Long Beach City College

LBCC Volleyball Still Tops In State After Dominant Sweep

The Long Beach City College men’s volleyball team continued its tear through the state of California this week, including a dominant sweep of Santa Barbara City on Friday evening in the Vikings’ volleyball gym. LBCC remained undefeated at 12-0 with the win, and remains the unanimous No. 1-ranked team in California after the 25-13, 25-17, […]

Long Beach City College

LBCC Football Alum Bryan Braman Returns As Super Bowl Champion

LBCC alum Bryan Braman fulfilled a lifelong dream last month when he won a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles, completing a journey from struggling Vikings student to the peak of the football world. Braman literally sealed the game for the Eagles, making the final tackle of the game and setting off the team’s celebration. […]


The562.org’s Print Home Will Be The Grunion Gazette

When we first started working on building The562.org we were excited about creating a world-class website that will feature all the videos, articles, and photo galleries our readers have come to expect from us over the last decade. But we also thought about those special moments when parents get to see their kids’ names in […]

Lakewood Millikan

Lakewood, Millikan Wrestlers Qualify For State

Lakewood’s Randy Gonzalez, Jr. continued his dream season last weekend at the CIF Southern Section Masters meet. Gonzalez, the CIF-SS champion at 285 pounds, took third at Masters to qualify for state. Millikan’s Alex Andrade is also headed to state after finishing seventh at 132 pounds. Andrade was the runner-up at CIF the previous week. […]

Lakewood Long Beach Poly Millikan St. Anthony Wilson

Long Beach High School Baseball, Softball Off To Fast Start

Opening day for the spring high school sports season was this past Saturday, and several local teams were in action. Baseball Millikan baseball fans got a pair of thrillers as coach Ron Keester’s Rams won two games against Bellflower, both by a score of 4-3. The Rams trailed 3-2 in both games before winning both […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach State Wilson

The562.org Athletes of the Week

Welcome to The562.org’s inaugural Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Brooke Gruneisen, Wilson Water Polo Wilson junior Brooke Gruneisen has been helping to lead the Bruins all year, and she had a historic Saturday as the Bruins claimed their first-ever CIF-SS championship last weekend. Gruneisen had three goals in the championship, helping deliver a 6-5 […]