We’ve got some great shots of the Dirtbags’ final game of the season–a tough 10-9 loss–by photographer Stephen Dachman.
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 […]
PHOTOS BY STEPHEN DACHMAN
This week JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabascio are talking about Long Beach track and field history, CIF success for Moore League baseball and softball (14:30) and The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week (18:50).
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 […]
Long Beach Poly’s historic playoff run came to an end in the second round on the road against Temescal Canyon, where the magic ran out in a 5-0 loss. Poly won a wild card game and a first-round game to advance to the second round for the first time since 2006. “I’m extremely proud of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PHOTOS BY ART O’NEILL AND JOHN NAPALAN