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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...

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 49ers drown the Rainbow Wahine

The 49ers drown the Rainbow Wahine

February 25, 2018

With the game tied at 70 and 4.4 seconds left, freshman guard Shanaijah Davison attempted to drive left with a chance to win. However, pressure defense by junior guard Tia Kanoa gave Davison problems an...

The 49ers may have found its duo of the future

The 49ers may have found its duo of the future

February 21, 2018

It has been a long season for Long Beach State’s women’s basketball team. With the team’s massive turnover during the offseason and loss of experience on the roster, the 49ers have lost the thund...

The 49ers climb over the Titans

The 49ers climb over the Titans

February 18, 2018

Amid a flurry of slapping hands as she grabbed an offensive rebound, senior guard Cecily Wilson kept her composure and snatched the ball in mid-air, forcing the referee to call a foul. Smiling as she walked to the fr...

LBSU has a date with the best in the Big West Conference

Jarrod Castillo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

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

With six games left and one game separating ninth place Long Beach State and eighth place Cal State Fullerton, the last spot in the Big West Tournament is up for grabs. After splitting the first two games of a three-game road trip against Cal State Northridge and Cal Poly, Long Beach State women’s basketball team (3-21, 1-9 Big West) looks to gain ground in the Big West Conference. However, the top-seeded UC Davis Aggies (20-4, 10-...

LBSU women’s basketball stuns the Matadors of CSUN

Jarrod Castillo, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018

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

With her pink headband on and sweat dripping down her face, freshman guard Shanaijah Davidson stepped up to the free-throw line, calmly sinking two free-throws to quiet the hostile CSUN crowd with 15 seconds left. Hitting those free throws would give her 29 points on the night, tying her career-high. More importantly, those two free throws gave Long Beach State women’s basketball team a 59-51 win over CSUN, it’s fir...

Jeff Cammon returns to Long Beach after successful stints at Cal and Colorado

Jeff Cammon returns to Long Beach after successful stints at Cal and Colorado

February 7, 2018

With Jody Wynn leaving the Long Beach State women’s basketball program, newly-appointed head coach Jeff Cammon has culminated a family culture for his players and staff. Junior guard Martina McCowan immediately noticed the ...