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Debuting Dirtbags lead Long Beach State past St. Mary’s

Debuting Dirtbags lead Long Beach State past St. Mary’s

February 17, 2018

Sophomore left hander Zak Baayoun didn’t take long to prove he’s made the transition from bullpen arm to starter after a stellar performance to kick off the Long Beach State Dirtbags 2018 season. He th...

Long Beach’s late surge gets denied

Long Beach’s late surge gets denied

February 17, 2018

The Long Beach men’s basketball team picked up pace near the end Thursday’s home game, but failed to comeback in a 80-70 loss to UC Santa Barbara. An ugly first half led to the 49ers being down...

No.1 Long Beach State squares off against No. 2 UCLA in anticipated matchup

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Sports

Saturday at the Walter Pyramid will be the premier men’s volleyball matchup of the year, as No. 1 LBSU will host No. 2 UCLA in Long Beach for a highly anticipated matchup. Long Beach (12-0) will enter the contest coming off of a two-game road trip in which it took care of Harvard (1-6) and George Mason (4-7) in six straight sets.  The wins pushed them to 12-0 on the season and added to their total of 29 consecutive ...

LBSU’s Jarren Duran enters his third season as the Dirtbags second baseman

LBSU’s Jarren Duran enters his third season as the Dirtbags second baseman

February 14, 2018

When Jarren Duran first stepped on the Bohl Diamond at Blair Field for a fall practice in 2016, then-junior shortstop Garrett Hampson knew he was not another run-of-the-mill freshman. He carried himself higher...

A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

A tough act to follow: Previewing the 2018 Long Beach State baseball season

February 14, 2018

It is difficult not to dwell on the historic season the Dirtbags had in 2017, in which they fell just one game short of a trip to Omaha, even just days away from the start of a new campaign. The seaso...

Softball cleans up in Puerto Vallarta challenge

Softball cleans up in Puerto Vallarta challenge

February 14, 2018

After months of practicing and preparing for the start of the season, the Long Beach State softball team finally got to hit the field and put its skills to the test in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. The five...

LBSU has a date with the best in the Big West Conference

Jarrod Castillo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

With six games left and one game separating ninth place Long Beach State and eighth place Cal State Fullerton, the last spot in the Big West Tournament is up for grabs. After splitting the first two games of a three-game road trip against Cal State Northridge and Cal Poly, Long Beach State women’s basketball team (3-21, 1-9 Big West) looks to gain ground in the Big West Conference. However, the top-seeded UC Davis Aggies (20-4, 10-...

LBSU women’s golf takes 4th in The Gold Rush

LBSU women’s golf takes 4th in The Gold Rush

February 13, 2018

The Long Beach State women’s golf team opened and closed out The Gold Rush tournament strong, but settled for 4th place in the team’s host event at El Dorado Park. “It was another step in the ri...