It’s media day with Long Beach State women’s soccer and we’re talking to junior Elysia Laramie, striker Lena Silano, coach Mauricio Ingrassia, freshman Cherrie Cox and goalkeeper Morgan Houston-Shepherd about the upcoming season.
Once again the Long Beach PONY Baseball 14U All-Stars have advanced to the Zone Tournament in West Covina this weekend after advancing through the Super Region bracket last month. Long Beach takes on San Jose on Thursday at 1 p.m. in their opening game. San Jose won the 13U World Series last year, so it […]
We’re talking to Lakewood baseball alum Anthony Eyanson about going to UC San Diego, keeping life lessons in perspective and much more. We also discuss The562.org internship program with Long Beach Poly student Heidi Sek.
The 10 and under girls’ water polo team from Long Beach Shore Aquatics dominated the competition last week at the USA National Junior Olympics at Stanford University. Shore beat seven teams by the combined score of 96-26 to win the age group championship. Long Beach beat Greenwich from Connecticut in the final 12-4 to win […]
Adjustments and adaptation has been the key to success for Lakewood senior defensive lineman Rahkeen Moore. “One situation may not work for you, and you have to have a backup plan,” Moore said. “You need different tools in your tool box.” Moore came to Lakewood from Oakland where he played football, basketball and baseball. He […]
Four Long Beach water polo players competed in the Junior National Championship Tournament last week and were part of the champion SoCal Black 18U squad. Gray Carson, Caleb Francisco, Wade Sherlock and Zac Crenshaw were all contributors for their team and beat Atherton 8-7 in the thrilling final match. There were 96 teams competing in […]
There were only two players hit by a pitch in the American League 3-2 win over the National League at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, and they were both Long Beach guys. Jeff McNeil and Travis d’Arnaud continued the tradition of having Long Beach represented in the Major League All-Star game last week, and they’re […]
We interview Jordan High alum and NFL wide receiver John Ross about hosting a youth football camp in Long Beach. How important is winning and losing in high school sports? What’s it like to go to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas? Why are there so many Long Beach guys at MLB All-Star Weekend […]
The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009 If the Wilson football program is going to get back on track under second-year coach Scott Meyer, it’s going to take some strong leadership from guys like linebacker James Ma’ae. After transferring from Millikan as a shy newcomer two years ago, […]
Jordan High alum and NFL wide receiver John Ross held a youth football camp for young Long Beach football players last weekend at Veterans Memorial Stadium. “This might be my favorite camp ever because my son was out here today,” Ross said. “Just to keep being able to do this is the biggest thing for […]