Long Beach State Track & Field

Long Beach State Track Athletes Aim to Make A Difference in Legal Field

When the COVD-19 pandemic abruptly canceled the 2020 sports season, it forced athletes away from their sports and gave them an opportunity to reflect. Not just on what was happening in the world around them, but to focus on their aspirations beyond athletics. At Long Beach State, a pair of track & field athletes are […]

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NVA Hosts Men’s Volleyball Showcase Brimming With Local Talent

For the past few years, the men’s volleyball world has centered around Long Beach. Alan Knipe’s program at Long Beach State won back-to-back NCAA championships in 2018 and 2019, hosting their most recent national title match inside Walter Pyramid. With the COVID-19 pandemic cutting the 2020 NCAA men’s volleyball season short, Long Beach and the […]

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FEATURE: Dr. Kevin Sverduk Teaches Mental Side of Golf

Famed golf instructor Jim Flick was quoted as saying, “Golf is 90 percent mental, and the other 10 percent is mental too.” The sport has a unique way of challenging its competitors between the ears, testing one’s mental fortitude as much as their physical abilities. Dr. Kevin Sverduk has made a career of teaching the […]

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Salons, Stylists Navigate Changing Regulations During Shutdown

Innovation has been key to survival for small businesses in 2020. The coronavirus has caused sweeping changes to business practices, while bringing phrases like “contactless” or “socially distanced” into everyday vernacular. But for hair stylists at salons and barbershops, there is no way to provide their service in a virtual world. From the onset of […]

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COVID-19 Underscores Importance of Athletic Trainers on High School Campuses

Once high school athletics is able to safely resume competition, it will undoubtedly be accompanied by a slew of modifications, new requirements, and unique challenges. Now more than ever, the health and safety of students has been at the forefront, but there remains a sizable hole in that effort on many high school campuses across […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Long Beach State Prioritizes Voter Registration For Athletes, Staff

The past seven months have forced athletes at every level to take time away from their normal routines. With games and practices canceled, they’ve never had more time to spend outside the lines, assessing the world around them in a whole new way. And though none of them wished for this bizarre reality, the shutdown […]

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Long Beach-Based National Satellite Center Equips Businesses For Outdoor Viewing

Across the country, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes to every social setting. Public spaces have taken on a completely new look, and activities that would traditionally happen indoors have moved outside. It’s a trend that might just stick around once the threat of the coronavirus ultimately (hopefully) goes away. National Satellite Center is the […]