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PODCAST: Getting Clearance For Return Of High School Sports

This week on the show we discuss the latest news from the California Department of Public Health and what it’s going to take to get local high school sports up and running this month. 10:30 Interview with Cabrillo baseball coach Phillip Berman 20:00 Interview with USC Football beat writer Chris Trevino

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High School Football Returns to Long Beach In Two Weeks

After a year of silence, the clicks, snaps, and pops of football helmets and pads have returned to the high school fields of Long Beach, thanks to plummeting COVID-19 numbers and swift action on the part of the city’s high school sports administrators. After a 2020 with no football games and months without real practices, […]

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LONG BEACH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Photo from 2019 season preview photo shoot (Other games will be added as they’re finalized, games Fridays at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted) March 12 Long Beach Poly vs. Serra Millikan @ Los Alamitos St. Anthony vs. Lakewood (Clark Field) March 19 Compton @ Wilson Millikan @ Jordan  Poly @ Lakewood (at Cabrillo) St. Anthony […]

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PODCAST: Talking Return Of High School Football With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

This week on the show we’re talking to CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod about the latest California Department of Public Health guidelines that clear the way for football, baseball, softball, soccer, water polo, cheerleading, and other outdoor high school sports to return. 01:00 Breaking News 09:30 Interview with Rob Wigod

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BREAKING: High School Football, Other Sports Now Eligible To Resume

Based on data released on Tuesday afternoon by the Los Angeles County Health Department, practices and games for outdoor sports–including high school football–are eligible to return in Long Beach and LA County.  Per the updated guidelines from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released last Friday, outdoor amateur sports would be allowed to resume […]

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COLUMN: Clear Your Schedules, Long Beach

I’m a calendar guy. Being a sportswriter means that nights and weekends are usually pretty full. That’s a problem for a father of two and someone who would like to maintain some semblance of a social life. People don’t usually schedule birthday parties for Tuesday mornings, for example, a time window I’m much more likely […]

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New State Guidelines Open Path For Football, Baseball, Soccer, Other Sports

Athletes, coaches, and families hoping for a return of football and many other high school sports got a huge boost on Friday with the release of new youth sports guidelines from the California Department of Public Health. In keeping with recent decisions by the state to remove “tier” considerations for the re-opening elementary schools in […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Wilson Coach C.J. Brewer

This week on the show we’re talking to Wilson cross country, soccer and track coach C.J. Brewer about getting his runners back in action this week and how every student-athlete deals with COVID-19 differently. 01:00 We covered high school sports this week! 11:30 Interview with Wilson coach C.J. Brewer 48:00 Which professional sport would you […]

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High School Sports Return to Long Beach After 11-Month Shutdown

After a shutdown of more than 11 months due to the COVID-19 virus, high school sports are returning to Long Beach this week with a trio of cross country meets. Millikan will host Wilson and Poly will host Cabrillo on Wednesday afternoon in a pair of dual meets, then St. Anthony will host Bishop Montgomery […]