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Oral History: Covering Long Beach At 2012 London Olympics

It was a true team effort when The Grunion covered the 2012 London Summer Olympics and all 32 athletes and coaches who had ties to Long Beach. Long Beach State’s Misty May-Treanor and Long Beach Poly’s Bryshon Nellum were two of the headliners, and the small but significant stories that Mike Guardabascio and JJ Fiddler […]

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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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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]

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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 sponsorship! Jenna Sonnenberg, Millikan Diving Millikan junior Jenna Sonnenberg won her second CIF Southern Section diving championship this week, and set a new CIF-SS Division 2 scoring record in the process, putting up a 596.70 with her 11 dives. Sonnenberg […]

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Millikan’s Laura Faynor Helps Rams Gymnastics Win Again

Millikan’s Laura Faynor and her Ram teammates dominated the Moore League gymnastics finals on Friday at Millikan High. Faynor won the individual title, and the Rams won their ninth team title in the last ten years. After posting the top scores in vault, beam, bars and floor Millikan finished with 172.650 points. Burroughs finished second […]

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Gymnastics: Burroughs, Lakewood Leading The Moore League

Millikan has won eight of the last nine Moore League gymnastics team titles, but Burroughs and Lakewood look like they’re ready to knock the Rams off the top of the podium this year. The Moore League consists of Millikan, Lakewood, Wilson, Burroughs, Saint Joseph and Valley Christian because not all leagues and CIF sections have […]