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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wilson High Continues Unparallelled Olympic Tradition in Tokyo Games

For the first time this millennium, Wilson High water polo legend Tony Azevedo (pictured above) is not competing at the Olympic Games, but the Bruins’ Olympic tradition lives on in Tokyo. — Wilson High School’s connection to the Olympic Games began back in 1952. That’s when legendary diver Pat McCormick–along with 800m runner John Barnes–became […]

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All-City Highlight Video of the Year: Poly vs. Millikan Baseball

One of the most memorable games of this past season wasn’t played with a CIF championship plaque on the line, or even in the playoffs. The second regular-season meeting between the Poly and Millikan baseball teams was such an exciting, well-played, back-and-forth game, it needed a highlight video almost 10 minutes long to capture the […]

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All-City Dual-Sport Athletes of the Year: Kenny Barnabee, Xavier Heard

Hopefully there will never need to be another sports schedule like the one we saw this past spring. Sports seasons overlapped in new and difficult ways, making it even more challenging for multi-sport athletes to pursue their various passions. There were a number of athletes who navigated those choppy waters, but two of them stood […]

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Darren McCaughan Making MLB Debut With Seattle Mariners

Less than a week after Jarren Duran made his MLB debut for the Boston Red Sox, one of Duran’s college teammates from Long Beach State got his call to the big leagues. Right-handed pitcher Darren McCaughan joined the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday and is scheduled to make his big league debut during their game in […]

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All-City Game Of The Year: Millikan Baseball Wins CIF Championship In Long Beach

The Long Beach baseball community needed a moment to savor after having a promising 2020 season ripped away by the pandemic, and the Millikan Rams delivered in June. Millikan had a magical run through the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs and capped it with a 2-0 championship victory over Arlington. Not only is it […]

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Former Dirtbag Jarren Duran Set to Make MLB Debut For Boston Red Sox

There’s only one game on the Major League Baseball schedule for Thursday, July 15, and it’s one that Jarren Duran will remember for the rest of his life. A source told that the former Long Beach State Dirtbags standout will be added to the active roster for the Boston Red Sox and is expected […]