Freshman golfer highlights Tuesday’s Sports Picks

Women’s golf Freshman opens tournament with three-shot lead Freshman Lee Lopez sank eight birdies to finish the opening round atop the leaderboard at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Monday. The freshman, who played a bogey-free round, carded an 8-under 64 round at the Boulder Creek Golf Club and leads[Read More…]

49er tennis trio headlines Sports Picks

Men’s water polo Team drops matches in Palo Alto, Irvine Despite getting on the board first, the No. 10 49ers were unable to pull an upset over No. 2 Stanford. LBSU fell to the Cardinal, 13-7, on Saturday in Palo Alto. Seniors Jake Kinne and Ash Blythen led the 49ers[Read More…]

LBSU uses its head in 5-0 win over CS Northridge

If this was Hayley Bolt’s final match at George Allen Field, then she couldn’t have asked for a better farewell. The first-place Long Beach State women’s soccer team will conclude Big West Conference play on the road, as it will face second-place Santa Barbara on Friday and Cal Poly on[Read More…]

Howard powers Phillies to Game 4 victory

The Philadelphia Phillies crushed the Tampa Bays Rays, 10-2, to take a 3-1 lead in the World Series Sunday at Citizens Bank Park. Eight of the 10 runs scored by Philadelphia were off home runs, which the Phillies led the National League in during the regular season. The Phillies were[Read More…]

Shields protects Rays in Game 2

James Shields, affectionately known as “Big Game James,” lived up to his moniker in Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2, to even up the series. Shields threw 5 2/3 innings of shutout ball, giving up seven hits and[Read More…]

Running the race of a lifetime

His days of donning the 49er black and gold may be long gone, but Eli Rodriguez still knows how to tear up the streets of Long Beach. The former Long Beach State cross country standout clocked in at 2:26:27 to place fourth overall in the Long Beach International City Bank[Read More…]

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