Long Beach Sports
The 2015 US Sumo Open will take place in CSULB’s Walter Pyramid in August. Image via USA Sumo’s Facebook Page.
The US Sumo Open, the largest annual sumo tournament in the world (outside of Japan), has been held in the Los Angeles area for 14 years, debuting in Long Beach at Cal State Long Beach’s Walter Pyramid in 2014.
This week, the St. Mary’s High School “Saints” from Calgary, Alberta, Canada are coming to Long Beach to face off with St. Anthony High School’s “Saints” in the tenth rendition of their rivalry, competing in football, volleyball, and soccer.
Submitted by Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach &
Community Hospital Long Beach
In her junior year at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School, Tyra Monette had a lot going for her.
By: Kenneth Huh, M.D., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
Kids competing in sports is as common as fireworks in July, because for most kids being active is a way of life.
National Champions Chico Spikeball will host “The Long Beach Classic” on Saturday, August 16th which has teams traveling from as far as San Francisco to compete. The tournament, which will take place at the beach at the end of Cherry Avenue from 10 a.m.
David Stephens and Roozbeh Ghasemian
Seven years ago, David Stephens’ daughter Gwenith was born with a birth defect that caused her to be blind. It has been a learning experience for the father, and he continues to find ways to help his daughter, including becoming the coach of a youth baseball team for special needs children.
Reebok Spartan Race provides the premier extreme obstacle course race experience in competitive organized sports.
Reebok Spartan Race is hosting a complimentary workout series entitled Workout of the Day (WOD) across America to help people prep for their respective upcoming Spartan Race events.
St. Anthony High School has announced that Allen Caveness has been named their new Varsity Boys Basketball Coach.
Caveness joins St. Anthony following successful stints as a head coach and assistant at the Junior College level, in addition to his continual involvement in the Drew League.
Trisha Marx named new women’s volleyball head coach at LBCC.
Director of Athletics Joe Cascio has announced the hiring of Trisha Marx as Long Beach City College’s new head coach of women’s volleyball for the upcoming fall season.
Assistant coach Ollie Brent (left) and head coach Michael Anderson (right) with Crystal Cockerhan, Shakeena Benton, and Symphony Logan after signing their letters of intent.
A trio of standout Long Beach City College women’s basketball players have signed their national letters of intent to take their talents to the state of Alabama next season.