Another year of Long Beach high school football is underway, and there have already been notable headlines for games in and outside of California.
Here are some of our best photos of the day’s action.
A crafty race strategy and great defensive driving down the stretch gives Kyle Kirkwood his first-ever IndyCar win, made all the more special for happening in Long Beach.
That’s right—the 48th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach brought all of the excitement that race fans have come to know and love, including the qualifying round that determined who will get the top spot for tomorrow’s big race.
There will be plenty of star power on the track Sunday for the 48th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Eugene Correa will be the only competitor fighting out of Long Beach during the upcoming A1 Combat, presented by UFC and Urijah Faber on Saturday, March 18.
Pat McCormick was one of the greatest athletes in Long Beach history and a member of several local, national and international halls of fame—and is still the only double-double gold medal diver in Olympic history.
The Panthers beat Sage Hill 68-57 on Saturday at Edison High School to win their first CIF Southern Section title since 1996, and they did it in front of a huge crowd representing the Northside.
Catherine Som de Cerff, 16, worked with the Aquatic Capital of America and the city of Long Beach to provide scholarships for LBUSD students who can’t afford swim lessons.
JuJu Smith-Schuster will play the most important game of his life on Sunday—11 years after he won a CIF championship with the Long Beach Poly High School Jackrabbits.
Long Beach Wilson High alum Joel Bitonio was named the Cleveland Browns’ nominee for the 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year award, and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, who was born in Long Beach, won the Roberto Clemente Award this year.
Ian Gilligan has overcome cancer to become a top-ranked golfer at Long Beach State. He was named Big West Freshman of the Year last season.