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The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

May 13, 2018

Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018...

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

May 13, 2018

It’s a rare feat when an athlete is able to secure a championship as a player and a coach. Long Beach State men’s volleyball head coach Alan Knipe has put himself in an elite group by becoming the ...

A new dynasty has arrived

A new dynasty has arrived

May 6, 2018

From the very first day of practice this year, the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s philosophy was to get one to two percent better every day. I’d say the team still isn’t at its best after win...

Long Beach State breaks two year semi-final curse

Long Beach State breaks two year semi-final curse

May 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Pauley Pavilion went silent, the ball was in play and No. 1 Long Beach State was attempting to end the match for the seventh time in the set. A rally ensued as both teams refused to give i...

Long Beach State senior has one last shot at title

Long Beach State senior has one last shot at title

May 2, 2018

In front of a Walter Pyramid crowd of over 2,200, Long Beach State senior outside hitter Bjarne Huus would rise up and unleash a 60 mph rocket from his right arm. The serve would dive down the left sideline, landing j...

Long Beach State setter and opposite take home hardware

Long Beach State setter and opposite take home hardware

April 25, 2018

A week after being honored with the All-Big West Team awards, juniors Kyle Ensing and Josh Tuaniga added two more trophies to their mantles. Off The Block awarded Ensing with the Bryan Ivie Award, which is given to the...

No. 1 Long Beach looks to finish its season with a championship

No. 1 Long Beach looks to finish its season with a championship

April 22, 2018

The last time Long Beach State won a national championship, Michael Jordan finished his second three-peat with the Chicago Bulls, Google had just launched its search engine and the very first MP3 player w...

No. 1 Long Beach State sweeps No. 6 Hawaii for Big West Conference title

No. 1 Long Beach State sweeps No. 6 Hawaii for Big West Conference title

April 22, 2018

In what can only be described as redemption, the No. 1 seed Long Beach State men’s volleyball team dismantled the No. 2 seed University of Hawaii Saturday in the Big West tournament championship, pleasing 2,32...