Basketball Compton

Basketball Coach Tony Thomas Leaves Compton After 16 Seasons, Hired at Rancho Dominguez Prep

One of Compton High’s best coaches of the last half-century has left the school after a highly-successful 16-year tenure, citing the difficulties of the longterm campus construction as well as frustrations with administration. Longtime basketball coach Tony Thomas won a CIF-SS championship at Compton, as well as the school’s only Moore League titles in the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week 

The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Ava Schaffel, Millikan Softball The Millikan softball team will play for the Division 2 CIF-SS championship this Friday, […]

Football Long Beach Poly

Football: Long Beach Poly’s Daylen Austin Commits to LSU

Another star football player at Long Beach Poly has announced his college commitment, as senior-to-be Daylen Austin posted on social media Monday that he’s committed to LSU.  Austin is a four-star defensive back ranked among the top 15 players at any position in California in the 2023 class. He also on Tuesday got the news […]

Baseball Lakewood

CIF Baseball: Lakewood Knocks Off No. 4 Norco, Will Host Quarterfinals

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr. In the history of California high school baseball, only two coaches have won more games than Lakewood legend Spud O’Neil. His 930th win, Tuesday afternoon, looked a lot like the classic Lancers baseball that fans […]

Long Beach Poly Volleyball

Star Football Player Nico Iamaleava Wraps Up Volleyball Career

Long Beach Poly quarterback Nico Iamaleava could have given up volleyball a long time ago. The five-star signal-caller received his first football scholarship offer when he was a freshman, and committed to Tennessee last month. But there he was in the gym at Canyon High in Anaheim last week, putting on a show on the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week 

The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Ky Stopp, Wilson Golf Wilson’s Ky Stopp shot a one-under 71 on Finals day and his birdie on […]

Long Beach State Volleyball

Long Beach State Swept in National Championship 

The562’s coverage of Long Beach State Volleyball is sponsored by Naples Island Car Wash. Visit NaplesIslandCarWash.com to learn more. The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team came up short in the NCAA championship against Hawaii Saturday evening, falling in straight sets in a match that saw them behind late in all three sets, a few points […]

Long Beach State Volleyball

LIVE UPDATES: Long Beach State vs Hawaii NCAA Volleyball Championship

The562’s coverage of Long Beach State Volleyball is sponsored by Naples Island Car Wash. Visit NaplesIslandCarWash.com to learn more. We’ll have live updates of Long Beach State vs Hawaii men’s volleyball in the NCAA Championship. The match is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. and the game is being televised on ESPN 2. Click here if […]

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Long Beach Athletes Compete in CIF-SS Track & Field Prelims

The562’s coverage of track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial  A huge contingent of Long Beach athletes representing several schools will compete at today’s CIF-SS Track & Field prelims, trying to make next weekend’s CIF-SS Finals. The city has 93 entries in today’s prelims–we’ll update you tonight on who got through. Long Beach Poly (Division 1: […]