High Life

Kobe and Gianna

Reymar Santos, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Maria Onore Bryant, were among the 9 passengers that perished in a helicopter accident in Calabasas Hills on the morning of Sunday, January 26. Kobe and his daughter were on their way to play and coach in a youth basketball game at the Mamba...

Girls Volleyball Spikes Success

Zinia Francis, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

One of the many sports active this season at Long Beach Poly High is girls Volleyball, coached by Leland McGrath. Tryouts and training for Frosh Soph, Junior Varsity, and Varsity teams were held earlier this summer. The girls volleyball teams have matches held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with ...

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Softball Gets Lessons with Living Legend

Syanne Patton, Assistant Sports Editor

June 14, 2019

Softball began their season with their new coach, Elizabeth Martin-Sanchez, who took over as head coach for the girls. She brought the girls home with many victories and even to the first round of CIF. This was actually the first in years that the girls made it this far. Losing to Grace Brethren...

Max Irwin

Teresa Deekim, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Max Irwin, a junior attending Polytechnic high school, is one of the best players of the Varsity Boys Golf team. Irwin joined golf because it has always been a part of his life, his grandpa and his grandpa’s brothers had played, so it was only a matter of time before Irwin felt the need to join in...

Beach Volleyball Update: They’re Killing It!

Monica Grubbs, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

This past week Long Beach Poly high school competed in its first Beach Volleyball Tournament and League Games. They first competed at Santa Monica Beach on Saturday March 16th against Santa Monica and Notre Dame. The three teams competed to win their match then the school that wins two out of the three...

Cross Country Gets a New Coach

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Coach Nate or Mr. Bershtel, was the previous girls cross country. Behind the scene is a father and husband who appreciates his family. He has recently given up his job as coach for the girls cross country and long distance track due to him choosing to be more family involved and increase his time investing...

Girls Lacrosse Coming Up

Chantera Walton, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, Poly’s girls lacrosse team had an away game and went up against one of its biggest challengers, Millikan High School. The Jackrabbits brought home a big win and demolished the rams in the process. In this latest game leaving the score at 17-1. This win brings their win-loss...


Ab Tudayan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

From March 9-8 2019, Poly boys and girls Long Distance Track competed at the Redondo Nike Relays at Redondo High School. A total of 24 runners participated in the long distance events which entered high schools state wide ranging from Great Oak to private schools such as Chadwick High School. Three events...

Things The Trackrabbits Did: That!

Syanne Patton and Ab Tudayan, Staff Writers

March 4, 2019

At the Annual Trackrabbit Track Meet on Saturday, February 23rd, Poly hosted a huge track meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Long Beach City College. Poly’s annual Trackrabbit invitational brought out about 15-20 high schools from LA County to kick off the Track season. Schools such as Redondo Union...

Kenya Payne

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Kenya Payne, a senior, on the varsity sprints team, recently committed to the University of Southern California (USC). She has showed her dedication in track all four years of high school and plans to forward those dreams in her college athletic career. She has said that she will pursue a career in...

Lady Jackrabbits Jump All The way To CIF

Syanne Patton, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

The Lady Jackrabbit basketball team made it to the second round of CIF against Martin Luther King High School. Unfortunately, the girls lost by three points to King. The game took place away at the Riverside location. The Jackrabbits fought hard until the very end. They maintained their defense and...