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Duran leads Long Beach past USC

Duran leads Long Beach past USC

Christian Gonzales, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Today

Long Beach State junior second baseman Jarren Duran’s high-bouncing single in the ninth inning with one out gave the Dirtbags hope. After head coach Troy Buckley was ejected earlier in the game for arguing...

Long Beach State loses men’s basketball associate coach Rod Palmer

Long Beach State loses men’s basketball associate coach Rod Palmer

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2018

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News, Today

Updated: April 24, 2018 at 8:08 p.m. After three Big West regular season titles, multiple Pac-12 assistant coach job offers, and 11 years of coaching at Long Beach State, associate head coach Rod Palmer ...

No. 1 Long Beach looks to finish its season with a championship

No. 1 Long Beach looks to finish its season with a championship

April 22, 2018

The last time Long Beach State won a national championship, Michael Jordan finished his second three-peat with the Chicago Bulls, Google had just launched its search engine and the very first MP3 player w...

No. 1 Long Beach State sweeps No. 6 Hawaii for Big West Conference title

No. 1 Long Beach State sweeps No. 6 Hawaii for Big West Conference title

April 22, 2018

In what can only be described as redemption, the No. 1 seed Long Beach State men’s volleyball team dismantled the No. 2 seed University of Hawaii Saturday in the Big West tournament championship, pleasing 2,32...

No. 1 Long Beach State headed to Big West Championship

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018

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

Three methodical steps, a jump and a thunderous swing of the right arm unleashed a 65 mph rocket serve from Long Beach State junior outside hitter TJ DeFalco, leaving opposing libero Emmett Enriques stuck like a deer in headlights as the ball would bite him in the shoulder and shoot into the crowd for a service ace. DeFalco would end the night with a match high four service aces to go along with his nine kills, three digs...

Complete Guide for first Big West Tournament

Zackery Handy, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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

The Big West men’s volleyball programs have been competing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation since 1992. But the Big West Conference did not recognize volleyball as a conference sport until May 31 2016, when Big West commissioner Dennis Farrell announced that men’s volleyball would become the 18th sponsored sport starting in the 2018 season. The inaugural Big West season has been highlighted by Long Beach Stat...

Long Beach State dealing with a trio of Tommy John surgeries

Long Beach State dealing with a trio of Tommy John surgeries

April 18, 2018

Although Tommy John surgery has become almost a routine medical procedure for pitchers in high-level baseball, to have three cases affect a team in the same season is less common. That is what the Long B...

Long Beach State gets late offense to top Loyola Marymount 9-6 in an ugly midweek win

Long Beach State gets late offense to top Loyola Marymount 9-6 in an ugly midweek win

April 18, 2018

Coming off a series win against CSUN last weekend, the Long Beach State Dirtbags came out on top in an ugly, three-hour and 50 minute midweek game against Loyola Marymount Tuesday at Blair Field. The conte...