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PODCAST: New Edition Of ‘What Up, Long Beach?!’

We’re switching up our 12-year old podcast so come find out what’s new and let us know what Long Beach sports stories you want to hear more about! 02:20 What Up, Long Beach?! 2.0 05:15 Question O’ The Week: “What football practices have you been to?” 09:15 List O’ The Week: Top 3 most compelling […]

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COLUMN: Support Sets Tone For Long Beach Youth Sports

From the national championships for Beach FC and Shore Aquatics to the regional tournament victories for Uptown LB and Los Altos baseball leagues — it’s been another incredibly successful summer for Long Beach youth sports. It isn’t rare to find a group of young Long Beach athletes dominating their competition, and it isn’t a coincidence […]

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Shore Water Polo 10U Coed Team Wins National Championship At Junior Olympics

The Shore Aquatics 10U coed water polo team went undefeated at the Junior Olympics last week to win Shore’s second consecutive national championship at this level. They were one of five Shore squads to grab a top finish. After entering the tournament ranked 26th nationally, the Shore 10U coed team dominated the competition. Goaltender Morgan […]

Track & Field Youth Sports

Long Beach’s Prentice Jones Jr. Wins Three National Titles

It’s been a busy summer for nine year-old Long Beach native Prentice Jones, Jr., who recently capped a busy 2019 junior track and field season with another three national championship wins at the USA Track & Field Hershey National Junior Olympics in Sacramento. Jones won the 400 at last weekend’s Junior Olympics with a time […]

Baseball Youth Sports

Long Beach Thunder 12U Baseball Going To Cooperstown

The Uptown Long Beach 10U All-Stars aren’t the only young baseball players from North Long Beach to take a long vacation this summer. The Long Beach Thunder 12U squad, also from Cherry Park, is traveling to New York for a tournament at Cooperstown All-Star Village. Coach Robert Weaver put the team together last year so […]

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Beach FC 17U Boys’ Soccer Win National Championship

The Beach FC 17U boys’ team won the U.S. Club Soccer ENPL National Championship earlier this month by beating Gwinnett Soccer Academy 2-0 in the championship match. “The moment that stands out most to me was when we were all standing up there on the podium,” defender Ethan Szuchan said. “When the final whistle blows, […]

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PODCAST: Offseason Reset With LBSU Soccer Coach Mauricio Ingrassia

This week on the show JJ sits down with Long Beach State women’s soccer coach Mauricio Ingrassia to talk about his teams trip to the World Cup in France (2:00) and Mike breaks down Long Beach’s role in creating Title IX (17:30).

Golf Youth Sports

Len Kennett Junior Golf Championships & Nike Camps Return

The Lakewood Country Club hosted the 64th Annual Len Kennett Junior Golf Championships yesterday. Kennett, 92, said there was more than 200 participants from ages 11-18 involved with the tournament. Kennett, whose junior championship tournament has featured John Merrick and Tiger Woods, among other pros, said last year that he plans to keep putting on […]

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VIDEO: Uptown Long Beach 10U All-Stars Win Big in Honolulu

The Uptown Long Beach 10U All-Stars beat Guam 11-1 yesterday in their second mercy rule victory of the Pacific South West Regional in Honolulu. Pitcher Jack Champlin picked up the win after giving up one hit in 2.3 innings while striking out six and only walking one. Uptown LB tallied 15 hits and scored nine […]