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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Arnold Giron, Cabrillo Soccer Arnold Giron is only a sophomore, but he’s already attained legendary status at Cabrillo as one of the school’s greatest athletes ever. Last Saturday on the road at Riverside Poly he scored three goals […]

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The562.org’s College Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to all of this week’s winners. TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State Volleyball Senior TJ DeFalco had five aces in a sweep of UCLA last weekend, obliterating the UCLA defense even with the serves that didn’t find the floor. DeFalco is now just seven aces shy of the school record. He also had six kills, […]

Basketball Long Beach Poly

CIF Basketball: Poly Offense Stalls At King In Semifinals

The strength of Long Beach Poly’s girls’ basketball team this year has been its depth, as head coach Carl Buggs has gotten big games from players up and down his bench. On Friday night at King High in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 semifinals, there were no answers to be found offensively anywhere for […]

Basketball Long Beach Poly

TONIGHT: Long Beach Poly Visits ML King In CIF Basketball Semifinal

Long Beach Poly is seeking a return trip to the CIF Southern Section championship, two years after claiming their last gold plaque. Standing between Poly and next weekend’s Division 1 championship game is ML King, who hosts the Jackrabbits Friday evening at 7 p.m. in Riverside. “They’re a really good team, athletic, they’re really good […]

Basketball Compton

CIF Basketball: Compton Falls To Crescenta Valley

The crumpled up piece of paper left on the ground of the Eddie Thomas Gymnasium was a story in itself for the Compton boys’ basketball team and its fans. Compton head coach Tony Thomas (Eddie’s son, by the way) tossed it there in frustration after one of several missed opportunities by his team down the […]