Cabrillo Football

Football: New Cabrillo Coach Faces Unique Challenges

All coaches and teams are facing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, but new Cabrillo football coach Shane Gonzales has had a uniquely difficult ride these last few months. Gonzales was an assistant at Mayfair for the last six years as part of a rising Monsoons program that has produced several national-level recruits, including Texas signee […]

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CIF Commissioner Says Sports Schedule To Remain Unchanged

Speaking at a CIF Southern Section council meeting last week, commissioner Rob Wigod indicated that there would be no forthcoming changes to the 2020-21 sports calendar. Back in July, Wigod introduced major modifications to the sports schedule for the 2020-21 school year, which pushed the start date for fall sports to mid-December and January. “We […]

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PODCAST: What’s It Like To Be A Virtual Student?

This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler are talking to a second grader from the Long Beach Unified School District about what life is like as a virtual student. The episode also includes an update on everything happening to the local schools this week. 01:00 Interview With LBUSD Student Vincent Guardabascio 19:30 Breaking […]

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Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

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PODCAST: Is It Safe For Long Beach Youth Sports To Return?

Join the conversation as we look at the restart of Long Beach youth sports from all angles. We’ll also recount a few epic youth sports moments from our own lives, update you on the latest local news stories and much more. 01:00 Is It Safe For Youth Sports To Return? 08:30 Top 10 Long Beach […]

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PODCAST: Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

On this episode we’re talking about Long Beach State’s plan to bring outdoor basketball practice back to campus Oct. 1 and how the local football players are dealing with the start/stop nature of this year. We’ll also listen to Mike revel in the LA Clippers unceremonious exit from the NBA Playoffs. 02:00 Long Beach State […]

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High School Aquatics Teams Scramble For Practice Sites

While natatoriums sit vacant at Long Beach’s high schools, the water polo and swim programs have been seeking a venue to conduct conditioning workouts outdoors. Due to current health orders, high school teams are only permitted to conduct those sessions outside, but teams have had difficulty in recent weeks finding a place to make that […]

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PODCAST: How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

On this episode we’re talking about how different the world is without high school football and breaking down the Long Beach Poly schedule that starts in January. We’ll also play some of our interviews with local professional boxer Ashton Sylve (who won his debut last month), his father/trainer Ivan (who owns Jackrabbit Gym) and his […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Poly Volleyball Star Adonia Faumuina

On this episode we’re talking about what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent as the Long Beach School District starts the digital school year. We also catch up with Long Beach Poly junior outside hitter/setter Adonia Yandall Faumuina after her verbal commitment to USC that she announced at The562.org 02:00 We’ve Got […]