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PODCAST: Mike & JJ’s Holiday Sports Traditions

This week on a special Thanksgiving episode of What Up, Long Beach?! Mike and JJ are talking about holiday sports traditions and Long Beach basketball tournaments. 02:40 Question O’ The Week: What are you doing for Thanksgiving? 07:20 Athletes O’ The Week 18:40 Games O’ The Week: Holiday Basketball Tournaments 21:45 Players O’ The Week […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Jadon Jones, St. Anthony Basketball St. Anthony senior Jadon Jones was named MVP of the Ryse Williams Pac Shores Tournament last weekend after leading the Saints to a 4-0 tournament championship. Jones had 23 points, five rebounds, and […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Wins Big At Home

Long Beach State men’s basketball got a much needed confidence boost with a 93-62 victory over Fresno Pacific at Walter Pyramid on Friday night. LBSU (2-3) set season highs in points scored, rebounds, assists and field goal percentage in the victory over Division II Fresno Pacific (0-5). “We’ve been working on not running so many […]

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LONG BEACH BOYS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill The 2019-20 boys’ basketball season should be one of the most exciting of the last decade for Long Beach sports fans. There are two legitimate, ranked Division 1 programs in the city with Long Beach Poly and St. Anthony, something the town hasn’t seen since Ron Massey was coaching at […]

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LONG BEACH GIRLS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill It’s shaping up to be a special girls’ basketball season in Long Beach, with three teams making appearances in the CIF Southern Section rankings to start the year as well as the reigning Moore League Player of the Year and more than half of last year’s first team All-League players […]

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Boys’ Basketball Preview: Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill When Long Beach Poly takes the floor for the first time December 3 in the Westchester Tournament, the Jackrabbits will be opening one of the most unique and strange chapters in the program’s storied history. Poly returns only three varsity players from last year’s team, which won the Moore League […]

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Boys’ Basketball Preview: St. Anthony Saints

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill The Saints are starting a new era with new expectations this season after the graduation of three-year starters Frank Staine, Josh Belvin, and Marquise Nelloms who helped take the program from Division 4 to Division 1 under fifth-year coach Allen Caveness. “We’re a small school with only 500 kids that […]