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St. Anthony Football Resumes Practice

St. Anthony was the first football team in the city to get back on the gridiron and resume some form of organized football activities. The Saints were allowed to assemble on Clark Field starting on June 22, and head coach Mario Morales and company have been taking advantage of the opportunity with unique safeguards in […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Football Practice Is Back!

This week on the podcast we’re talking to Wilson football coach Mark Ziegenhagen about returning to the practice field this week under new restrictions. We also catch up with Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee to find out why the Los Angeles Angels are using Bohl Diamond at Blair Field and what it’s going […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly’s Bryun Parham Commits to San Jose State

Long Beach Poly senior-to-be linebacker Bryun Parham had a special birthday present for his father this week. Parham told his dad, Bryson, that he won’t have to worry about any college payments, as Bryun committed to San Jose State. “It’s a great fit for me, I can fit in the system and compete for a […]

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Football: Millikan Star Ezavier Staples Breaks Down UCLA Commitment

Not since Alden Darby was at Millikan in a starring role in 2008 and 2009 has Long Beach’s biggest football star been a Ram–but wide receiver Ezavier Staples is hoping to wear that mantle in 2020. The 6-foot-2 senior-to-be had more than a dozen scholarship offers to choose from, including most of the Pac-12, and […]

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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 […]

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LBUSD Closed For Summer, Evaluating 2020-21 Sports Plans

The Long Beach Unified School District announced last week that in-person graduation ceremonies are officially off for the class of 2020, and that summer school and other programs will not take place on physical campuses this summer, with a few limited exceptions. There had been some hope of a delayed in-person graduation ceremony, but with […]

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Three Long Beach Poly Football Alums Giving Back 

Three Long Beach Poly football alums have teamed up to help give back to the community during the COVID-19 shutdown. Brothers Cameron and Nolan McDonald and Raymond Graham have been donating food and supplies for the last three weeks and have plans to form a non-profit that will help them continue doing so in the […]

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Feature: Tiedemann Brothers Staying Busy At Home

This was supposed to be a truly magical Spring for Tai and Ricky Tiedemann. Two of the six Tiedemann brothers, the sons of Rick and Mimi Tiedemann, both brothers were poised for big seasons on the diamond, Tai as a Minor Leaguer with big expectations in the Rangers’ organization, and Ricky as the senior ace […]

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Four Long Beach Players Sign To NFL Teams

With a few notable changes to its execution, the 2020 NFL Draft went on as scheduled last weekend. The event lacked the anticipated pomp and circumstance of being held live on the Las Vegas Strip, but the dreams realized over the weekend were every bit as real as in years past. From a local perspective, […]

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PODCAST: Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

This week on the show we’re talking to CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod about how high school sports will be restarted and what that will look like. 01:00 “The 562 Classic” Is Back with 2012 Long Beach Poly Football vs. St. John Bosco 06:00 Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod 44:20 Quarantine […]