On this episode we’re talking to CIF Southern Section Commissioner and Long Beach native Rob Wigod about the response to California high school sports moving to January. 13:00 CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod 44:00 Speech & Debate: Asterisk* on MLB/NBA seasons?
While some NCAA conferences have already canceled or amended their fall athletics schedule due to COVID-19 concerns, the Big West Conference is in no hurry to decide its future. That has left Long Beach State and the other member schools in a holding pattern. “Everything is still on the table,” LBSU athletics director Andy Fee […]
PHOTO COURTESY AVP There weren’t any fans surrounding the large constructed beach volleyball courts in the Long Beach Convention Center parking lot over the weekend, but Long Beach State represented itself very well during the first AVP Champions Cup series since the COVID-19 shutdown. NBC started its national broadcast on Saturday afternoon with a Monster […]
On this emergency breaking news podcast we’re breaking down the CIF State and CIF Southern Section decisions regarding the postponement of high school athletics in California.
In a move that’s been widely expected for the last two weeks, the CIF State office announced that it’s pushing back the start of the high school sports season in California to December and January. Click here for our first story including the full releases from CIF State and CIF-SS. The three seasons of Fall, […]
Long Beach State athletics doesn’t mind being an island of misfit toys for elite talent in need of a new home. A more egotistical sports culture, eligibility rule changes and even the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to turning the NCAA transfer portal into an open window over the past few years. Although LBSU can’t navigate […]
In an effort to assist Long Beach’s high school sports program in the upcoming school year, the Long Beach Century Club made a $10,500 donation to the Moore League to cover the league dues for the city’s seven high schools. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent school closures caused a financial shortfall for local high schools, […]
The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) announced late last week that its Board of Directors had approved its Contingency Plan for fall sports, pushing all sports, including football, to the Spring of 2021. This directly impacts the athletic programs at Long Beach City College, which will not be able to begin official practices until […]
We’ve got some ideas on how Long Beach high school and youth sports can get going again as safely as possible. Obviously these aren’t practices we want to see implemented permanently. These are just possible steps to hopefully someday getting back to sports as usual. Take It Outside The smartest minds in the world don’t […]
This week on the podcast we’re updating you on everything going on with the Long Beach Unified School District, giving you our ideas for how to restart local sports and talking to Lakewood HS football coach Scott Meyer about his team waiting to come back for practice. 15:00 Interview With Lakewood Football Coach Scott Meyer […]