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PREVIEW: Long Beach Wilson vs. Mayfair Football

Wilson is playing its first football game on its new field turf tonight as the Bruins host Mayfair at 7 p.m. The professional friendship between Wilson coach Mark Ziegenhagen and Mayfair coach Derek Bedell has created a great local rivalry between the Bruins and Monsoons. This is the third consecutive season opening meeting for these […]

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Long Beach PONY’s World Title Bid Falls Short

It was a battle of the world’s two best programs, as Long Beach PONY and Chinese Taipei met in the PONY World Series championship yet again. This time, victory eluded the local boys, as the Chinese Taipei starting pitcher was dominant in leading his team to a 3-1 victory. Bren Wilkinson was the hero in […]

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LB In MLB: McNeil Making Name With New York Mets

Just days after Garrett Hampson became the 50th Long Beach State Dirtbag to reach Major League Baseball, Jeff McNeil made it three LBSU product call-ups last month when he joined the New York Mets. Dirtbags product Drew Gagnon joined the Mets on July 10. McNeil is the 12th Dirtbag to play in the MLB this […]

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LB in NFL: 23 Long Beach Football Players Hoping To Make NFL Roster

More than 20 Long Beach football players are out there across the country working hard to make an NFL roster during the dog days of minicamps and the preseason, and the date they’re all thinking about is September 1. That’s the day that teams have to cut their roster down to 53 players (currently they’re […]

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Long Beach Football Schedule: Week 1

Happy football season, Long Beach! Check out our previews of every team with projected starting lineups as well as our video previews of every team if you haven’t already. Here’s the full schedule of who’s playing where this week. WEEK 1 AUGUST 17 Cabrillo vs. Bellflower Compton vs. Compton Centennial (5 p.m.) Jordan vs. Aliso […]

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VIDEO: Long Beach Football Preview

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The562.org’s Long Beach Football Preview

Football season is back, and starting earlier than ever thanks to a change in the schedule by the CIF State office. For Long Beach football fans, it’s not a moment too soon. Thanks to the new opportunities offered to local teams by the CIF Southern Section competitive equity format, every team feels like they have […]

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Wilson Bruins Football Season Preview

After two historic 10-win seasons that included a Moore League championship and its first CIF semifinal appearance since 1991, Wilson struggled last year with only four returning starters. The Bruins went 5-6 with a disappointing 40-0 loss to Paramount in the playoffs. This season will prove if that rebuilding process was worth it, and with […]

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Long Beach Football Master Schedule

Here’s a full schedule of this year’s games WEEK 1 AUGUST 17 Cabrillo vs. Bellflower Compton vs. Compton Centennial Jordan vs. Aliso Niguel Long Beach Poly @ Dorsey Millikan @ Carson St. Anthony @ Valencia Wilson vs. Mayfair BYE: Lakewood, Avalon   WEEK 2 AUGUST 24 Cabrillo @ Summit Compton vs. Santa Monica Jordan vs. […]