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Watch Long Beach City College women's and men's basketball take on LA Southwest College in their final regualr season games tonight live online from the Hall of Champions Gym. The action begins at 5 pm with the women's game followed by the men's game at 7 pm. Tonight's games are part of the third annual LBCC Coaches vs. Cancer.
The No. 4 state-ranked LBCC women have already wrapped up a South Coast Conference championship, while the Viking men can still win a share of the conference title with a win tonight.
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Long Beach City College Athletics thanks Jersey Mike's Subs for its support of Coaches vs. Cancer!
Long Beach City College Athletics to host third annual Coaches vs. Cancer, Feb. 19
Long Beach City College Athletics and the California Community College Men's and Women's Basketball Coaches Association have teamed up to support Coaches vs. Cancer with a great night of fundraising and awareness. On February 19, the state-ranked Long Beach City College men's and women's basketball teams will face Los Angeles Southwest College in South Coast Conference games at the Hall of Champions Gym as part of a this worthy cause.
The event, sponsored by Jersey Mike’s Subs of Long Beach,
begins at 4 pm, with the No. 4 state-ranked Long Beach women
playing at 5 pm, followed by the No. 17 Viking men at 7 pm.
Halftime of each game will feature a fundraising free throw shootout. Associate Vice President of Human Resources Cindy Vyskocil will take on Human Resources Specialist Crystal McCutcheon during the women’s break while Director of Athletics Joe Cascio will challenge Director of District Facilities Tim Wootton at the men’s halftime. Individuals and groups can pledge any amount per free throw or a lump sum towards each player to help raise funds.
There will also be a health fair in the foyer of the gym, along with contests, giveaways, and numerous other ways to donate towards the fundraising efforts throughout the evening.
A $5 donation is requested for general admission while LBCC
students and staff are free. Proceeds from the event benefit the
American Cancer Society.
Last year, LBCC raised $2,800 towards a state-wide donation of $42,000 to the American Cancer Society. This year, the Athletic Department hopes to double its contribution.
For more information about the event, contact Teila Robertson at (562) 938-4978 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Coaches vs. Cancer
Coaches vs. Cancer is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) that empowers basketball coaches, their teams, and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer. The program leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of basketball coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs.