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No. 6 Long Beach heads to Hawaii for the Big West Tournament

No. 6 Long Beach heads to Hawaii for the Big West Tournament

April 25, 2018

The Big West beach volleyball tournament this weekend will feature three teams ranked top 10 in the nation. No. 3 Hawaii, No. 4 Cal Poly and No. 6 Long Beach State will battle for the Big West Confere...

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...

No. 1 Long Beach State headed to Big West Championship

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018

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

Three methodical steps, a jump and a thunderous swing of the right arm unleashed a 65 mph rocket serve from Long Beach State junior outside hitter TJ DeFalco, leaving opposing libero Emmett Enriques stuck like a deer in headlights as the ball would bite him in the shoulder and shoot into the crowd for a service ace. DeFalco would end the night with a match high four service aces to go along with his nine kills, three digs...

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

March 14, 2018

The process of making diamonds is a complicated, yet simple process: a lump of coal (or carbon) faces immense heat and pressure underground and if everything goes well, a diamond is formed. With a...

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

March 12, 2018

“If we stop Gabe Levin, we stop Long Beach,” Fullerton sophomore forward Jackson Rowe said during [the Big West quarter finals]. This quote has been resonating with me ever since Thursday’s heartbreaking 7...

LBSU women’s soccer ready to make push for a Big West Conference Tournament spot

LBSU women’s soccer ready to make push for a Big West Conference Tournament spot

October 25, 2017

It’s make-or-break time for the defending Big West Conference champions. The Long Beach State women’s soccer team will need positive results from its next two games to have any chance of qualifying fo...

Jody and Derek Wynn have made 49ers contenders

Jody and Derek Wynn have made 49ers contenders

March 5, 2015

Jody met Derek Wynn in her junior year at Southern California. Derek, then a student at Cal State Fullerton, coached high school basketball. “A mutual friend of ours, who was a football player at...