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John Ross Gives Back to Jordan High Students

When John Ross stepped into one of the newly-constructed classrooms in the northeast corner of the Jordan High School campus, it was as if he’d never left. Wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt with Jordan High School written on the front, he was as nondescript as one could expect from a 24-year-old professional athlete. As he […]

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Jordan Alum John Ross Speaks At Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium

The second annual Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium was held last week at Cabrillo High, with some of the top 10th and 11th grade athletes from each of the seven league schools on hand. Compton, Jordan, Lakewood, Millikan, Poly, Wilson, and the host Jaguars were all represented for a morning full of team-building exercises and speeches […]

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Cabrillo Looking For Football, Softball Coaches

Cabrillo is looking for a head football coach and softball coach for next year. Candidates interested in the Varsity football job must send a resume and letter of interest to Donald Williams at DDWilliams@lbschools.net or Drew Holt at DHolt@lbschools.net by March 13. Candidates should also be available for an interview between March 19-25th. Cabrillo is […]

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COLUMN: Mike’s Not-So-Super Super Bowl Sunday

When you know you’re going to have a kid, you start daydreaming. Most of those daydreams involve how your kid will fit into your life and your story, because before they come into the world, there’s no way to fully understand how hilarious and unrealistic a thought that is. While my wife, Shar, was pregnant […]

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Rapper Vince Staples Gifts Millikan’s Pellum Super Bowl Tickets

When the NFL called Long Beach rapper Vince Staples and told him they had two Super Bowl tickets for him to give away to someone in his community, Staples knew exactly who he wanted to gift them to. Staples grew up in North Long Beach with Millikan coach Romeo Pellum, and said he’s been impressed […]

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NFL in Long Beach: Three Poly Alums Make Championship Weekend

Long Beach Poly will be well represented in this Sunday’s AFC and NFC championship games, with three Jackrabbit alums vying for a chance to make the Super Bowl. For the Tennessee Titans, traveling to Kansas City for the AFC title, Jayon Brown and Jurrell Casey will both represent their alma mater in a 12:05 p.m. […]

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LB in NFL: Wilson Alum Joel Bitonio Makes Pro Bowl

His season has been over for a few weeks with the Browns not making the postseason this year, but Wilson alum Joel Bitonio picked up a major honor last week, earning his second consecutive Pro Bowl recognition. Bitonio was voted as an alternate but will make the game by replacing Steelers lineman David DeCastro, who […]

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LB in NFL: Four Long Beach Poly Alums Still In Playoffs

With just three weeks of games remaining in the NFL season, there are still four Long Beach Poly alums playing as their teams try to advance out of this weekend’s divisional playoffs and into the AFC and NFC championship games. We’re guaranteed that at least one Poly alum will play in the AFC championship game […]