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Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

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PODCAST: Is It Safe For Long Beach Youth Sports To Return?

Join the conversation as we look at the restart of Long Beach youth sports from all angles. We’ll also recount a few epic youth sports moments from our own lives, update you on the latest local news stories and much more. 01:00 Is It Safe For Youth Sports To Return? 08:30 Top 10 Long Beach […]

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PODCAST: Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

On this episode we’re talking about Long Beach State’s plan to bring outdoor basketball practice back to campus Oct. 1 and how the local football players are dealing with the start/stop nature of this year. We’ll also listen to Mike revel in the LA Clippers unceremonious exit from the NBA Playoffs. 02:00 Long Beach State […]

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LB in NFL: 13 Long Beach Products Make NFL Rosters

There’s not much that’s “normal” about the 2020 NFL season, which will be played with no fans in attendance at most of the league’s stadiums. But one thing that is as regular as clockwork: the city of Long Beach will be filling the rosters of NFL teams across the country. Led by Long Beach Poly’s […]

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Community Comes Together To Support Former Lakewood Football Coach Jimmy Nolan

The Lakewood High football program was rocked by tragic news last Thursday after former head coach Jimmy Nolan’s family was involved in a fatal car crash. His wife Taran and three of their children were involved in a head-on collision in South Carolina. Their baby Micki didn’t survive and the other three are in the […]

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High School Aquatics Teams Scramble For Practice Sites

While natatoriums sit vacant at Long Beach’s high schools, the water polo and swim programs have been seeking a venue to conduct conditioning workouts outdoors. Due to current health orders, high school teams are only permitted to conduct those sessions outside, but teams have had difficulty in recent weeks finding a place to make that […]

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Former Lakewood Football Coach Jimmy Nolan’s Family Needs Your Help After Tragic Accident

The Lakewood High football program woke up to tragic news today after former head coach Jimmy Nolan’s family was in a fatal car crash. Here is a link for a GoFundMe family and friends have shared that raised over $20,000 in the first two hours: The Nolan Family, organized by brittany hinzo Our beloved Nolan […]

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PODCAST: How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

On this episode we’re talking about how different the world is without high school football and breaking down the Long Beach Poly schedule that starts in January. We’ll also play some of our interviews with local professional boxer Ashton Sylve (who won his debut last month), his father/trainer Ivan (who owns Jackrabbit Gym) and his […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Poly Volleyball Star Adonia Faumuina

On this episode we’re talking about what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent as the Long Beach School District starts the digital school year. We also catch up with Long Beach Poly junior outside hitter/setter Adonia Yandall Faumuina after her verbal commitment to USC that she announced at The562.org 02:00 We’ve Got […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Basketball Players In “Mini Bubble”

On this episode we’re talking about how Long Beach State basketball players are back in the city but keeping to themselves in preparation for a possible return to the court this year. 02:00 We’ve Got Good News! 11:00 Interview with Long Beach State Athletic Director Andy Fee 48:00 Speech & Debate: Fantasy Sports & Betting […]