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Moore League Assembles Condensed 2020-21 Sports Schedule

The 2020-21 high school sports season will be unlike any other that came before it. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the entire sports calendar will be condensed into 197 days from December 12, 2020 until the final day of CIF State competition on June 26, 2021. The shortened time frame forced local administrators to get […]

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Judy Oatey Scholarship Still Supporting Poly Girls’ Swimming

Nothing is normal in 2020, but the Long Beach Poly girls’ swimming program didn’t allow the shortened COVID-19 season to end a special tradition. Since 2000, the Judy Oatey Scholarship has been awarded to the senior Poly girls’ swimmer with the highest GPA. The scholarship started as a way to remember and honor the late […]

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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]

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Top 10 For 2020: Remember The Elephant Lot

One of the most surprising storylines of 2019 was the city of Long Beach entering into negotiations with the Anaheim Angels about bringing the team to our city, with a new stadium potentially being constructed on the “Elephant Lot,” also known as the Long Beach Arena’s parking lot. While the Angels conversations fell through (the […]

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Top 10 For 2020: A New Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool

It’s officially been five years since the demolition of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, arguably the finest athletic facility in the long and storied history of Long Beach. The last five years have been filled with high hopes for a world class replacement, but not a single shovel-full of sand has been dug up to […]

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Long Beach Century Club Names 64th Hall of Fame Class

Long Beach Century Club president Sharleen Higa has announced the club’s 64th Hall of Fame class, which will be inducted at the club’s annual Sports Night banquet on Jan. 27. “We’ve got a really good mix of younger athletes and people who’ve been contributing for a long time,” said Higa. The Century Club’s Hall of […]

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Top Moments #4: Wilson, Poly Make Moore Swimming History

Multiple records were broken and reset during the Moore League swimming finals hosted at Cabrillo High in April. On the boys’ side, Wilson had phenomenal performances from both under and upperclassmen alike to win its California record 47th consecutive league championship. Wilson freshman Hank Rivers was one of a few Bruins to break a record, […]

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Long Beach City College Notebook: Baseball Wins Playoff Series

Long Beach City College baseball upset No. 5 Ventura College in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regionals last weekend. The Vikings advance to the CCCAA Super Regionals against No. 1 Orange Coast College this weekend. Ace pitcher Garrett Rennie (8-2) helped LBCC win the first game of the seres at Ventura […]

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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! Jenna Sonnenberg, Millikan Diving Millikan junior Jenna Sonnenberg won her second CIF Southern Section diving championship this week, and set a new CIF-SS Division 2 scoring record in the process, putting up a 596.70 with her 11 dives. Sonnenberg […]