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Track and Field dominates in NCAA West Preliminaries

Track and Field dominates in NCAA West Preliminaries

May 25, 2018

Long Beach State Track and Field came out with a big statement Thursday, earning two spots in the National Championship meet on the very first day of the NCAA West Preliminaries. Jason Smith and Sal...

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

May 13, 2018

The air was still and the sun intense, cooking the Long Beach State Softball Complex as the team took the field for the last practice before hitting the road Friday for the final regular season series...

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...

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

Long Beach State’s volleyball coach hit milestone

May 13, 2018

It’s a rare feat when an athlete is able to secure a championship as a player and a coach. Long Beach State men’s volleyball head coach Alan Knipe has put himself in an elite group by becoming the ...

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

May 9, 2018

As students prepare for finals, the Long Beach State softball team is gearing up for the last weekend series of the regular season against CSUN beginning Friday. With 40 wins this season, Long Beach State h...

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 ...

LBSU soccer gets two recruits invited to U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp

Christian Gonzales, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Some soccer players dream of playing for their country’s national team. The Long Beach State soccer team landed two recruits who are one step closer to that reality, and have been invited to the U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp. On Monday, Sierra Castles and Elysia Laramie were invited to the training camp session at Elite Athletic Training Center in Chula Vista, from May 5-12. The U-18 women’s national team camp invite...