With three minutes left in Tuesday night’s CIF State Division 1 SoCal quarterfinal game, Long Beach Poly got a layup from Malik Salahuddin to go up 61-56 on top-seeded St. John Bosco. Longtime Long Beach sportswriter and college basketball Hall of Famer Frank Burlison leaned over at the media table and said, “They need two […]
St. Anthony’s promising CIF State Division 3 run was cut short in double overtime by Knight, 87-83. The Saints were led by junior Frank Staine’s 16 points. Frank Staine on Twitter Idk what to say….. we fought till the end. I wouldn’t trade those guys for anyone in the world and I wouldn’t change anything […]
Fans of great guard play won’t find a better ticket Saturday night than Long Beach Poly traveling to St. John Bosco in the second round of the CIF State Division 1 playoffs Saturday evening at 6 p.m. The game is expected to sell out so fans who haven’t gotten a ticket yet are encouraged to […]
There’s no good way for a college basketball team’s season to end, but it’s hard to imagine a more excruciating way for it to have ended than the way the Long Beach State men’s basketball team went out on Thursday afternoon. The 49ers took a three-point lead with 2:30 left in the game but missed […]
We’ve got a great gallery from the 49ers’ match with Pepperdine, taken by photographer Stephen Dachman.
“A lot of people say we’re at a disadvantage because of our size, but I think it’s an advantage because of the way we play defense,” said Long Beach Poly junior Malik Salahuddin after the Jackrabbits’ 69-53 win over El Camino Real in the first round of the CIF State Division 1 playoffs. It’s hard […]
Welcome to the562.org’s Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Randy Gonzalez, Lakewood Wrestling Randy Gonzales did his family proud and solidified his legacy as one of Lakewood’s best wrestlers last weekend with a third-place finish at the CIF State meet in the 285-pound weight class. It’s the highest finish for a Lakewood wrestler in a […]
Three-time Olympic gold medalist and current Long Beach City College director of volleyball Misty May-Treanor will speak to the Long Beach Century Club on March 6th, previewing what look to be successful spring seasons for the Vikings. The meeting will take place Tuesday evening, March 6th, at 6 p.m. at Forbidden City. “We’re excited to […]