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NL MVP race not so close

NL MVP race not so close

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

November 17, 2008

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The voters made the right choice giving the National League's Most Valuable Player award to St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols.Sure, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard led the majors...

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...

No. 10 49ers sink No. 18 Pacific for first conference win

No. 10 49ers sink No. 18 Pacific for first conference win

November 16, 2008

LBSU wins first conference match, clinches spot in tournamentThe 49ers won their first conference match of the year in a victory over the University of Pacific, 13-6, on Sunday at the 49er Campus Pool....

Shooting help arrives

Shooting help arrives

Francisco Juanillo, Contributing writer

November 16, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Stephan Gilling is ready to play his first home basketball game in a 49er jersey after patiently waiting a year on the bench.Gilling transferred from Colorado State University to Long Beach State during t...

‘Niners fall late to No. 21 Badgers

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 15, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

A trip to Brigham Young and Wisconsin was not expected to yield much for the Long Beach State men's basketball team.But a 10-point loss to BYU on Friday and a very close 68-61 loss to No. 21 Wisconsin Sunday afternoon shows how far this team has come in a very short time.Wisconsin senior Marcus Landry was the second super-forward to doom the 'Niners in as many games. After BYU All-American Lee Cummard took it to LBSU two days a...

49er women’s home opener spoiled by Aztecs

49er women’s home opener spoiled by Aztecs

Matt Moreno, Contributing writer

November 15, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The 49ers' women's basketball team couldn't hold off a fierce San Diego State offensive attack as they fell to the Aztecs, 67-59, in the season opener at the Walter Pyramid Sunday afternoon.After a lack...

Ingrassia-led women’s soccer program arrives in national spotlight

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

November 14, 2008

Filed under Sports

LOS ANGELES — Long Beach State head coach Mauricio Ingrassia has taken the first step in turning the women's soccer program into a national contender.The 49ers, led by 11 seniors, eight of which comprise Ingrassia's first recruiting class, lost 1-0 in the first round of their NCAA Women's College Cup debut against the University of San Diego on Friday night.The future of 49er soccer isn't lost on the Big West Conference...