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Long Beach Rules The Volleyball World

Long Beach has long had a special place in the volleyball world but this spring has seen the city become the center of the volleyball universe. The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team is the unanimous No. 1 team in the nation, the NCAA’s only undefeated team, and has swept every team 14 of their […]

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PODCAST: What up, Long Beach?! Episode One

Episode One: Long Beach Volleyball Is No. 1 00:20 It’s so good to be back at The562.org 03:10 Long Beach has multiple top-ranked volleyball teams this season 05:40 Moore League baseball opening day at Blair Field 13:50 Long Beach basketball playoff woes 17:00 Long Beach State men’s basketball future and coach Dan Monson 22:30 #PayThePlayers […]

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Moore League Boys’ Volleyball Opening Day

The Lakewood boys’ volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 2, and the Lancers (5-3, 1-0) opened Moore League play with a 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 win over Cabrillo on Thursday. Lakewood’s Kyler Tufuga filled the stat box with 12 kills, five service aces and seven digs. Beau Tiedemann chipped in six […]

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Tyler Leidholdt Celebration Of Life At American Legion

Former Lakewood High baseball player Tyler Leidholdt passed away late last month near Vandenberg Air Force Base. Leidholdt was hit by a bus on Highway One. He was 24. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Sunday, March 18 from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion (5938 Parkcrest Street) behind the ELB Baseball fields in […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

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 […]

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VIDEO: Lakewood Alum Jessie Scroggins Comes Home With Baylor Softball

Jessie Scroggins was easy to notice during Baylor softball’s win at Long Beach State on Tuesday. When the game sponsors were announced between innings, she was the only one in a Baylor uniform singing the In-N-Out commercial. The Lakewood High alum said she’s the only one on the team who knows the song, and she […]

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Lakewood Wrestler Randy Gonzalez Jr. Third At CIF State

Lakewood’s Randy Gonzalez, Jr. placed third in the heavyweight division at the 46th annual CIF Boys Wrestling State Championships on Saturday at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. He is the first Lancer to place at state since 1981. Gonzalez pinned all five of his opponents to win a CIF-SS championship earlier this month. It is the […]

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Lakewood, Millikan Wrestlers Qualify For State

Lakewood’s Randy Gonzalez, Jr. continued his dream season last weekend at the CIF Southern Section Masters meet. Gonzalez, the CIF-SS champion at 285 pounds, took third at Masters to qualify for state. Millikan’s Alex Andrade is also headed to state after finishing seventh at 132 pounds. Andrade was the runner-up at CIF the previous week. […]

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Long Beach High School Baseball, Softball Off To Fast Start

Opening day for the spring high school sports season was this past Saturday, and several local teams were in action. Baseball Millikan baseball fans got a pair of thrillers as coach Ron Keester’s Rams won two games against Bellflower, both by a score of 4-3. The Rams trailed 3-2 in both games before winning both […]