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The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Nyemah King, Lakewood Basketball Sophomore Nyemah King had a game-high 23 points against Millikan to lead the Lancers […]

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Obituary: Keith Hansen, Longtime Administrator and Encourager, Passes at 73

Keith Hansen: 12/26/1948 – 12/2/2022 Every community is like a tapestry, with many individual threads woven together into a whole. The Long Beach community lost a vital piece of its tapestry last weekend with the unexpected and sudden passing of Keith Hansen, a longtime school administrator, volunteer, and encourager. Hansen was 73 years old, and […]

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Century Club Banquet Returns With Star-Studded Night

After a two-year absence caused by COVID-19, the Long Beach Century Club’s Sports Night Banquet recently made its return in a packed house at the Grand. The club’s 65th awards banquet recognized the top high school and college athletes in the city, as well as many volunteers from the local sports world, and also crowned this […]

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The Century Club Sponsors’s Athletes of the Week is pleased to announce our latest sponsor. The Long Beach Century Club has stepped up to sponsor The562’s Athletes of the Week series from now through the end of the 2022-23 school year. The Club’s generous donation will support our popular weekly series, which recognizes the top high school and college athletes in the […]

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Century Club Provides Funds for CIF Championship Rings

High school coaches spend countless hours over the course of a season trying to prepare their teams for success. If they’re lucky, they’ll start their offseason designing and ordering championship rings for their players. Here in Long Beach, a number of coaches got the chance to discuss jewelry in 2021, as nine different programs won […]

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Century Club Announces Hall of Fame Class, Athlete of the Year in Banquet Return

There was no Century Club Sports Night Banquet in 2021 due to COVID-19, the first time the city’s premier sports event has been missing from the calendar since it was founded in 1957. The event returns triumphantly for its 65th incarnation on Jan. 31, 2022 with a star-studded Hall of Fame class. The Century Club […]

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CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod Describes Emotional Protest During Pandemic

The 2020-21 school year was one that will always be remembered for uncertainty and confusion. The COVID-19 pandemic not only closed schools, it also pushed the high school sports seasons to the brink, and for months it looked like football and many other sports wouldn’t happen. One of the things that turned the tide in […]