Posts Tagged ‘beach-state’

Big West men’s basketball tournament semifinals: UC Irvine extends winning streak to 15 games

He already has a degree from Stanford, making his performance Friday his most impressive postgraduate work yet. Robert Cartwright scored 16 of his team-high 17 points in the second half, repeatedly slashing through Long Beach State’s defense to lift UC Irvine to a 75-67 victory in the Big West..

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Longtime teammates help make Long Beach State volleyball a national power

It doesn’t matter where senior setter Josh Tuaniga is looking. When an opponent’s spike or an unexpected hit sends the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team scrambling and it appears the point is lost, Tuaniga still attempts to make the dig. Senior outside hitter TJ DeFalco isn’t surprised.

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Mike Marjama reached the majors, then quit baseball for a very unusual — and personal — reason

The line is buried among dozens of Major League Baseball transactions on July 6: “C Mike Marjama retired.” The Long Beach State graduate endured the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, meager paychecks and long bus rides during seven seasons in the minor leagues to finally start for the Seattle…

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Long Beach State tops UCLA for men’s volleyball title

When Long Beach State won its first NCAA men’s volleyball championship 27 years ago, Alan Knipe was a junior middle blocker for the 49ers. On Saturday evening, he coached his alma mater to its second national title and many of his former teammates were there to celebrate with him

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Long Beach State topples reigning champion Ohio State to reach volleyball final

So much for the “rust” factor. Despite not having played in almost two weeks, Long Beach State looked razor sharp early on its way to ending Ohio State’s reign as NCAA men’s volleyball champion with a 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 32-30 semifinal victory Thursday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion

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Big West: Cal State Fullerton gets past rival Long Beach State, 76-74

This was old-school Big West basketball.

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College basketball: Long Beach State proves no match for well-balanced Michigan State

Miles Bridges had 17 points and nine rebounds as part of a balanced offense that gave No. 2 Michigan State a 102-60 victory over Long Beach State on Thursday night in East Lansing, Mich. The Spartans (12-1) have won 11 straight with all the victories by double digits and many by 20-plus points

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Long Beach State wins elimination game, will face Texas tonight

Long Beach State’s season will last at least one more game. The top-seeded Dirtbags withstood a late rally from fourth-seeded San Diego State to prevail, 7-4, in an elimination game Sunday afternoon in an NCAA baseball regional at Blair Field in Long Beach

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Long Beach State wins elimination game, will face Texas tonight

Long Beach State’s season will last at least one more game.

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Dave Smith, Long Beach State blank San Diego State in regional opener

Long Beach State, playing host to its first NCAA baseball tournament regional since 2008, certainly looked the part of a powerhouse Friday night. The top-seeded Dirtbags scored three runs in the first inning, received a dominant pitching performance from Dave Smith and ran away with a 6-0 victory…

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