Long Beach Poly Swimming Wilson

Top Moments #4: Wilson, Poly Make Moore Swimming History

Multiple records were broken and reset during the Moore League swimming finals hosted at Cabrillo High in April. On the boys’ side, Wilson had phenomenal performances from both under and upperclassmen alike to win its California record 47th consecutive league championship. Wilson freshman Hank Rivers was one of a few Bruins to break a record, […]

St. Anthony Volleyball

Top Moments #5: St. Anthony Volleyball Shines Again

It was another great year for St. Anthony volleyball under head girls’ and boys’ coach Alicia Lemau’u, who took the Saints to historic heights in the fall and the spring. The girls’ volleyball team was able to make it to the CIF-SS semifinals, something they’d done before under Lemau’u, having won a CIF championship three […]

Track & Field Wilson

Top Moments #6: Wilson Girls’ Track & Field Makes History

It was a great year for Wilson girls’ runners, as both the Bruins girls’ cross country team and the girls’ track and field team won Moore League championships this year. Per Moore League records it was the cross country team’s first league title since 2004 and the track team’s first league title since 2008. Both […]

Millikan Soccer

Top Moments #7: Millikan Girls’ Soccer Makes History

None of the players on the Millikan girls’ soccer team were alive the last time the Rams won the Moore League championship, a shared title in 1991. In fact, the last time they won the league title by themselves, head coach Tino Nunez was just a baby in 1985. That all changed in February when […]

Softball Wilson

Top Moments #8: Wilson Softball Quarterfinals Walkoff Win

The most exciting playoff win of the spring came last month when Wilson softball came back to Joe Rodgers for its first quarterfinals at home in more than a decade. The Bruins battled Troy with the sophomore battery of pitcher Hailey Houston and catcher Natalya Rodriguez, who call their own pitches. Houston went the distance […]

Football Millikan

Top Moments #9: Millikan Football Returns To Playoffs

After Millikan fired longtime beloved Rams coach Kirk Diego, the MIllikan football program fell on hard times. After going 14-36 from 2012 to 2016, the Rams made it to the CIF-SS quarterfinals in 2017, a feat that they repeated again this year, going 8-3 and once again taking second in the Moore League. With the […]

Football Lakewood

Top Moments #10: Lakewood Football Hires Scott Meyer

The Moore League football landscape has been shaped by so many coaches coming and going, and for the first time in awhile, the league is getting a quality on-campus coach back again. In December, Lakewood hired Scott Meyer as its football coach, and as a teacher, hoping to bring the luster back to a proud […]

Basketball Charity Jordan

John Ross Hosting Charity Basketball Game With Snoop Dogg

John Ross was all smiles last year after the celebrity flag football game for his John Ross III Foundation at Veterans Memorial Stadium. “We’re going to come back and do this again next year. We want this to be a tradition,” Ross correctly predicted. However, the celebrities will be playing basketball for charity this year […]

Volleyball Youth Sports

Long Beach Mizuno Volleyball Club 13U Girls’ Trying To Repeat

The Long Beach Mizuno Volleyball Club 13U girls’ squad is going to be competing for another national title this summer at the Junior Olympics. The same group had a 64-1 record last year on their way to a National Division title. These Mizuno All-Stars are ranked in the top five after winning 52 of their […]

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Top 10 Long Beach High School Sports Stories Of 2018-19

We’re counting down the top moments for Long Beach prep sports in 2018-19. 10. Lakewood Hires Scott Meyer The Moore League football landscape has been shaped by so many coaches coming and going, and for the first time in awhile, the league is getting a quality on-campus coach back again. In December, Lakewood hired Scott […]