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Long Beach State Dirtbags look to bounce back against USC Trojans

Long Beach State Dirtbags look to bounce back against USC Trojans

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports

The Long Beach State Dirtbags (1-2) will look to recover from a slow start to 2017 when they make the short drive to Dedeaux Field and play the USC Trojans (3-0) tonight.. The Trojans swept Coppin State over the week... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Andrew Sato is making his presence felt one dig at a time

Long Beach State’s Andrew Sato is making his presence felt one dig at a time

February 20, 2017

On a team with three sophomore All-Americans, senior libero Andrew Sato is taking a bigger leadership role for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball that is currently ranked No. 2 in the nation. ... Read more »

The Long Beach State softball team splits its game on Sunday

Zulema Suarez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

After its Friday and Saturday games were canceled due to storm conditions, the Long Beach State softball team stepped back onto the field at LBSU Softball Complex Sunday.   In their game against No. 8 Utah (7-0), the 49ers (3-3-1) lost 8-0 in six innings.   The game remained scoreless until the top of the third inning, when sophomore designated player Ally Dickman from Utah scored a run. Next at bat, f... Read more »

Long Beach State baseball team can’t hold onto lead as it loses rubber match to Oklahoma

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After Friday’s rain forced the Long Beach State baseball team to move its home opening series to Oklahoma, the Dirtbags weren’t able to weather the Sooners’ offensive storm. The quick venue change didn’t help LBSU as they lost 6-2 to loss to Oklahoma on Friday night, Long Beach State answered with a great display of hitting in a 8-3 win Saturday. In the rubber match, the Dirtbags were in great position to take t... Read more »

Long Beach State Dirtbags drop season opener to Oklahoma

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After scrambling to make arrangements due to inclement weather in Long Beach, the Long Beach State Dirtbags had a quick turn around as they flew to Oklahoma for their first series of the 2017 season. After deciding to move the weekend series to Norman, the Long Beach State Dirtbags lost 6-2 to the Sooners with ace Darren McCaughan on the mound. While the Sooners’ offense flourish, the Dirtbags’ offense struggled against So... Read more »

See you later, not Sooner as the Long Beach State Dirtbags will kick off their season in Norman

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Blair Field in Long Beach is usually the perfect venue for the start of a baseball season, given the beautiful weather southern California is known for this time of year. But with this weekend’s forecast including four inches of rain on Friday, the team will instead pack up and head to Norman, Oklahoma. So, what started as a joking way of comparing weather in Long Beach and Norman became a real issue of whether or not... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s soccer team and softball team receive $200,000 donation

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

With a need for locker rooms, Long Beach State announced that the softball and women’s soccer received a $200,000 commitment from Long Beach State Board of Directors members Doug and Sandra Leafstedt. Along with the sizeable gift from Leafstedts, the donation was matched by the college with support from President Jane Close Conoley. The total $400,000 will be able to cover a large portion of the estimated cost to b... Read more »

Long Beach State baseball team head coach joins USA Collegiate National Team coaching staff

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

USA Baseball has announced that Long Beach State baseball coach Troy Buckley will be joining the 2017 Collegiate National Team coaching staff this summer as a pitching coach.   Buckley will be joining former Dirtbags Hall of Fame player Dave Snow, who is making his fifth appearance as a USA Baseball coach, to guide the team’s pitchers.     The coaching staff will be led by UCLA’s head coach John Savage, who was named th... Read more »

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