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LBUSD High Schools Restart Summer Practices

It’s been a week of back and forth for Long Beach Unified School District high school athletes, but for now they’re back on the field. The LBUSD has gotten the green light from the Long Beach Health Department to restart its voluntary summer conditioning program, according to LBUSD high schools superintendent Jay Camerino. The high […]

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CCCAA Pushes All Junior College Sports to Spring 2021

The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) announced on Thursday that its Board of Directors had approved its Contingency Plan for fall sports, pushing all sports, including football, to the Spring of 2021. This directly impacts the athletic programs at Long Beach City College, which will not be able to begin official practices until January […]

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All-City Game of the Year: Long Beach Poly Football vs. Orange Lutheran

The night began with frustration for the Long Beach Poly football team, and it ended with glory. The Jackrabbits were late to their own CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoff game thanks to a mixup with buses, and then for the first quarter of their opener against Orange Lutheran, it looked like the Poly offense […]

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All-City Multisport Athletes of the Year: Ryan Pettway, Aniah Cutler

The multi-sport athlete gets rarer and rarer every year as parents opt to lock their kids into one sport at younger ages, often paying enormous fees for club programs that operate year-round. In Long Beach, there are still athletes who can dominate in different sports, and we’re pleased to honor the two who turned our […]

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Moore League Football Practices Open, Close

It was a tumultuous week across the city: the Long Beach Unified School District’s high schools took the field for football practice on Monday, then saw those practices closed back down again on Wednesday. Even while they were going on, those practices looked a lot different. “Our conversation a couple weeks ago about restarting was, […]

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St. Anthony Football Resumes Practice

St. Anthony was the first football team in the city to get back on the gridiron and resume some form of organized football activities. The Saints were allowed to assemble on Clark Field starting on June 22, and head coach Mario Morales and company have been taking advantage of the opportunity with unique safeguards in […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Football Practice Is Back!

This week on the podcast we’re talking to Wilson football coach Mark Ziegenhagen about returning to the practice field this week under new restrictions. We also catch up with Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee to find out why the Los Angeles Angels are using Bohl Diamond at Blair Field and what it’s going […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly’s Bryun Parham Commits to San Jose State

Long Beach Poly senior-to-be linebacker Bryun Parham had a special birthday present for his father this week. Parham told his dad, Bryson, that he won’t have to worry about any college payments, as Bryun committed to San Jose State. “It’s a great fit for me, I can fit in the system and compete for a […]

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Football: Millikan Star Ezavier Staples Breaks Down UCLA Commitment

Not since Alden Darby was at Millikan in a starring role in 2008 and 2009 has Long Beach’s biggest football star been a Ram–but wide receiver Ezavier Staples is hoping to wear that mantle in 2020. The 6-foot-2 senior-to-be had more than a dozen scholarship offers to choose from, including most of the Pac-12, and […]

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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]