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All-City Multisport Athletes of the Year: Ryan Pettway, Aniah Cutler

The multi-sport athlete gets rarer and rarer every year as parents opt to lock their kids into one sport at younger ages, often paying enormous fees for club programs that operate year-round. In Long Beach, there are still athletes who can dominate in different sports, and we’re pleased to honor the two who turned our […]

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All-City: 10 Memorable Moments of the 2019-20 Sports Season

Cabrillo Hosts Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium One of the final highlights of the abbreviated athletic year came on the Westside as Cabrillo hosted the second annual Moore League Sportsmanship Symposium. The event welcomed 10th and 11th graders from all seven of the league’s schools in an effort to highlight the off-field values brought out by […]

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The562.org’s All-City Athletes of the Year

These are difficult days for newspapers and local media outlets, which have been hit as hard as schools and restaurants by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 shutdowns. That’s why we’re particularly proud to continue a nearly decade-long tradition of awarding the top athletes in the city. Below you’ll find our picks for the All-City […]

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LBUSD School Closure Extended Two Weeks To May 3

The Long Beach Unified School District will remain closed for at least two additional weeks, as the district announced Friday afternoon its closure will extend through at least May 3.  The district will continue to provide free meals from most of its campuses through the next six weeks, as well as any additional closure. “Schools […]

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LBUSD Schools Closing Monday For Five Weeks

LBUSD schools will close for five weeks beginning Monday. The full press release release from the district is below All sports will be suspended during those five weeks, beginning today. There is nothing currently on the schedule for any high school sports team in Long Beach for that period. Here’s the full release: After careful […]

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Long Beach Volleyballers Earn All-CIF Honors

We mentioned in the fall that girls’ volleyball is the top sport going in Long Beach right now, and the All-CIF honors released on Monday certainly agree with us. Long Beach Poly’s Adonia Faumuina was All-CIF in Division 1. Lakewood’s Laura Williams made the list in Division 2, Wilson’s Risa Sena made it in Division […]

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Middle School Volleyball, Football Champions Crowned

Lakewood High School played host to the best of the best in the Long Beach Unified School District’s middle school ranks, as the first middle school All-City championships of the school year were decided last Saturday. In girls’ volleyball, Stanford won the Division 1 championship with a sweep of rival Hughes and Lindbergh won the […]

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COLUMN: Thank God For Title IX

On its surface, it seems like it would be hard to argue with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. The text of the federal law reads:  “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to […]