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Long Beach NFLers Keep Each Other Sharp In Offseason

From a distance it would have looked like any other group of friends on the beach, working out together, tossing a football around while relaxing afterwards. Except that when closer proximity lifted the veil of fog that blanketed the Long Beach peninsula that particular Saturday morning, it was obvious that this group of friends was […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

This week’s Athletes of the Week, presented by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Josh Lambert, Wilson Volleyball Wilson’s Josh Lambert had a special week last week. He led his Bruins to a big-time upset of Lakewood, handing the Lancers their first loss of the Moore League schedule; Lambert had 22 kills and 10 digs in […]

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Long Beach Unified Board Passes $11 Million Site Security Plan

Wednesday’s Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting saw the board unanimously approve an $11 million Site Security Plan to fence the 28 LBUSD sites that currently have open plans. The Site Security Plan will also add a video-monitoring system to every LBUSD site that would require the office to buzz in any […]

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Long Beach Sports Calendar

A full list of local sports events coming up this weekend. THURSDAY High School Baseball, 3:15 p.m. Today is the last day of Moore League action until April 11 because of spring break. Poly is taking on Cabrillo at Blair Field while Lakewood hosts Compton on campus. High School Softball, 3:15 p.m. This is also […]

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PODCAST: Who’s On Your Long Beach Sports Mount Rushmore?

On this week’s episode of What Up, Long Beach?! JJ Fiddler and Mike Guardabascio are talking about which Long Beach sports legends deserve to be on a Long Beach Sports Mount Rushmore.   What Up, Long Beach?! by The562.org on Apple Podcasts Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of What Up, Long Beach?! […]

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Long Beach Poly Sits Atop Moore League Boys’ Tennis

The Moore League boys’ tennis team and individual title go through Long Beach Poly this season. The Jackrabbits are trying to win a third consecutive team title with defending singles champion Felippe Dacudao (pictured) leading the way. Poly is 8-4 overall and 7-0 in league play after a 12-6 win over Millikan last week, and […]

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Jordan Softball Wins Again At Compton College

Because of on-campus construction, the Jordan softball team has to play its home games at Compton College, but the Panthers seem to like their new home. Jordan won its second consecutive Moore League game at “home” by taking down Cabrillo 18-0 on Tuesday. Jordan senior Ilena Rivera was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and three runs […]

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Moore League Baseball Preview

The spring rains have arrived and the boys of the Moore League are back at Blair Field. What makes baseball special for high school athletes in Long Beach is the venue, yes, but also the competitiveness of the league. Four schools have won the league championship in the last six years, and three teams (Millikan, […]

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Baseball Preview: Jordan Panthers

First-year Jordan coach Bryan Whitfield takes over for Roger Penticoff and has already had some success thanks to a more competitive nonleague schedule. The Panthers won just six games combined the last two years but are off to a 3-7 start already just a few weeks into the year. “We’ve got more wins in us, […]