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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 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 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 trounce UC San Diego in 3-0 sweep for Big West title

No. 1 Long Beach State trounce UC San Diego in 3-0 sweep for Big West title

April 8, 2018

The ball would go back and forth over the net multiple times before creating a two-on-one matchup at the net, UC San Diego’s Nathan Thalken against Long Beach State junior outside hitter Kyle Ensing and ...

Long Beach States TJ DeFalco’s decision to stay at Long Beach

Long Beach States TJ DeFalco’s decision to stay at Long Beach

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

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

After leading the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team to a second consecutive Final Four in 2017, it is no surprise that a professional team in Italy came knocking on the doorstep of junior outside h...

LBSU men’s volleyball beats No. 2 UCLA to stay No. 1

LBSU men’s volleyball beats No. 2 UCLA to stay No. 1

February 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES — The two best volleyball teams in the country squared off for the second time in five days Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion. No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team edged out No. 2 UCLA in a nail biting four set match. LBSU (14-0) came into the...

No. 1 Long Beach State takes down No. 2 UCLA in home victory

No. 1 Long Beach State takes down No. 2 UCLA in home victory

February 18, 2018

The No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team remained undefeated after beating No. 2 UCLA in an electric four-set match Saturday at the Walter Pyramid. The match took place in front of a men’s volleyball re...