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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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Long Beach City College Not Playing 2021 SCC Spring Sports

While local high schools celebrate the return of on-campus athletics because of the rapid drop in COVID-19 cases, Long Beach City College and other local junior colleges are commiserating another loss. The presidents of the South Coast Conference Colleges unanimously decided on Thursday to suspend athletic competition for traditional spring sports in 2021. That means […]

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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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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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Long Beach Adds More Scholarship Athletes During Football Signing Period

While the full Signing Day experience was not in effect due to the coronavirus pandemic, a few Long Beach students were able to join the growing list of athletes in the Class of 2021 who’ve earned college scholarships. While a majority of the athletes signed during the early signing period last November, and were joined […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Poly Football Coach Stephen Barbee Talks Communicating With His Players

This week on the show we’re reporting some good news and talking to Long Beach Poly football coach Stephen Barbee about how he’s communicating with his players during these strange times. 01:00 We’ve got good news! 12:00 Interview with LB Poly Football Coach Stephen Barbee 25:00 Local 17-year-old professional soccer player 30:30 Green Schools Campaign […]

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Obituary: LBCC Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach Sal Marroquin Passes Away

Long Beach City College women’s soccer assistant coach Sal Marroquin suffered a heart attack on Monday morning and passed away in his sleep. Marroquin was 43. He’s survived by his wife Erin, his daughters Sophia and Olivia, and his infant son, Luka. “Sal was a very dedicated and passionate,” LBCC women’s soccer coach Eduardo Nunes […]

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Obituary: LBCC Baseball’s Jackson Roeder Passes Away

Monday was an awful day for the Long Beach City College athletics as the Vikings lost two members of their family. First came the news of women’s soccer assistant coach Sal Marroquin’s heart attack that morning, and then they found out baseball player Jackson Roeder had also passed away suddenly. Roeder was 21. According to […]