As far back as Kendall Cooper can remember, this is the longest she’s ever gone without touching a basketball. For the better part of a month, the former McDonald’s All-American has been kept off the court where she’s made her name. Her talent and on the hardwood helped her become one of the best players […]
As professional sports leagues across the world came to a halt due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, one of the last countries to shut down its athletic activities was Turkey. Nearly three weeks after the NBA postponed its season here in North America, the Turkish professional leagues were still playing competitive games. That includes […]
Photo courtesy Peter Simmons/Leicester Riders Just 45 minutes before game time, the Leicester Riders were huddled together in the same house, contemplating an important decision. In a normal world, the team would have arrived at its home arena about 90 minutes before tip-off to prepare for its game against the Manchester Giants, but this was […]
John Ross Visits Jordan High School For more coverage of Long Beach sports, visit The562.org.
When John Ross stepped into one of the newly-constructed classrooms in the northeast corner of the Jordan High School campus, it was as if he’d never left. Wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt with Jordan High School written on the front, he was as nondescript as one could expect from a 24-year-old professional athlete. As he […]
High School Volleyball: Millikan vs. Wilson For more coverage of everything Long Beach Sports, head to The562.org.
A pair of ranked boys’ volleyball teams went toe-to-toe on Tuesday as the Millikan Rams (10-5, 2-0), ranked No. 6 in CIF-SS Division 3, survived a five-set thriller against the No. 10 Wilson Bruins (12-6, 1-1), holding on for a 25-23, 21-25, 25-17, 20-25, 15-13 win at Howard F. Lyon Gymnasium. Senior Kyle Paulson led […]