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TONIGHT: Long Beach Girls’ Volleyball Teams Start Playoffs

Six Long Beach girls’ volleyball teams start the playoffs tonight at 6 p.m.–we’ve got previews of every match and we’ll have live updates this evening. The second round is slated for Saturday at 6 p.m., except for Division 1, which won’t play again until next week. Division 1 Long Beach Poly vs. Mira Costa CLICK […]

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PODCAST: What Up, Long Beach?! Weekend Sports Calendar

What Up, Long Beach?! is our weekly podcast that features local sports discussions between JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabasico. 04:00 Long Beach Sports Calendar Oct. 18-21 11:00 Obituary: Basketball Coaching Legend Tex Winter 13:45 What It’s Like To Be A Los Angeles Dodgers Fan This Week 22:00 Either, or… Do You Like Trash Talk?  

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Girls’ Tennis: Long Beach Poly Clinches Moore League Title

With a 14-4 win over Wilson last week, Long Beach Poly improved to 17-0 on the season, 12-0 in the Moore League. The win clinches the Jackrabbits’ fifth consecutive team league championship. Poly was led by three doubles team sweeps with Men Phy/Isabella Feng, Sara Soderberg/Tara Rahai, and Lola Underwood/Dylan Dempsey all coming through with […]

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Column: Let’s Hear It For The Band (And The Cheerleaders, And…)

I’ll be perfectly blunt: usually when I go to a football game, I’m there for the football game. Yes, I recognize the value of pageantry in sports and especially in football. I make sure to include the marching band, the drumline, and the cheerleaders in my highlight videos and I enjoy having some music in […]

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Long Beach Sports Calendar Oct. 18-21

Find out where your favorite Long Beach teams are playing this weekend… THURSDAY High School Girls’ Golf, Noon Today is the final round of the Moore League individual tournament at El Dorado Golf Course. It will be the only 18-hole round of the week after nine holes were played at Recreation Park and Skylinks on […]

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LB In NFL: JuJu Smith-Schuster Hauls In Catch Of The Year

It’s not often that you know something is the “Fill in the Blank of the Year” as it happens, but there’s not likely to be a catch by a Long Beach NFL player this year that tops the one JuJu Smith-Schuster hauled in on Sunday for the Steelers in a narrow Pittsburgh win over the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congrats to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship! Aliya Mesihovich, Wilson Cross Country For the second time this year, Wilson junior Aliya Mehisovich led a Moore League cross country meet wire to wire and ended up with a big first-place finish. Mehisovich won the individual gold […]

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LB In MLB: Chase De Jong Making Mark In Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins have invested in another former Wilson Bruin in Chase De Jong after a midseason trade with the Seattle Mariners, and De Jong delivered the best month two-month stretch of his professional career. “I kind of figured a trade was coming because (the Mariners) didn’t see me as a fit anymore,” De Jong […]

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LB In MLB: Chris Betts Back To Being Himself

If his career keeps trending in the right direction, Chris Betts will become the 16th Wilson Bruin to reach Major League Baseball. Currently, the catcher is just thankful to be healthy. After being drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015, Betts underwent Tommy John surgery and missed the entire season. He then broke a […]