Crazy, but Long Beach State basketball season is almost here! On Friday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at Marine Stadium Park, help the Long Beach State Athletics Department kick off the men and women’s basketball season during this Concert in the Park featuring The Reel Band. They’re one of the most entertaining groups around with unreal stage presence and high energy. The Reel Band brings the best of R&B, hip-hop, Latin, salsa, and old school funk. Both men and women’s basketball teams
I did it. I found the perfect mascot. Recently, a lot of local, regional, and even national media outlets have been running stories about the removal of Prospector Pete as Long Beach State’s mascot. Not because they care about Prospector Pete, have anything original to say, or have a strong stance or solution, but because at its core, the Prospector Pete removal is about political correctness. Here’s the thing: it doesn’t matter what side you’re on. Stories about “political c
The READY Long Beach Expo is a prime marketplace for emergency preparedness merchandise and non-profit vendors alike. Held on an annual basis, the READY Long Beach Expo provides a family-friendly atmosphere in an outdoor setting. This free event is sponsored by Long Beach CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) in partnership with the Long Beach Fire Department, city departments, CSULB, local businesses, and other disaster response agencies to help prepare residents for any
Long Beach State women’s softball sophomore pitcher, Cielo Meza, threw seven strong innings earning the win in the opening game of the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge beating Louisiana Tech 2-1 on Thursday. The Fillmore, Calif. native only gave up two hits and one run with 12 strikeouts over her seven innings of work. Meza took the mound on Friday against James Madison where she threw eight innings of two run ball with nine strike outs to lead LBSU to a 4-2 victory. LBSU dr
We sat down with former sports editor of the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the legendary Jim McCormack, at Legends on 2nd Street and he took us back in time to Long Beach sports of yesteryear. He talked about legendary Long Beach State coaches and walked us through how media has changed (14:50-47:32). Shoot Your Shot continues to be the official podcast of the countdown to the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles (2:34-4:47). In 'Iron Sharpens Iron' we talked about the red-hot St. Antho
Did You Know The Walter Pyramid is one of only three true pyramid structures in the United States and is the largest space-frame structure in North America? We call this... pyramid admiration. #drone #video #walterpyramid #pyramid #flyover #music #aerial #csulb #calstatelongbeach #longbeach #longbeachstate #49ers
In Long Beach, the Miller name is synonymous with philanthropy. But, aside from the unmistakable Miller Children’s Hospital at Long Beach Memorial, you probably don’t realize the extent of Earl and Loraine Miller’s generosity in supporting organizations that further health, education and the arts for youth in the Long Beach community. It’s a legacy that dates back to the early 20th Century.
Earl B. Miller was a successful asphalt and paving contractor in Southern California
In 1949, California was celebrating the 100th anniversary of the gold rush, and in Long Beach things were moving fast for the new State College. Legislators needed someone who could “prospect” potential locations and “mine” the country for new faculty; and they needed that person to move quickly. After all, the state government was pushing for the college to go from nothing to functioning in just over six months.
P. Victor Peterson was recruited to be the president of the n
Long Beach State men's basketball coach Dan Monson did something he thought he'd never have to do...Cut two of his top recruits from the 2010 recruiting class. He sat down with 908's Shoot Your Shot hosts Paul Slater and John Grossi and let them down easy. #danmonson #49ers #thebeach #longbeach #longbeachstate #csulb #basketball #losaltos #ejmalloys #paulslater #johngrossi #908 #eastlongbeach #college
Beer is Back! A quick Do's and Don't's guide for drinking during Long Beach State sporting events! #drinking #beer #pyramid #longbeachstate #csulb #sports #basketball #funny #video #beach #volleyball #thebeach #calstate #wine #sandbar
WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE! In the biggest news for Long Beach State athletics since probably the opening of the Walter Pyramid in 1994, fans will once again be able to purchase alcoholic beverages at on-campus sporting events. Are you kidding me?! The Walter Pyramid is, without question, my favorite place on the entire planet and has just been solidified as the eighth wonder of the world. Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee is making a strong case for Athletic Director
We sat down with legendary Long Beach State women's volleyball coach Brian Gimmillaro at EJ Malloy's in Los Altos as he talked his recent retirement. He told us what Drake was like and we made volleyball even more fun (13:02-40:24). We talked high school football and Long Beach State soccer in "Iron Sharpens Iron" (2:48-11:31) and as always we ended the show with the 908 Athlete of the Week. This week is Poly Jackrabbit quarterback Matt Corrall(43:21-46:32). #shootyourshot #b