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Compton Coaches, Educators Discuss Solutions to Gun Violence

After a wave of violence in Compton that has claimed the life of three youth basketball players in the last four months, those who knew Semaj Miller, Millyon Colquitt, and Carl Lewis had thoughts on how to stem the tide. The victims, aging from 14 to 19 years old, were all unable to attend school […]

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Long Beach Health Department Breaks From Los Angeles County On Golf Course Protocol

Long Beach golf courses are relatively empty today, and the air quality isn’t the only reason. Recreation Park 18, El Dorado, Skylinks, Heartwell and Recreation Park 9 golf courses were all told on Tuesday night that the Los Angeles Country Health Department had approved more strict protocols for outdoor recreation. The changes included a new […]

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PODCAST: Interview & College Choice Announcement With Long Beach Poly Track & Field Star Jade McDonald

We’re covering a lot of ground on this episode as we interview Long Beach Poly track and field star Jade McDonald about her college choice and what the recruiting trail (or lack there of) was like. We’ll also discuss how Compton High basketball is trying to help stop recent gun violence, how the CIF schedule […]

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COLUMN: Injuries Inevitable If High School Sports Hurry Back

It’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. Generations of rambunctious youths have heard that cliché from concerned adults, but now’s the time to actually take heed. It goes without saying we’re thrilled at the prospect of seeing Long Beach sports return from the COVID-19 shutdowns. It would be a gift to and from […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach Unified School District Teacher Shar Higa

Happy Thanksgiving! This week on the show we’re talking to Jordan High teacher Shar Higa about how the virtual classroom has changed her job and what she’s doing to stay connected with her students. 01:00 Interview With LBUSD Teacher Shar Higa 26:00 Violence & Death Surrounding Compton Basketball 39:30 Thank You Lists

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LBUSD Athletic Directors Face Big Challenges To Restart Sports

Uncertainty has been prevalent everywhere this year, but the local schools and their sports teams are trying to get ahead of the game and prepare for all possibilities as competition resumes. The athletic directors of the Long Beach Unified School District met with new Superintendent Jill Baker’s staff last week to discuss the upcoming sports […]

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St. Anthony Campus Ministry Hosts Thanksgiving Food Drive

On an 80-degree Sunday in November, it may not have felt like the holiday season, but the spirit of giving was in the air at Clark Field last weekend. St. Anthony High School’s Campus Ministry hosted a “Socks & Supper” drive with assistance from the Long Beach Rescue Mission (LBRM), collecting donations of socks and […]

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PODCAST: Does National Letter Of Intent Day Mean More Or Less In The World Of COVID?

This week on the show we talk about what signing day really means this year before we catch up with Wilson High and Long Beach State alum Torey Edwards. He left the game of golf a decade ago but has worked his way back to being the SCGA Amateur Golfer of The Year. 01:00 Long […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach State Basketball Schedules Released

On this episode Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee talks about how he worked with the City Of Long Beach to get his basketball teams back on the court together, what the non-conference schedules look like for both teams and much more. S4E63 – Basketball! It’s Really Happening! by lbsuathletics No guest today as […]

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Obituary: Long Beach State Mourns Loss of Longtime Scoreboard Operator, Jim Farrell

For the last 15 years, the scoreboard inside Walter Pyramid has been at the trusted fingertips of Jim Farrell. The Long Beach State alumnus was a loyal supporter of Beach athletics and a mainstay on the scorer’s table. On the morning of November 8, Farrell died at the age of 69 due to complications from […]