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CIF Diving: Long Beach Poly’s Lobedecis Sisters Conclude Strong Season at State Meet

The562’s coverage of aquatic sports in Long Beach is sponsored by the Aquatic Capital of America Foundation. The 2024 CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships took place late last week in Clovis, with a pair of Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits putting on a terrific performance to close out the season. Junior Fiona Lobedecis led the […]

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Nine McCormick Divers From Long Beach Going To Nationals

All of the elite young springboard and platform divers from Washington to Texas came to Riverside last month to compete for a spot at the USA Diving Junior National Championships. Nine divers from Long Beach’s McCormick Divers earned a spot to compete at nationals at the end of July in Mission Viejo. Katherine Mo (11 years old), […]

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PHOTOS: Glenn McCormick Memorial Invitational Dive Meet

The562’s coverage of water polo & swimming is sponsored by the Aquatic Capital of America Foundation. The Glenn McCormick Memorial Invitational Dive Meet returned to Long Beach over the weekend as the state of the art Long Beach City College pool hosted the event. “I was really pleased with our first diving meet at Long Beach […]

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Wilson High Continues Unparallelled Olympic Tradition in Tokyo Games

For the first time this millennium, Wilson High water polo legend Tony Azevedo (pictured above) is not competing at the Olympic Games, but the Bruins’ Olympic tradition lives on in Tokyo. — Wilson High School’s connection to the Olympic Games began back in 1952. That’s when legendary diver Pat McCormick–along with 800m runner John Barnes–became […]

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CIF-SS Announces Postseason Plan for Spring Sports

This story has been updated with quotes from CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod during Monday’s press conference. The CIF-Southern Section has just announced that there will be postseason play in the 2020-21 school year. With recent changes to California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidelines permitting schools to travel across multiple county lines for competition, the […]

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Moore League Assembles Condensed 2020-21 Sports Schedule

The 2020-21 high school sports season will be unlike any other that came before it. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the entire sports calendar will be condensed into 197 days from December 12, 2020 until the final day of CIF State competition on June 26, 2021. The shortened time frame forced local administrators to get […]

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Top Moments #3: Long Beach Diving

Four local divers from Millikan and Poly finished in the top eight at the CIF Southern Section diving championship in May. Millikan junior Jenna Sonnenberg won her second championship by setting a new CIF-SS Division 2 scoring record with a point total of 596.70 for her 11 dives. Sonnenberg won the chamionship last year with […]