Big West Preview: Long Beach State Men’s Basketball

Long Beach State finished with the best regular season conference record last season and will look to do the same again this year.

Hits and Misses of the 2013 NFL Draft

After last year’s draft featured three or four franchise-changing quarterbacks, the top of the 2013 draft was quite the opposite. Instead of a selecting big time playmakers, the Chiefs and Jaguars selected offensive tackles Eric Fisher and Luke Joeckel with the first two overall picks. This draft marks the first time since 2008 that an […]

The State of the 49ers – Looking Ahead

Now that the San Francisco 49ers have been bounced from the playoffs, it is time for reflection. It is time for perspective, and most importantly, it is time for optimism in a look toward the future. The season that the 49ers just wrapped up was truly remarkable. Coming off a 6-10 season that saw the […]

Those Crazy San Francisco 49ers

My high school basketball coach used to say, “Why not us, why not now?” Most of the team usually dismissed him, figuring it was just the scotch talking. I imagine San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh sending a similar message to his players before the season — and I imagine them buying into it. […]

Long Beach State Notches Three-Straight in Weekend Domination

Superior pitching beat skilled offense this weekend when Long Beach State swept UCSB softball 5-0, 6-5 and 3-2 at the 49er Softball Complex.

Third-Seeded Gauchos Upset in First Match of Big West Tourney

The UCSB women’s water polo team lost any hope of gaining an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with a loss in their first game of the Big West Tournament Friday.

Gauchos Advance to MPSF Finals

The UCSB men’s volleyball team established the program’s reputation as one of the best in the nation with a dominating 3-1 (25-17, 26-28, 25-20, 25-23) victory over No. 3 Long Beach State in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. The Gauchos now advance to the Conference Championship Match for the first time since 1996.

’Chos to Kick Off Series v. 49ers

Hoping to maintain the momentum from Tuesday night’s 15-inning victory over Pepperdine, UCSB will host Big West foe Long Beach State in a three-game series starting today. Long Beach currently stands at 18-16 (5-4 Big West) after winning two out of three against Riverside at home.

Long Beach State Rolls #4 UCSB in Four

Forced to play in the Rec Cen due to rain in Rob Gym, the #4 Gauchos fell to #6 Long Beach State on Wednesday night by a score of 3-1. With consecutive conference losses, UCSB now stands at 10-8 overall and 8-7 in the MPSF.

Gauchos Host Long Beach Tonight

A regular season conference title is within reach for UCSB women’s basketball, but first the Gauchos need to take care of business at home against Long Beach tonight.