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Boys’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly Takes Down Millikan After Long Hiatus

After a 27-point performance in a 86-64 victory over Millikan on Monday, Long Beach Poly senior guard Christian Watson was asked how he felt: “I’m back,” he said. Indeed. On Monday, Watson made his long-awaited season debut after missing the team’s first 10 games due to a left ankle injury. Against the Rams (6-13), Watson […]

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Obituary: John Rambo Leaves Long Legacy

His accolades were longer than a Langston Hughes poem. If there was a competitive sporting event in Long Beach in the 1960’s, chances are John Rambo was the star. Rambo, who attended Long Beach Poly, Long Beach City College, and Long Beach State, had a passion for basketball and high jumping was a hobby.  That […]

Baseball Wilson

Baseball: Wilson Hosts Star-Studded Alumni Game

It was the Past vs. Present. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, a large crowd gathered at Skip Rowland Field for the annual Wilson High alumni baseball game. “It was a great turn out,” longtime Wilson baseball coach Andy Hall said. “It validates why you do this. It was a cool walk down memory lane.” Featuring […]

Cross Country Track & Field Wilson

Wilson Running Coach Ed Hauck Retiring After 30 Years

All of The562’s cross country coverage for the 2021-22 school year is sponsored by Bryson. Visit BrysonFinancial.com to learn more. For over 30 years, Ed Hauck has stood at the finish line of various track and field and cross country races in Long Beach, cheering on runners. When the first semester concludes in January, the […]

Basketball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Falls To LMU

It’s a “process” for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. The Beach have stretches where they are playing great basketball, and other times where they are struggling. On Saturday, it was a tale of two halves as LBSU fell to Loyola Marymount, 77-74. “From Wednesday (72-47 loss to San Diego State) to today, we […]

Football St. Anthony

CIF Football Preview: St. Anthony vs. Northview. Division 10 Championship

Raul Lara’s last game as the Warren coach was a 21-7 second-round loss on Nov. 9, 2018. The opponent: Northview. St. Anthony (9-4) and Lara will face Northview (7-6) in the CIF Southern Section Division 10 Championship tonight at Covina District Field. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. “They were different then […]

Football St. Anthony

Feature: St. Anthony Football Overcame 0-3 Start to Reach CIF Title Game

Just 83 days ago, St. Anthony’s football team was at a crossroads. After a  47-8 loss to Millikan, the Saints dropped to 0-3, having been outscored 126-28 to start the year. “It was the beginning of a long season,” Saints senior lineman Eric Suluai said. “I thought it was going to be bad.” It turns […]

Football St. Anthony

St. Anthony Football Happy to Make CIF-SS Luncheon

It finally hit most of the St. Anthony football team on Saturday morning. “Being there at practice (on Saturday), it finally felt like we were going to the title game,” Saints senior running back/ linebacker Anakin Aupiu said. After a near disastrous ending in their CIF Southern Section Division 10 Semifinal game against Salesian, the […]