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LBUSD Investigating Long Beach Poly Baseball Team After Slapboxing Video

The Long Beach Unified School District confirmed it is investigating a locker room slapboxing video involving the Long Beach Poly baseball team that began circulating online over the weekend.  “The safety and well-being of students and staff remains our top priority,” Poly principal Bill Salas wrote in an email to Poly baseball families and school […]

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LB in MLB: A Handful of Long Beach Guys Competing in MLB Postseason

After an extended and exciting Wild Card chase, the Major League Baseball playoffs are officially underway across the country, with a dozen teams in contention for a world title. There’s plenty of Long Beach talent in the field this year, along with some who barely missed out on the festivities. Starting in the National League, […]

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LB in MLB: Jon Singleton’s Return to Houston Produces Fireworks

It must have felt like a dream come true, and it was more than eight years in the making. As Jon Singleton sat on the grass at Minute Maid Park, with his wife, Linzy, and their two young children alongside them, the Houston sky was lit up with fireworks after an 11-3 Astros win. Earlier […]

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Breaking: Long Beach Poly Hires Martin Rodriguez As Next Baseball Coach

The Long Beach Poly administration announced to parents Wednesday that they’ve hired former Cerritos coach Martin Rodriguez to be the Jackrabbits’ next baseball coach. Rodriguez replaces Brent Lavoie, who coached the Jackrabbits to three of the last four league titles but who was fired at the end of this season. Lavoie’s dismissal was controversial, with […]


LB in MLB: Long Beach Eyes On Postseason Races

It’s about that time of year when Major League Baseball fans start looking closely at the playoff races, and there’s a few players with ties to Long Beach who are important pieces for postseason contenders. Two of them crossed paths on Monday in Seattle. Lakewood High alum J.P. Crawford entered the week riding a six-game […]

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Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2022-23: Long Beach Poly Softball/Baseball CIF Walk-Off Wins

At the end of every school year we look back to reminisce on the accomplishments that defined Long Beach sports over the last 12 months. This year has been extra special because of the variety of schools and sports represented on this list— which is a hallmark of our diverse city and athletic community. No. […]

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For The Fridge: Long Beach PONY 14U All-Stars Keep Winning

The Long Beach PONY 14U All-Stars have been absolutely dominating their competition this month. They’ve outscored their eight opponents 104-15 while winning the District and Central Region tournaments. “We have a powerhouse of a squad that is the deepest in my memory,” PONY president and manager Ken Jakemer said. “We’ve got great pitching, tremendous defense, […]

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For The Fridge: Lakewood Village Little League 11U All-Stars Win District 38 Championship

The Lakewood Village Little League 11U All-Stars won the District 38 Championship earlier this month by beating Long Beach 6-5 in extra innings of the title game. Lakewood Village used impeccable defense and phenomenal pitching by Cason Clark and Evan Raleigh to stay in control throughout the tournament. David Mancha and Henry Aguas provided the […]