COVID-19 Long Beach City College

FEATURE: LBCC AD Bill Husak Hopes For Return to Athletics

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in the city of Long Beach with a better understanding of collegiate athletics than Bill Husak. As a member of the community for over four decades, Husak was a professor and department chair at Long Beach State, spent 20 years as the Athletic Director at Loyola Marymount University, […]

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Cabrillo Principal Makes Special Trip For Jags Senior

The Long Beach Unified School District’s high schools have been honoring their graduating seniors in a variety of ways, including by handing out yard signs to let students’ neighborhoods know that they’re moving on. That has left out some seniors who’ve moved away during the COVID-19 campus shutdowns, since online learning can occur anywhere there’s […]

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PODCAST: Talking Long Beach Education & Mental Health Month

This week on the podcast is “Education Week” as we talk to Jordan High School teacher Shar Higa about what it’s been like adjusting to teaching online and delivering senior signs for graduation celebrations. We also catch up with Talese Fernbach for another “Mental Note” segment in recognition of May being Mental Health Month.  […]

COVID-19 Long Beach State Podcast

PODCAST: LB Fee Show On Voluntary Workouts & Academic Advising Changes

This week on the LB Fee Show we’re talking to Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee about the chance for student athletes to be back on campus as early as June 7. We’re also talking to representatives from the Bickerstaff Academic Center about how their jobs have changed. Episode 56 – A Look Back […]

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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]

COVID-19 Track & Field Wilson

Feature: Wilson’s Rachel Glenn Laments Loss Of Special Senior Season

This was supposed to be Rachel Glenn’s year, and this was supposed to be her weekend. The crown jewel of Long Beach’s high school sports landscape had spent months dreaming of what she could do at the CIF State Track & Field Championships, originally scheduled for this weekend before the COVID-19 shutdowns wiped most of […]

Basketball COVID-19 Long Beach State

Long Beach State Basketball Welcomes Unique Transfer Talent

The COVID-19 shutdowns have kept teams on the sidelines, but it hasn’t slowed down offseason player movements. Both basketball programs at Long Beach State have actually improved their rosters during the shutdown. Topping the list of impressive additions is the men’s basketball team landing Raymond Hawkins III — a transfer who spent one year at […]

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PODCAST: Interviews With Rachel Glenn & Bobby Hauck

It’s running week on “What Up, Long Beach?!” and we’re updating you on the latest budget news for Long Beach schools before interviewing Wilson track star Rachel Glenn about missing her much anticipated senior season. We also catch up with local running legend Bobby Hauck. 12:00 Interview With Bobby Hauck 19:10 Interview With Rachel Glenn […]

Basketball COVID-19 Wilson

FEATURE: Wilson’s Samiya Terry Faces Uncertain Future In College Hoops

Less than three months ago, everything was going to plan for Samiya Terry. She had just helped Wilson High to its first CIF title in girls’ basketball since 2000, and had plans to attend Cal State Monterey Bay to begin her college career this fall. Now those plans are a bit muddled after the California […]