Rugby

Belmont Shore Rugby Club Depends On Top Coaches

Former England International rugby player and Belmont Shore Rugby Club coach Ed Robinson updates us regularly on rugby in Long Beach. England’s historic Eton College is recognized as one of the world’s most respected learning institutions. Often credited to their successful perspective is the wisdom of 15th Century philosopher Grantland Rice. He famously wrote, “When […]

Cabrillo Soccer The562.org

The562.org, Megan Kerr Donate Student Tickets To Cabrillo

When we started the562.org, Long Beach’s first and only non-profit journalism source, we said that one of our goals was to support the city’s sports community in new and innovative ways. We’re proud to announce today that we’ve teamed up with Long Beach Unified School District board of education member Megan Kerr to donate 60 […]

Basketball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Basketball Comeback Thriller Tops CSUN

From staff reports Long Beach State trailed by as many as 16 points in the second half against CSUN, but came back to win the game, 80-78. Long Beach trailed with less than a second left but Deishuan Booker drew a foul on a 3-point attempt with .8 seconds remaining, and calmly stepped to the […]

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Long Beach High School Baseball Preview

With the high school baseball season starting two weeks earlier this year due to a calendar shift by the CIF State office, local players have had to trade their bats for umbrellas. Every coach in the city has talked about the difficulty of warming up for the season while the temperatures are in the 40s, […]

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Ten Stories We’re Excited For In 2019

As 2019 dawns, we had fun reflecting on some of our favorite stories from the 2018. But we’re also drawing up our calendar for 2019 and 10 stories we’re most excited for. Winter Moore League Girls’ Water Polo Long Beach girls’ water polo is at a crossroads after the top two teams, Wilson and Poly, […]

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Top 10 Long Beach Sports Stories Of 2018

Like every year for the last 130 or so years in Long Beach’s history (football games were played here before the city even officially formed), 2018 was a memorable one for sports. As it draws to a close, we look back on the top 10 sports stories from the last 12 months. 10. Long Beach […]

Football Lakewood

Football: Lakewood Hires Scott Meyer As New Coach

In a move that’s sure to make a huge splash locally, Lakewood has hired Scott Meyer as its football coach. Meyer will start immediately and will be on campus for the Lancers as a teacher, hoping to bring the luster back to a proud program that’s fallen on hard times. “I’ve always been a Long […]

Football Millikan

Football: Justin Utupo Resigns At Millikan

A successful young football coach is departing Long Beach, as Millikan’s Justin Utupo said Wednesday afternoon that he’s stepping down from a Rams program that he’d built up over the last three years. “I have nothing but gratitude, I can’t thank Millikan enough,” said Utupo. “The administration having faith in me as a young 24 […]

Football Millikan

CIF Football: Historic Millikan Year Ends In Quarterfinals

It had been almost 40 years since the Millikan football team had been to back-to-back quarterfinals, but that’s where the Rams found themselves on Friday night. Despite their best efforts the run didn’t extend to the semifinals after a hard-fought loss to Culver City, 43-30. The loss is the end of the line for 23 […]

Long Beach State Soccer

Long Beach State Soccer Blanks UCSB For Big West Title

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team continued its historic season with a 2-0 win over UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Tournament to claim their second trophy in as many weeks, and secure the program’s seventh-ever NCAA Tournament bid. VIDEO HIGHLIGHT PHOTO GALLERY Ashley Gonzales had the game-winning score in the 26th minute […]