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Obituary: Long Beach Basketball Community Mourns Brian Camper

The unexpected death of Long Beach basketball legend Brian Camper on Sunday has left the local hoops community in mourning this week, with tributes pouring out on social media for the Lakewood High and Long Beach State star. Camper was a standout with the Lancers and at Long Beach State, but made his mark off […]

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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 Amir Diaz Espinoza, Long Beach Poly Soccer Long Beach Poly goalie Amir Diaz Espinoza helped the Jackrabbits nab a scoreless draw against CIF-SS Division 1 No. 5 Cathedral last week. He had 10 saves in the game […]

Basketball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Falls To LMU

It’s a “process” for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. The Beach have stretches where they are playing great basketball, and other times where they are struggling. On Saturday, it was a tale of two halves as LBSU fell to Loyola Marymount, 77-74. “From Wednesday (72-47 loss to San Diego State) to today, we […]

Long Beach State Water Polo

Long Beach State Men’s Water Polo Falls In NCAA Tournament

All of The562’s water polo coverage for the 2021-22 school year is sponsored by Aqualand. Visit AqualandOfTheFree.com to learn more. The Long Beach State men’s water polo season came to an end on Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at UCLA. LBSU lost to UC Davis 9-8 in overtime. Rafael Real Vergara scored […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Joshua “Noodles” Cason, Long Beach Poly Football Long Beach Poly’s run game was the star of the show in Saturday’s championship win, and junior Devin Samples could easily have won his third Athlete of the […]

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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’ […]

Basketball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Women Stifle Santa Clara, Remain Undefeated

The Long Beach Beach State women’s basketball team has been hanging its hat on defense since head coach Jeff Cammon took over the program. This year, that defense has been wreaking absolute havoc on opponents as the Beach have gotten off to an undefeated 4-0 start, with every game decided by at least 16 points. […]

Long Beach State Water Polo

Long Beach State Men’s Water Polo Wins GCC Tournament

All of The562’s water polo coverage for the 2021-22 school year is sponsored by Aqualand. Visit AqualandOfTheFree.com to learn more. For the second time in the last three seasons, Long Beach State men’s water polo is headed back to the NCAA Tournament after winning the Golden Coast Conference Tournament Championship. The Beach beat Pacific 13-9 at UC […]