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CIF Boys’ Tennis: Long Beach Poly Advances To Second Round

Long Beach Poly boys’ tennis opened the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs with a 13-5 win over Torrance on Wednesday. Junior Arkin Verma was the only player to sweep his singles match. The doubles teams of sophomores Kim Phy/Ryan Nguyen and freshman Franco Fratovich/Carlo Reyes also swept. The Jackrabbits travel to San Juan Hills […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

We’ve got a special college Athletes of the Week–congrats to all the winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship! Joseph Rocha, LBCC Volleyball LBCC won a state championship last weekend and it was thanks in part to freshman setter Joseph Rocha, who was lights out down the stretch. Rocha set LBCC to […]

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Long Beach State Tennis Wins Big West Championship

The most underrated sports dynasty in Long Beach is bringing home another trophy, after Long Beach State’s women’s tennis team won a thrilling Big West championship over Hawaii, 4-3. It’s the 12th conference title in 15 years for Long Beach State, who trailed 3-1 but rallied to win the final three matches of the day, […]

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VIDEO: Long Beach Poly Wins Moore League Singles, Doubles Titles

Heading into Thursday Moore League boys’ tennis championship, Long Beach Poly’s Darren Hall was very familiar with a younger teammate defeating the top-ranked senior. Last season, Hall defeated his teammate Felippe Dacudao to win the Moore League singles final. The senior found himself in a similar battle with junior teammate Arkin Verma after taking a […]

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Boys’ Tennis: Long Beach Poly Still Atop Moore League

The Long Beach Poly boys’ tennis team took a huge step towards their fourth consecutive Moore League title on Thursday by beating Wilson 10-8. Defending singles champion Darren Hall clinched the tenth point and the match with a 7-5 win in his last set. Poly junior Arkin Verma swept 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 at the No. […]

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Long Beach State Notebook: Men’s Volleyball At Home This Weekend

The No. 1 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team will be back at Walter Pyramid this weekend for a pair of nonconference matches on the new Taraflex playing surface. WATCH HIGHLIGHT VIDEO from last weekend when The Beach christened the new floor. LBSU will host No. 8 Stanford at 7 p.m. on Friday, and Saint […]

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Long Beach State Notebook: Dirtbags Off To Worst Start Ever

The Long Beach State Dirtbags are off to their worst start in program history. LBSU (0-7) has lost its first seven games for the first time ever after getting swept by Nevada last weekend at Bohl Diamond at Blair Field. The previous worst start was 0-6 in 1954, the first season of the program, and […]

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Long Beach State Athletics Weekly Update

The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team made history last weekend, and they did so in front of more than 3,000 fans. The team’s sweep of No. 4 UCLA was the 33rd consecutive home victory, which sets a new school record — the team hasn’t lost in the Pyramid since March 26, 2016. Long Beach […]

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The562.org’s College Athletes Of The Week

Congrats to this week’s winner and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Justina King, Long Beach State Basketball Long Beach State came up with a huge Big West win over Cal Poly last week, thanks in large part to the heroics of Justina King, who had 15 points in the game along with […]

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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. HIGH SCHOOL Kali Murrell, St. Anthony Basketball One of St. Anthony’s star Murrell twins, senior Kali Murrell led St. Anthony to a big win over Wilson last week, as the Saints won 80-34. Murrell almost outscored the Bruins […]