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 coverage of Long Beach Poly athletics in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Poly alum Jayon Brown and PlayFair Sports Management. Long Beach Poly’s 17-3 win over Serra felt like a landmark game in many ways, as the Jackrabbits got over the hump against the Cavaliers thanks to an outstanding defensive performance and […]
The562’s coverage of St. Anthony Football is sponsored in part by Wasco Development Corp in Honor of B.I. Mais. After coming off a gritty 14-12 win against St. Genevieve, the Saints are looking to stay atop the Del Rey League, and hopefully, all but clinch a playoff berth Friday night against Harvard-Westlake. Del Rey is neck-and-neck […]
The562’s coverage of Lakewood Athletics is sponsored by J.P. Crawford, Class of 2013. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly is sponsored by Bryson Financial. The562’s coverage of girls’ flag football in 2023-24 is sponsored by the Los Angeles Chargers.