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Defense shines in men’s water polo home finale

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

November 21, 2008

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

Junior goalkeeper Derek Wiebe-Bailey and men's water polo head coach Gavin Arroyo echoed the same message about Saturday afternoon's victory over UC Irvine."We want to peak at the end of the season," Arroyo said.No. 7 Long Beach State defeated the No. 10 Anteaters, 7-4, on Senior Day at the 49er Campus Pool.Trailing 2-0 with 1:08 left in the first half, senior Ashley Blythen sprinted out after a UCI miss and Wiebe-Bailey ...

Home sweet home: 49er men come from behind for wild victory

Home sweet home: 49er men come from behind for wild victory

November 21, 2008

On Homecoming Night at the Walter Pyramid, it was a game of runs. And did Long Beach State's men's basketball team ever have a good one to get themselves back in the game.The 49ers (1-2) erased a 23-po...

‘Niners pummel Spartans for first win of season

‘Niners pummel Spartans for first win of season

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

November 21, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With guards Karina Figueroa and LaTorya Barbee out due to injuries, it was time for the 49ers' women's basketball team to put its low-post game on display.The team did exactly that."We've got a strong and ...

Love of sports guides Angels’ broadcaster through life’s maze

Love of sports guides Angels’ broadcaster through life’s maze

November 19, 2008

Los Angeles Angels play-by-play broadcaster Steve Physioc always knew he was passionate about sports.However, it was that same passion, and lack of focus, that put him on academic probation his first seme...

Men’s hoops to host Weber State for Homecoming

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 19, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After dropping close contests at national powers Brigham Young and Wisconsin last weekend, the 49er men's basketball team has Homecoming back at The Beach. The Weber State Wildcats visit the Walter Pyramid in the home opener Saturday at 4:05 p.m.LBSU (0-2), which has averaged 63 points per game and shot .442 percent from the field, has showcased a balanced attack led by senior guard Donovan Morris (12.5 PPG). Stephan Gillin...

Sports Picks: Cross country places in Top-15 at NCAA West Regional

Daily 49er sports staff

November 18, 2008

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Volleyball, Sports

Cross country'Niners produce Top-15 finishes at regionalThe 49er women finished 11th, while the men's team finished 15th at the NCAA West Regional in Palo Alto. Senior Sarah Apgar was LBSU's top finisher for the women's side, crossing the finish in 31st at a time of 20:56.72. She shed 18 seconds off her regional time from last season. Senior Carly Harris broke her previous regional best by a minute, clocking in at 21:03.55 t...

Sophomore volleyball player out for season, NCAA Tourney

Sophomore volleyball player out for season, NCAA Tourney

November 17, 2008

The Long Beach State women's volleyball team will be without sophomore outside hitter Ashley Lee for the rest of the season.Against CS Fullerton on Nov. 4, Lee partially tore the posterior cruciate ligam...

7 ex-49ers to be honored tonight

Daily 49er sports staff

November 17, 2008

Filed under Sports

2008 Hall of Fame Class:• Dan Bailey (1971-2007), Head athletic trainer• Don Baird (1975-77), Track and field • Jade Carvalho (1978-80), Field hockey• James Cotton (1996-97), Men's basketball• Tayyiba Haneef-Park (1998-2001), Women's volleyball/Track and field• John Kahler (1969-71), Football• Pete Manarino (1984-2006), Softball coachEvent: 49er Athletic Hall of Fame Induction CeremonyPlace: Ric...