Football Long Beach Poly

Football: Long Beach Poly’s Daylen Austin Commits to LSU

Another star football player at Long Beach Poly has announced his college commitment, as senior-to-be Daylen Austin posted on social media Monday that he’s committed to LSU.  Austin is a four-star defensive back ranked among the top 15 players at any position in California in the 2023 class. He also on Tuesday got the news […]

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Millikan Hosts Inaugural Tournament of Champions, Bosco Wins

Millikan football hosted a competitive 7 v 7 tournament on Saturday with some of the best schools in California. As temperatures reached above 90, the ‘Tournament of Champions’ brought out top teams in St. John Bosco, Centennial, and Mater Dei; city rival Long Beach Poly had to pull out due to COVID-19 issues. “These are […]

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Football: Millikan Hosts College Showcase For Loaded Roster

The Millikan football program has rarely been one to spark much attention from college recruiters, but in recent years things have changed under fourth year head coach Romeo Pellum. Pellum organized the team’s first ever Spring College Showcase this past Wednesday, a practice with dozens of college coaches in attendance to witness the team’s talent […]

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Feature: Nathan Bonsteel Gets His Birthday Wish

Nathan Bonsteel absolutely cannot believe it. He’s celebrating his birthday with his family, and he’s just walked out of their East Long Beach home to find something impossible.  Nathan turned 21 years old today. Two facts about him: Nathan has Downs syndrome, and he loves getting mail with his name on it more than anything […]

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Three Long Beach Poly Alums Drafted, Signed With NFL Teams

Three Long Beach Poly alums have been added to the long list of Jackrabbits to make it to the NFL after this weekend’s draft, which saw two Poly alums drafted and another sign as an undrafted free agent after the draft’s conclusion. The trio brings Poly’s NFL total to almost 80, still the most of […]

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Football: Jordan Hires Jon Nielsen As Next Coach

The562’s coverage of Jordan Athletics is sponsored by John Ross, Class of 2013 Coming off of an historic season, the Jordan High administration has selected its next football coach, as veteran offensive guru Jon Nielsen will take over in North Long Beach. Nielsen had a record-setting stint running his offense at Gahr High, and the Cerritos […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly Linebacker Dylan Williams Commits to USC

Long Beach Poly class of 2024 linebacker Dylan Williams announced his commitment to USC on Monday morning, adding his name to the long and storied list of Jackrabbit/Trojans. “It’s been crazy, it’s been a fun day,” said Williams, a four-star 6-3 linebacker rated the No. 14 LB in the 2024 class by 247 sports. Williams […]