January 20, 2015 Football: Former LBCC standout, professional player Bill Jessup dies at age 85 The Long Beach community lost another standout former athlete as Bill Jessup passed away at the age of 85 on January 3. Jessup stared for the Long Beach City College football team as a tight end and defensive back during the 1947 season before transferring to USC to play three seasons.
January 13, 2015 Men’s Basketball: 12-4 Long Beach moves to No. 11 in CCCMBCA state rankings Long Beach City College’s surge to a 12-4 overall record has finally caught the attention of state-wide coaches as the Vikings are currently ranked No. 11 in this week’s California Community College Men’s Basketball Coaches Association State Poll.
January 9, 2015 Men's Basketball: Vikings down El Camino 68-55 to stay unbeaten in conference play Four Vikings scored in double figures as Long Beach City College beat visiting El Camino College 68-55 in a South Coast Conference South Division game at the LBCC Hall of Champions Gym on Friday night.
January 9, 2015 Women's Basketball: Long Beach edged by No. 8 El Camino, 68-64 Freshman Jessica Njoku posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in Long Beach City College's 68-64 loss to visiting No. 8 state-ranked El Camino College on Friday at the LBCC Hall of Champions Gym.
January 7, 2015 Men’s Basketball: Spencer’s 26 points leads Long Beach to 76-72 win over LA Trade-Tech Sophomore Chris Spencer scored a season-high 26 points to help lead the Long Beach City College men’s basketball team to a 76-72 South Coast Conference win over the visiting Los Angeles Trade-Tech College Beavers on Wednesday at the LBCC Hall of Champions Gym.
January 7, 2015 Women’s Basketball: Vikings roll to 78-59 win over LA Trade-Tech in conference opener Freshman Lupe Cruz posted a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds while sophomore Darshana Taafua added 16 points and seven boards to help lead the Long Beach City College women’s basketball team to a 78-59 win over the visiting Los Angeles Trade-Tech College Beavers in both teams’ South Coast Conference opener on Wednesday night at the LBCC Hall of Champions Gym.
January 6, 2015 Men's Basketball: Former Viking Ashton Edwards named GNAC Player of the Week Former Long Beach City College men's basketball standout Ashton Edwards was recently named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week after an impressive two-game performance for the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.