Our city has a chance to do something that would improve lives and make things better for people in North Long Beach. A year ago, councilman Rex Richardson pointed out (correctly) that his Northside constituents had less access to public pools than people in other parts of the city. The Westside has a public pool […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The562’s coverage of track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial Here are the 2022 All-Moore League selections for Track & Field.
Here’s the All-Moore League selections for boys’ volleyball after the 2022 season.