Former Dirtbags face each other in MLB’s postseason

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 30, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Of the 14 active Long Beach State Dirtbags in the MLB, six of them will be playing in the postseason this year. They each played a different role in their respective teams’ success, but they will all have an opportunity to make an impact in their respective series. The Dirtbag who is expected to... Read more »

Retooled roster looks promising

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
September 22, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After years of solid performances, yet unspectacular play, head coach Troy Buckley and his Long Beach State Dirtbags finally broke out last year with an impressive run through the Big West Conference. Last year’s success caught the attention of many prominent recruits. Recruiting and developing... Read more »

Dreams are closer for the four Dirtbags picked up by the MLB

Dreams are closer for the four Dirtbags picked up by the MLB

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
June 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports News

For the second consecutive year, four Dirtbags were drafted to the MLB. Pitcher Andrew Rohrbach was the only Dirtbag drafted on the second day, chosen by the Colorado Rockies as a ninth round pick. The Rockies also selected right fielder Richard Prigatano in the eleventh round. Third baseman Michael... Read more »

The Beach stays hot

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
June 5, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Sports

Long Beach State continually climbs toward the top by having a respectable athletics program. Three Big West championships in the spring helped LBSU claim its fourth straight Commissioner’s Cup, an award given to the top athletics program in the conference, while women’s... Read more »

No rings, but notable honors for the Dirtbags

No rings, but notable honors for the Dirtbags

Oscar Terrones, Sports Assistant
June 5, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

It was the middle of April and the Long Beach State baseball team had just lost another series, losing two out of three on the road against conference opponent UC Davis. The Dirtbags had fallen to a 16-18 record on their way to concluding yet another mediocre season, something that's become the norm... Read more »

The Dirtbags defeat North Carolina, end season with loss in regional final

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
June 3, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Gainesville Regional was anything but conventional in 2014. The hosts and No. 2 overall seed Florida Gators were eliminated after losing their first two games of the postseason. The second seed in the regional were the Dirtbags, who started the season 18-21. The third seed was North Carolina,... Read more »

The road to Omaha just got a little tougher for the Dirtbags.

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
June 1, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After advancing to the winners’ bracket of the Gainesville regional, the Dirtbags (33-25) fell to the College of Charleston Cougars, 6-3. The Cougars (43-17) were the No.4 seed in the Gainesville regional, but upset Florida to advance to the winners bracket. They were no ordinary fourth-seed, as... Read more »

Dirtbags to play North Carolina Tar Heels in NCAA tournament

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
May 27, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Long Beach State won 15 of its last 18 games and its last five games to make regionals

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