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Lakewood Defensive Lineman Rahkeen Moore Ready To Adjust

Adjustments and adaptation has been the key to success for Lakewood senior defensive lineman Rahkeen Moore. “One situation may not work for you, and you have to have a backup plan,” Moore said. “You need different tools in your tool box.” Moore came to Lakewood from Oakland where he played football, basketball and baseball. He […]

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LB In MLB: Local Boys Ready For Second Half Of Season

There were only two players hit by a pitch in the American League 3-2 win over the National League at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, and they were both Long Beach guys. Jeff McNeil and Travis d’Arnaud continued the tradition of having Long Beach represented in the Major League All-Star game last week, and they’re […]

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All-City Athletes of the Year: Gray Carson, Laura Williams, Adonia Faumuina

Our All-City Athletes of the Year award has only been around for nine years, a drop in the bucket compared to the 120+ year history of outstanding youth athletes in Long Beach. But over the last near-decade we’ve gotten a good look at the top flight of the city’s talent pool: previous recipients of this […]

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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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Travis d’Arnaud, Jeff McNeil to Represent Long Beach in MLB All-Star Game

Major League Baseball is bringing its All-Star Game to Southern California, as Dodger Stadium will play host to this year’s festivities for the first time since 1980. Once again, Long Beach will have representation in the All-Star Game as both Travis d’Arnaud (Lakewood HS) and Jeff McNeil (Long Beach State) were selected for the midsummer […]

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Long Beach Natives Spencer Steer, Ricky Tiedemann Compete in MLB All-Star Futures Game

A journey that began on the baseball fields at El Dorado, Heartwell, and Whaley Park reached a major milestone on Saturday at Chavez Ravine. Long Beach natives Spencer Steer and Ricky Tiedemann both appeared in the 2022 MLB All-Star Futures Game at Dodger Stadium, placing both players among the brightest young stars in baseball. Steer, […]

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New Season Starts Now For Long Beach High School Football

They don’t have helmets and pads on quite yet, but all of the Long Beach high school football players have returned to regular practice this month. While teams like Long Beach Poly and Millikan are gearing up for the season with their returning superstars showcasing their talents in elite passing tournaments, teams like Wilson and […]

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Spencer Steer, Ricky Tiedemann Selected to 2022 MLB All-Star Futures Game

In less than two weeks, the 2022 MLB All-Star Game will bring the best baseball talent in the world to Los Angeles, as Dodger Stadium plays host to this year’s midsummer classic. As part of those festivities, two of Long Beach’s brightest young baseball stars will get a ceremonial homecoming as both Spencer Steer and […]

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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 […]