Big ...

Men’s volleyball defeats Alberta for exhibition split

Men’s volleyball defeats Alberta for exhibition split

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

January 2, 2009

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Head coach Alan Knipe and the Long Beach State men's volleyball team made the proper adjustments against Alberta on Saturday night.After being swept by Canada's defending national champions the previous n...

‘Niners too much for Gauchos at the Pyramid

‘Niners too much for Gauchos at the Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

January 2, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In his first career Big West Conference game, Long Beach State freshman point guard Casper Ware looked like a veteran Friday night.Ware torched the Gauchos for 21 points as LBSU (6-7, 1-0 Big West) beat...

Losses, season-ending injuries mount for LBSU women

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

January 2, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Head coach Mary Hegarty may have lost more than the Big West Conference opener Friday night.Long Beach State was routed, 66-48, by host UC Santa Barbara at The Thunderdome.Junior transfer Whitney Fields notched her third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds, in addition to four steals, to pace the ‘Niners (3-9, 0-1 Big West). Junior guard Lauren Sims added 10 points and was the only other 49er to...

Mistakes doom men’s volleyball against top-ranked Canadian team

Mistakes doom men’s volleyball against top-ranked Canadian team

January 1, 2009

The defending Canadian national champions gave the Long Beach State men's volleyball team a quick season-opening loss Friday afternoon.The Alberta Golden Bears defeated the 49ers 30-24, 30-24, 30-27 i...

Men’s, women’s hoops gear up for Big West play

Men’s, women’s hoops gear up for Big West play

December 30, 2008

For a while, it looked like head coach Dan Monson and the Long Beach State men's basketball team was going to enter its Big West Conference schedule with a winning record.The 49ers (5-7) dropped an 86-...

‘Niners have ‘Fields’ day against Aggies

‘Niners have ‘Fields’ day against Aggies

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

December 21, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Junior center Whitney Fields responded to head coach Mary Hegarty's decision to bring her off the bench on Monday night.Fields scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Long ...

Morris helps LBSU stop 4-game skid, stun Temple

Morris helps LBSU stop 4-game skid, stun Temple

Matt Moreno, Staff writer

December 21, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The 49er men's basketball team saw the return of its defensive intensity and swagger on Monday night.Long Beach State held off a late rally by the Temple Owls to win, 76-71, at the Walter Pyramid.It was...