The No 8-ranked Long Beach State beach volleyball team posted a pair of big wins on Thursday, defeating No. 4 Florida State and TCU at the LBSU Sand Courts. The win over the Seminoles was huge for the 49ers (7-1), who hadn’t beaten a top five program yet this year after a narrow 3-2 defeat […]
A pair of Compton boys’ basketball players, a trio of Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball players, and a Millikan Ram are preparing for NCAA Tournament appearances. Compton alums Kyron Cartwright and Robert Lewis will be in action in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament playing for Providence and Texas Southern. Cartwright joined the 1,000-point club with […]
Many Long Beach students participated in the nationwide walk-out demonstrations to protest gun violence. A large rally is in Long Beach is planned for Saturday, March 24th.
We’ve got a great gallery of shots from the Lancers’ sweep by photographer Stephen Dachman.
Long Beach has long had a special place in the volleyball world but this spring has seen the city become the center of the volleyball universe. The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team is the unanimous No. 1 team in the nation, the NCAA’s only undefeated team, and has swept every team 14 of their […]
New year, same old Moore League. Millikan and Wilson met at Blair Field for an earlier-than-usual league opener on Monday evening, a rescheduled game due to Spring Break tournament conflicts. Both teams made uncharacteristic errors but, as has been the case at Blair for decade, the Moore League game turned into a thriller. The Rams […]
Welcome back to our weekly Athletes of the Week awards. HIGH SCHOOL Malik Salahuddin, Long Beach Poly Basketball Poly junior Malik Salahuddin showed how bright the Jackrabbits’ future is last week in a pair of state playoff games. Salahuddin led the way for Poly in a first-round road game against El Camino Real with 26 […]
Millikan high school has found a new boys’ basketball coach, as athletic director Kevin Marchael announced late last week that the Rams have hired Mark Fancher. Fancher takes over from Chris Francis, who resigned abruptly with a week left in the regular season. “I’m a local guy, I live in Long Beach, I heard through […]
With three minutes left in Tuesday night’s CIF State Division 1 SoCal quarterfinal game, Long Beach Poly got a layup from Malik Salahuddin to go up 61-56 on top-seeded St. John Bosco. Longtime Long Beach sportswriter and college basketball Hall of Famer Frank Burlison leaned over at the media table and said, “They need two […]
St. Anthony’s promising CIF State Division 3 run was cut short in double overtime by Knight, 87-83. The Saints were led by junior Frank Staine’s 16 points. Frank Staine on Twitter Idk what to say….. we fought till the end. I wouldn’t trade those guys for anyone in the world and I wouldn’t change anything […]