In hindsight, Don Wallace’s book, about Long Beach hosting the first national championship high school football game, seems to predict today’s professionalization of prep sports.
Watson makes history for Long Beach and his high school: He’s the ninth Long Beach Poly alum to make the NBA, tying the Jackrabbits with Mater Dei for most NBA products in California history.
The Beach were a step slow on their block all night and fell in a sweep to Hawaii, 25-22, 25-21, 25-20.
The meeting of the Beach and the Rainbow Warriors is the latest installment of what’s become an elite rivalry.
The Beach are the No. 1 seed for the Tournament and will compete against the Bruins today at 5 p.m. for the right to play in Saturday’s national championship match.
Newgarden was the runner-up in Long Beach at the last two Grand Prix, and has finished in the top 10 here every time the race has been run since 2015.
This year’s IndyCar race features some real star power, with seven former Long Beach champions in the field of 26 for Sunday’s race at the 47th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Thanks to a buzzer-beater from St. Anthony alum Jadon Jones on Friday night in the Big West Tournament semifinals, the Beach will face Cal State Fullerton tonight at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN 2.
It’s been a long decade for the Beach since their last NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012.
LBSU assistant coach Scott Touzinsky resigned after a report surfaced he had been disciplined by USA Volleyball for a 2013 allegation of sexual misconduct.