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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Nico Colchico, Wilson Cross Country Wilson’s Nico Colchico is a three-sport athlete for the Bruins, excelling in cross country, track, and basketball. He’s finally gotten a chance to compete for Wilson again with sports returning and he made the most […]

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COLUMN: New Belmont Pool a Win For All of Long Beach

Finally. More than seven years since the closure of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the crown jewel of the Long Beach sports world is getting a worthy replacement. Last week the California Coastal Commission issued what should be the final “yes” vote to construct the new Belmont Pool, after years of red tape, lawsuits, rallies […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Announces 2021 Schedule

After a canceled 2020 season and months of waiting for answers, the two-time defending national champion Long Beach State men’s volleyball team will officially get a chance to defend its crown. The team released its schedule this week, which will be a 10-game Big West conference slate, with the Big West Tournament and potentially the […]

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Long Beach State Women’s Hoop Skid Reaches Five Games

After a historic 10-0 start to conference play, it’s been five games of bad news for the Long Beach State women’s basketball team, who’s losing streak now takes up a whole hands worth of counting after a heartbreaking L against Hawaii at home Friday night, 77-75. “All the things that lose you games, that’s what […]

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High School Football Returns to Long Beach In Two Weeks

After a year of silence, the clicks, snaps, and pops of football helmets and pads have returned to the high school fields of Long Beach, thanks to plummeting COVID-19 numbers and swift action on the part of the city’s high school sports administrators. After a 2020 with no football games and months without real practices, […]

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LONG BEACH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Photo from 2019 season preview photo shoot (Other games will be added as they’re finalized, games Fridays at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted) March 12 Long Beach Poly vs. Serra Millikan @ Los Alamitos St. Anthony vs. Lakewood (Clark Field) March 19 Compton @ Wilson Millikan @ Jordan  Poly @ Lakewood (at Cabrillo) St. Anthony […]

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Cross Country: Poly Nabs Team Wins Over Wilson, Colchico + Lindsay Finish First

It was easy to feel the momentum of high school sports returning at Wilson High on Wednesday afternoon, as the Bruins hosted Poly in a Moore League cross country dual meet. There were fans in the stands, cheerleaders, and excitement from athletes on both ends of the field. Poly swept both boys’ and girls’ varsity […]

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Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Named McDonald’s All-American

Long Beach Poly senior star Peyton Watson made history on Tuesday afternoon as he was named a McDonald’s All-American. Watson fulfilled a lifelong dream with the honor and becomes just the second Poly boys’ player in history and just the fourth boys’ player in Long Beach history to be named to the McDonald’s roster. “I’m […]

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Football: Millikan’s Tacario Davis Commits To Arizona

Millikan junior cornerback Tacario Davis committed to Arizona on Monday, and the three-star cornerback is excited about his prospects in Tucson, despite the bizarre recruiting process that’s affected all athletes during the NCAA’s year-long recruiting dead period. “We’re not allowed to get into the football facility but I went out there and looked at the […]