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Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

September 16, 2020

On this episode we’re talking about Long Beach State’s plan to bring outdoor basketball practice back to campus Oct. 1 and how the local football players are dealing with the start/stop nature of this year. We’ll also listen to Mike revel in the LA Clippers unceremonious exit from the NBA Playoffs.

02:00 Long Beach State Basketball Returning Oct. 1
14:00 Interview with St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales
30:00 Speech & Debate: Clippers Choke  

How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

September 9, 2020

On this episode we’re talking about how different the world is without high school football and breaking down the Long Beach Poly schedule that starts in January. We’ll also play some of our interviews with local professional boxer Ashton Sylve (who won his debut last month), his father/trainer Ivan (who owns Jackrabbit Gym) and his uncle Willie McGinest (who is a local NFL legend).

01:00 We really miss high school football!
29:00 Interview with boxer Ashton Sylve, father/trainer Ivan Sylve, uncle Willie McGinest
23:30 Speech & Debate: Lakers & Halftime Adjustments 

PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Adonia Faumuina

PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Adonia Faumuina

September 2, 2020

On this episode we’re talking about what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent as the Long Beach School District starts the digital school year. We also catch up with Long Beach Poly junior outside hitter/setter Adonia Yandall Faumuina after her verbal commitment to USC that she announced at The562.org

02:00 We’ve Got Good News!
07:30 Interview with Jordan High teacher Shar Higa
29:00 Interview with volleyball star Adonia Yandall Faumuina
42:30 Speech & Debate: Verzuz Battle

Long Beach Basketball Players In “Mini Bubble”

Long Beach Basketball Players In “Mini Bubble”

August 26, 2020

On this episode we’re talking about how Long Beach State basketball players are back in the city but keeping to themselves in preparation for a possible return to the court this year.

02:00 We’ve Got Good News!
11:00 Interview with Long Beach State Athletic Director Andy Fee
48:00 Speech & Debate: Fantasy Sports & Betting
53:30 NBA protests 

Long Beach Teachers Strike Avoided, CSULB Mascot Change, Olympic Oral History & Much More!

Long Beach Teachers Strike Avoided, CSULB Mascot Change, Olympic Oral History & Much More!

August 19, 2020

On this episode we’re talking about the Long Beach Unified School District avoiding a teachers strike, the new Cal State Long Beach mascot, the trip we took to the 2012 London Olympics, the Los Angeles Lakers playoff opener and much more.

01:30 Interview With Jordan High Teacher Shar Higa
17:00 Cal State Long Beach Sharks?
31:00 How We Covered Long Beach At London Olympics 
41:00 Speech & Debate: Unwritten Rules Of Sports
50:00 Los Angeles Lakers: Freakout Or Nah?

Long Beach Youth Sports Starting Again

Long Beach Youth Sports Starting Again

August 12, 2020

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach PONY president Ken Jakemer and baseball dad Dan DeCarlo about the challenges of starting youth baseball practice again after the COVID-19 closures.

01:00 We’ve Got Good News!
08:30 Long Beach PONY & Youth Sports Update
26:00 Speech & Debate: Camping

Interview With Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson

Interview With Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson

August 5, 2020

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson about his family dealing with his daughter having COVID-19, his favorite memories from the 2012 NCAA Tournament, how LBSU will return to practice this year and much more.

01:00 We’ve Got Good News!
09:00 Long Beach State’s Dan Monson
40:00 Speech & Debate: Favorite Streaming Service

Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Talks UCLA Basketball Commitment

Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Talks UCLA Basketball Commitment

July 31, 2020

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

Interview With CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod

Interview With CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod

July 22, 2020

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?

Episode 117: Reaction To California High School Sports Postponement

Episode 117: Reaction To California High School Sports Postponement

July 20, 2020

On this emergency breaking news podcast JJ, Mike and Tyler are breaking down the CIF State and CIF Southern Section decisions regarding the postponement of high school athletics in California.

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