CIF Baseball: No-Hitter Propels Wilson Into Semifinals

The Wilson baseball coaching staff all agreed that Friday’s CIF-SS Division 3 quarterfinal game between the Bruins and Bellflower was one of the weirdest they’d ever seen—but one of the sweetest, too. The three-headed Bruins monster of Ryan Pettway, Nick Endres and Aiden Alaniz combined to no-hit the Buccaneers in a 4-2 victory that sends […]


USA Triathlon Creating ‘Legacy’ Event In Long Beach

Long Beach won’t be hosting the Olympic triathlon until 2028, but USA Triathlon decided not to wait that long to begin bringing international events to the city. At a press conference at Shoreline Park on Tuesday morning, USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris announced that the organization will host the annual Legacy Triathlon on Long Beach’s […]

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The 562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congrats to the honorees in this week’s supersized Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Joey Vega, Wilson Softball Wilson pitcher Joey Vega battled through a leg injury last week to help lead Wilson to its first postseason win in seven years. Vega pitched a complete game and yielded just two runs, and he had a […]

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Long Beach State Volleyball Celebrations Roll On

Long Beach is known for producing championship-caliber athletes and teams—but also for its hearty celebration of its own. When Wilson’s football team beat Poly for the first time in the 1940s, the Bruins literally paraded down 2ndStreet with their marching band and spent the entire night celebrating. The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team has […]

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CIF Track: Poly, Wilson, St. Anthony Athletes Win Titles

Saturday’s CIF Southern Section track & field championships proved once again that Long Beach is among the nation’s best at turning out top-tier athletes. Long Beach Poly, Wilson, and St. Anthony all produced individual CIF champions while the Jackrabbits finished second in the Division 1 girls’ team standings. Fourteen entries from six schools will compete […]