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Long Beach High School Girls’ Volleyball Preview

The Long Beach prep volleyball world is in for an exciting season with new players, new coaches, and a lot of talent taking the floor for a wide-open league championship race. Wilson and Lakewood both debuted in the top 20 State rankings released by the CIF State office, and both pack some big hitters coming […]

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Girls’ Volleyball Preview: Avalon Lancers

The562’s coverage of Avalon Athletics is sponsored by Curtain Maritime. The Lancers have been slowly improving for the better part of the last decade under coach Carlos Martinez, but this season will be more challenging with a difficult San Joaquin League schedule and a largely rebuilt lineup. “The culture in the volleyball program has always […]

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Boys’ Volleyball: CIF-SS Brackets Released

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Volleyball in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Misty May-Treanor and the Dream in Gold Foundation. The 2023 CIF-SS Boys’ Volleyball brackets were released on Saturday morning, with local teams learning of their postseason draw for next week’s wild card and first round of competition. The Long Beach area has […]

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Long Beach Gives Day is Here!

Long Beach Gives is the largest and most important fundraiser of the year for many nonprofits in Long Beach, including We rely on community support to stay in business, and that’s exactly what Long Beach Gives is all about! Each year on this special day of giving, people from all over the world support […]

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CIF Boys’ Soccer: Wilson, Millikan, Poly, Cabrillo, Lakewood, St. Anthony Start Playoffs This Week

Long Beach is sending six boys’ soccer teams to the CIF Southern Section playoffs this week, and all of the Moore League teams will be on the road against league champions. The first round is Friday. Most games will be at 3 p.m. or 5 p.m. Division 1 Despite winning the Moore League championship for […]

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PREVIEW: CIF-SS Cross Country Prelims

All of The562’s cross-country coverage for the 2021-22 school year is sponsored by Bryson. Visit to learn more. The cross-country community will converge on Mt. San Antonio College this weekend for the 2021 CIF-SS/Ford Cross-Country Championships prelims, held this Friday and Saturday. The Long Beach area will have a handful of teams and individuals […]

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Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Kensley Flynn, Avalon Volleyball Junior Kensley Flynn had 12 kills and 7 blocks in Avalon’s quarterfinal win over California Lutheran. Flynn’s leadership at the net has powered the Lancers to the CIF-SS semifinals once again. Maya Alvarez, […]

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CIF Volleyball: Millikan, Avalon Move On To Second Round

While Poly and Wilson were knocked out of opening round matches on Tuesday, Millikan (Division 3) and Avalon (Division 9) both advanced to the second round with wins. Lakewood is in Division 1 and is still awaiting their opening match of the bracket, a quarterfinal on the road next Wednesday. Millikan defeated St. Margarets Episcopal […]