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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Jadon Jones, St. Anthony Basketball St. Anthony senior Jadon Jones was named MVP of the Ryse Williams Pac Shores Tournament last weekend after leading the Saints to a 4-0 tournament championship. Jones had 23 points, five rebounds, and […]

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CIF Cross Country: Long Beach Poly Boys Qualify For State

The Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team qualified for the CIF State Finals for the third consecutive year on Saturday. The Jackrabbits finished fifth at the CIF Southern Section Finals in Riverside, qualifying them for next weekend’s state meet in Fresno (the top seven teams in each division qualify). “It wasn’t pretty time-wise, but […]

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LONG BEACH BOYS’ SOCCER SEASON PREVIEW

Moore League boys’ soccer is back in a big way. Long Beach went though a bit of a postseason slump a few years ago, but this year the top three teams Wilson, Cabrillo and Millikan are all competing in CIF Southern Section Division 1. Wilson Cabrillo Millikan LB Poly Jordan Lakewood Compton St. Anthony LONG […]

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Boys’ Soccer Preview: Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

The Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits are headed in the right direction under fourth-year coach Eric Leon. They followed a losing season with two consecutive postseason berths, and understand that it takes more than one path to reach their goals. “Being able to adjust tactically is something we worked hard at during the offseason,” Leon said. […]

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LONG BEACH GIRLS’ SOCCER SEASON PREVIEW

The Millikan Rams are defending their outright Moore League championship for the first time since 1985 with teams like Long Beach Poly and Wilson extra motivated to retake the crown. Millikan LB Poly Wilson Lakewood Cabrillo Jordan St. Anthony LONG BEACH BOYS’ SOCCER SEASON PREVIEW Support The562.org

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Girls’ Soccer Preview: Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

After winning four Moore League title in five years from 2012-2016, it’s been three seasons since the Long Beach Poly girls’ soccer team has brought home the league trophy, a fact that sits heavily on the mind of the Jackrabbits. “We definitely have the goal to win league this year after missing it by one […]

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PODCAST: Why Is Long Beach Football Out Of CIF Playoffs?

This week we’re reliving the final Long Beach football games of the year and looking forward to the top story lines for the local winter sports. 02:30 Question O’ The Week: Is Long Beach football season really over? 13:30 Athletes O’ The Week 15:40 Games O’ The Week: CIF Cross Country, LBSU Basketball, LBCC Football […]

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LONG BEACH BOYS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill The 2019-20 boys’ basketball season should be one of the most exciting of the last decade for Long Beach sports fans. There are two legitimate, ranked Division 1 programs in the city with Long Beach Poly and St. Anthony, something the town hasn’t seen since Ron Massey was coaching at […]

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LONG BEACH GIRLS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill It’s shaping up to be a special girls’ basketball season in Long Beach, with three teams making appearances in the CIF Southern Section rankings to start the year as well as the reigning Moore League Player of the Year and more than half of last year’s first team All-League players […]

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Boys’ Basketball Preview: Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

Photo by John Napalan/Art O’Neill When Long Beach Poly takes the floor for the first time December 3 in the Westchester Tournament, the Jackrabbits will be opening one of the most unique and strange chapters in the program’s storied history. Poly returns only three varsity players from last year’s team, which won the Moore League […]