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Obituary: John Rambo Leaves Long Legacy

His accolades were longer than a Langston Hughes poem. If there was a competitive sporting event in Long Beach in the 1960’s, chances are John Rambo was the star. Rambo, who attended Long Beach Poly, Long Beach City College, and Long Beach State, had a passion for basketball and high jumping was a hobby.  That […]

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PODCAST: What Will 2022 Long Beach Basketball Look Like?

This week on the show we’re talking about how COVID-19 cancellations will shape the Long Beach high school and college basketball seasons. We also talk about some of the most likely championship teams this year including Long Beach State men’s volleyball, Wilson baseball and more. Support

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LBCC Preparing To Open “Dream” Aquatic, Athletic Facilities

Long Beach City College is preparing to open a world-class set of aquatic and athletic facilities in early 2022, the result of five years of planning, designing, and dreaming. The upgrade was made possible by the passage of Measure LB in 2015, giving the college nearly a billion dollars in construction money from a bond […]

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PHOTOS: LBCC vs. ELAC, Men’s Basketball

Check out our gallery from the Long Beach City College vs. East Los Angeles College men’s basketball game on Friday night, taken by photographer Spencer Frank. The Huskies came away with an 88-74 win inside the Hall of Champions. LBCC was led by 16 points from Long Beach Poly grad Lorenzo Marsh, who was one […]

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Century Club Announces Hall of Fame Class, Athlete of the Year in Banquet Return

There was no Century Club Sports Night Banquet in 2021 due to COVID-19, the first time the city’s premier sports event has been missing from the calendar since it was founded in 1957. The event returns triumphantly for its 65th incarnation on Jan. 31, 2022 with a star-studded Hall of Fame class. The Century Club […]

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LBCC Cross Country Concludes Season at CCCAA State Championships

All of The562’s cross country coverage for the 2021-22 school year is sponsored by Bryson. Visit to learn more. For the first time in more than two decades, the Long Beach City College cross country programs got the chance to compete at the CCCAA State Championship meet. Both Vikings squads headed to Woodward Park […]

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The562.Org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Camille Lindsay, Long Beach Poly Cross Country Lindsay was a Top 10 finisher at the 2021 CIF-SS Cross Country Championships over the weekend, finishing with a time of 18:11, the fastest time ever for a Poly girls’ […]

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Long Beach City College Football Relishes Opportunity For Season Ending Victory

Coach Brett Peabody wasn’t afraid to cry a little bit on Saturday night because there was something therapeutic about Long Beach City College football’s season-ending win at Veterans Memorial Stadium. After months of being limited by forces they couldn’t control, the Vikings celebrated every second of their 31-17 victory over Allan Hancock. They especially enjoyed […]