With the coronavirus pandemic canceling sporting events worldwide, Long Beach State long jumper Jason Smith has been hopping through every hoop needed to stay positive moving forward.
Redshirt senior catcher Abby Lockman may have played in her final collegiate softball game March 12 in what could be the NCAA’s final sports game played in the spring 2020 semester after the announcement by many conferences of the suspension of competition due to COVID-19.
Conference officials made the announcement hours before tip-off that only credentialed media members will be able to attend.
The Dirtbags have a high ceiling according to head coach Eric Valenzuela, but the team will have to overcome challenging matchups to bring success back to Blair Field.
The Beach trailed by just five after the first half, but couldn’t piece it together the rest of the way.
After an impressive first half, Long Beach State loses 69-65 in its season opener at UCLA.
Long Beach statistically outplayed the CSUN in a must-win game but the Matadors defense held strong, shutting out the Beach 1-0.
With the controversial passing of SB 206 by Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this week, students are now forming their own opinions on the pros and cons of the bill.
Even with the energy off the bench for the Beach, the Georgia Bulldogs proved too much to handle in their second match of the Long Beach State Mizuno Classic.
New Dirtbags’ head coach Eric Valenzuela looks to make big changes for the team. Practices will be open to the public and players will know where to go to get the specific type of support they might need. Valenzuela believes the culture changes will go hand in hand with better Dirtbags’ baseball.