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PREVIEWS: Long Beach Football, Week 4

There are only seven local high school football games tonight for the fourth week of the season. Here are links to all of the previews. LISTEN to our weekly podcast What Up, Long Beach?! WATCH VIDEO of Wilson quarterback Ryan Pettway answering Tough Questions Long Beach Poly vs. Serra Wilson vs. St. Anthony Compton vs. […]

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PODCAST: What Up, Long Beach?! Top Stories

We’re counting down the stories in Long Beach sports and weighing in on national sports stories that impact local athletes. 00:00 Get A Free The562.org Sticker 04:25 Long Beach State’s International Player 05:15 Long Beach Poly Football Offensive Struggles 06:55 Compton Football Resurgence 08:00 Wilson/St. Anthony Battle For 7th Street Football Rivalry 09:10 St. Anthony […]

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COLUMN: Long Beach Poly Offense Looking For Answers, Consistency

The Long Beach Poly football team has been a tale of two units so far this season. The Jackrabbits defense has looked stellar, with longtime Poly observers saying it’s a special group. The defense won them a big game against Narbonne despite the offense not getting into the end zone, thanks to four defensive scores. […]

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Eleven Long Beach Football Alums Make NFL Rosters

As expected, last Saturday’s NFL cut-down date was a hectic and chaotic experience, with more than 1,000 NFLers losing their jobs. Because the league eliminated their intermediary cut-down date this year, many NFL teams dropped close to 50% of their roster over the course of a day or two. After the dust settled? It looks […]

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Long Beach Football Schedule, Week Four

Find out where and when your favorite team’s game is happening this week and be sure to get out and support them! We’ll have previews of every game and live updates on the website on Friday. Avalon @ Rolling Hills Prep Cabrillo vs. Compton Centennial Compton @ Dominguez Jordan @ Norwalk Lakewood vs. Corona del […]

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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 […]

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Cross Country: Long Beach Poly Wins UCSB Invitational

The Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team is opening up the season ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section’s Division 1 poll, and the Jackrabbits backed up that lofty ranking with a championship performance over the weekend in their first race of the year. Poly was missing three of their top five runners […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly Offense Flat In Loss To Los Alamitos

DeSean Jackson was on the sideline for Long Beach Poly’s football game against Los Alamitos on Friday night, but unfortunately for the Jackrabbits he was in street clothes. It’s been 14 years since Jackson was Mr. Do Everything in the 2004 CIF championship game against the Griffins, and they sure could have used him on […]