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No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

November 17, 2018

Sports often serves as a unifying distraction from tragedy, a characteristic that was exemplified Saturday in a highly engaging Golden Coast Conference semifinal match between No. 3 seeded Long Beach State a...

Long Beach looks to bounce back at Mississippi State Friday

Long Beach looks to bounce back at Mississippi State Friday

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today

Coming off a 90-58 blowout loss at Arizona State Monday, Friday night’s game against No. 17 Mississippi State will be another big challenge for Long Beach State men’s basketball. The 49ers (1-2) wil...

Long Beach wraps up a notable 2018 season

Long Beach wraps up a notable 2018 season

November 16, 2018

Near the end of the 2018 season, the Long Beach State women’s soccer season reached its peak, then came crashing down.   The 49ers were Big West regular season champions, but were defeated 6-0 in the NCAA Tour...

Long Beach hosts Conference Tournament, faces previous host Pepperdine

Long Beach hosts Conference Tournament, faces previous host Pepperdine

November 14, 2018

Long Beach State (11-11, 3-2) heads into the Golden Coast Conference tournament Friday as the No. 3 seed out of five teams. Due to the tragic wildfires in Ventura county, No. 2 Pepperdine will no longer...

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

November 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

“You don’t stop playing until the whistle blows,” senior outside hitter Tyler Spriggs told her teammates from the sidelines in a tough game against Hawai’i Nov. 3. Leading has always been ...

Three takeaways from Long Beach at Arizona State

Three takeaways from Long Beach at Arizona State

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Today

  The 383 mile trek from the Walter Pyramid to Wells Fargo Arena ended in a 90-58 rout of the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. Arizona State put on a clinic against the 49ers; here are thr...

COLUMN: The experience of attending a homecoming game from a non-sports fan

COLUMN: The experience of attending a homecoming game from a non-sports fan

November 11, 2018

Often I’ve heard the yelling from outside my office, the cheering and swearing at the television from a handful of student reporters in the Daily 49er newsroom when the “big game” is on. Normally,...

Long Beach fails to get first win of the season against USC

Long Beach fails to get first win of the season against USC

Mark Lindahl, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team was unable to leave this Veterans Day with a win after dropping its second match of the season 86-50 against USC. “A higher caliber team makes us better. I ...