Tag: Dirtbags

Dirtbags road to regionals murky at best

For the all the excitement and milestones the Dirtbags captured this season, a slew of top-ranked and vastly talented opponents awaiting them in the next few weeks will likely end the unexpected success of 2015. Very few, most of whom reside in the home locker room of Blair Field, believed[Read More…]

Blair Field gets set for major upgrades

Wayne Stickney, Long Beach State senior associate director for major gifts and research acquisition, discussed the major details regarding the enhancements to Blair Field and process of securing funds for major athletic projects. According to Stickney, the university entered into a 50-year lease agreement in 2009 and the first renderings[Read More…]

Friedrichs sets the tone for pitching staff

Senior right-hander Kyle Friedrichs is having the best year of his career at Long Beach State. The San Diego native is 5-2 on the season with a 2.30 earned run average in ten starts after being a reliever all of last year. He discussed leadership, his pitching arsenal and expectations.[Read More…]

Brown making impact with Dirtbags

Tanner Brown’s journey from pitcher in junior college to starter for the Long Beach State baseball team began almost a year ago. The junior right-hander began his collegiate career at Golden West College in Fountain Valley after going undrafted out of high school. Brown was not highly recruited, but his[Read More…]

A glimpse inside of CSULB students’ pre-game

The scrum of athletes sways shoulder-to-shoulder with arms interlocked. The black and yellow ring counters the softball-clad ringmaster’s calls with a roar, amplifying the raucous game of call-and-response to its climax. Before every game, the Long Beach State softball team rallies together for a traditional, pre-performance ritual, passed on from[Read More…]

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