Cabrillo Softball

Softball Preview: Cabrillo Coming Together For Coach Crissman

Cabrillo softball is starting a new era under first-year coach Christina Crissman. The Los Alamitos High alum and former junior varsity coach has had to adjust quickly to her first head coaching job at the variety level. “It’s been a lot more phone calls and emails than I expected but I’m handling it,” Crissman said. […]

Compton Softball

Softball Preview: Compton Continuing To Learn Under Coach Kelly

After winning its first Moore League game in 10 years last season, coach Deshawn Kelly is looking for more improvement in her second year leading the program. “We were ecstatic after that win, it strengthened our bond as a team and made them feel like we can achieve anything together,” Kelly said. “So we’re going […]

Softball St. Anthony

Softball Preview: St. Anthony Set Up For Huge Season

St. Anthony softball might have the most talented roster in Long Beach, and coach Brian McCalip said his team is deeper than the squad that won the CIF title two years ago. “If the girls come together like I think they will, they can win the whole thing again,” McCalip said. St. Anthony’s incredibly talented […]

Long Beach City College Softball

Softball Preview: LBCC Has A Lot Of Top Local Talent

Long Beach City College softball is off to a hot start after being ranked No. 14 in the California Community College Athletic Association preseason poll. The Vikings (9-0) have outscored its opponents 82-26 while racking up 29 extra base hits in less than 250 at bats, but coach Megan Martinez is not surprised. “We really […]

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Long Beach State Athletics Weekly Update

The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team made history last weekend, and they did so in front of more than 3,000 fans. The team’s sweep of No. 4 UCLA was the 33rd consecutive home victory, which sets a new school record — the team hasn’t lost in the Pyramid since March 26, 2016. Long Beach […]

Long Beach State Softball

Long Beach State Softball 2019 Season Preview

Transferring has become synonymous with the NCAA, and according to 13th-year coach Kim Sowder, Long Beach State softball has been reaping the benefits. “We’ve had some great transfers come in and compete right away and do some great things for our program,” she said. “Some of them are players we recruited initially, things didn’t work […]

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Ten Stories We’re Excited For In 2019

As 2019 dawns, we had fun reflecting on some of our favorite stories from the 2018. But we’re also drawing up our calendar for 2019 and 10 stories we’re most excited for. Winter Moore League Girls’ Water Polo Long Beach girls’ water polo is at a crossroads after the top two teams, Wilson and Poly, […]

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Seven Long Beach State Programs Welcome New Signing Classes

Seven Long Beach State programs have signed student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period. Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson reached outside of California for three of the five players in his 2019 signing class that includes guards Max De Geest and Rodney Rhoden, forward Romelle Mansel and big men Trever Irish […]