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Long Beach’s NCAA quarterfinal loss shows team is on the right track

Long Beach’s NCAA quarterfinal loss shows team is on the right track

December 3, 2018

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team suffered a 14-9 loss to UC San Diego Nov. 29 that booted it out of the team’s first NCAA tournament appearance since 1991. The 49ers battled hard in t...

Long Beach enters second round NCAA tournament matchup on seven-game win streak

Long Beach enters second round NCAA tournament matchup on seven-game win streak

November 28, 2018

After an opening round victory against Pomona-Pitzer Saturday, the Long Beach State men’s water polo team will play in the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time since 1991. LBSU will play 1 p.m. Th...

Long Beach State advances to NCAA quarterfinals

Long Beach State advances to NCAA quarterfinals

November 24, 2018

Freshman utility Garrett Zaan waited patiently in the center as the 49ers worked the ball around the perimeter on the powerplay. After three one-touch passes he rose from the water, received the ball at ...

Long Beach strikes conference gold

Long Beach strikes conference gold

November 18, 2018

As Long Beach junior attacker Austin Stewart finished his follow through on a spin-shot goal midway through the fourth quarter of the conference final against Pacific he and the student section fist-pumped in un...

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 hosts Conference Tournament, faces previous host Pepperdine

Long Beach hosts Conference Tournament, faces previous host Pepperdine

November 14, 2018

Long Beach State (11-11, 3-2) heads into the Golden Coast Conference tournament Friday as the No. 3 seed out of five teams. Due to the tragic wildfires in Ventura county, No. 2 Pepperdine will no longer...

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...

No. 8 Long Beach looks to end its skid at UCSB

No. 8 Long Beach looks to end its skid at UCSB

October 23, 2018

After a two-week drought, Long Beach State men's water polo will travel to UC Santa Barbara Friday in desperate search of a win. The 49ers have lost their last four games, putting them in a 7-10 hole. A ...