This has been a tumultuous year for us to say the least. Instead of kicking back and relaxing as we sail into our 10thanniversary of covering Long Beach sports together, we were laid off from our old daily newspaper gig and have been spending the Spring building the562.org as a sustainable non-profit that will allow […]
Documentary film making has an incredible ability to shift people’s perspective, and the new film about legendary Long Beach rower Joan Lind Van Blom, “Kiss The Joy,” will do exactly that when it premieres at the Newport Beach Film Festival at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Lido Theater. Lind Van Blom, a two-time […]
Runners of all ages and skill levels have an opportunity for a completely original running experience on April 8 in Long Beach. The Long Beach Grand Prix Foundation is hosting the inaugural Run the Course Grand Prix 5K Run/Walk on the downtown street course that will be used for the 44th Toyota Grand Prix of […]
The Long Beach Bombers club hockey team continues its postseason this weekend. The Bombers are the Western Division Regular Season Champions, and host the #3 seed Fresno Monsters in a three-game series starting Thursday. The winner will represent the West in El Paso, for the Thorne Cup Finals! READ THE SERIES PREVIEW from the LB […]
The Long Beach Powernet Birdz won the 13 and under division of the Las Vegas Battle Born Tournament last weekend in Nevada by beating Las Vegas Smash 11-7 in the championship game. The Birdz won all four of their games while posting an impressive .502 team batting average. Holden Hungerford led the way on the […]
The Long Beach Powernet Birdz 13U team won the USSSA Chiller Tournament in Huntington Beach two weeks ago by beating Total Baseball Scrappers in the championship game 15-5. The LB Powernet Birdz had 16 hits in the win, led by Anthony Eyanson who had two singles and two triples.
When we first started working on building The562.org we were excited about creating a world-class website that will feature all the videos, articles, and photo galleries our readers have come to expect from us over the last decade. But we also thought about those special moments when parents get to see their kids’ names in […]
What up, Long Beach?! Welcome to the future of local sports coverage, brought to you by the people who know the city, its schools, and its athletes the best. Four weeks ago today, Long Beach’s daily newspaper laid off its entire local sports staff. That has left a proud community without a reliable, comprehensive outlet […]