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

For the first time since 2008, the Dirtbags are headed to postseason play. On Monday morning, the NCAA selection committee announced that Long Beach State was awarded the No. 2 seed in the Gainesville Regional and will open up postseason play against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Conference play... Read more »

Dirtbags claim second place in conference after series win against UC Irvine

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
May 25, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Dirtbags had one last chance to prove to the country that they belong in the playoffs for the first time since 2008. The Dirtbags entered their final weekend series of the season with a 29-24 overall record. Their 14-7 record in conference was good for third in the Big West, behind their final... Read more »

Two Riverside wins give Long Beach fifth straight winning season

By Alex Campos , Assistant Sports Editor
May 22, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

With baseball season coming to an end, the Dirtbags have put themselves in position to make a run into the postseason. Only two weekend series remained on the Dirtbags’ (29-24, 14-7) schedule, as they won the first of those series against UC Riverside (24-26, 11-10 ), taking two out of three over... Read more »