Long Beach State Volleyball

PREVIEW: Expectations High For Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball

How high are expectations for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team this year? Well, the Beach started the year ranked No. 4 in the country in the preseason NCAA rankings and the response from many fans and athletic department staffers was, “Wow, the disrespect.” Indeed, we could be poised on the brink of another […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Bella Yakel, Long Beach Poly Soccer Bella Yakel stole the show for the Jackrabbits in a must-win game against a shorthanded Lakewood squad last week. Yakel had four goals in a 6-0 win. Jennine Osorio, Millikan Water […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Loses At No. 5 UCLA

For the second time this season, Long Beach State men’s basketball got great individual efforts in a loss at No. 5 UCLA on Thursday. Freshman and St. Anthony High alum Jadon Jones had a game-high 27 points but the Beach lost 96-78 in Pauley Pavilion. LBSU played at UCLA on Nov. 15, and this game […]

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Long Beach State Basketball Tops Westcliff In Return to Court

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team waited 23 days between their last game and their contest against Westcliff Wednesday night at Walter Pyramid. After facing USC on Dec. 12, the Beach (4-7) had six straight cancellations including two back-to-back contests where the team was on their opponents’ campus before having to head back home. […]

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Long Beach State Notebook: Cancellations Caused By COVID-19 Omicron Surge

The Omicron surge is causing multiple cancellations and schedule changes for Long Beach State athletics this week. The men’s and women’s Big West Conference games have been canceled due to positive tests within their opponents’ programs, and the men’s volleyball season has been delayed until Jan. 14 because of positive tests within the Beach program. […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Big West Opener Canceled

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team had its fourth consecutive game canceled this week due to COVID-19 protocols. The Beach (3-7) was scheduled to visit Cal Poly on Thursday to open Big West Conference play. Support The562.org Because of recently adjusted Big West guidelines, the game against Cal Poly will be declared a no […]

Long Beach State Softball

Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021: Long Beach State Softball Wins Championship

The most improbable championship of 2021 has to be the one Long Beach State softball won, and that’s why it’s No. 6 on our list of top Long Beach sports moments of the year. LBSU hosted the final Big West Conference series of the regular season against Cal State Fullerton in May. The Titans came […]

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Long Beach State Hires Tyler Hildebrand As Women’s Volleyball Coach

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball program is entering an exciting new era, with the university’s announcement early this week that it’s hired alum Tyler Hildebrand to be the Beach’s new coach. Hildebrand is the splashiest hire at the school in any sport in more than a decade, and represents a significant investment in the […]