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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. YOUTH Nathan Dowdell, Newcomb Track Newcomb Middle School eighth grader Nathan Dowdell won the All-City middle school championship in the 100 meter sprint last week, with a blazing time of 11.12, which would be a top 15 in […]

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Middle School All-City Championships Showcase Next Generation

Lakewood High played host to the Fall sports season All-City championships on Saturday, with the Division 1 and 2 flag football and girls’ volleyball championships being decided. The championship teams will be honored at the end of the school year at the Long Beach Century Club’s annual middle school sports banquet. Since we emcee that, […]

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Long Beach Student Makes Spelling Bee Final

Long Beach seventh grader Medina Miranda made the Finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee last weekend, ultimately being eliminated for misspelling “orans” to finish in a tie for 21st. Miranda will receive $2,000 for reaching the Finals—she reached that round as one of 41 finalists after advancing from a field of more than 500 […]