Athlete of the Week Jordan Long Beach City College Long Beach Poly Wilson

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athlete of the Week winners! Thanks to Naples Rib Company for sponsoring these weekly honors. HIGH SCHOOL Deshon Harris, Jordan Football Jordan is on its first win streak since the 2015 season and is 2-1 for the first time since 2011, John Ross’ junior season as a Panther. That’s thanks in […]

Athlete of the Week Jordan Lakewood Long Beach Poly Long Beach State

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Check out this week’s winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for sponsoring these weekly awards. HIGH SCHOOL Kejuan Markham, Long Beach Poly Football It’s hard to make history at Long Beach Poly, especially on the defensive side of the ball. But senior Kejuan Markham did exactly that on Friday night against Narbonne, as the […]

Athlete of the Week Compton Long Beach Poly Long Beach State

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Welcome to our first weekly installment of The562.org’s Athletes of the Week for this season brought to you by Naples Rib Company, and congrats to our winners. Click SUBSCRIBE up above to support local sports coverage–we can’t survive without your help. HIGH SCHOOL Elijah Dolphin, Long Beach Poly Football World, meet Elijah Dolphin. The Poly […]

Athlete of the Week Cabrillo Compton Jordan Lakewood Long Beach Poly Millikan St. Anthony Wilson

Long Beach All-City Athletes Of The Year

Presenting our list of the top high school athletes in Long Beach this year in every sport. Come back over the next week for more awards like Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the Long Beach Spirit Award, and the big reveal of our top two Athletes of the […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach Poly Wilson

The562.org’s Alumni Athletes Of The Week

Our high school and college Long Beach Athletes of the Week is on summer break, but we’re recognizing some of the great products of Long Beach high schools who had big weeks. Ariana Washington, Oregon Track Washington led Oregon’s 4×100 to a second-place finish with a phenomenal anchor leg at the NCAA Finals, and made […]

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CAMS’ Jenna Ogi Named State Scholar Of The Year

Jenna Ogi, a California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS) student, was named the CIF State’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year last weekend. The CAMS campus is located in Carson at the Cal State Dominguez Hills campus but it’s an LBUSD high school. Ogi, a National Merit Scholar who carries a 4.0 unweighted GPA, participates in […]

Athlete of the Week Jordan Long Beach Poly Long Beach State St. Anthony Wilson

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 […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach State Millikan

The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winners! HIGH SCHOOL Jenna Sonnenberg, Millikan Diving Millikan sophomore Jenna Sonnenberg made history last week, claiming the CIF Southern Section Division 2 diving championship. Sonnenberg finished with a score of 514.30, easily besting second-place Katelynn Shaheen of Crescenta Valley, who finished with 490.90. COLLEGE Clayton Andrews, Dirtbags Baseball The Big West’s […]

Athlete of the Week Cabrillo Lakewood Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan Wilson

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

The Week of Champions deserves a supersized Athletes of the Week–congrats to all the winners. HIGH SCHOOL Kelly Hawkshaw, Millikan Baseball In a must-win game, Millikan starter Kelly Hawkshaw took a no-hitter into the sixth against Poly. Hawkshaw retired 11 in a row from the second to the fifth inning, and Millikan went on to […]