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Long Beach Schools, Sports Officially Closed Until Summer

The final domino left standing in the 2019-20 school year and sports season fell last week, with the Long Beach Unified School District’s announcement that campuses would remain closed through June 11, and the subsequent announcement that the CIF State office was canceling the remainder of the high school sports schedule. “I’m making an announcement […]

Olympics

Olympics Officially Rescheduled For 2021

The world’s biggest sporting event has officially been rescheduled, as the International Olympic Committee announced the revised dates for the Tokyo 2020 Games on Monday. It was announced last week that the 2020 Olympics would not begin as scheduled this July, due to the global spread of the COVID-19 virus. After a few days of […]

Baseball Column

COLUMN: A Season Interrupted

One of the best things about sports is that we’re supposed to know when they start, and when they end. It’s on the calendar, right there in black and white: start of the season, end of the regular season, playoffs, championship. I’ve always believed that their predictability and stability is one of the reasons that […]

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The562.org To Host Video Game Tournament For High School Students

In light of the weeks-long suspension of high school sports in Long Beach due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we’re launching the inaugural The562.org Long Beach High School Smash Tournament this weekend. The Smash Brothers tournament will be free of charge and open to any and all LBUSD high school students who want […]

All City

LBUSD School Closure Extended Two Weeks To May 3

The Long Beach Unified School District will remain closed for at least two additional weeks, as the district announced Friday afternoon its closure will extend through at least May 3.  The district will continue to provide free meals from most of its campuses through the next six weeks, as well as any additional closure. “Schools […]

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LBUSD Schools Closing Monday For Five Weeks

LBUSD schools will close for five weeks beginning Monday. The full press release release from the district is below All sports will be suspended during those five weeks, beginning today. There is nothing currently on the schedule for any high school sports team in Long Beach for that period. Here’s the full release: After careful […]

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What’s Happening, What’s Canceled In Long Beach Sports

It was a tumultuous day in Long Beach on Thursday, as the spring sports schedule ground to a halt. This is going to be your one-stop shop for what’s going on and what’s been canceled–we will update it throughout the day as we hear of changes. HAPPENING: Nothing! CANCELED: Everything! –The plan had been for […]

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No Spectators Allowed For Big West Basketball Tournament

The Big West Conference announced Tuesday afternoon that this week’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be played without spectators as part of precautionary measure to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Long Beach State had already stepped up regular cleaning of the Walter Pyramid facilities for spectators and teams. The Pyramid is hosting the […]

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Jordan Alum John Ross Speaks At Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium

The second annual Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium was held last week at Cabrillo High, with some of the top 10th and 11th grade athletes from each of the seven league schools on hand. Compton, Jordan, Lakewood, Millikan, Poly, Wilson, and the host Jaguars were all represented for a morning full of team-building exercises and speeches […]