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LBSU head coach Dan Monson signs 5-year contract extension

LBSU head coach Dan Monson signs 5-year contract extension

April 1, 2018

Updated: April 2, 2018 at 11:53 a.m. Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee announced Thursday that men’s basketball head coach Dan Monson signed a five-year contract extension. “Coach Monson is committed to returning ou...

No. 1 Long Beach State takes down No. 4 UC Irvine in five set thriller

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

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

The No.1 ranked Long Beach men’s volleyball team did something that it hasn’t done all season. On Friday, the 49ers played five sets and were pushed the distance against No. 4 UC Irvine edging the Anteaters in a five set thriller at the Walter Pyramid. Long Beach (20-0, 5-0 Big West) would start the match with a slow and flat energy. The team would struggle to put kills away at the net in the first set, hitting a unim...

No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball assistant moving up the ranks

No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball assistant moving up the ranks

April 1, 2018

While the campus at Long Beach State has been quiet for spring break, the No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team made some noise of its own. On Wednesday, the men’s volleyball program promoted a...

Gabe Levin makes his return to the court this weekend

Gabe Levin makes his return to the court this weekend

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2018

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

Gabe Levin’s final collegiate career game ended with a missed tipped shot that sent the Long Beach State men’s basketball team home as a first round exit, but now he will be able to play one more g...

Long Beach State clinches series against Cal State Fullerton with 3-1 win in the rubber match

Long Beach State clinches series against Cal State Fullerton with 3-1 win in the rubber match

March 25, 2018

After Cal State Fullerton evened its non-conference series against Long Beach State Saturday, head coach Rick Vanderhook couldn’t help but acknowledge the Dirtbags’ scheduled pitcher for game three,...

Long Beach State tops Cal State Fullerton in newest chapter of storied rivalry

Long Beach State tops Cal State Fullerton in newest chapter of storied rivalry

March 24, 2018

Jarren Duran didn’t waste any time in taking out his frustrations of losing to Cal State Fullerton in game three of the NCAA Super Regional at Blair field last June. The first pitch of Friday’s non-conf...

No. 5 LBSU continues its win streak in a rainy day double-header

No. 5 LBSU continues its win streak in a rainy day double-header

March 23, 2018

Long Beach battled through rain and heavy winds but still managed to roll past two opponents Thursday, coming only one set shy of sweeping both teams. No. 5 Long Beach beach volleyball (8-1) played its third double ...

Long Beach State: The powerhouse of volleyball

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

March 20, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports

All the craze is about March Madness right now, and while both Long Beach State basketball teams disappointed in the Big West Tournament this season, there are two teams on campus that are in for a championship run this year. The No. 1 ranked men’s volleyball team is currently undefeated at 19-0, while the No. 5 beach volleyball team has only dropped one match in its first four games. It’s not every day you are given t...