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High School Football Preview: Long Beach Poly vs. Millikan

Senior Night for Long Beach Poly will have a little extra juice this season when the Jackrabbits host Millikan at Cabrillo for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Without a playoff game to look forward to, this game will be it for the seniors on both sides, and you can bet Poly’s seniors will be extra motivated […]

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FEATURE: Lakewood Receiver Marcell Lineberger Beats Cancer, Returns To Football Field

Although many parents have been overwhelmed with emotion while watching their children return to athletic fields across the nation this year, it’s fair to say the tears Kimberly Johnson wept when she saw her son Marcell Lineberger play football again came from a deeper place. “It was absolutely tears of joy,” Johnson said. “I didn’t […]

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High School Football Preview: Jordan vs. Compton

Coming off their first win of the shortened season, Calvin Bryant’s Compton Tarbabes (1-3) will look to end the year with back-to-back victories when they visit J-Town tonight at 7 p.m.  Jordan, meanwhile, will be looking to close out the season with their first win, taking on just their second opponent. The Panthers have only […]

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High School Football Preview: Wilson vs. Lakewood

Both Wilson and Lakewood are very hungry for a win tonight in their last game of the short Spring football season, but both head coaches are keeping things in perspective. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Millikan’s DeHaven Stadium. “This season was a success in the sense that our players, and especially our seniors, […]

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PODCAST: Interviews From The Wide World Of Long Beach Sports

This week on the show we’re running around town to give you the wide world of Long Beach sports. 02:00 CIF playoffs are coming back! 17:45 Lakewood baseball coach Spud O’Neil gets 900 wins 24:45 Long Beach Poly girls’ soccer beats Wilson 30:45 Lakewood softball and pitcher Laci Berecochea gets revenge 33:20 Long Beach Poly […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Tacario Davis, Millikan Football Millikan senior Tacario Davis is one of the top players in the city this year, and the senior Arizona commit showed it in a 28-21 win over Wilson last week. Davis had three […]

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Football: Frustrated Long Beach Poly Sat Idle With No Opponent

It was a frustrating week for the top football team in the city. The Long Beach Poly football team (3-0, 2-0) sat idle on Friday after Jordan canceled due to a lack of available healthy players. The empty week wasn’t for a lack of trying–the Jackrabbits said they made contact with dozens of schools who […]

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Football: Compton Wins Emotional Thriller Against Lakewood

It was the fifth Friday of this strange COVID-19 spring football season, and both Compton and Lakewood were looking for their first win. After a back-and-forth game filled with lots of emotion, it was Compton that came out with that all-important milestone, and they celebrated it with an ice bath for longtime coach Calvin Bryant, […]

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Football: St. Anthony Holds Own in Loss vs. Orange

The challenge was clear for St. Anthony (2-2) on Friday night, with unbeaten Orange High coming to Clark Field for the Saints’ Senior NIght. Even without a few key starters, the Saints competed well against the Panthers’ vaunted offense in a 42-12 defeat. Orange (5-0) was averaging over 49 points per game entering the game, […]