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PREVIEW: Compton vs. Santa Monica Football

Compton is trying to start its season 2-0 for the first time in eight years after beating Compton Centennial last week. The Tarbabes (1-0) are hosting Santa Monica tonight at 7 p.m. “It’s always good to start 1-0 without playing a scrimmage,” Compton coach Calvin Bryant said. “We have to be focused on protecting the […]

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PREVIEW: Jordan vs. Rancho Dominguez Prep Football

Jordan took its lumps in the season opening loss to Aliso Niguel, but first-year coach Tim Wedlow is confident his team will bounce back tonight against Rancho Dominguez Prep at home. “The kids never stopped fighting against Aliso Niguel,” Wedlow said. “They’re starting to pick up the new system, and we’re taking last week more […]

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Long Beach Poly Football To Honor David Rosa With Helmet Decal

Long Beach Poly football head coach Stephen Barbee announced on Wednesday that the Jackrabbits will wear helmet decals this season in honor of fallen Long Beach Fire Department captain David Rosa, who was killed while on the job in June. Rosa served in Long Beach Fire Station No. 10, which is Poly’s station. “Having that […]

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Long Beach Football Schedule: Week Two

Here’s this week’s football schedule, with all games starting at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. WEEK 2 AUGUST 24 Cabrillo @ Summit Compton vs. Santa Monica Jordan vs. Rancho Dominguez Lakewood @ Windermere Prep (Florida) Long Beach Poly vs. Narbonne (Veterans Memorial Stadium) Millikan @ Gahr St. Anthony @ Warren Wilson vs. Sam Dimas SCRIMMAGE: […]

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COLUMN: So Far, So Good For Long Beach Poly And Barbee

First-year Long Beach Poly football coach Stephen Barbee is aware that his legacy was not determined on Friday night in the Jackrabbits’ 37-8 season-opening win over Dorsey, an overmatched LA City Section team. Nonetheless, it’s better to start off 1-0 than 0-1, especially when factoring in Poly’s notoriously judgmental fan base. Barbee was dressed sharply […]

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ROUNDUP: Long Beach Football, Week 1

The Long Beach high school football season got underway on Friday night as seven local teams were in action across Southern California. Enjoy great coverage by Mike Guardabascio, JJ Fiddler, Tyler Hendrickson, James Crabtree-Hannigan, Alex Carmon, Shar Higa, Stephen Dachman, Art O’Neil, John Napalan, Joseph Kling and William Johnson. Long Beach Poly 37, Dorsey 8 […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly Thumps Dorsey In Opener

The Stephen Barbee era at Long Beach Poly got off on the right foot as the Jackrabbits dominated Dorsey in an opening-game showdown between two historic public school programs. Poly scored every time they touched the ball for the first half and held the Dons scoreless through three quarters in an eventual 37-8 win. “I […]

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Football: Defense Leads Millikan To Gutsy Win at Carson

ARTICLE & VIDEO BY TYLER HENDRICKSON The Millikan defense was repeatedly put to the test during Friday night’s season opener at Carson, and each time the Rams were able to rise to the occasion and preserve a 7-3 victory on the road. “If we keep playing defense like that and clean up the offense, we’re […]