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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Beats CSUN

For the second time in three days, Long Beach State men’s basketball used its defense to win a Big West Conference game at Walter Pyramid. The Beach shut down UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, and then beat Cal State Northridge 71-55 on Saturday. “I’m happy for our guys to put a week together and get rewarded […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Defense Leads To Win Over UCSB

With plenty of options for Long beach State men’s basketball to turn to offensively, freshman Aboubacar Traore usually doesn’t have to worry about creating at that end. But with guards Colin Slater and Joel Murray in early foul trouble, Traore used his defense to create offensive opportunities which led to him scoring a game-high 17 […]

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Obituary: John Rambo Leaves Long Legacy

His accolades were longer than a Langston Hughes poem. If there was a competitive sporting event in Long Beach in the 1960’s, chances are John Rambo was the star. Rambo, who attended Long Beach Poly, Long Beach City College, and Long Beach State, had a passion for basketball and high jumping was a hobby.  That […]

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PODCAST: What Will 2022 Long Beach Basketball Look Like?

This week on the show we’re talking about how COVID-19 cancellations will shape the Long Beach high school and college basketball seasons. We also talk about some of the most likely championship teams this year including Long Beach State men’s volleyball, Wilson baseball and more. Support The562.org

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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. HIGH SCHOOL Bella Yakel, Long Beach Poly Soccer Bella Yakel stole the show for the Jackrabbits in a must-win game against a shorthanded Lakewood squad last week. Yakel had four goals in a 6-0 win. Jennine Osorio, Millikan Water […]

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Millikan’s Lorene Morgan Gets 600th Win

In her 33 seasons coaching the Millikan girls’ basketball team, Lorene Morgan has had many more memorable wins than Friday evening’s 70-13 victory over Compton. Morgan won the school’s only CIF-SS girls’ basketball championship, in 2014, and several other tournament and league crowns. Friday’s game, in a reduced-capacity gym due to COVID-19 restrictions, did not […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Loses At No. 5 UCLA

For the second time this season, Long Beach State men’s basketball got great individual efforts in a loss at No. 5 UCLA on Thursday. Freshman and St. Anthony High alum Jadon Jones had a game-high 27 points but the Beach lost 96-78 in Pauley Pavilion. LBSU played at UCLA on Nov. 15, and this game […]