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Compton Alum DeMar DeRozan Traded To Spurs

Compton alum and 10-year NBA pro DeMar DeRozan received shocking news early Wednesday morning as he was traded from the Raptors to the Spurs as part of a blockbuster trade for Kawhi Leonard. DeRozan is known for being a loyal guy. He never transferred out of Compton High, his neighborhood school, he went to USC […]

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Long Beach All-City Athletes Of The Year

Presenting our list of the top high school athletes in Long Beach this year in every sport. Come back over the next week for more awards like Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the Long Beach Spirit Award, and the big reveal of our top two Athletes of the […]

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Top 10 High School Sports Moments 2017-18

Another classic year of competition made it hard to decide, but here are our nominations for the top high school moments of the year. 10. Millikan Diver Makes History Millikan sophomore Jenna Sonnenberg made history this year, claiming the CIF Southern Section Division 2 diving championship at the Riverside Aquatic Complex. Sonnenberg finished with a […]

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Column: Put The Long Beach Back In Long Beach State Basketball

When Long Beach State announced that head basketball coach Dan Monson had been signed to a five-year extension last week, the university and Monson both admitted that the last few years have been below standard. With an impressive amount of candor and openness, they said that the extension will allow for a fresh start, and […]

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Long Beach Sports Calendar

A full list of local sports events coming up this weekend. THURSDAY High School Baseball, 3:15 p.m. Today is the last day of Moore League action until April 11 because of spring break. Poly is taking on Cabrillo at Blair Field while Lakewood hosts Compton on campus. High School Softball, 3:15 p.m. This is also […]

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PODCAST: Who’s On Your Long Beach Sports Mount Rushmore?

On this week’s episode of What Up, Long Beach?! JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabascio are talking about which Long Beach sports legends deserve to be on a Long Beach Sports Mount Rushmore.   What Up, Long Beach?! by The562.org on Apple Podcasts Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of What Up, Long Beach?! […]