Baseball Long Beach State

Blair Field Gets New LED Lights in Latest Upgrade

With just a single tap on a screen, Long Beach State head baseball coach Eric Valenzuela illuminated Bohl Diamond at Blair Field, showcasing the latest upgrade to the city’s historic ballpark. The new LED lights surrounding Blair Field are noticeably brighter than the old set, and will now meet the NCAA standard for hosting regionals […]

Baseball Wilson

Baseball: Wilson Hosts Star-Studded Alumni Game

It was the Past vs. Present. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, a large crowd gathered at Skip Rowland Field for the annual Wilson High alumni baseball game. “It was a great turn out,” longtime Wilson baseball coach Andy Hall said. “It validates why you do this. It was a cool walk down memory lane.” Featuring […]

Baseball Millikan

Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021: Millikan Wins CIF Title At Bohl Diamond At Blair Field

Moore League baseball is lucky to play a lot of its games at the beautiful and historic Bohl Diamond at Blair Field, and it just so happened that Millikan got to end its dominant CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoff run in its own backyard in front of an impressive Long Beach crowd. Traditionally, the […]

Baseball Lakewood

LB In MLB: Lakewood High Alum Travis d’Arnaud Wins World Series

Atlanta Braves catcher and Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud got to lift the World Series trophy tonight after his team beat the Houston Astros in the sixth game. d’Arnaud has come a long way since injuries forced him out of the New York Mets organization a few years ago, and now he’s the first Lancer […]

Baseball Youth Sports

For The Fridge: TB SoCal Quakes Win Baseball Tournament

The TB SoCal Quakes youth baseball team won the XDS Octoberfest Tournament at Vista Hermosa Sports Park in San Clemente earlier this month. This group of Long Beach kids played together in the Whaley PONY league and beat top teams from Huntington Beach, Irvine, Simi Valley and Seaside. TB SoCal committed six errors in its […]

Baseball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Dirtbags Announce 2022 Schedule

Long Beach State Dirtbags coach Eric Valenzuela thinks that the 56-game schedule that he and his staff has put together for the upcoming season is, “one of the best, if not the best, non-conference schedules in the country.” The Dirtbags open the season on February 18 with a three-game set against defending national champions Mississippi […]

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LB In MLB: Long Beach On The Injured List

Trips to the injured list have been the hallmark of this Major League Baseball season for players from Long Beach. Decorated veterans including Long Beach State Dirtbags product Evan Longoria have spent time on the 60-day IL while some up-and-comers have struggled to stay on the field. Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud hasn’t played catcher […]

Baseball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Dirtbags Coach Eric Valenzuela Contract Extended

Eric Valenzuela has quickly left his mark in two short seasons as Long Beach State Dirtbags head coach and he’s been rewarded for getting the famous program back on track. Last week, LBSU announced that Valenzuela received a contract extension that runs through the 2026 season. “That trust that President Conoley, Andy Fee and the […]