PHOTOS COURTESY JOHN FAJARDO, LBSU ATHLETICS The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team will get its chance at history after a dramatic four-set win over Ohio State in the NCAA Final Four, topping the Buckeyes 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 32-30. Long Beach will now face UCLA on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the NCAA championship back […]
We’ve got some great shots from Thursday’s action, taken by photographer Stephen Dachman.
A whole season comes down to one night, as the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team faces two-time defending national Ohio State in the NCAA Final Four at 5 p.m. today in UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. The team has piled up all manner of awards. Five 49ers were named All-Americans, Alan Knipe was named Coach of […]
We’ve got some great shots from the Moore League boys’ swimming prelims courtesy of photographer Tracey Roman.
Major news landed Wednesday morning as the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced that Long Beach State junior setter Josh Tuaniga is this year’s National Player of the Year. “It’s really an honor and I appreciate it, especially on behalf of my family,” said Tuaniga. Of the 29 previous honorees, Tuaniga becomes just the seventh setter […]
There are about 2,700 international students enrolled at Long Beach State, studying a variety of subjects. Two of them, Bjarne Huus and Simon Anderson, are trying to help the school’s men’s volleyball team win a national championship this week. Huus and Anderson are not your typical “fish out of water” stories. Both have thrived since […]
The Bruins defeated Long Beach Poly in a comeback thriller last week to improve to 13-0. Wilson went 0-8 in their inaugural season last year but head coach Vic Escoto’s group has yet to lose in 2018. Wilson was led by Sam Thompson’s two goals and one apiece from Kristin Berry, Kate Rael, and Emma […]
The Lancers defeated Liberty Christian to earn a co-Express League championship. Beto Martinez led the way with 16 kills, while Jose Gomes had 13 aces and 26 digs and Jimmy Felix had 47 assists. Avalon joins Lakewood and St. Anthony as local boys’ volleyball champions. CIF-SS playoff brackets will be released Friday afternoon.
This week JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabascio are talking about which local baseball players belong on this edition of Long Beach Sports Mount Rushmore (9:30). We’re also checking in on Long Beach State men’s volleyball (1:00) the Moore League championships (26:00) and a postgame marriage proposal (32:00).
Tuesday was a very good day for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball coaching staff, as head coach Alan Knipe won the AVCA National Coach of the Year award and Nick MacRae won the AVCA National Assistant Coach of the Year award. It was also announced by Long Beach State that Knipe had been signed […]