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COLUMN: Support Sets Tone For Long Beach Youth Sports

From the national championships for Beach FC and Shore Aquatics to the regional tournament victories for Uptown LB and Los Altos baseball leagues — it’s been another incredibly successful summer for Long Beach youth sports. It isn’t rare to find a group of young Long Beach athletes dominating their competition, and it isn’t a coincidence […]

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PODCAST: Staying Mentally Fit & More Summer Sports News

This week on the show we talk to a local sport/performance psychologist who helps explain how mental fitness is changing athletics. 05:00 Interview with Talese Fernbach of Inner Mind Fitness 17:00 Long Beach City Council moving forward with Billie Jean King library renaming 21:30 Register for Luke TATSU Johnson Memorial Event 23:30 Poly High’s DeSean […]

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Hughes, Nelson Bring Home Top Century Club Middle School Awards

The Long Beach Century Club honored the city’s middle school sports champions for the 31st time last week, as the club’s All-City Team Sports Awards Banquet took place at the Grand. The event, which is unique in the state of California, was founded by Sam Breuklander and his wife, Sue, who was honored before last […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. YOUTH Nathan Dowdell, Newcomb Track Newcomb Middle School eighth grader Nathan Dowdell won the All-City middle school championship in the 100 meter sprint last week, with a blazing time of 11.12, which would be a top 15 in […]

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Middle School All-City Championships Showcase Next Generation

Lakewood High played host to the Fall sports season All-City championships on Saturday, with the Division 1 and 2 flag football and girls’ volleyball championships being decided. The championship teams will be honored at the end of the school year at the Long Beach Century Club’s annual middle school sports banquet. Since we emcee that, […]