JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.
The562’s season previews for the 2022-23 school year are sponsored by Vertical Raise, the official team fundraising partner of The562. The562’s soccer coverage for the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Beach Futbol Club. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009. Being great is one thing, sustaining greatness is […]
The562’s coverage of Millikan athletics in the 2023-24 school year is sponsored by Curtis Boyer. The562’s coverage of football in 2023-24 is sponsored in part by the MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Foundation and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Foundation On paper, Friday’s matchup between Millikan (2-1) and Upland (2-1) is about as even as […]
Camryn Cruz changed the Moore League girls’ soccer season with one kick of the ball on Thursday night. With the game tied in the 56th minute, it looked like Millikan was creating more than enough chances to score and clinch its fourth consecutive league title. Instead, Cruz broke free against the run of play and […]