Rugby Youth Sports

Top 10 Long Beach Youth Sports Teams Of The Decade: 2019 Belmont Shore Rugby U14 Champions

This is the seventh of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. It’s fair to […]

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LBUSD Nutrition Services Shifting Meal Service

At this time last year, Shannon Vega was running around the Cabrillo High campus five days a week. After arriving 6 a.m. to prepare breakfast, the Nutrition Services Supervisor 3 and her staff made sure students could get food at 21 different points of service. “It was a nonstop day for sure,” Vega said. “We […]

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PODCAST: Is Sportsmanship Dead?

This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler tackle the issues with sportsmanship in both amateur and professional sports. They’re also talking to Lakewood High athletic director and girls’ volleyball coach Mike Wadley about how his job has changed, what needs to happen to bring prep sports back, and much more. 01:00 Is Sportsmanship […]

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BREAKING: Big West Conference Basketball Schedules Released

Today the Big West Conference announced its men’s and women’s basketball conference schedules for unique upcoming 2020-21 season. Each team from all 11 member schools are scheduled to play 20 conference games in a back-to-back format. Long Beach State men’s basketball will open at UC Riverside, and the women’s team will host the Highlanders on […]

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St. Anthony Moving Forward With New Athletic Complex in 2021

St. Anthony High School has announced plans to break ground on a new athletic field complex at Clark Field in 2021. The $9 million project has been in the works since 2011, but was able to move forward thanks to a $6 million donation from Shea Family Charities. The project will include a new turf […]

Cabrillo Football

Football: New Cabrillo Coach Faces Unique Challenges

All coaches and teams are facing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, but new Cabrillo football coach Shane Gonzales has had a uniquely difficult ride these last few months. Gonzales was an assistant at Mayfair for the last six years as part of a rising Monsoons program that has produced several national-level recruits, including Texas signee […]

Basketball Podcast

PODCAST: Former LA Lakers Coach Paul Westhead Talks Basketball

This week, JJ, Mike and Tyler speak to legendary basketball coach Paul Westhead and reminisce about great Los Angeles Lakers teams of the past. Westhead coached the Lakers to the 1980 NBA championship, the first of the Showtime era, and helped revolutionize the game with his up-tempo style, especially at Loyola Marymount where his teams […]

Baseball Youth Sports

Top 10 Long Beach Youth Sports Teams Of The Decade: 2017 Long Beach Little League Brooklyn Dodgers

This is the sixth of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. Most of the […]

COVID-19 Youth Sports

Long Beach Parks & Rec Offering New Youth Recreation Programming

While families work to navigate the challenges of virtual learning and the loss of organized school activities, the Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department is offering some affordable recreation programs to the community. Within the last week, the department launched a pair of new youth recreation programs, part of a series of activities that […]