March 12, 2007 |
It's a time for celebration at Long Beach State, where the 49ers are preparing for a trip to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1995. But it's also a time for contemplation about life without Coach Larry Reynolds. Reynolds is in the final year of a five-year contract and has yet to receive an extension offer, and there is no sign that one is immediately forthcoming.
February 8, 2007 |
Suspended Long Beach State basketball players Kejuan Johnson and Mark Dawson will be reinstated for the 49ers' game against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Athletic Director Vic Cegles said Wednesday. The players, along with associate head coach Reggie Howard, sat out two games while the NCAA investigated possible eligibility infractions. They will also sit out tonight's game at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
February 2, 2007 |
Long Beach State basketball players Kejuan Johnson and Mark Dawson have been suspended indefinitely pending an NCAA investigation into their eligibility, Athletic Director Vic Cegles announced Thursday. Also suspended was associate head coach Reggie Howard, the recruiting coordinator.
December 23, 2006 |
At some point, Loyola Marymount basketball Coach Rodney Tention will probably have a worse week as a coach than he has had this week. Then again, maybe not. The capper came Friday night at Gersten Pavilion, where Long Beach State guard Aaron Nixon broke the Lions' hearts with a three-point basket from just inside half court as time expired to give the 49ers a 66-65 victory over the Lions. And that was hardly the worst thing that happened to the Lions this week.
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November 18, 2006 |
Cal State Long Beach, beset by a series of assaults on female students over the last four weeks, is increasing security across the campus while urging women to take precautions so attackers cannot target isolated victims. "The campus has always been safe, and we're working very hard to get it that way again," said Toni Beron, a university spokeswoman. "We've been working very hard to make these attacks as public as possible." Since Oct.
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February 1, 2006 |
Cal State Long Beach Provost Gary W. Reichard has been named executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer for the Cal State system, making him one of the system's top officials. Cal State trustees approved the appointment Tuesday at their meeting in Long Beach. Reichard, the senior vice president for academic affairs, recently was one of four finalists to become president of Cal State Long Beach. He will begin his new job, which pays $262,008 a year, on Feb. 10.
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October 28, 2005 |
F. King Alexander, the 42-year-old leader of Murray State University in Kentucky, was chosen Thursday to become the sixth president of Cal State Long Beach. Alexander, who has headed Murray State since succeeding his father, Kern Alexander, in the job four years ago, will replace Robert C. Maxson, 69. Maxson announced in February that he planned to step down this year after 11 years at the helm of the university.
May 20, 2005 |
Cal State Fullerton, the defending national champion, can take a big step toward returning to the College World Series next month by winning this weekend's three-game Big West Conference series against Long Beach State at Goodwin Field. The top-ranked Titans (38-12, 13-2) have a 1 1/2 -game lead over the No. 10 49ers and can clinch their second consecutive league title with two victories and one Cal Poly San Luis Obispo loss to UC Riverside.
April 30, 2005 |
The loss of three key seniors from the men's volleyball team that reached the NCAA title match last season had Long Beach State searching for an identity. "There was a time early in the year where we put some wins together but also lost some matches," Coach Alan Knipe said. "It was a little up and down. But we've cut down on our errors and are playing with more confidence."