It’s media day with Long Beach State women’s soccer and we’re talking to junior Elysia Laramie, striker Lena Silano, coach Mauricio Ingrassia, freshman Cherrie Cox and goalkeeper Morgan Houston-Shepherd about the upcoming season.
We’re talking to Lakewood baseball alum Anthony Eyanson about going to UC San Diego, keeping life lessons in perspective and much more. We also discuss The562.org internship program with Long Beach Poly student Heidi Sek.
There were only two players hit by a pitch in the American League 3-2 win over the National League at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, and they were both Long Beach guys. Jeff McNeil and Travis d’Arnaud continued the tradition of having Long Beach represented in the Major League All-Star game last week, and they’re […]
We interview Jordan High alum and NFL wide receiver John Ross about hosting a youth football camp in Long Beach. How important is winning and losing in high school sports? What’s it like to go to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas? Why are there so many Long Beach guys at MLB All-Star Weekend […]
The562’s coverage of Dirtbags Baseball for the 2022 season is sponsored by P2S, Inc. Visit p2sinc.com to learn more. The third and final day of the 2022 MLB Draft saw two more Long Beach State Dirtbags get their name called. RHP Marques Johnson and OF Chase Luttrell were both chosen on Tuesday, giving the Dirtbags […]
The562’s coverage of Dirtbags Baseball for the 2022 season is sponsored by P2S, Inc. Visit p2sinc.com to learn more. A pair of Long Beach State righthanders were selected on Day 2 of the 2022 MLB Draft, with Luis Ramirez going to the Texas Rangers in Round 7 and Devereaux Harrison coming off the board in […]
Major League Baseball is bringing its All-Star Game to Southern California, as Dodger Stadium will play host to this year’s festivities for the first time since 1980. Once again, Long Beach will have representation in the All-Star Game as both Travis d’Arnaud (Lakewood HS) and Jeff McNeil (Long Beach State) were selected for the midsummer […]
Mike Guardabascio A few weeks ago we celebrated a milestone moment in American sports history, the 50-year anniversary of the passage of Title IX. A federal civil rights law that has influenced so much around gender equality in education, arguably Title IX’s biggest impact was leveling the playing field for girls and women in sports. […]
The562’s coverage of Long Beach State Volleyball is sponsored by Naples Island Car Wash. Visit NaplesIslandCarWash.com to learn more. Virtually since the moment Alex Nikolov took the court for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team this year as a star freshman, there were been questions swirling in the volleyball community about how long he’d be […]
The562 is excited to announce that Vertical Raise is now our official team fundraising partner for the 2022-2023 school year. In addition, Vertical Raise will be sponsoring all of The562’s season previews for the upcoming school year. Vertical Raise helps high school teams easily raise much-needed funds for their season with their premium online donation […]