Posts in Sports
Leadership Comes Naturally to Senior Catcher


Lauren MacLeod didn’t start her softball career as a catcher – or in any particular position at all, really. After all, she was 5 years old. But now, as the senior starting catcher for the Long Beach State softball team, she’s exactly where she’s supposed to be.

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No Hurdle Too High

Story By:  Madison McCann and Meghan Sweeney
Photos By: Giovanni Cardenas

If you happen to walk past them on campus, you would likely stare in awe at twin sisters Shalee and Shyann Reynolds. Standing at 5-foot-9, their physical presence catches the eye. Chiseled from years competing in track and field, they look like machines. Many might even feel a twinge of envy, wondering, “Why can’t I be like those girls?”

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The Ins and Outs of Spearfishing

By: Matthew Teel

What used to be a primitive method to gathering food – spearfishing – is now a means of entertainment for anyone with access to a body of water. What is it that drives this sport the ability to flourish around the world and throughout the existence of humanity?

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Overcoming Spina Bifida

By: Monica Gallardo

Hot pink crutches, red lipstick and Spina Bifida. Misty Diaz has used these three unlikely characteristics to establish her name in the world of fitness. The 32-year-old Long Beach resident travels the world, participating in obstacle course races and marathons while motivating others to test their limits.

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