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Chugg it at the Nugget: Episode 7

Chugg it at the Nugget: Episode 7

November 17, 2018

Sports editor Kevin Colindres and assistant sports editor Alex Manfredi discuss sports, life, and anything else happening at Long Beach State's The Nugget Bar & Grill. https://soundcloud.com/daily49er/chugg-it-at-the-nugget-episode-7  

No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

November 17, 2018

Sports often serves as a unifying distraction from tragedy, a characteristic that was exemplified Saturday in a highly engaging Golden Coast Conference semifinal match between No. 3 seeded Long Beach State a...

Long Beach wraps up a notable 2018 season

Long Beach wraps up a notable 2018 season

November 16, 2018

Near the end of the 2018 season, the Long Beach State women’s soccer season reached its peak, then came crashing down.   The 49ers were Big West regular season champions, but were defeated 6-0 in the NCAA Tour...

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

November 14, 2018

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

“You don’t stop playing until the whistle blows,” senior outside hitter Tyler Spriggs told her teammates from the sidelines in a tough game against Hawai’i Nov. 3. Leading has always been ...

COLUMN: The experience of attending a homecoming game from a non-sports fan

COLUMN: The experience of attending a homecoming game from a non-sports fan

November 11, 2018

Often I’ve heard the yelling from outside my office, the cheering and swearing at the television from a handful of student reporters in the Daily 49er newsroom when the “big game” is on. Normally,...

Long Beach fails to get first win of the season against USC

Long Beach fails to get first win of the season against USC

Mark Lindahl, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team was unable to leave this Veterans Day with a win after dropping its second match of the season 86-50 against USC. “A higher caliber team makes us better. I ...

Long Beach turns slow start into a win on Homecoming

Long Beach turns slow start into a win on Homecoming

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2018

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

  The Walter Pyramid was filled for Homecoming Saturday before a crowd of 3,888 to see the first home men’s basketball game of the season, the men’s volleyball championship ring ceremony and ...

No. 6 Long Beach edges No. 11 UC Irvine for fourth straight win

No. 6 Long Beach edges No. 11 UC Irvine for fourth straight win

November 10, 2018

The chattering crowd slowly fell silent as redshirt junior attacker Austin Stewart prepared to take a penalty shot in the third quarter of a tie game. His shot into the right side of the net brought a roar...