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Long Beach Poly, Compton, Millikan Athletes Preparing For NCAA Tourney

A pair of Compton boys’ basketball players, a trio of Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball players, and a Millikan Ram are preparing for NCAA Tournament appearances. Compton alums Kyron Cartwright and Robert Lewis will be in action in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament playing for Providence and Texas Southern. Cartwright joined the 1,000-point club with […]

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Long Beach Unified Board Adopts Gun Violence Resolution

Last week the Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the prevention of gun violence. Similar to previous resolutions the board has passed (such as last year’s resolution to protect migrant students) the Board’s gun violence resolution was a show of support for state and national bodies the board hopes […]

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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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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Welcome back to our weekly Athletes of the Week awards. HIGH SCHOOL Malik Salahuddin, Long Beach Poly Basketball Poly junior Malik Salahuddin showed how bright the Jackrabbits’ future is last week in a pair of state playoff games. Salahuddin led the way for Poly in a first-round road game against El Camino Real with 26 […]

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Long Beach Poly’s State Run Halted By St. John Bosco

With three minutes left in Tuesday night’s CIF State Division 1 SoCal quarterfinal game, Long Beach Poly got a layup from Malik Salahuddin to go up 61-56 on top-seeded St. John Bosco. Longtime Long Beach sportswriter and college basketball Hall of Famer Frank Burlison leaned over at the media table and said, “They need two […]