Mike Marjama
Long Beach State

Former LBSU Dirtbag Mike Marjama Leaving Baseball Behind

Mike Marjama made his Major League Baseball debut less than a year ago, but the former Long Beach State Dirtbags catcher has decided to hang up his cleats and give back to a community that also shaped his life. “I am more than an athlete,” Marjama wrote in his official retirement letter released via Twitter. […]

Walter Pyramid
Long Beach State

Long Beach State Summer Update

Catch up on everything that’s happening this summer with Long Beach State athletics. MEN’S BASKETBALL Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Releases Schedule MEN’S VOLLEYBALL Long Beach State, Wilson Volleyballers Win Bronze With USA WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL This year’s Long Beach State women’s volleyball season isn’t far away, and the 49ers schedule has officially been set. Second-year […]

TJ DeFalco, Dustin Watten, Kyle Ensing
Long Beach State Wilson

Long Beach State, Wilson Volleyballers Win Bronze With USA

A trio of Long Beach State men’s volleyball standouts spent the summer competing with the USA national team, as TJ DeFalco, Kyle Ensing, and Dustin Watten helped boost the USA to a bronze medal in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, a competition among the best countries in the world. The USA played its way into […]

Dan Bailey Family
Long Beach State

Long Beach State Honors Dan Bailey With Dedication

Earlier this month, Long Beach State paid tribute to longtime head athletic trainer Dan Bailey with the dedication of the Dan Bailey Sports Medicine Center. The late Bailey worked at LBSU for 36 years, including 34 as the university’s head trainer, earning him a 2008 induction into the school’s Hall of Fame. But athletic department […]

LBSU Men's Basketball
Long Beach State

Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Releases Schedule

The very public restructuring of Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson’s contract included a shift in scheduling philosophy, and the 2018-19 schedule released Tuesday reflects that with it’s lack of long road trips against Power 5 conference opponents. “We are still playing a national schedule, but have focused on having more games against […]

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LB In MLB: Long Beach All-Star Streak Ends

The streak is dead, long live the streak. Last year, Long Beach had a representative from one of its schools in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the 12th consecutive season. It doesn’t look like that streak will continue after the MLB fan vote was released over weekend. Long Beach Poly alum Chase Utley […]