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No. 40 Women’s Tennis Outlasted by No. 31 Long Beach State, 4-3

In its last non-conference match away from the Murr Center, No. 40 Harvard women’s tennis fell to No. 31 Long Beach State, 4-3.

Men’s Volleyball Falls to No. 8 Long Beach State in Asics Tournament Opener

In its opening match of the Asics Tournament, Harvard men’s volleyball fell to host Long Beach State in straight sets, 3-0. The defeat came by set scores of 25-19, 15-17, and 25-20.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 14, 2015

Photo: Long Beach State Adds “Tark” Patch To Uniforms To Honor Former Coach Jerry Tarkanian

Legendary coach and Hall of Famer Jerry Tarkanian is best known for his amazing run at UNLV from 1973-1992, but he got his start as a Division I head coach at Long Beach State, where he led the 49ers from 1968-1973. LBSU basketball will honor its former coach for the rest of the season with a “Tark” patch, which is being added to the team’s jerseys. Here is the Tark patch...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Long Beach State not satisfied with its play in Big West

A 6-1 start and a 15-point win over a team in the top half of the Big West Conference standings usually is a pretty good thing. It's not that it's not good in Long Beach, it's just not good enough. The Beach overcame a 12-0 start against Hawaii and held off the Rainbow Warriors' furious second-half rally to win 65-50 Saturday night at the Pyramid. The win moves them into first place...
Via Fox Sports West
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

PItino’s post-Long Beach State presser

Post from: Source: Courier-Journal The post PItino’s post-Long Beach State presser appeared first on .
Via Louisville Card Game
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson lands 5-year contract extension

  Long Beach State basketball coach Dan Monson has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. The school announced deal Wednesday. Monson led the Long Beach State to a 15-17 record last season and is 119-108 in seven seasons with the 49ers, leaving him four victories short of Jerry Tarkanian's school record of 123 victories. Monson's team have won three...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Regionals: Big West baseball roundup Day 4

College of Charleston 4, Long Beach State 2 Morgan Phillips' sacrifice fly drove in Ryan Welke with the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning and College of Charleston beat Long Beach State 4-2 Monday to win the Gainesville Regional. The Cougars (44-17) advanced to the Super Regionals and will next face Texas Tech. Long Beach State (34-26), which beat North Carolina 12-5 in a condensed...
Via Fox Sports West
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for June 2, 2014

All Times Eastern College Baseball NCAA Tournament Regionals Gainesville Regional, Gainesville, FL Long Beach State vs. North Carolina — ESPN3, noon College of Charleston vs. Long Beach State or North Carolina — ESPN3, 3:30 p.m. Tallahassee Regional, Tallahassee, FL Alabama vs. Kennesaw State — ESPN3, noon Oxford Regional, Oxford, MS Mississippi vs. Washington — ESPN3, 3...
Via Awful Announcing
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirtbags back in tourney, looking for first CWS title

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The 2004 Long Beach State baseball team was known as the best team to never make the College World Series. Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas headlined a team that lost in the Super Regional Round, but the Dirtbags were never down for too long. Four years later, it was a team that was so loaded and so stacked a record 11 were drafted and six would reach the major...
Via Fox Sports West
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

College Outfielder Makes Crazy Kick Catch On Routine Fly Ball (Video)

It’s not often that a Division I college baseball player misjudges a routine fly ball. It’s even rarer when that mistake leads to a way more awesome play. That’s exactly what happened to Long Beach State right fielder Richard Prigatano in a game against UC Riverside on Sunday. Prigatano was staked out under a lazy fly ball to right field but misjudged it slightly, causing the...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Dirtbag Richard Prigatano drop a fly ball but then make a kick save & a beauty for the out

Long Beach State's Richard Prigatano drops a fly ball pop-up to right but is able to hacky sack kick it up for the put out yesterday. The Dirtbags downed UC Riverside 12-2Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Corona Centennial phenom Deontae North signs with Long Beach State

Deontae North is not only a big shot taker. He's a big shot maker. North was just a freshman at the time on the freshman basketball team at Long Beach Jordan. He was playing in his first game and the Panthers were in a back and forth game with Loyola. With four seconds left on the clock, the Panthers had the ball underneath their own basket to inbound and needed just a bucket to...
Via Fox Sports West
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Sign Casper Ware To 10-Day Contract

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed guard Casper Ware to a 10-day contract. Since graduating from Long Beach State in 2012, Ware has played in Italy. He spent the 2012-13 season with A.S. Junior Casale and was named MVP of Legadue Basket. This season, Ware played for Virtus Bologna of Lega Basket Serie A.
Via RealGM
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Sixers eyeing Casper Ware

No, he is not related to Kevin Ware but looks like the Philadelphia 76ers are interested in 5'10'' PG Casper Ware who was recently playing in Italy.Image via: Wikimedia CommonsCasper is an undrafted guard out of Long Beach State back in 2012. Since he went undrafted he signed with A.S. Junior Casale of Italy's Legadue the same year where he was named the Legadue MVP of that season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State slips past Arizona baseball

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Long Beach State plated two late runs, including Colby Brenner’s run-scoring triple in the ninth inning, to defeat the University of Arizona baseball team, 3-2, in the opening game of a brief two-game series Tuesday night at Hi Corbett Field. Long Beach State (5-6) squandered a slim 1-0 lead by giving up lone runs in the sixth and seventh innings, but quickly...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU baseball routed by Long Beach State

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The 18th-ranked Arizona State baseball team could not recover from a seven-run inning and fell to Long Beach State 11-0 on Friday night at Blair Field. ASU sophomore starter Ryan Burr (0-1) allowed just one base runner through the first two innings but walked the first three batters he faced in the bottom of the third to load the bases with no outs. The Dirtbags...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State over UC Riverside 88-76

Tyler Lamb scored 23 points with three assists and four steals as Long Beach State defeated UC Riverside 88-76 on Saturday night. A.J. Spencer added 17 points and five assists for the 49ers (10-13, 6-3 Big West). Travis Hammonds came off the bench to score 13 points and grab six rebounds. Long Beach State went 19-8 to start and led 58-48 at the break. The Highlanders kept it close...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

After loss, Long Beach hoopster nets proposal

Following a disappointing performance on the court, a Long Beach State women's basketball player netted something else Saturday night: a marriage proposal. The Long Beach Press Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/LqBXaa ) that after a game in which she shot 0 for 3 from the field, Alex Sanchez found herself on the court and her boyfriend on one knee. Chris Helmage popped the question...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI providing a shift in Big West

If the preseason polls result in truth and UC Irvine does end up winning the Big West regular season championship, the Anteaters took a giant step in that direction on Thursday night. UC Irvine's 46-44 win over Long Beach State at the Pyramid spoke volumes. Long Beach State had been unbeaten in their previous 26 home games in conference play. It was a streak that dates back to 2010...
Via Fox Sports West
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach St outlasts MSU-Billings 82-75

Tyler Lamb scored 29 points in helping Long Beach State come from behind and defeat Montana State University-Billings 82-75 on Saturday. Lamb shot 9 of 17 from the field and made four 3-pointers while Mike Caffey and A.J. Spencer added 19 points each for Long Beach State, which improved from shooting just 28 percent in the first half to 42 percent at game end. Long Beach State...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Lamb goes beast mode in Long Beach State debut

The last time Tyler Lamb faced USC, he was wearing Bruin blue. On Thursday night he made his debut in black and gold as his 49ers faced the Trojans at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach. But the feeling was still the same. "I've been through a lot with USC," Lamb said. "I've only lost to them once since I've been in college and I want to keep it that way." His 20 points aided significantly...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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