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Xander McLaurin Makes Wilson History On Football, Baseball Field

Deion Sanders became a household name in 1992 when he tried to play a football game with the Atlanta Falcons and a baseball game with the Atlanta Braves on the same day. It’s hard to get yourself compared to a legendary athlete like “Prime Time” Sanders, but Xander McLaurin succeeded in doing so last Friday […]

COVID-19 Long Beach City College

Long Beach City College Athletics Marks Return Date In April

After a year of keeping its student athletes off campus due to COVID-19 concerns, Long Beach City College has marked April 12 as the day the Vikings can return for outdoor conditioning and in-person instruction as part of their athletics classes. “Long Beach City College knows that the physical well-being of athletes is dependent upon […]

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SCHEDULE: Long Beach High School Football Spring 2021

Schedule (All games at 7 p.m. unless noted) Friday, March 12 Long Beach Poly vs. Serra at Cabrillo St. Anthony vs. Lakewood at Clark Field Millikan at Los Alamitos, 6 p.m. Friday, March 19 Poly vs. Lakewood at Cabrillo Compton at Wilson Millikan at Jordan St. Anthony vs. Mary Star of the Sea at Clark […]

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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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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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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 […]

COVID-19 Long Beach State

Mark Edrington Moving Long Beach State COVID-19 Plan Along

The news that Long Beach State had received permission from the city of Long Beach to bring back 10 spring sports transformed a lot of preparation into action, and longtime employee Mark Edrington is representing the athletics department on the COVID-19 action team. “Our situation is constantly fluid,” Edrington said. “With safety in mind you […]