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Long Beach State Women’s Soccer Edged By No. 2 UCLA

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team put forth a valiant effort at No. 2 UCLA on Friday night, but suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the waning moments of the season opener. Hailie Mace scored the game-winning goal for UCLA with two seconds left in regulation to break a scoreless tie at the new Wallis Annenberg […]

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PODCAST: What Up, Long Beach?! HS Football Previews

This week, JJ and Mike are talking about Long Beach’s young professional athletes like JuJu Smith-Schuster (1:45) giving back to the community. High School Football Previews (6:45) Long Beach Poly at Dorsey (7:24) Millikan at Carson (8:37) St. Anthony at Valencia (9:27) Wilson vs. Mayfair (10:15) Compton vs. Compton Centennial (11:02) Cabrillo vs. Bellflower (11:26) […]

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Long Beach State Women’s Soccer Season Preview 2018

Sometimes college teams struggle incorporating freshmen talent into a team with veteran experience, but that’s not been the case for the 2018 version of Long Beach State women’s soccer. “All of the freshmen have a chance to start,” All-Big West midfielder Katie Pingel said. “We have so much more confidence and better leadership this year.” […]

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PODCAST: The Andy Fee Show With Mauricio Ingrassia

JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabascio sit down with Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee every other Monday for The LB Fee Show to talk about everything LBSU athletics and interview a special guest. This week the guest is women’s soccer coach Mauricio Ingrassia talking about the upcoming season. Episode 15 – We’re Back! Let […]

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Long Beach State’s Hall Of Fame Youth Movement

Age and time weren’t deciding factors for the 2018 Long Beach State Hall of Fame class that the university announced last week. Former student-athletes like Casper Ware and Nadia Link are both inductees who played at LBSU within the last decade. “That was an unbelievable era,” LBSU athletics director Andy Fee said of the NCAA […]

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LB In MLB: McNeil Making Name With New York Mets

Just days after Garrett Hampson became the 50th Long Beach State Dirtbag to reach Major League Baseball, Jeff McNeil made it three LBSU product call-ups last month when he joined the New York Mets. Dirtbags product Drew Gagnon joined the Mets on July 10. McNeil is the 12th Dirtbag to play in the MLB this […]

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VIDEO: Long Beach State Women’s Soccer Opens Training

The 2018 campaign for Long Beach State women’s soccer got underway on Wednesday morning with the first double-day training. Long Beach State Women’s Soccer Opens 2018 Training Please visit The562.org to subscribe and support Long Beach sports coverage. LBSU will be hosting a preseason exhibition contest against UC Irvine at the Great Park Stadium at […]

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Long Beach Making Minor League Baseball Headlines

There are almost 20 current Major League Baseball players with ties to Long Beach, and plenty more in the minor leagues ready to make their names in The Show. Wilson High alum Chase De Jong has already made his MLB debut with the Seattle Mariners, but he was traded to the Minnesota Twins organization on […]

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Long Beach State Adopts “Darker” New Design

Long Beach State men’s and women’s basketball will be led by familiar faces this season. Dan Monson is in his 12th season as men’s coach, and has six seniors this season. Women’s coach Jeff Cammon is entering his eighth year at LBSU, and the majority of his young roster is back. However, their surroundings will […]

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Long Beach State’s Imani McDonald Wins Big West Award

Imani McDonald has been an incredible leader since she was captaining the Long Beach Poly High girls’ soccer team. On Thursday, the Long Beach State senior goalkeeper was one of six student-athletes chosen for the Big West Service and Leadership awards. “It feels amazing to start my senior year with such a huge accomplishment,” McDonald […]