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Men’s basketball starts season on the road Friday

LBSU at BYU (Friday, 6 p.m. in Provo, Utah) Last year, BYU finished 27-8 with a 14-2 mark in the Mountain West Conference. The Cougars advanced to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 8-seed and dropped a 67-62 decision to Texas A&M. They return two starters including All-American Lee Cummard,[Read More…]

Previewing the UCLA Regional

Now that the women’s soccer team has earned a bid into its first-ever NCAA Tournament, Long Beach State’s road will prove to be a tough one. The 49ers, placed in the UCLA regional with the potential of facing top-seeded and No. 2 UCLA in the second round, will have to[Read More…]

Going dancing: LBSU earns first-ever NCAA selection

The NCAA selection committee gave Long Beach State’s women’s soccer team the perfect 10-year anniversary present: its first-ever NCAA Tournament selection. “It’s been a wild but satisfying four years and you know what? We’re not done, we’re just getting started,” head coach Mauricio Ingrassia told fans, friends and family of[Read More…]

Longoria unanimously wins AL Rookie of the Year

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria received the storybook ending to his fairy-tale season: the American League Rookie of the Year award. A former Long Beach State standout, Longoria was a unanimous selection for the honor voted on by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and announced Monday. The[Read More…]

UCSB advances to NCAA Tournament in PKs

For the fourth straight season Long Beach State is leaving the decision of its first-ever NCAA Tournament in the hands of the selection committee. UC Santa Barbara’s Alissa Sanchez scored the Big West Conference-clinching penalty kick to send the Gauchos to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. UCSB (12-6-3) advanced with[Read More…]

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