Long Beach celebrates a cathartic win in uncertain times.
Former head coach was terminated due to unspecified violence in the work place.
Long Beach could get back to .500 with a series sweep.
The Dirtbags wanted a fresh start in their conference-opening series at No. 22 UC Irvine this weekend, but were met familiar disappointment instead. Long Beach was swept by the Anteaters (21-5, 5-1 Big West) in three games.