Lately I’ve been thinking about Mr. Miyagi’s famous quotes from The Karate Kid. Pearls of wisdom like, “It’s okay to lose to an opponent, it’s never okay to lose to fear” or “If the root is strong, the tree will survive” seem more poignant nowadays. Of all the beautiful advice written by Robert Mark Kaman […]
Moore League boys’ soccer is the only sport in the city with three teams in CIF Southern Section Division 1 this year. Wilson, Cabrillo and Millikan are all in the top flight because of recent playoff success, which is something that eluded local teams for the majority of the last decade. The Rams are the […]
From the national championships for Beach FC and Shore Aquatics to the regional tournament victories for Uptown LB and Los Altos baseball leagues — it’s been another incredibly successful summer for Long Beach youth sports. It isn’t rare to find a group of young Long Beach athletes dominating their competition, and it isn’t a coincidence […]
The Beach FC 17U boys’ team won the U.S. Club Soccer ENPL National Championship earlier this month by beating Gwinnett Soccer Academy 2-0 in the championship match. “The moment that stands out most to me was when we were all standing up there on the podium,” defender Ethan Szuchan said. “When the final whistle blows, […]
This week on the show JJ sits down with Long Beach State women’s soccer coach Mauricio Ingrassia to talk about his teams trip to the World Cup in France (2:00) and Mike breaks down Long Beach’s role in creating Title IX (17:30).
The Beach FC 14U boys’ club soccer team rolled to an easy 7-0 victory on Saturday to qualify for the Elite Club National League (ECNL) Playoffs on June 27-July 2 in Rockford, Illinois. Here are some great action shots by Joseph Kling from the win on Saturday. Roster: Alberto Gomez, Andrew Kamienski, Benji Jimenez, Ben […]
The Beach FC 16U girls’ team that won a 2017 National Championship together won another State Cup Championship last month in Norco. This group of young soccer players lost a lot of their 2017 teammates, but have bounced back under the tutelage of Los Alamitos High coach Pat Rossi. Their next regional tournament is in […]