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Four Long Beach Players, Coach Make USA Water Polo Olympic Team

The Long Beach connection with the USA Water Polo is deep, and extends back more than a century. There’s only been one Olympic men’s water polo team from the United States that didn’t feature a Long Beach native, and this Summer’s USA squad headed to Paris for the 2024 Olympics is upholding that tradition. The […]

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Long Beach Poly Alum Marcedes Lewis Signs For Historic 19th NFL Season

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly is sponsored by Bryson Financial. At the recent Marcedes Lewis Appreciation Day hosted at City Hall in Long Beach, the legendary Long Beach Poly alum said he felt great and planned on continuing his NFL career. Those were big words from anyone, but even bigger words from a man who […]

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Long Beach State Dirtbags Hiring Alum T.J. Bruce as Head Coach

The562’s coverage of Dirtbags Baseball for the 2023 season is sponsored by P2S, Inc. Visit to learn more. Multiple sources have confirmed that Long Beach State is in the process of hiring former player and TCU Associate Head Coach T.J. Bruce as their next head coach. Bruce has previous head coaching experience at the […]

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Baseball: Moore League Caps Season With All-Star Game vs. Suburban Valley Conference

The562’s high school baseball coverage is sponsored by Tribe Athletics. Visit for more information on their fitness community. Long Beach’s best high school baseball players closed out another terrific season on Saturday afternoon as they competed in the Moore League’s annual All-Star game, this time against the Suburban Valley Conference at Long Beach City College. In […]

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Long Beach NFL Product John Timu Hosts Free Football Camp at Cabrillo

The562’s coverage of Jordan Athletics is sponsored by former LBUSD superintendent Chris Steinhauser. The562’s coverage of Cabrillo Athletics is sponsored by the Cohn Family. When Long Beach NFL product and current Falcons assistant coach John Timu began his foundation’s project of giving back to his hometown last year, he vowed to do it in a way […]

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Boys’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly’s Jovani Ruff Commits to Cal

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly is sponsored by Bryson Financial. In the final week of his junior year, Long Beach Poly guard Jovani Ruff was looking toward the future, announcing his college commitment during a ceremony at Ron Palmer Pavilion on Wednesday afternoon. Joined by his mom and younger brother, Ruff declared that he […]