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Wilson Hires Gerald Aquiningoc as Girls’ Volleyball Coach

Wilson High School announced the hiring of Gerald Aquiningoc as its new girls’ volleyball head coach, replacing the departed Carlos Briceno who spent the last decade at the helm of the program. “Wilson is proud to bring on Gerald Aquiningoc as the new girls’ volleyball coach,” said Wilson Athletic Director Warren Smitheran in a statement. […]

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Long Beach Representatives Performing Well At Tokyo Summer Olympics

Long Beach representatives at the Tokyo Summer Olympics are already putting up some impressive statistics. USA men’s volleyball has won two of its first three matches as part of Pool B and have tough games coming up against Brazil and Argentina this weekend. Long Beach State alum TJ DeFalco had a phenomenal performance in the […]

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Wilson High Continues Unparallelled Olympic Tradition in Tokyo Games

For the first time this millennium, Wilson High water polo legend Tony Azevedo (pictured above) is not competing at the Olympic Games, but the Bruins’ Olympic tradition lives on in Tokyo. — Wilson High School’s connection to the Olympic Games began back in 1952. That’s when legendary diver Pat McCormick–along with 800m runner John Barnes–became […]

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Long Beach State Alums DeFalco, Ensing Tokyo-Bound With Olympic Volleyball Team

From the black and gold to the red, white, and blue: the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team has been taking over at the Olympics. This year, the program will be represented by three Olympians, two alternates, and two coaches, with a total of seven of the city’s 17-person Olympic delegation coming out of the […]

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Feature: USA Water Polo Reloads With Long Beach’s Next Generation

Local legend Tony Azevedo carried the banner for Long Beach as part of the USA Men’s National Team for nearly two decades. Now it’s time for the next generation to put their name in the history books and continue the unrivaled Long Beach water polo tradition at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Azevedo played in a […]

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Feature: Taylor Crabb’s Olympic Journey Ran Through Long Beach

Photo of Crabb courtesy USA Volleyball Taylor Crabb grew up in Hawaii, playing volleyball with his friends and dreaming of representing the United States as an Olympian in volleyball. In his head, that dream was taking place indoors, on the hardcourt of an arena with the indoor USA men’s volleyball team. This week, his dream […]

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All-City Spirit of Long Beach Award: Athletic Administrators

Each year, we award the Spirit of Long Beach to a person or group of people who move us, and who we feel we’ll remember for years to come when we look back. This year, the Spirit of Long Beach is going to a large group, but one that rarely gets mentioned in print: administrators, […]