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Boys’ Basketball: Millikan Beats Compton On Rob Diaz’s Buzzer-Beater

It was one of those moments that can define a season. Down by a point with just seconds on the clock, Millikan sophomore Rob Diaz III willed his team to victory with a game-winning buzzer beater. The Rams remain in sole possession of second place thanks to the thrilling 57-56 victory. “I can’t even talk […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Upsets UC Irvine

The biggest upset of the Big West men’s basketball season happened at Walter Pyramid on Wednesday night where last-place Long Beach State took down first-place UC Irvine. The Beach used a great defensive effort to beat the Anteaters 63-56 and snap their 16-game league winning streak. “I thought our guys defended for 40 minutes,” LBSU […]

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College Notebook: Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Stays Undefeated

After dropping the first set to visiting USC on Friday night, No. 5 Long Beach State men’s volleyball bounced back to win 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-22. The Beach (4-0) has now won a program-record 44 straight matches at Walter Pyramid. Redshirt sophomore outside hitter Spencer Olivier led the way for LBSU with a career-high 14 […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship! Solomon Jones, Long Beach Poly Basketball Poly star Peyton Watson averaged close to 25 points per game last week in three critical wins over Lakewood, Wilson, and Millikan. But it was big man Solomon Jones who stepped up in […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Edged By Fullerton

Unforced errors and mental mistakes doomed Long Beach State men’s basketball in its 66-62 loss to visiting Cal State Fullerton on Saturday at Walter Pyramid. “It wasn’t a well played game but it was hard fought between two teams that really needed a win,” LBSU coach Dan Monson said. “I feel for our guys because […]

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Boys’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly Wins First-Place Clash With Millikan

It was a battle of the two best teams in the Moore League, a pair of 5-0 boys’ basketball squads, as well as a meeting of the league’s two top scorers in Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson and Millikan’s Rob Diaz. In the end, it was Poly’s complete team effort and late-game execution that provided […]