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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Joshua “Noodles” Cason, Long Beach Poly Football Long Beach Poly’s run game was the star of the show in Saturday’s championship win, and junior Devin Samples could easily have won his third Athlete of the […]

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Run it Back! Long Beach Poly Football Draws Serra For CIF State Game

“Run it back!” was the phrase echoing across social media Sunday afternoon from Long Beach Poly football fans, players, and coaches. The Jackrabbits will get a chance to do exactly that this Saturday at 6 p.m. as they travel to Gardena Serra for the CIF State Division 1A SoCal Regional Championship. The winner of the […]

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Long Beach Poly Football Wins 20th CIF-SS Championship, Dominates St. Francis

It’s been a year of tragedy and triumph for the Long Beach Poly football team. After Saturday night’s CIF Southern Section Division 4 championship game at St. Francis, it’s a golden year, too. The Jackrabbits are playing this season in memory of longtime assistant coach Keith “Slice” Thompson, whose passing a little more than a […]

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CIF Football: Compton Falls Short In Championship Game

With a capacity crowd behind them and all of the positive momentum on their side, Compton looked poised to lift its first CIF Southern Section football championship plaque for the first time since 1979 on Saturday night at Compton College. Unfortunately, everything that could go wrong did go wrong for Compton in a 43-8 lost […]

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FEATURE: Compton Alums Support Football Team

“When the football team is doing well, the city is doing even better.” Those were the words of former Compton football star and NFL defensive lineman Datone Jones said Saturday night after Compton’s loss in the CIF Southern Section Division 12 championship game. Although the players were disappointed after their loss to end a historic […]