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OBITUARY: Tex Winter’s Passing Cuts Another Long Beach State Tie To Glory Days

Image from Basketball in Long Beach; Tex Winter draws a play on the hardwood.This story features excerpts and a photo from Basketball in Long Beach, available in bookstores, online, or from the authors. Additional reporting by Chris Trevino. Former Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Tex Winter passed away Wednesday at the age of 96; […]

Basketball Long Beach State Obituary

Obituary: Former Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Coach Tex Winter

One man is known for being the architect of the famed triangle offense, and he coached five seasons at Long Beach State. Legendary coach Tex Winter died on Wednesday evening at age 96. His is survived by his wife, Nancy, his sons Chris, Brian, and Russ, and three grandchildren. Winter coached the LBSU men’s basketball team […]

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What Division Will Your Team Be In This Winter?

The CIF Southern Section recently released the divisions for the winter sports season, so Long Beach sports fans can get a preview of where their favorite teams will be competing for CIF championships. Because the competitive equity playoff format re-divisions teams every year, these can also serve as a preliminary “power ranking” of local teams […]