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Dan Monson keeps his money in his new restructured contract

Dan Monson keeps his money in his new restructured contract

April 15, 2018

After 11 years at Long Beach State, men’s basketball head coach Dan Monson signed a restructured five-year contract which prioritized incentives for winning and came with a $75,080 pay cut. Under the current ...

Local recruits can be a solution for the 49ers’ struggles

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018

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

Long Beach is home to many prominent professional athletes and has become a powerhouse city for college scouts to recruit players. Despite Long Beach State being right in the heart of all the talent, it continues to struggle in bringing homegrown student-athletes to play for the city they grew up in. Over head coach Dan Monson’s 11-year career at Long Beach State, he has only recruited four athletes from Long Beach ...

Same story, different day for the men’s basketball team

Same story, different day for the men’s basketball team

April 3, 2018

Change is a natural part of life — and while sometimes it can be difficult, most of the time it is necessary. In Dan Monson’s 11-year tenure at Long Beach State, he has taken the men’s basketball team to only one NCAA tournament all the way back in 2012. This year, the 49ers...

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 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...

Long Beach State student athletes are fundraising to travel to Panama

Diego Gómez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Some student-athletes at Long Beach State will have the opportunity of a lifetime. From May 25 to June 3, student athletes will live, eat and work in Panama to take part in cultural learning activities. LBSU athletics, in partnership with Courts for Kids, aims to cultivate top players inside the classroom and on the field. “The Panama trip is an extension of making Long Beach State Athletics great,” Long Beach women'...

Dirtbags’ stadium to be renamed in honor of long time benefactor Marilyn Bohl

Dirtbags’ stadium to be renamed in honor of long time benefactor Marilyn Bohl

December 12, 2017

Blair Field, home of the Long Beach State Dirtbags, has been renamed Bohl Diamond at Blair Field it was announced Monday after long-time benefactor Marilyn Bohl made a $5 million dollar contribution to the program. “It’s unbelievable that someone ...

Beach Pride Referendum hangs in balance

Beach Pride Referendum hangs in balance

December 10, 2017

Students athletes can rest knowing their scholarship dollars are safe — for now — after the Student Fee Advisory Committee delayed a move to reallocate the Beach Pride Referendum indefinitely in a...