Tag: sports

LBSU coaches share the same track

Although men are predominant in commanding from the sideline, women are advancing in the coaching world as well. According to a national 2012 study by Vivian Acosta and Linda Carpenter, two former physical education professors at Brooklyn College, men coach 57 percent of female teams, and women coach 43 percent.[Read More…]

A glimpse inside of CSULB students’ pre-game

The scrum of athletes sways shoulder-to-shoulder with arms interlocked. The black and yellow ring counters the softball-clad ringmaster’s calls with a roar, amplifying the raucous game of call-and-response to its climax. Before every game, the Long Beach State softball team rallies together for a traditional, pre-performance ritual, passed on from[Read More…]

Just for kicks

Soccer is one of the world’s most widely played sport. It is often the first sport that kids are introduced to. At the age of five, many future soccer players sign up for a team with the American Youth Soccer Organization where his or her parent can volunteer to be[Read More…]

LBSU travels to Hawaii

An upbeat Long Beach State men’s basketball team flies to Honolulu feeling confident it can snap its four-game losing streak Thursday night at Hawaii. “You worry about [the team’s energy during a losing streak],” head coach Dan Monson said. “But I’ve been pleased with our guys here.” The 49ers (13-15)[Read More…]

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