Long Beach State

Long Beach State Softball Pitchers Dominate In San Diego

The Long Beach State softball team is earning its new No. 22 ranking this week at the San Diego Classic. Today, senior pitcher Jessica Flores allowed one hit while striking out eight to beat Santa Clara 8-0 in six innings. Yesterday, sophomore Cielo Meza pitched her second complete-game shutout of the season, and also only […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach State Wilson

The562.org Athletes of the Week

Welcome to The562.org’s inaugural Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Brooke Gruneisen, Wilson Water Polo Wilson junior Brooke Gruneisen has been helping to lead the Bruins all year, and she had a historic Saturday as the Bruins claimed their first-ever CIF-SS championship last weekend. Gruneisen had three goals in the championship, helping deliver a 6-5 […]

Long Beach State

Long Beach State Softball Off To Historic Start

Friday’s 9-0 win over Northwestern earned Long Beach State softball it’s seventh consecutive victory, and its best start in program history. The 49ers (11-1) have a challenging weekend ahead at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs. LBSU will play No. 12 Auburn Saturday at 7:30 p.m. before taking on No. 1 Washington and No. […]