On this special episode we talk to Lakewood High alum and Long Beach native J.P. Crawford less than 24 hours after he won the American League Gold Glove at shortstop with the Seattle Mariners.
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 […]
On this special episode we talk to Wilson High alum Chase De Jong about his incredible and inspiring journey back into Major League Baseball where he was in the Houston Astros bullpen for the epic American League Championship Series this year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Long Beach had a representative in six consecutive World Series from 2013 to 2018, and although that streak died last year, it’s long live the streak again as Long Beach native Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Tampa Bay Rays this week. Turner, 35, hasn’t had the powerful year at the […]
This is the sixth of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. Most of the […]
Long Beach baseball fans have a trio of local boys to keep track of during the Major League Baseball Championship Series this week. Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud, 31, has been one of the biggest surprises for the Atlanta Braves and the catcher has put up huge numbers in the postseason. The National League Championship […]