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Radcliffe keeps Dirtbags season alive

Radcliffe keeps Dirtbags season alive

June 5, 2017

The biggest concern No. 7 Long Beach State had to deal with at the start of its season was pitching depth. Besides junior ace Darren McCaughan, the Dirtbags didn’t even have a set three-man weekend ro...

John Sheaks leads Dirtbags past San Diego State in 7-4 win.

John Sheaks leads Dirtbags past San Diego State in 7-4 win.

June 4, 2017

The No.7 Long Beach State Dirtbags survived elimination from the NCAA Regional after beating San Diego State 7-4 in Sunday’s day game at Blair Field. A bounce back performance from their junior starter John ...

Texas outlasts Dirtbags

Texas outlasts Dirtbags

June 4, 2017

It took 12 innings to decide the winner of the Long Beach Regional winner’s bracket game between No.7 Long Beach State and Texas. The Dirtbags could not find a way to win in the exciting late frames...

Smith, offense dominate the Aztecs 6-0

Smith, offense dominate the Aztecs 6-0

June 3, 2017

To the shock of many, head coach Troy Buckley and the rest of the No. 7 Long Beach State coaching staff decided to rest their junior ace pitcher Darren McCaughan on the day the Dirtbags were to open t...

Dirtbags kick off the NCAA Regional

Dirtbags kick off the NCAA Regional

June 2, 2017

The scene at Blair Field on the eve of the 2017 NCAA Regional tournament was hectic as ESPN crews ran endless amounts of TV cables, brought in and stationed new lighting trucks throughout the park and ...

A Dirtbags’ Dozen

A Dirtbags’ Dozen

June 1, 2017

As if the No.7 Long Beach State Dirtbags hadn’t already accomplished enough as a team in 2017, they took home 12 individual All-Big West Conference honors this season setting a new program record. ...

Dirtbags win Big West series against CSUF

Dirtbags win Big West series against CSUF

May 28, 2017

FULLERTON, CA — After No. 7 Long Beach State’s 2-1 victory in game two against No. 14 Cal State Fullerton, head coach Troy Buckley could not stress enough how hard it is to win at Goodwin Field. ...

LBSU survives thriller at CSUF in game two win

LBSU survives thriller at CSUF in game two win

May 27, 2017

Playoff atmosphere baseball games are tough to come by in the regular season, especially for a national top 10 team like the No. 7 Long Beach State. Game two of the season finale against Cal State Fuller...