Opening day for the spring high school sports season was this past Saturday, and several local teams were in action. Baseball Millikan baseball fans got a pair of thrillers as coach Ron Keester’s Rams won two games against Bellflower, both by a score of 4-3. The Rams trailed 3-2 in both games before winning both […]
Welcome to The562.org’s inaugural Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Brooke Gruneisen, Wilson Water Polo Wilson junior Brooke Gruneisen has been helping to lead the Bruins all year, and she had a historic Saturday as the Bruins claimed their first-ever CIF-SS championship last weekend. Gruneisen had three goals in the championship, helping deliver a 6-5 […]
Saturday morning’s CIF-SS Division 4 championship game was more bitter than sweet for the Long Beach Poly girls’ water polo team. This year’s Jackrabbits squad had long since proved itself the best team in school history, setting a record for most wins in a season (21), becoming the first team to beat Wilson and the […]
We’ve got shots from the Jackrabbits’ CIF-SS championship loss taken by photographer Art O’Neill.
Because he’s coaching the shortest Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball team in a half-century, Jackrabbits coach Shelton Diggs has had to make some decisions these playoffs. When they’re playing teams with talented bigs, as they did Friday night against Chino Hills in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 semifinals, Diggs’ team has to double-team opponents. […]
CIF Basketball: Long Beach Poly vs. Chino Hills The Jackrabbits were knocked out of the semifinals but will return for state. For more Long Beach sports coverage visit The562.org and subscribe.
Photos by Art O’Neill