Football St. Anthony

High School Football Preview: St. Anthony at Marina

There is no historic football rivalry between St. Anthony and Marina High School. The teams haven’t played since 2016–a 48-21 Saints win that year–and have only met twice since 2004. But when the teams square off tonight at 7 p.m. in Huntington Beach, there will be plenty of history on the opposing sidelines. St. Anthony […]


Support The562 For Long Beach Gives Day 2021

The562 is thrilled to participate in its second annual Long Beach Gives–an annual day of giving for local nonprofits. Early giving started on Sept. 17 and will remain open throughout Long Beach Gives Day, Thursday Sept. 23. CLICK HERE to donate to The562 for Long Beach Gives All donations made to the more than 200 […]

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Long Beach State Cuts Ties With Longtime PA Voice Dan Smith

Flipping through the record book for Long Beach State’s women’s volleyball program–wading through details on the five national championship seasons and the more than two dozen All-Americans who’ve played for the Beach–there’s nothing particularly eye-catching about the 1985 season. The 49ers went 18-13 that year and made a first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament. But […]

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Football: Lakewood Beats Cabrillo for Justin Utupo’s First Win

The Lakewood Lancers (1-3, 1-0) opened Moore League play with an emphatic 67-0 win over Cabrillo (1-4, 0-1) on Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The win was also the first for head coach Justin Utupo back at his alma mater. Lakewood got out to a quick start, leading 29-0 after the opening quarter and […]


Referee Shortage A ‘Dire Situation’, Forcing Football Games to Thursday Nights

Friday night football is a quintessential component of the local sports scene. Every fall, communities across the country start their weekends on the gridiron, cheering on their team while enjoying performances from the marching bands and cheer squads. This fall in particular, many of those Friday Night Lights have come a day early. Through the […]

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Moore League Girls’ Tennis Preview

Moore League girls’ tennis will return to its regular schedule this fall, after sharing the spotlight with boys’ tennis earlier this spring. There will be a new individual champion this year after Wilson senior Maddie Tadd brought home the title back in May, and the Bruins will be looking to replace her at the top […]