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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach State Basketball’s Justina King

This week on the show we’re talking about how the Long Beach State basketball programs are overcoming unique obstacles this season. We also catch up with junior guard Justina King who explains why the Beach is 6-0 in the Big West Conference. 01:00 What’s new with Long Beach State basketball? 06:30 Interview with LBSU junior […]

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PODCAST: Why Is There Club Football In California?

This week on the show we’re talking about how and why club football is giving Long Beach student-athletes an opportunity to participate. We also catch up with Cabrillo High soccer coach Pat Noyes to talk about how his players are doing, and finally we give you our NFL playoff predictions. 01:00 Club football is here, […]

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Column: Creativity Will Create Chances In 2021

While we happily put 2020 in our collective rear view mirror, I hope the high school sports community uses the harsh lessons learned over the past year to get creative in the new one. Like most of you, I miss the normal sports schedule, but I think it’s counterproductive to hold out hope for any […]

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PODCAST: Best Interviews Of 2020

We’re happily saying goodbye to 2020 by taking a look back at some of our best interviews of the last year with Long Beach Poly football coach Stephen Barbee, basketball star Peyton Watson, Wilson track and field star Rachel Glenn, Softball Gatorade State Player of The Year Tiare Jennings, Long Beach State athletic director Andy […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Stories In National Football League

This week on the show we’re talking about Long Beach interests in professional sports. First we breakdown the most important story lines for Long Beach representatives in the NFL, and then we give some NBA predictions for local teams. 01:00 LB In NFL 26:00 What do you expect from this NBA season?

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PODCAST: Which Sports Are “Safe” In California?

This week on the show we’re breaking down what the new tier system of sports safety means for California high school sports. We also catch up with Compton native Crystal Hogan who is one of only a few female referees to have worked NCAA men’s basketball games. 01:30 What do the California sports tiers mean? […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Guard Isaiah Washington

This week on the show we’re talking to Long Beach State men’s basketball star Isaiah Washington about how he got famous with Jelly Fam and what it was like making his Walter Pyramid debut in front of empty stands last weekend. 1:00 We covered a basketball game! 15:00 Interview with Isaiah Washington 29:30 Long Beach […]

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CIF State, Southern Section Provide High School Sports Update

Changes to the upcoming high school sports season continued this week as the CIF State office announced that the Regional and State Championships for the fall season had been canceled. The announcement means that there will be no state champions crowned in any fall sports, including football. The changes do not apply to the CIF-Southern […]

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COLUMN: Injuries Inevitable If High School Sports Hurry Back

It’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. Generations of rambunctious youths have heard that cliché from concerned adults, but now’s the time to actually take heed. It goes without saying we’re thrilled at the prospect of seeing Long Beach sports return from the COVID-19 shutdowns. It would be a gift to and from […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach Unified School District Teacher Shar Higa

Happy Thanksgiving! This week on the show we’re talking to Jordan High teacher Shar Higa about how the virtual classroom has changed her job and what she’s doing to stay connected with her students. 01:00 Interview With LBUSD Teacher Shar Higa 26:00 Violence & Death Surrounding Compton Basketball 39:30 Thank You Lists