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Swimming: Long Beach Poly Girls Make History With Fifth Straight Title

The Long Beach Poly girls’ swim team made history on Thursday evening at Cabrillo High, as the Jackrabbits won their fifth consecutive Moore League championship. Prior to the Jackrabbits’ current streak, they’d never won more than two straight league titles. This year’s league finals featured lots of great racing but not much drama in the […]

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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. HIGH SCHOOL Hank Rivers, Wilson Swimming Wilson junior Hank Rivers is one of the top youth swimmers in the country, and he showed it in his first high school meet in 13 months last weekend. Rivers set school records […]

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Swimming: Wilson Boys, Poly Girls Win League Opener

Few regular events in Long Beach carry the history, passion, and pure electricity in the air of the annual Wilson and Long Beach Poly swim meet. Last year’s meet was canceled and had been scheduled for the exact date that the Long Beach Unified School District shuttered its campuses for what would be more than […]

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Long Beach High School Swimming Preview

After the sprint through a three-week water polo season at Cabrillo High, the Moore League is settling in for swim season, which will run via Saturday tripleheader dual meets back on the Westside.  Boys’ Swim Wilson’s boys’ swim team has one of the longest league championship streaks in the state going, and they can be […]

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CIF-SS Announces Postseason Plan for Spring Sports

This story has been updated with quotes from CIF-SS Commissioner Rob Wigod during Monday’s press conference. The CIF-Southern Section has just announced that there will be postseason play in the 2020-21 school year. With recent changes to California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidelines permitting schools to travel across multiple county lines for competition, the […]

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COLUMN: New Belmont Pool a Win For All of Long Beach

Finally. More than seven years since the closure of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the crown jewel of the Long Beach sports world is getting a worthy replacement. Last week the California Coastal Commission issued what should be the final “yes” vote to construct the new Belmont Pool, after years of red tape, lawsuits, rallies […]