Yes, high school football in March is entirely out of the ordinary, but nothing about this pandemic-maligned year has been normal.
Santa Claus doesn’t exist and the Dallas Cowboys aren’t making the playoffs.
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The state that produced Tom Brady, Jared Goff and Julian Edelman is also in the thick of national trends that are fueling a decline in football participation, largely because of concerns over head injuries and competition from less aggressive sports.
Turner starred in high school at St. John Bosco. He spent the 2016 season at Long Beach City College before joining Cal.
The league that governs local high school sports has enacted new rules this year that officials hope will reduce the number of hits to the head, while maintaining popularity and interest in the sport.
After establishing himself at Long Beach Poly and being called a “once-in-a-lifetime” athlete by his Poly head coach Raul Lara, wide receiver John “JuJu” Smith-Schuster chose to play college ball at USC. Smith-Schuster took a few moments away from his preparation for this weekend’s game against the Oregon Ducks to answer a few questions for the Long Beach Post.
After being forced to forfeit three League games due to an ineligible transfer player, being on the losing end of an envelope draw to determine the Moore League’s third CIF playoff berth and being passed over by the CIF for an at-large playoff spot, Poly fought every second during their last game of the season, culminating in a vindictive 70-3 victory over Millikan.
Long Beach City College (LBCC) has taken the top spot in state and Southern California junior college football rankings, the school announced today.