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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

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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...

Fourth time’s a charm

Fourth time’s a charm

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 1, 2008

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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...

Final Olympic results headline Sports Picks

Daily 49er sports staff

September 1, 2008

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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...

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

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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...

Women’s volleyball season starts with 3-1 win

Daniel Ramirez, Staff writer

August 28, 2008

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One could say that after the first match of the season, the Long Beach State women's volleyball team is digging the fact that the 2008 season is now underway.The 24th-ranked 49ers opened up their season with a 3-1 victory Friday against the University of San Francisco Dons (25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20) in a match chock-full of digs and rallies at the Walter Pyramid.The first set had a couple of big rallies, including one sp...

Freshmen duo helps 49ers sweep Indiana, 3-0

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

August 28, 2008

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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...

49ers tame Bulldogs, 4-0, in opener

49ers tame Bulldogs, 4-0, in opener

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

August 22, 2008

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Long Beach State forward Kristen Kiefer said the team had been working a lot on set pieces during practice.It paid off.The 49ers women's soccer team defeated Gonzaga, 4-0, in its season-opener on Friday, with ...

Seniors focused on erasing past results

By Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

August 22, 2008

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Two consecutive regular season Big West Conference titles have yet to result into the Long Beach State women's soccer team's first NCAA Tournament appearance.The Big West Tournament is one step on the path to redemption."Every year we feel like we do well in the conference and we beat all the teams that we play," senior goalkeeper Liz Ramos said. "Then, we get to the [conference tournament] and the same teams that we beat in ...