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, […]
The Lancers are in the midst of a three-year rebuilding process that 35th-year coach Spud O’Neil says is going as planned. However, he admitted that the most important thing about this season is for his team to learn how to close out games. “I called this the five-inning team last year,” O’Neil said. “We were […]
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: […]
Our latest episode of What Up, Long Beach?! is the perfect thing to listen to on your drive home from work! This week we’re talking about CIF Southern Section playoffs, National Letter Of Intent Day events and new sponsorship for the Long Beach Grand Prix. SUBSCRIBE 00:00 CIF-SS Winter Playoff Previews 05:00 Recapping National Letter […]
Here’s a look at today’s playoff girls’ basketball schedule. Division 1: Long Beach Poly (BYE; play Saturday vs. Winner of Lynwood/Ribet Academy) Division 2AA: Millikan vs. Norco, 7 p.m. Division 2A: Lakewood @ El Rancho, 7 p.m. Division 4AA: Compton @ Palm Desert, 6 p.m.
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, their head coach was just a baby — it was 1985. Thanks to a 1-1 draw […]
Ron Beaulac (center, yellow jacket) poses with former players Last weekend, there was a surprise 75th birthday party for Ron Beaulac, which also served as a kind of history of the sport of soccer in Long Beach. Beaulac started the first club soccer team in Long Beach in 1976, a club that competed in the […]
Last week was the 63rd annual Long Beach Century Club Sports Night banquet, one of the biggest events on the local sports calendar each and every year. As usual, the club gave away more than $50,000 in scholarships, recognized a pair of Athletes of the Year, inducted four new Hall of Famers, and took time […]
We’ve got great photos of the 63rd annual event, taken by photographer Stephen Dachman.
Long Beach Century Club Sports Night Banquet 2019 We’ve got a video highlight from this year’s Century Club banquet, congrats to all the winners!