“A lot of people say we’re at a disadvantage because of our size, but I think it’s an advantage because of the way we play defense,” said Long Beach Poly junior Malik Salahuddin after the Jackrabbits’ 69-53 win over El Camino Real in the first round of the CIF State Division 1 playoffs. It’s hard […]
There was little suspense on Sunday for the Long Beach Poly and St. Anthony boys’ basketball teams—both the Jackrabbits and Saints had already clinched spots in the CIF State bracket despite disappointing semifinal losses in the CIF Southern Section playoffs. The Jackrabbits earned the No. 9 seed in the Division 1 bracket, and will travel […]
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 […]
CIF Water Polo Championship: Long Beach Poly vs. Segerstrom Watch Long Beach Poly take on Segerstrom in their first ever CIF-SS water polo championship appearance.
Saturday morning’s CIF-SS Division 4 championship game was more bitter than sweet for the Long Beach Poly girls’ water polo team. This year’s Jackrabbits squad had long since proved itself the best team in school history, setting a record for most wins in a season (21), becoming the first team to beat Wilson and the […]
We’ve got shots from the Jackrabbits’ CIF-SS championship loss taken by photographer Art O’Neill.
Because he’s coaching the shortest Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball team in a half-century, Jackrabbits coach Shelton Diggs has had to make some decisions these playoffs. When they’re playing teams with talented bigs, as they did Friday night against Chino Hills in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 semifinals, Diggs’ team has to double-team opponents. […]
CIF Basketball: Long Beach Poly vs. Chino Hills The Jackrabbits were knocked out of the semifinals but will return for state. For more Long Beach sports coverage visit The562.org and subscribe.
Photos by Art O’Neill