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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson about his family dealing with his daughter getting COVID-19, his favorite memories of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, how LBSU can return to practice this year and much more. 01:00 We’ve Got Good News! 09:00 Long Beach State’s Dan Monson 40:00 Speech […]

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Feature: Behind the Scenes of Peyton Watson’s UCLA Commitment

Long Beach Poly senior-to-be Peyton Watson announced his commitment to play his NCAA basketball at UCLA last week, live on a national platform with Fox Sports. It was a thrilling couple of days for Watson and his family, who’ve been working towards this point since he was a toddler. “It was by far the most […]

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Fitness Studios Use Parking Lots to Remain Open

Now more than ever, small business owners have been forced to adapt. Within the last six weeks, local businesses have lived through closures, re-openings, and then re-closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. As businesses look for ways to survive during such an uncertain time, creativity is key. For local fitness studios, that’s meant taking business […]

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LBCC Football Coach Brett Peabody Recovering From COVID-19

Longtime Long Beach City College football coach Brett Peabody confirmed Thursday afternoon that he’s recovering from COVID-19, alongside his wife, Celeste. “I’ve been in bed for five days, I’ve lost 15 pounds, I’m getting skinny—I’m pretty pissed, honestly,” said Peabody, whose plan is to continue recovering at home as long as he’s able. “My doctor […]

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Feature: Long Beach’s Alexander Family Healing Post COVID-19 Nightmare

This is a happy story about Lawrence and Stacie Alexander, and a family that needed a happy ending. A few months ago, Lawrence was in the hospital fighting for his life as he experienced organ failure caused by COVID-19. Stacie, the Vice Principal at Cabrillo High, was home with their children Sydney (9 years old) […]

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Big West Conference, Long Beach State Postpones Fall Sports

After weighing all of its options over the last two months, the Big West Conference Board of Directors announced today that its fall athletics schedule will be postponed through the end of the calendar year due to COVID-19 concerns. That means Long Beach State won’t start its women’s volleyball, women’s soccer, golf, tennis or cross […]

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USARC Can’t Come To Long Beach In Time Of Transition

The United States Adaptive Recreation Center has taken over Marine Stadium for a weekend of aquatic activities every summer for more than a decade. However, the unique event that’s part of Casa Colina’s Land Meets Sea Sports Camp is now just another helpful local program that has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. “There’s a […]

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LB In MLB: Local Boys On Opening Day Rosters

Long Beach has always influenced Major League Baseball. It’s produced more MLB players than any other city, and Long Beach State has led the NCAA in alums on MLB rosters for the better part of the last decade. Despite the COVID-19 shortened season starting just last week, Long Beach products have already been all over […]