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LBCC Preparing To Open “Dream” Aquatic, Athletic Facilities

Long Beach City College is preparing to open a world-class set of aquatic and athletic facilities in early 2022, the result of five years of planning, designing, and dreaming. The upgrade was made possible by the passage of Measure LB in 2015, giving the college nearly a billion dollars in construction money from a bond […]

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Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021: Long Beach State Softball Wins Championship

The most improbable championship of 2021 has to be the one Long Beach State softball won, and that’s why it’s No. 6 on our list of top Long Beach sports moments of the year. LBSU hosted the final Big West Conference series of the regular season against Cal State Fullerton in May. The Titans came […]

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PODCAST: Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

This week we’re talking to CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod about how he navigated the last few busy months and how the plan is “returning to normal” for the upcoming athletic year. Support The562.org

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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. Payne Lounsbery, Wilson Volleyball Wilson senior Payne Lounsbery helped lead his Bruins to a CIF-SS championship last weekend, the first in program history. Lounsbery had a sensational match with 27 kills, three blocks, and an ace. Anthony Eyanson, Lakewood […]

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CIF Softball: Long Beach Poly Falls to No. 2 Rosary

Taking on No. 2-seed Rosary Academy the Long Beach Poly softball team wasn’t able to string enough hits together as the Jackrabbits fell to the Royals 6-1 in the second round of the CIF Division 4 playoffs on Saturday afternoon.  “Rosary is a phenomenal program,” Long Beach Poly coach Elizabeth Sanches said. “We knew this […]