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, […]
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, […]
Long Beach Jordan alum John Timu, who had his jersey retired by the school a few months ago, re-signed with the Chicago Bears on Thursday afternoon, inking a one-year contract that will keep him in the NFL for a fourth season. Timu was signed undrafted by the Bears in 2015 after graduating from Washington and […]
The Long Beach Poly baseball team opened its Moore League season with a 12-0 win over Jordan. E.J. Andrews Jr. went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and three runs scored for the Jackrabbits. Here are some great action shots from our own Stephen Dachman.
Lakewood softball is trying to win a sixth consecutive Moore League championship this season while trying to redeem itself after last year’s first-round CIF Southern Section playoff loss. It was the only first round loss of the decade for the Lancers. Tonight at 7 p.m. at Lisa Fernandez Field, Lakewood (5-3, 1-0) takes on Millikan […]
FROM OFFICIAL RELEASE The Grand Prix Foundation of Long Beach announced seven winners of the 2018 Robert E. Leslie Memorial Scholarship on Tuesday. Checks for each unrestricted $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to the students at a reception on Mon., April 2 at 5:30 p.m. at King’s Fish House. Briana Contreras Tejado – Jordan Cameron […]
Many Long Beach students participated in the nationwide walk-out demonstrations to protest gun violence. A large rally is in Long Beach is planned for Saturday, March 24th.
Last week the Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the prevention of gun violence. Similar to previous resolutions the board has passed (such as last year’s resolution to protect migrant students) the Board’s gun violence resolution was a show of support for state and national bodies the board hopes […]
Episode One: Long Beach Volleyball Is No. 1 00:20 It’s so good to be back at The562.org 03:10 Long Beach has multiple top-ranked volleyball teams this season 05:40 Moore League baseball opening day at Blair Field 13:50 Long Beach basketball playoff woes 17:00 Long Beach State men’s basketball future and coach Dan Monson 22:30 #PayThePlayers […]
The Lakewood boys’ volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 2, and the Lancers (5-3, 1-0) opened Moore League play with a 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 win over Cabrillo on Thursday. Lakewood’s Kyler Tufuga filled the stat box with 12 kills, five service aces and seven digs. Beau Tiedemann chipped in six […]