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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. Peyton Watson, Long Beach Poly Basketball Peyton Watson helped Long Beach Poly into the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs, dropping 25 points against Crossroads and then scoring 29 at Riverside Poly in what ended up being a […]

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PODCAST: Our Favorite Long Beach Playoff Road Trips

This week on the show we’re talking CIF playoffs, defining cheating in sports, running down our favorite postseason road trips and much more. 01:45 Question O’ The Week: Who is still alive in the CIF playoffs? 06:00 Athletes O’ The Week 13:00 Game O’ The Week: St. Anthony Boys’ Basketball vs. St. John Bosco on […]

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Saturday’s Long Beach CIF-SS Playoffs Schedule

Six Long Beach playoff teams are in action on Saturday afternoon and evening. Girls’ Basketball, 7 p.m. Open Division: No. 4 Long Beach Poly vs. Rosary Division 2AA: No. 4 Millikan @ Pasadena Division 2AA: St. Anthony @ Saugus  Division 3A: No. 1 Wilson vs. Bell Gardens Girls’ Soccer, 3 p.m. Division 1: Long Beach […]

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CIF Soccer: Millikan Loss Ends Legendary Coach Petkovic’s Career

STORY AND VIDEO BY MATT SIMON In what was his final game as the Millikan boys soccer coach, Rod Petkovic and the Rams were defeated 1-0 in the CIF Division 1 second round Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium. With different styles of play, Millikan and Santa exchanged scoring opportunities with the Saints taking an […]

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CIF Basketball: Millikan Breezes Past Vista Murrieta In Opener

It was a long Thursday for Millikan girls’ basketball coach Lorene Morgan. Since she’s the girls’ athletic director in addition to the school’s hoops coach, Morgan had to help set up and supervise the school’s girls’ soccer and girls’ water polo playoff games, then run to the store to pick up snacks for her boosters […]

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Friday’s Long Beach CIF-SS Playoff Schedule

There are four Long Beach teams in action on Friday in the second round of the CIF-SS winter playoffs. Boys’ Basketball, 7 p.m. Division 1: Long Beach Poly @ Riverside Poly Division 2AA: Compton vs. Capistrano Valley Christian Boys’ Soccer, 7 p.m. Division 1: Millikan vs. Santa Ana, Veterans Memorial Stadium Division 7: St. Anthony […]

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CIF Water Polo: More Millikan Magic For Rams In Overtime Win

The Millikan magic hasn’t worn out yet. The Rams girls’ water polo team made the CIF-SS Division 4 quarterfinals thanks to a thrilling come-from-behind overtime win in the second round against Northwood. Millikan trailed 10-7 with 3:30 in the game but was able to claw back and tie it, then win it in overtime 13-11 […]