Millikan Tennis

Millikan’s Andy Nguyen Wins CIF-SS Tennis Championship

Heading into the CIF Southern Section boys’ individual tournament last week, Millikan’s Andy Nguyen didn’t get wrapped up in the pressure of being the top-seeded athlete at the event. Nguyen was driven to excellence knowing he was repping his school and his city as the only representative of Long Beach heading into the quarterfinals. The […]

Millikan Softball

CIF Softball: Millikan Beats Corona Centennial, Advances to Championship

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr The Millikan softball team has made one thing clear during their playoff run through the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs: Don’t call them an underdog. After taking care of business against Crescenta Valley in […]

Baseball Lakewood

CIF Baseball: Lakewood Falls to Maranatha in Quarters

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr. The Lakewood baseball team’s recipe for success for the first two rounds of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs was great pitching and play solid defense to limit power-hitting teams to minimal success.  With […]

Millikan Tennis

Tennis: Millikan’s Andy Nguyen Claims Moore League Title

After winning its first Moore League title in more than 20 years last season, the Millikan boys tennis repeated in 21-22 and continued its dominating run at this year’s Moore League tennis finals.  It was a repeat of the 2021 boys title match as No. 1-seeded junior Andy Nguyen once again claimed the boys’ singles […]

Volleyball Wilson

CIF Volleyball: Wilson Sweeps Into Quarterfinals

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009 The Long Beach Wilson boys volleyball team began its quest for back-to-back titles Saturday night when the Bruins took on Foothill in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 second round.  It’s the second straight season the Bruins faced the Knights in […]

Badminton Cabrillo Lakewood Long Beach Poly Wilson

Badminton: Long Beach Poly Sweeps Top Spots At League Finals

After two years of cancellations and uncertainty due to COVID, the Moore League was finally able to celebrate its badminton teams with three days of competition as the Moore League finals commenced at Millikan. The three-day event turned out to be a banner week for the Poly badminton team that concluded on Wednesday with the […]

Long Beach State Volleyball

Long Beach State Wins Big West Title, Beats CSUN

The562’s coverage of Long Beach State volleyball is sponsored by Naples Island Car Wash. Visit naplesislandcarwash.com to learn more. It was a thrilling night at Walter Pyramid on Friday as No. 3 Long Beach State mounted a comeback to defeat Cal State Northridge 25-20, 16-25, 20-25, 25-21, 16-14 in a five-set marathon to win the Big West […]