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Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Dirtbags season drops in the dirt

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

May 13, 2018

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

At least it’s almost over. It’s been hard to watch most of the year. I came into this season ready for another playoff berth after the Dirtbags made an appearance in the NCAA Super Regional. The ...

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

May 13, 2018

Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018...

LBSU upsets No. 11 UCLA in midweek game

LBSU upsets No. 11 UCLA in midweek game

May 8, 2018

Tensions were high for the Long Beach State Dirtbags as the team held a 5-0 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth against No.11 UCLA. The Bruins managed to score a run to get on the board, following ...

International athletes are part of LBSU’s success

International athletes are part of LBSU’s success

April 30, 2018

A recent trend among some of the successful sports teams at Long Beach State is the recruitment of international athletes. They travel thousands of miles to devote multiple years of work to a program, whi...

Long Beach drops rubber match against UC Davis

Long Beach drops rubber match against UC Davis

April 29, 2018

It was Bark at the Park day at Blair Field, but the only barks in the park came from the Long Beach fans after witnessing another disappointing performance by the Dirtbags. The bats came alive for the Agg...

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 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...