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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all our honorees and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Kalaya Buggs, Long Beach Poly Basketball Kalaya Buggs had a performance that was the stuff of legends last week, setting a school record for 3-pointers in a game with seven triples in a 25-point, 12-rebound performance in the CIF-SS […]

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ROUNDUP: Long Beach Stars Shine At CIF-SS Track & Field Finals

Saturday was a special day for the stars of Long Beach’s track and field scene. Local athletes put on a show and proved that no sport in the city can hang with track and field as Long Beach Poly finished first in the Division 1 girls’ race and second in the Division 1 boys’ race, […]

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CIF Track: Jordan’s Xavier Heard Makes School History At Finals

Jordan senior Xavier Heard has talked a lot over the last month about fulfilling his family’s proud athletic history at Jordan High. There has been a long line of Heards who’ve gone through the Panther hallways in North Long Beach, many of whom have been standout athletes as well. On Saturday at the CIF-SS Division […]

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Jordan Hires Chris Francis As New Basketball Coach

In the splashiest coaching hire at Jordan High in more than a decade, the Panthers administration announced on Friday that they’ve hired former Millikan coach Chris Francis to be their new boys’ basketball coach. Francis will take over a once-proud Jordan program that’s fallen on hard times in the last several years, and finished in […]

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Fifty-Plus Long Beach Athletes Qualify For CIF-SS Track Finals

More than fifty athletes from the Moore League and St. Anthony qualified for the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Finals during Saturday’s prelims. A total of 52 entrants qualified in Division 1 and 4, split across two locations. In Division 1 at Trabuco Hills, Long Beach Poly qualified 20 athletes, Wilson qualified 12, Millikan […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Picking Up Big Playoff Wins

This week on the show we’re talking about a bunch of CIF playoff wins for Long Beach high school teams. 02:00 The best things we’ve seen this week (Rose Cano strikes out 18, picturesque Fromhold Field, Little League walk off) 12:30 Track & Field league championships 17:00 Wilson boys’ volleyball hosting CIF Championship 21:30 Lakewood […]

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Moore League Track & Field Stars Shine At League Finals

With just a few weeks left to go in what has been a turbulent and emotional school year for everyone in Long Beach, Friday’s Moore League track and field championships at Wilson High felt like a celebration for the entire city. Athletes from all over Long Beach and Compton came together for a huge gathering […]