Beach softball debuts in ranking

Complete preseason Top-25 Poll The Long Beach State softball team debuted at No. 20 in the Softball preseason poll released on Tuesday. LBSU, also picked to finish first in the Big West Conference by the coaches, tallied 120 points and was the only Big West team to crack the[Read More…]

LBSU women come from behind for first Big West win

Box score FULLERTON, Calif. — The Long Beach State women’s basketball team ended an eight-game losing skid Thursday night with a 54-51 win over Cal State Fullerton at Titan Gym. Senior Lynea Williams led all scorers with 13 points off the bench while grabbing four rebounds, and junior Courtney Jacob[Read More…]

Poised to make a run: Teams to watch in 2nd half

With the NBA season reaching the mid-point it is time to evaluate the teams in the league that have the greatest chance of winning a championship this season. Here is a list of contenders along with some of their strengths and weaknesses. Western Conference: Los Angeles Lakers: The youthful team[Read More…]

Beach volleyball should become an NCAA sport

Beach volleyball as an NCAA sport? That idea is gaining momentum by the moment. At a meeting among 31 Division I representatives earlier this month, a measure that would make beach volleyball — or sand volleyball as the NCAA dubs it — a sanctioned sport fell just short of reaching[Read More…]

‘Niners losing skid extended to eight games

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team was handed a 57-41 defeat courtesy of host UC Riverside Saturday evening at the Student Recreation Center. Senior Kaiti O’Brien led the 49ers with 14 points and nine rebounds, while junior Whitney Fields added nine points. Junior Courtney Jacob finished with eight points,[Read More…]

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