Long Beach State women’s softball sophomore pitcher, Cielo Meza, threw seven strong innings earning the win in the opening game of the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge beating Louisiana Tech 2-1 on Thursday. The Fillmore, Calif. native only gave up two hits and one run with 12 strikeouts over her seven innings of work. Meza took the mound on Friday against James Madison where she threw eight innings of two run ball with nine strike outs to lead LBSU to a 4-2 victory. LBSU dr
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4700 Deukmajian Drive, Long Beach, CA 90804 The nostalgia surrounding Blair Field is second to none and it’s hard not to get the chills when stepping foot in its hallowed grounds. Although its history is somewhat of a mystery, it’s been one of the most prized baseball facilities in the United States.
Before 1958, youth baseball stars played ball at a practical baseball field at Recreation Park on the corner of Seventh Street and Park Avenue. It was dusty and ordinary, which
What’s in a name? Well, for California State University, Long Beach the question is more accurately – What is your name? Throughout the University’s 68-year history, it has had no less than five official names, one interim name and one name that only the athletics program uses. Sheesh. No wonder the campus is having a bit of an identity crisis. Let’s take a look at the history of the many names of that-state-college-in-Long-Beach.
1949: Los Angeles-Orange County State Colle
The Long Beach Open is a summer classic in our city. The four-day professional tournament is held at three of our public courses: Recreation 18, El Dorado, and Skylinks. With a current purse at 170,000, it is one of the biggest tournaments in the western United States. Only two Long Beach residents have ever won their hometown tournament. Paul Goydos in 1990 and Peter Tomasulo in 2005. Paul Goydos is a two-time PGA tour champion and 20-year card holder on the PGA tour. The ye