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."
April 29, 2005 |
In any other year, Long Beach State men's volleyball Coach Alan Knipe might have felt more at ease after advancing to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation final, as his team did Thursday night with a victory over UC Santa Barbara. Four teams will advance to next week's NCAA championships at UCLA, three receiving automatic bids awarded to conference champions and one receiving an at-large bid.
March 25, 2005 |
Bitter rivals Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State have been the Southland's top teams in recent years and the Titans' move to the top of every major college baseball poll this week added a little more drama Thursday at Blair Field. Long Beach struck the first blow in the three-game nonconference series, getting two runs in the seventh inning to defeat the reigning College World Series champions, 3-2, before a chilled but energetic crowd of 1,744.
March 10, 2005 |
Nothing this season has been easy for Long Beach State or UC Santa Barbara. Long Beach needed a furious surge at the end of the regular season just to make the Big West Conference tournament, while Santa Barbara had trouble fielding a legitimate roster throughout the season. So why would Wednesday's first-round game between the teams be any different at the Anaheim Convention Center? Both teams did their best to give it away before Santa Barbara pulled away late for a 55-49 victory.