Category Archives: Sports

PHOTOS: Steve Ballmer Get Excited During Clippers Fan Fest

Steve Ballmer, the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, during a fan festival at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday.

PHOTOS: Olympic sendoff for gold medalist Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh-Jennings at Long Beach State's Pyramid


LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor jokingly shows her sweaty shirts as she shows how hot it is at the Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach on July 20, 2012. May-Treanor joined Kerri Walsh-Jennings at the school for an olympic sendoff that included Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, LBSU volleyball coach Brian Gimmillaro and about 300 fans. The women are going for their third Olympic gold medal in London. See more pictures>>

PHOTO: Old Ranch Record


SEAL BEACH, CALIF. USA — Lucas Lee, of Torrance, at Old Ranch County Club in Seal Beach, Calif. on August 17, 2011. Lee broke the course record at last week by shooting a very rare round of 59.

VIDEO: Paddleboarder Anthony Vela

Paddle boarder Anthony Vela in Hermosa Beach, Calif. on July 7, 2011. Vela is competing in Saturday’s U.S. Championships in Redondo Beach. He is one of the top contenders to dethrone two-time defending champion Ryan Anderson.

PHOTOS: Nelson Nearly Collapses at Finish Line


Lindsay Nelson, the winner of the women’s division of the 2010 Long Beach (Calif.) International City Bank Marathon, nearly collapses as she crosses the finish line on Shoreline Drive on Sunday, October 17, 2010. Nelson finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 2:45:08. About 24,000 people participated in the various marathon events. See more pictures by me and fellow Press-Telegram photographers Diandra Jay and Steve Georges>>

PHOTO: Last Year's Winner


Eli Rodriguez, center, winner of the 2009 Long Beach Marathon works out with Chris Enriquez, right with Warren High shirt, and the rest of the school’s cross country team on October 13, 2010, in Downey, Calif.

Michael Jackson throws out first pitch at Armada Game


Ok, ok, ok. so it’s not ‘the’ Michael Jackson, just an impersonator. He performed at the game between innings because it was Michael Jackson Remembrance Night at Blair Field. Not only was there an faux MJ, but when it came time to play the National Anthem it was a recording of the Jackson 5 from 1970. Also, Arby I, the team’s mascot, was wearing one glove.

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Jon Wilhite throws first pitch at Armada game


LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Jon Wilhite throws out the first pitch as the Armada take one the Orange County Flyers at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. on June 27, 2009. Wilhite is the sole survivor of a car crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others on April 9, 2009. He was seriously hurt and in a medically induced coma for a while after the crash. Wilhite is a former Cal State Fullerton baseball player who graduated from the university with a business degree in 2008.
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New LBSU Women's Basketball Head Coach is a Wynner


Jody Wynn, Long Beach (Calif.) State’s new women’s basketball head coach, tries on her new LB jacket after being introduced to media by 49er athletic director Vic Cegles at the Pyramid on the campus of CSULB on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Wynn spent the last five seasons as the senior assistant, recruiting coordinator and head of scouting at USC. See 5 more pictures >>

Run Long Beach


Marathoner Shin Novaki takes the lead from Romualda Sanchez on Clark Ave. during the 24th. Long Beach International City Bank Marathon. Novaki won the race with a time of 2:21:2. Sanchez, who won the race in 2007, finished in second place with a time of 2:22:42. See more pictures/buy reprints>>

LB defeats C

Poly High’s Ricky Johnson (4) high-steps in to the end zone as he outruns Compton’s Benjamin Maluia (39) during their Moore Leage game in Compton, Calif. Before the game Compton was undefeated this season – but Poly had more riding on it – their 13 year winning streak. That’s right, the last time they lost a league game was in 1994. Tonight was no different, final score: Poly 47 – Compton 14.