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 the top of his drive, and flung it into the net for his fourth goal of[Read More…]
Author: Sports Editor
The Long Beach State women’s basketball team escaped a 13-point comeback by Idaho to earn its first win of the season 70-63. The 49ers led for most of the match, but the Vandals were able to take the lead with 3:20 left in the game. A couple of offensive rebounds[Read More…]
In a tough Black Friday game for the Long Beach State women’s basketball team, the team fought to cut a 19-point deficit against the Northern Iowa Panthers in the annual Beach Classic at the Walter Pyramid. In the last few seconds of the game, the 49ers committed two detrimental fouls,[Read More…]
Sports Editor Kevin Colindres and Assistant Sports Editor Alex Manfredi discuss Long Beach State men’s basketball’s first MGM tournament match against Iona College in Las Vegas!
LAS VEGAS — Redshirt junior guard Ron Freeman channeled his inner mamba mentality and put in a leaning layup as the clock expired and the Long Beach State men’s basketball team upset the Iona Gaels in the first game of the MGM Resorts Main Event tournament Monday. Freeman’s first thought[Read More…]
The crowd became silent as senior Martina McCowan fell to the ground clutching her knee, screaming in pain. She skied for a rebound, came down awkwardly on her left knee, and instantly knew something was wrong. McCowan was carried off by head coach Jeff Cammon and athletic trainer Ashley St.[Read More…]
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 unison, celebrating the 8-6 lead. Long Beach went on to win the conference title 10-6. “I drove[Read More…]
The post-conference silence in the media room in the Water pyramid cast a fitting, somber tone over the 49ers’ (16-13, 8-8 Big West) three set win over CSUN (8-19, 4-12 Big West) Saturday night. The (25-19, 25-14, 25-13) win ends the second consecutive failed season under head coach Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer,[Read More…]
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.
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 and No. 2 seeded Pepperdine, a campus still shrouded in smoke from the Woolsey Fire. Long Beach won the[Read More…]