Baseball Long Beach State Millikan

FEATURE: Millikan Star Ryan Geck Commits To Dirtbags

Ryan Geck burst onto the scene last season, doing things ninth graders aren’t supposed to be able to do on Bohl Diamond at Blair Field. At 6-foot-3 and 230 lbs., the Millikan first baseman dwarfed opponents and teammates alike while showing flashes of his prodigious power at the plate. Not since the days of Sean […]

COVID-19

Local Gyms Struggling, Adapting During Shutdown

As many businesses around Long Beach sit closed or operate in a limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the industries that’s been hardest hit by the mandatory stay-at-home order are local gyms and fitness centers. Across the country, large fitness chains like Planet Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness have been forced to close […]

COVID-19 Long Beach State

Long Beach State’s Laura Teel Outlines Home Workout

Photos Courtesy Long Beach State Athletics As the world collectively adjusts to a life spent at home, athletes and non-athletes alike are forced to get creative for their workout needs. With the recent cancelation of all NCAA sports through the remainder of the school year, Long Beach State now has hundreds of student-athletes scattered across […]

COVID-19 Football Wilson

FEATURE: Zimari Manning Facing Uncertainty After Historic Season

Photo courtesy Tarleton Athletics Zimari Manning has never taken the easy road on his football journey. The Wilson High product has always been a gifted wide receiver, but since his days as a Bruin he has had to work his way through injury, navigate the junior college ranks, and prove himself at the Division II […]

Basketball COVID-19 Long Beach Poly

FEATURE: KJ Feagin’s Dream Season Suffers Abrupt Ending at San Diego State

Photos courtesy San Diego State Athletics/Derrick Tuskan Every story needs an ending. It’s not always the desired ending, or even the predicable one, but closure is essential. One chapter ends so the next can begin. As KJ Feagin approached the final chapter of his college basketball career last month, it appeared a storybook ending might […]

Basketball COVID-19 St. Anthony

FEATURE: Kendall Cooper’s Basketball Season Ends Before it Begins in Australia

As far back as Kendall Cooper can remember, this is the longest she’s ever gone without touching a basketball. For the better part of a month, the former McDonald’s All-American has been kept off the court where she’s made her name. Her talent and on the hardwood helped her become one of the best players […]

COVID-19 Long Beach State Millikan Volleyball

FEATURE: Sherridan Atkinson Flees Turkey Amid Global Pandemic

As professional sports leagues across the world came to a halt due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, one of the last countries to shut down its athletic activities was Turkey. Nearly three weeks after the NBA postponed its season here in North America, the Turkish professional leagues were still playing competitive games. That includes […]

Basketball Compton COVID-19

FEATURE: Former Compton Guard Kyron Cartwright Displaced by Coronavirus in UK

Photo courtesy Peter Simmons/Leicester Riders Just 45 minutes before game time, the Leicester Riders were huddled together in the same house, contemplating an important decision. In a normal world, the team would have arrived at its home arena about 90 minutes before tip-off to prepare for its game against the Manchester Giants, but this was […]