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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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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Announces 2021-22 Schedule

For the first time in two years the Long Beach State men’s basketball team is planning to playing a full schedule of games starting on Nov. 10 at Idaho. CLICK HERE FOR FULL SCHEDULE The Beach will also try once again to play UCLA at Pauley Pavilion on Nov. 15 after the last-minute cancellation last […]

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All-City Coaches of the Year: Carl Buggs, Torie Frapwell

This year was the hardest year we’ve ever had selecting Coaches of the Year, with six Moore League teams winning CIF Southern Section championships and a number of others pulling off dramatic turnaround. Every coach deserves a salute for bringing a team onto the playing field during such a turbulent year, but we’re choosing to […]

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All-City Girls’ Team of the Year: Long Beach Poly Basketball

Perhaps no team in the city represented the nationwide perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic than the Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball team, which overcame the odds to win a CIF Southern Section Division 1 and a CIF State Southern California Regional championship.  The Jackrabbits finished the season at 18-2, but their story was so much […]

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Basketball: St. Anthony Promotes Alan Mitchell to Head Coach

The coaching news continues to flow out of St. Anthony High School, where Athletic Director Chris Morrison has just named Alan Mitchell as the new head coach of the boys’ basketball program.  Just last week, the Saints hired Raul Lara to take over the football program, and now Mitchell will be taking over another top […]

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PODCAST: Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

This week we’re talking to CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod about how he navigated the last few busy months and how the plan is “returning to normal” for the upcoming athletic year. Support The562.org

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Long Beach Poly Girls Basketball Tops Rosary For CIF State Regional Title!

In a year full of unprecedented feats, the Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball team accomplished a lot of “firsts” on Saturday night, a difficult thing to do for that program. They became the first Poly team to play after graduation, with the season extending deep into June (when normally seasons ends in March), and also […]