With the high school baseball season starting two weeks earlier this year due to a calendar shift by the CIF State office, local players have had to trade their bats for umbrellas. Every coach in the city has talked about the difficulty of warming up for the season while the temperatures are in the 40s, […]
This could be the year that Compton baseball snaps its 62-game Moore League losing streak. Compton hasn’t won a league game since 2013, but second-year coach Lorenzo Reddick isn’t rushing results, and he’s starting multiple underclassman this season. “We’ve got some numbers this year,” Reddick said. “But I’m still trying to get these guys to […]
The crumpled up piece of paper left on the ground of the Eddie Thomas Gymnasium was a story in itself for the Compton boys’ basketball team and its fans. Compton head coach Tony Thomas (Eddie’s son, by the way) tossed it there in frustration after one of several missed opportunities by his team down the […]
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This week on the show Mike and JJ interview local soccer coach Dalton Kaufman about everything Long Beach futbol, announce the Athletes Of The Week for the first CIF winter playoff games and rant about how much we hate the new football league. Well, mostly it’s JJ who hates it. Enjoy! 06:45 Offseason Reset Interview: […]
QUARTERFINALS Division 1: St. Anthony @ No. 1 Chino Hills, 7 p.m. Division 2A: Compton vs. No. 4 Crescenta Valley, 7 p.m.
A stifling Compton boys’ basketball defense limited host King High to seven points in the third quarter of the CIF Southern Section Division 2A second round game on Tuesday night. Compton went on to take the game 63-48, and will host Crescenta Valley on Thursday in the quarterfinals.
Here’s where the Long Beach and Moore League boys’ basketball teams are playing in tonight’s quarterfinals. Division 1: Long Beach Poly vs. Windward, 7 p.m. Division 1: St. Anthony @ Riverside Poly, 7 p.m. Division 2A: Compton @ ML King, 7 p.m.
Skylar Herrera, Long Beach Poly Soccer Long Beach Poly battled its way into the CIF-SS Division 2 quarterfinals with a pair of wins, both of which included a goal from Oregon State signee Skylar Herrera. Her goal against Palos Verdes in the first round was one of the best of the year, curling from outside […]
CIF Basketball: Compton vs. Lynwood We’ve got highlights from Compton’s first-round playoff win over Lynwood.