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TONIGHT: Long Beach Girls’ Volleyball Teams Start Playoffs

Six Long Beach girls’ volleyball teams start the playoffs tonight at 6 p.m.–we’ve got previews of every match and we’ll have live updates this evening. The second round is slated for Saturday at 6 p.m., except for Division 1, which won’t play again until next week. Division 1 Long Beach Poly vs. Mira Costa CLICK […]

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PREVIEW: Long Beach Poly vs. Mira Costa CIF Girls’ Volleyball

Division 1: Long Beach Poly vs. Mira Costa, 6 p.m. The Jackrabbits host Mira Costa in the best match perhaps anywhere in Southern California this evening, with Division 1’s No. 8 and No. 9 teams meeting. Poly will be the slight underdog, although that’s mostly academic in a meeting of the Moore League champions and […]

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PREVIEW: Lakewood at Marymount CIF Girls’ Volleyball

Division 1: Lakewood at Marymount, 6 p.m. Lakewood drew the short straw in this year’s CIF-SS Division 1 playoff brackets, dropping from No. 9 in the rankings to essentially No. 14 in the final week, now traveling to face No. 3 Marymount, a loaded team that went 29-8 en route to a Mission League championship. […]

Millikan Volleyball

PREVIEW: Millikan at Culver City CIF Girls’ Volleyball

Division 3: Millikan @ Culver City, 6 p.m. It wasn’t the regular season that the Rams (18-13) were hoping for, as they fell to fourth place in the Moore League after having forced a third-place tie with Wilson in 2017. That said, the playoffs are a chance to bounce back, although they’ll have their hands […]

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Girls’ Tennis: Long Beach Poly Clinches Moore League Title

With a 14-4 win over Wilson last week, Long Beach Poly improved to 17-0 on the season, 12-0 in the Moore League. The win clinches the Jackrabbits’ fifth consecutive team league championship. Poly was led by three doubles team sweeps with Men Phy/Isabella Feng, Sara Soderberg/Tara Rahai, and Lola Underwood/Dylan Dempsey all coming through with […]

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Column: Let’s Hear It For The Band (And The Cheerleaders, And…)

I’ll be perfectly blunt: usually when I go to a football game, I’m there for the football game. Yes, I recognize the value of pageantry in sports and especially in football. I make sure to include the marching band, the drumline, and the cheerleaders in my highlight videos and I enjoy having some music in […]

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OBITUARY: Tex Winter’s Passing Cuts Another Long Beach State Tie To Glory Days

Image from Basketball in Long Beach; Tex Winter draws a play on the hardwood.This story features excerpts and a photo from Basketball in Long Beach, available in bookstores, online, or from the authors. Additional reporting by Chris Trevino. Former Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Tex Winter passed away Wednesday at the age of 96; […]

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Long Beach Poly Cross Country Wins Dos Pueblos Invite

For the second year in a row, the Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team won the sweepstakes title at the Dos Pueblos Invitational. The Jackrabbits have a great history at the Santa Barbara event, which they’ve competed at 16 times in a row (with 14 wins). There’s a unique scoring format at the event, […]