Author Eric Reyes

5 entries

Beginnings

Homecoming Day at Long Beach State provided many reasons to be excited despite the cold and drizzly weather: alumni were able to reconnect with their alma mater and with old friends from years past, two talented basketball teams from our side of the Red Line were preparing to embark on another Beautiful...

Art of Almost

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." -George EliotThis game that we love and follow will hurt us eventually each and every season; that much is a given. Why we hurt is another story altogether: many times it boils down to having become emotionally invested in the fortunes of a certain team or...

Social Hour

While cutting through the Long Beach campus on this chilly evening I wondered to myself what kind of a crowd this game would attract. Seeing as how the first game of the season coincided with the school's homecoming festivities I wasn't surprised to see that the crowd seemed to skew old. If there was any day...

A Shot in the Arm

While personally I am only three games in to the 800 Games Project I feel I've gleaned a few things from the live basketball viewing experience that pixelvision couldn't have taught me from the comfort of home. First off, don't believe everything you read in your programs. I am 6'5 and I was curious to see how...

Sanctuary

Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds at Long Beach State 49ers December 19, 2011 8:05pm Walter Pyramid The Rolling Stones got it right in their song Mother's Little Helper: getting old can be a drag. I'm still relatively young age-wise (28) but this is definitely not the time of year where I feel particularly sprightly....

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One Beautiful Season

1BS weaved the history of mid-major college basketball together with stories from the 2009-10 season, culminating in Butler's epic run to the National Championship game. Now it's available as a free download: PDF in the original 592-page book layout with all photos and graphics, or ePub format for electronic reading devices.