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Feature: Lakewood’s JP Crawford Nabs Golden Glove Honor, Reflects on Journey 

JP Crawford is official. The Lakewood High product just finished his fourth season in the Major Leagues, and received a significant honor as well, earning a Gold Glove honor as the top defensive shortstop in the American League. Crawford committed only three errors in 53 games, while hitting a career-best .255. It’s not bad for […]

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LB In MLB: Silver Slugger Travis d’Arnaud Caps Great Season For Local Boys In The Show

Travis d’Arnaud didn’t even know they were announcing the Major League Baseball Sliver Slugger awards last Thursday, but a text from a friend reminded him just in time. “With 10 minutes left (in the awards show) me and my wife just rushed to the couch and turned it on (the television),” d’Arnaud said. “Once we […]

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LB In MLB: How Chase De Jong Got Back To The Show

If you were driving under Interstate 405 in Long Beach during the COVID-19 spring shutdown, you could’ve seen a Major League Baseball player throwing weighted balls against the side of a massive concrete pillar. “I rode my bike there and played catch with a wall for six weeks,” Chase De Jong said. “Instead of sitting […]

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PODCAST: The Los Angeles Dodgers Are World Champions!?

This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler break down the emotional and historic Los Angeles Dodgers World Series win on Tuesday night. They’ll also catch up with Long Beach City College football coach Brett Peabody to discuss why junior college football isn’t coming back quickly and his concerns about his players’ future. 01:00 […]

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Feature: Ford Family’s Special Reason to Root For Dodgers Title

Millions of baseball fans across Southern California are rooting for the Dodgers as they try to win their first World Series since 1988—perhaps none louder than Long Beach’s Ford family.  The Fords lost the patriarch of their family, Bruce, last November. The longtime Long Beach Port operating engineer’s unexpected passing devastated his wife and five […]

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PODCAST: Is Sportsmanship Dead?

This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler tackle the issues with sportsmanship in both amateur and professional sports. They’re also talking to Lakewood High athletic director and girls’ volleyball coach Mike Wadley about how his job has changed, what needs to happen to bring prep sports back, and much more. 01:00 Is Sportsmanship […]

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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 […]