Cabrillo baseball coach Pedro Torres said before the season that his team wanted to hang its hat on defense and competitive fire. His Jaguars must have been listening, because Cabrillo gave Long Beach Poly everything they could handle on Thursday afternoon at Blair Field. The two teams were tied headed to the seventh inning before […]
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The Moore League boys’ tennis team and individual title go through Long Beach Poly this season. The Jackrabbits are trying to win a third consecutive team title with defending singles champion Felippe Dacudao (pictured) leading the way. Poly is 8-4 overall and 7-0 in league play after a 12-6 win over Millikan last week, and […]
Because of on-campus construction, the Jordan softball team has to play its home games at Compton College, but the Panthers seem to like their new home. Jordan won its second consecutive Moore League game at “home” by taking down Cabrillo 18-0 on Tuesday. Jordan senior Ilena Rivera was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and three runs […]
The spring rains have arrived and the boys of the Moore League are back at Blair Field. What makes baseball special for high school athletes in Long Beach is the venue, yes, but also the competitiveness of the league. Four schools have won the league championship in the last six years, and three teams (Millikan, […]
The Cabrillo Jaguars (4-4, 0-2) have started another new era under another new coach. Pedro Torres has taken over the program, and despite not being able to schedule any tournaments this season because he got the job too late in the offseason, the first-time head coach has high expectations. “I expect us to be in […]
Nick Endres pitched a complete game for Wilson baseball on Wednesday at Blair Field in a 15-0 win over Cabrillo. Enders struck out eight. Here are some great action shots from our own Stephen Dachman.
Lakewood softball is trying to win a sixth consecutive Moore League championship this season while trying to redeem itself after last year’s first-round CIF Southern Section playoff loss. It was the only first round loss of the decade for the Lancers. Tonight at 7 p.m. at Lisa Fernandez Field, Lakewood (5-3, 1-0) takes on Millikan […]
Many Long Beach students participated in the nationwide walk-out demonstrations to protest gun violence. A large rally is in Long Beach is planned for Saturday, March 24th.
Last week the Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the prevention of gun violence. Similar to previous resolutions the board has passed (such as last year’s resolution to protect migrant students) the Board’s gun violence resolution was a show of support for state and national bodies the board hopes […]