Long Beach 49ers
Jim Stangeland, one of Long Beach City College’s all-time greatest coaches as well as one of the best to come out of the city of Long Beach, passed away on Saturday (Oct. 25) in Huntington Beach at the age of 92. Stangeland is a member of the LBCC Hall of Champions, Long Beach State Hall of Fame, Long Beach Century Club Hall of Fame, and the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Three outstanding Hall of Fame athletes will sign autographs for fans on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com). The all-star autograph line up will feature Football Hall of Fame member Joe Montana and Basketball Hall of Fame members Dennis Rodman and Oscar Robertson.
Coaches and players from the Cal State Long Beach roller hockey team pose with the championship trophy after defeating Cal Poly--San Luis Obispo, 4-3, in the finals of the Division I National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association championship.
Tex Winter During 49er Years - Photo from CSULB.Edu
Former Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Tex Winter has been selected for 2011 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction. Winter served as the 49ers head coach for five seasons, 1978-79 through 1982-83.
Junior Kevin Roy tied for 10th place at the OGIO-Santa Barbara Intercollegiate, his second top-10 finish this month.
Long Beach State shot a 306 in Tuesday’s final round of the OGIO-Santa Barbara Intercollegiate at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara to tie for seventh-place.
Coriann Snyder is the third winner of the Big West Player of the Week award for LBSU this season.
Freshman 2-Meter Coriann Snyder has been announced as the winner of this week’s Big West Player of the Week for women’s water polo.
Long Beach State is proud to announce the development and launch of a fresh look for the home of 49er athletics, www.longbeachstate.com. The 49ers new home will feature the same great content and access to Long Beach State news, statistics and information.
Long Beach State had five players from the 2010 team earn All-Big West honors, as announced by the Big West on Tuesday. Haleigh Hampton, Caitlin Ledoux and Ashley Lee all earned first-team All-Big West honors, while Janisa Johnson merited an Honorable Mention nod, and Hampton and Delainey Aigner-Swesey both made the All-Freshman team.
Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson announced on Wednesday the signing of two high school players to National Letters of Intent. Michael Caffey (Centennial HS/Corona, Calif.) and Shaquille Hunter (Villa Park HS/Villa Park, Calif.) will join the 49ers next fall after finishing their senior seasons.
T.J. Robinson is joined by teammate Casper Ware on the Long Beach State preseason all-league team.
The Long Beach State men’s basketball team has been picked to finish second in a vote of the Big West Conference’s media, while LBSU juniors T.J.