Four teams gunning for Big West crown

No. 1 Long Beach State (13-4-3, 7-0-1 Big West)First-round opponent: Pacific, Thursday at George Allen Field at 2 p.m. The 49ers, winners of their last five matches, enter the Big West Conference Tournament as the top seed and the No. 25 team in the nation, according to the NSCAA/adidas poll[Read More…]

Acquiring Iverson not ‘The Answer’ for Detroit

Losing three straight times in the Eastern Conference Finals would make any team search for the remedy to get them to the NBA Finals — just ask the Detroit Pistons. A trade took place early Monday between the Denver Nuggets and the Pistons as point guard Allen Iverson was sent[Read More…]

LBSU to host Pacific in Big West semifinal

For the fourth consecutive season, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team finds itself two wins away from its first-ever NCAA Tournament. But before the 49ers think about that goal, they have to do something else: advance in the Big West Conference Tournament. Top-seeded LBSU (13-4-3, 7-0-1 Big West), which[Read More…]

Three-peat: 49ers clinch third straight regular season title

SANTA BARBARA — The Long Beach State women’s soccer team was just one minute away from being tied atop the Big West Conference standings on Friday night. Instead, the 49ers clinched their third consecutive regular season conference title with a 2-1 win in double overtime over second-place UC Santa Barbara[Read More…]

Women finish 7th in tournament

Freshman Lee Lopez dropped nine spots in the standings to finish in a four-way tie for 15th place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Wednesday. Pepperdine’s Lisa McCloskey shot 17-under-par 199, including 5-under 67 in the final round, to narrowly win the individual title by one stroke. Long Beach[Read More…]

Three teams in hunt for Big West championship

With two games remaining, the Big West Conference has turned into a three-team race between Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly. LBSU sits atop the Big West standings, three points ahead of UCSB and four ahead of Cal Poly. A win over UCSB would allow the 49ers[Read More…]

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