Long Beach State Volleyball

PREVIEW: Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Wants Another National Title

This is going to be a special season for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team, so we’re pulling out all the stops to break down the big storylines. Click here to read our preview of the team trying to become the first in Long Beach history to win back-to-back NCAA titles. Click here for […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Kicks Off Most Anticipated Season Ever

In one of the most anticipated seasons for any team in Long Beach State history, the school’s men’s volleyball team will attempt to defend its NCAA championship this spring. The Walter Pyramid will play host to the Final Four from May 2-4, and the team is hoping it will be a celebration of a golden […]

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Feature: Josh Tuaniga’s Toughness Carried Long Beach To Title

By any measure, the spring put together last year by Long Beach State junior setter Josh Tuaniga was special, and historic. The Long Beach native became just the seventh setter to win the National Player of the Year award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association  after a record-setting year that saw his team break its […]

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COLUMN: Hop On The Long Beach State Volleyball Bandwagon

It’s pulling away from the curb, but there’s still plenty of room on the Long Beach State men’s volleyball bandwagon. I had a friend tell me she enjoyed my coverage of the team last year and wanted to come out to some matches this year, but was worried about being a bandwagoner, a fair-weather fan […]

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Inside the Ring: Long Beach State’s Championship Hardware

To honor the school’s first NCAA championship in 20 years, the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team knew they needed some special hardware. What they ended up choosing (working with a former player’s father, who also happens to be a Josten’s rep) was something that perfectly represented their program: understated yet powerful. “We didn’t want […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball 5 Matches To Watch

There is nowhere for the reigning NCAA National Champions to hide. The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team will end up challenging some of the best programs in the country twice this year before hosting the 2019 NCAA Final Four May 2-4 at Walter Pyramid. January 19 at No. 2 UCLA LBSU is returning to […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Justin Rene, Long Beach Poly Basketball Long Beach Poly senior Justin Rene lit up the competition once again over the winter break for the Jackrabbits. He was named the King Cotton Classic MVP in Arkansas after averaging nearly 30 […]