It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. Last month, Millikan softball suffered critical miscues down the stretch in its 12th consecutive Moore League loss to defending champion Lakewood. Last night, the Rams mashed eight hits and scored six runs in the final two innings of their 8-5 win over the Lancers at Lisa […]
So far this season Lakewood has seemed like an unstoppable juggernaut, rolling through the Moore League competition pretty efficiently. That earned the Lancers a first-place standing and the top ranking in the CIF Southern Section for Division 2. The first time Lakewood faced defending league champion Wilson, the Lancers swept the Bruins by a combined […]
Wednesday’s Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting saw the board unanimously approve an $11 million Site Security Plan to fence the 28 LBUSD sites that currently have open plans. The Site Security Plan will also add a video-monitoring system to every LBUSD site that would require the office to buzz in any […]
This is supposed to be a new day in the Moore League, with more hits and runs than the usual season of high-quality ball played at Blair Field. Someone forgot to tell the Lakewood Lancers, who clawed their way into a first-place tie with their second consecutive low-scoring thriller at Blair, edging Millikan 2-1. The […]
We’ve got some great shots from the Lakewood win by photographer Stephen Dachman.
At this point it’s almost a springtime tradition in East Long Beach that scammers will roam the sidewalks going door-to-door, faking a connection to Millikan High to try and bilk people out of some pocket change. In previous years scammers have passed out flyers and asked for cash, this year it’s selling fake discount cards. […]
When the Lakewood Lancers boys’ volleyball team started the season, coach Devon Taylor said the team didn’t write down specific benchmarks to measure the year by. “We didn’t set any tangible goals, we didn’t talk about winning Moore League or winning CIF,” he said. “We just wanted to create an environment where everyone could get […]
Less than 48 hours after winning one of the biggest upsets in Moore League softball history, the Wilson battery of pitcher Joey Vega and catcher Natalya Rodriguez led the Bruins to a 5-2 win over Millikan on Thursday at Joe Rodgers. Wilson (9-10, 5-0) is in first place after the first round of league play, […]
We’ve got some great photos of the Lakewood Millikan boys’ volleyball match from our own Stephen Dachman.