Nine Long Beach products representing six local schools have made final 53-man rosters for the upcoming NFL season, set to kick off this Thursday evening. Long Beach Poly leads the way with five players, plus a pair on practice squads. Support The562.org Poly The retirement of Jurrell Casey leaves a big hole. Casey was one […]
This week on the show we’re updating the high school football schedule after a positive COVID-19 test at Long Beach Poly before we talk to Jordan High alum and New York Giants wide receiver John Ross about getting healthy, being a dad and much more. 02:00 High School football update 16:00 Interview with John Ross
Wilson alum Joel Bitonio has had a historic season this year with the Cleveland Browns. Bitonio, who has spent all seven years of his NFL career in Cleveland, was announced as a Pro Bowl honoree this week, marking his third consecutive Pro Bowl recognition. That’s significant because he becomes the first-ever Wilson alum to make […]
This week on the show we’re talking about Long Beach interests in professional sports. First we breakdown the most important story lines for Long Beach representatives in the NFL, and then we give some NBA predictions for local teams. 01:00 LB In NFL 26:00 What do you expect from this NBA season?
Long Beach Poly alum Marcedes Lewis put his official stamp on the city’s record books last week when he suited up and took the field for the Green Bay Packers. Now playing in his 15th season, it was the tight end’s 213th game in the NFL, officially giving the 36 year-old Lewis the longest pro […]
As the NFL sits at its midway point, there are several Long Beach or Moore League products with history on the line, with 13 players currently in the league. Long Beach Poly The Jackrabbit legend Marcedes Lewis is closing in on some unbelievable history. The class of 2002 grad is in the midst of his […]
This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler talk to Long Beach Poly High School athletic director Rob Shock about the loss of a local legend, how the Jackrabbits are feeling during the COVID-19 shutdown and what needs to happen to get back to competition. 01:00 Long Beach election results 04:00 Interview With Long […]
King Park on the Eastside of Long Beach has been a starting point for several of the city’s most accomplished athletes. Jurrell Casey spent his childhood at the Boys & Girls Club located at King Park, going on to a prolific football career at Long Beach Poly, USC, and now a decade spent in the […]
With a few notable changes to its execution, the 2020 NFL Draft went on as scheduled last weekend. The event lacked the anticipated pomp and circumstance of being held live on the Las Vegas Strip, but the dreams realized over the weekend were every bit as real as in years past. From a local perspective, […]
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