Men’s Sports

LBSU hits the road for two

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team travels to Ogden, Utah for a game tonight with the Weber State Wildcats (2-4). The game is a rematch of LBSU’s dramatic, come-from-behind Homecoming win on Nov. 22 at the Walter Pyramid. After trailing by as many as 23 points in the second[Read More…]

MLB’s playoff format needs to include best teams

After his team didn’t make it into the postseason after qualifying 12 years in a row, Hank Steinbrenner, co-chairman of the New York Yankees, issued a statement badmouthing the postseason qualification format. He was specifically upset that the Los Angeles Dodgers made it in with an 84-78 record, but the[Read More…]

Dons end 49ers’ 4-game win streak

The third time was not the charm for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team Saturday night in San Francisco. After winning its first two overtime games of the young season — one a double overtime thriller — the 49ers fell in double OT, this time to the host Dons,[Read More…]

‘Niners ride Waves to 2nd round of NCAAs

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team finds itself in a familiar place: the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The 24th-ranked 49ers left their opening round match-up Friday against 23rd-ranked Pepperdine with a four-set victory (18-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-18) at Maples Pavilion on the Stanford[Read More…]

LBSU, Pepperdine to meet at the net in NCAA opener

No. 24 Long Beach State 49ers (25-5) • 2008 Big West Conference champion (first outright conference title since 2001)• 22nd consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance• All-time NCAA first round record: 13-5*• Best finish: National champion (1989, 1993, 1998) Roundup: The 49ers have not made an NCAA Regional appearance since 2001, having[Read More…]

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