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Travis d’Arnaud, Jeff McNeil to Represent Long Beach in MLB All-Star Game

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 […]

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COLUMN: Title IX’s Legacy Felt in Long Beach

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. […]

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Long Beach State Volleyball Star Alex Nikolov Going Pro, Leaves Beach

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 […]

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Vertical Raise Becomes The562’s Official Team Fundraising Partner for 2022-23 School Year

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 […]

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Century Club Banquet Returns With Star-Studded Night

After a two-year absence caused by COVID-19, the Long Beach Century Club’s Sports Night Banquet recently made its return in a packed house at the Grand. The club’s 65th awards banquet recognized the top high school and college athletes in the city, as well as many volunteers from the local sports world, and also crowned this […]

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The562.org’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 Sam DeCarlo, Millikan Baseball Moore League co-Player of the Year Sam DeCarlo did at the Moore League/SGVL All-Star […]

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COLUMN: Big West Baseball Needs a Conference Tournament

The562’s coverage of Dirtbags Baseball for the 2022 season is sponsored by P2S, Inc. Visit p2sinc.com to learn more. When Long Beach State played Hawaii for the men’s volleyball national championship last month, it was a banner day for the Big West Conference. Those two teams have won every national title since 2017, solidifying the […]

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The562.org’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 Rose Cano, St. Anthony Softball St. Anthony’s Rose Cano pitched a complete game for St. Anthony in the […]

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LB in MLB: Memorial Day Check-In With Long Beach’s Ballplayers

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr. The562’s coverage of Dirtbags Baseball for the 2022 season is sponsored by P2S, Inc. Visit p2sinc.com to learn more. As the Major League Baseball season rolled through Memorial Day Weekend, there are a number of young Long […]