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Long Beach Poly Pickleball Club Hosts Local Tournament

Photo courtesy Daniella Eisman In the past year, pickleball emerged as the latest sports craze and has swept across the country. Today in Long Beach, hundreds of people participate in the popular sport at parks and gyms across the city. Pickleball, founded in 1965, gained popularity over the recent COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic limited […]

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Tennis: Millikan’s Alvarez Wins Moore League Singles and Doubles Championships Alongside Carranza

After falling in the Moore League boys singles championship in his first two years at Millikan it was finally Nolan Alvarez’s turn. The senior made his fourth trip to the championship game on Tuesday at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center, defeating Douglas Smith to win his second straight championship, 6-4, 6-1. Alvarez fell to […]

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Long Beach High School Boys’ Tennis Preview

The562’s coverage of tennis is sponsored by the Long Beach State Tennis Boosters. The Long Beach boys’ tennis season is underway and the Wilson boys’ tennis program is excited to be back on the court after claiming their first CIF Southern Section title last year. The Bruins are ready to make another run at the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Jovani Ruff, Long Beach Poly Basketball Jovani Ruff dropped 33 points in a critical win over Lakewood last […]

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2023 Top 10 Long Beach Sports Moments: No. 7 Wilson Boys’ Tennis Wins First CIF Title

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009. For the first time ever, a Wilson tennis team took home CIF gold in 2023. The boys’ program beat Brea Olinda, 12-6, back in May at the Claremont Club, making school history and bringing a third tennis title to Long […]

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Today’s Long Beach CIF-SS Playoff Schedule

The562’s standings, schedule, and rankings stories are sponsored by International City Plumbers. Here’s a look at today’s CIF-SS playoff schedule for Long Beach teams, with one Moore League boys’ water polo team opening up at home. Cabrillo won yesterday (Poly and Millikan lost) so the Jags will be in the second round on Thursday. Additionally, the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club. Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support. HIGH SCHOOL Darius Curry, Long Beach Poly Football Long Beach Poly senior Darius Curry had a historic game against Jordan, […]