Athlete of the Week Jordan Long Beach Poly Millikan Softball Track & Field’s Athletes of the Week 

The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Ava Schaffel, Millikan Softball The Millikan softball team will play for the Division 2 CIF-SS championship this Friday, […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly’s Daylen Austin Commits to LSU

Another star football player at Long Beach Poly has announced his college commitment, as senior-to-be Daylen Austin posted on social media Monday that he’s committed to LSU.  Austin is a four-star defensive back ranked among the top 15 players at any position in California in the 2023 class. He also on Tuesday got the news […]

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ROUNDUP: Long Beach Stars Shine at CIF-SS Track & Field Finals

The562’s coverage of track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial It was a memorable day for the Long Beach track and field world at Saturday’s CIF-SS Track and Field Finals at sweltering Moorpark High. Four city high schools had athletes competing, and all of them saw at least one athlete bring home a CIF-SS gold.  […]

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Long Beach Poly Girls Claim Silver At CIF-SS Track Finals

The562’s coverage of track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial The Long Beach Poly girls’ track and field team is the most consistent dynasty in Long Beach high school sports history. The Jackrabbits have piled up 21 CIF-SS titles, more than any other team in city history, and have been the champions or runner-ups […]

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Star Football Player Nico Iamaleava Wraps Up Volleyball Career

Long Beach Poly quarterback Nico Iamaleava could have given up volleyball a long time ago. The five-star signal-caller received his first football scholarship offer when he was a freshman, and committed to Tennessee last month. But there he was in the gym at Canyon High in Anaheim last week, putting on a show on the […]

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CIF Badminton: Long Beach Poly Drops Hard-Fought Quarterfinal to Alhambra

Long Beach Poly badminton suffered its first loss of the season on Monday in the CIF-SS Division 1 badminton quarterfinals, coming up short after a ferocious battle against Alhambra. The visiting Moors were able to finish strong after the score was tied 8-8, eventually holding off the Jackrabbits for a 13-8 victory. Poly had the […]

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Track & Field: Long Beach Sends Over 50 Qualifiers Through CIF-SS Prelims

The562’s coverage of track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial  There were impressive performances, as well as some painfully near misses on Saturday as Long Beach’s track and field stars looked to qualify for next weekend’s CIF-SS finals. After the dust settled, more than 50 Long Beach athletes made it through prelims, giving them […]