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Lakewood Baseball Star Ricky Tiedemann Will Play For LBCC

Ricky Tiedemann should be on a bus somewhere. In a normal year, he would be–toiling away somewhere in the minor leagues, in some rookie program. This, of course, is not a normal year. Tiedemann was ranked in the top 90 on MLB.com’s prospects ahead of this year’s draft, but was not selected in the abbreviated […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Talks UCLA Basketball Commitment

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach Poly star basketball player Peyton Watson about his recent commitment to UCLA. 09:00 Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson 25:00 Speech & Debate: The Best Sports Road Trip   Feature: Peyton Watson, Long Beach Poly’s Star Hooper Stuck At Home

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LBCC Football Coach Brett Peabody Recovering From COVID-19

Longtime Long Beach City College football coach Brett Peabody confirmed Thursday afternoon that he’s recovering from COVID-19, alongside his wife, Celeste. “I’ve been in bed for five days, I’ve lost 15 pounds, I’m getting skinny—I’m pretty pissed, honestly,” said Peabody, whose plan is to continue recovering at home as long as he’s able. “My doctor […]

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Angels Add Latest Chapter To Blair Field’s Unique History

For nearly a century, the baseball fields in Long Beach’s Recreation Park have played host to many of the best baseball players to ever live, spanning multiple generations of America’s pastime. Rec Park’s first baseball game was played in 1924, between the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League and the Chicago Cubs, one […]

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PODCAST: Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

On this episode we’re talking to CIF Southern Section Commissioner and Long Beach native Rob Wigod about the response to California high school sports moving to January. 13:00 CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod 44:00 Speech & Debate: Asterisk* on MLB/NBA seasons?

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Love in the Time of COVID-19: Planning a Virtual Wedding

When engaged couples sit down to plan their dream wedding, there’s always plenty of considerations: venue, cost, guest list. For those planning their big day during the COVID-19 pandemic, of course, there’s a whole host of other concerns. That’s something that Long Beach’s Zana Bowens and Jonathan Kidd have learned over the last few months […]

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Obituary: Jim Herrick, Understated and Irreplaceable

10/2/41-7/1/20 The Long Beach sports world lost a unique and irreplaceable figure earlier this month with the passing of baseball/softball champion and longtime Century Club volunteer Jim Herrick. Herrick was golfing at Little Rec with three friends when he passed away at the age of 78. “You don’t find guys like him very often,” said […]

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LBCC Reacts To CCCAA Fall Sports Postponement

The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) announced late last week that its Board of Directors had approved its Contingency Plan for fall sports, pushing all sports, including football, to the Spring of 2021. This directly impacts the athletic programs at Long Beach City College, which will not be able to begin official practices until […]

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How Do You Restart Long Beach Sports?

We’ve got some ideas on how Long Beach high school and youth sports can get going again as safely as possible. Obviously these aren’t practices we want to see implemented permanently. These are just possible steps to hopefully someday getting back to sports as usual. Take It Outside The smartest minds in the world don’t […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Lakewood Football Coach Scott Meyer

This week on the podcast we’re updating you on everything going on with the Long Beach Unified School District, giving you our ideas for how to restart local sports and talking to Lakewood HS football coach Scott Meyer about his team waiting to come back for practice. 15:00 Interview With Lakewood Football Coach Scott Meyer […]