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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks as always to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Hank Rivers, Wilson Swimming Wilson freshman Hank Rivers arrived on campus this year with a sizable reputation and has delivered on it already. Rivers was named the Boys’ Swimmer of the Meet at last weekend’s Klaus Barth Invitational […]

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Long Beach Poly Hires Gabrielle Bournes As Girls’ Cross Country Coach

Long Beach Poly has a new girls’ cross country coach, as the school has turned to its own alumni ranks and named Gabrielle Bournes to the position. Bournes is a longtime assistant coach with Poly’s track and field team, and will be around full time despite being a walk-on. “I’m really excited, I want to […]

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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 […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Erin Anderson, St. Anthony Soccer The Saints won two games last week to improve to 5-1 on the season, and Arizona State signee Erin Anderson is a big reason why. Anderson had the game-winner in a 2-1 win early […]

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Long Beach Poly’s Frankenfeld Finishes Year At FootLocker Nationals

Long Beach Poly cross country senior Will Frankenfeld’s season ended right where he wanted it to, in San Diego at the prestigious FootLocker Nationals. Frankenfeld did the city proud with an outstanding finish, taking 14th in the nation with a 15:52 5K time, along with a third-place finish out of all West Region runners and […]

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Cross Country: Poly’s Will Frankenfeld Makes Foot Locker Nationals

Frankenfeld (fourth from the left) and the other top 8 finishers at the Foot Locker West Regional. A long, grueling season for Long Beach Poly senior cross country runner Will Frankenfeld will end exactly where Frankenfeld wanted it to: in San Diego at the 40th annual Foot Locker Nationals, where he’ll be joined by 39 […]

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CIF State Cross Country: Will Frankenfeld Takes Third, Poly Takes Sixth

The Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team had a successful trip to Clovis for the CIF State Division 1 championship, where senior Will Frankenfeld finished third overall as an individual and the team finished sixth. “It was a great trip, the guys performed well in a super competitive race,” said Poly coach Mike Fillipow. […]

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Long Beach Poly Cross Country Family Carrying On State Tradition

It’s a cliche that a good high school sports program is like a family, but it’s also true. Like any family, the Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team has some traditions. For example: the Wednesday before Thanksgiving they met at Bolsa Chica for a three-mile tempo run, and then retreated to Nick’s in Seal […]