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PODCAST: How Important Is Winning/Losing In High School Sports?

We interview Jordan High alum and NFL wide receiver John Ross about hosting a youth football camp in Long Beach. How important is winning and losing in high school sports? What’s it like to go to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas? Why are there so many Long Beach guys at MLB All-Star Weekend […]

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PHOTOS: John Ross Hosts Youth Football Camp At LBCC

Jordan High alum and NFL wide receiver John Ross held a youth football camp for young Long Beach football players last weekend at Veterans Memorial Stadium. “This might be my favorite camp ever because my son was out here today,” Ross said. “Just to keep being able to do this is the biggest thing for […]

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All-City Boys’ Coach of the Year: Sharaud Moore, Jordan Track & Field

The 2022 boys’ track and field season will live forever at Jordan High School, and it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Sharaud Moore guiding the Panthers to those heights.  During the regular season, Jordan defeated Poly in their head-to-head dual meet, helping them earn a three-way share of the Moore League title. That was […]

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Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021-22: Four Long Beach Football Teams Make CIF Game

NUMBER ONE It’s hard to imagine a Long Beach high school football season to go better than it did at the end of 2021 when Long Beach Poly, Jordan, Compton and St. Anthony all reached CIF championship games. Poly was moved down to Division 4 but its 20th CIF football championship didn’t mean any less […]

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Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021-22: Jordan Track & Field Wins CIF

NUMBER TWO Against the odds, the small yet hungry group of Panthers made history with their CIF-SS Division 2 championship this year. The Panthers were led by super sophomore Jordan Washington and hurdler Darryll Stevens–who each scored in multiple events–but few would have imagined that J-Town would be able to knock off D2 favorite Mater […]

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Vertical Raise Becomes The562’s Official Team Fundraising Partner for 2022-23 School Year

The562 is excited to announce that Vertical Raise is now our official team fundraising partner for the 2022-2023 school year. In addition, Vertical Raise will be sponsoring all of The562’s season previews for the upcoming school year. Vertical Raise helps high school teams easily raise much-needed funds for their season with their premium online donation […]

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Century Club Banquet Returns With Star-Studded Night

After a two-year absence caused by COVID-19, the Long Beach Century Club’s Sports Night Banquet recently made its return in a packed house at the Grand. The club’s 65th awards banquet recognized the top high school and college athletes in the city, as well as many volunteers from the local sports world, and also crowned this […]