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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 Isaac Lewis, Wilson Track & Field Track season is just around the corner, but the Winter preseason is […]

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Track & Field: Wilson’s Aujane Luckey Signs With Arizona State

The562’s coverage of cross country and track and field is sponsored by Bryson Financial. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009. By the time next June rolls around, Aujane Luckey will have run her last race as a Wilson Bruin, but she won’t be done rocking the […]

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Bryson Financial Sponsors Cross Country/Track & Field Coverage For 2022-23

The562 is pleased to announce that our cross country and track and field coverage for the 2022-23 school year will be sponsored by Bryson Financial, as they continue and expand their cross country sponsorship from last year. Bryson is a local leader in financial and insurance services, serving the Long Beach community since 1969. Bryson’s […]

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All-City Boys’ Coach of the Year: Sharaud Moore, Jordan Track & Field

The 2022 boys’ track and field season will live forever at Jordan High School, and it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Sharaud Moore guiding the Panthers to those heights.  During the regular season, Jordan defeated Poly in their head-to-head dual meet, helping them earn a three-way share of the Moore League title. That was […]

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All-City Freshmen of the Year: Jovani Ruff, Jillene Wetteland

The All-City Freshmen of the Year award has been a great predictor of success the last two years, with previous winners Camille Lindsay, Maya O’Dea, Jason Parra, and Sammie Hamilton all continuing to dominate the Moore League this year (all four won Moore League Player of the Year or individual championship honors in 2021-22). We […]

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All-City Spirit of Long Beach Award: Gabriel Tyler

Each year we present the Spirit of Long Beach award to a person or group of people that’s inspired us over the course of the school year. We’ve never spent less time deliberating the award than we did this year, in deciding to present it to Long Beach Poly junior Gabriel Tyler. We’ve known Gabe […]

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All-City Multi-Sport Athletes of the Year: Nico Colchico, Jackson Cryst

As athletes begin to specialize in a sport or even a position within a sport at earlier and earlier ages, the era of the multisport star has largely come to a close. It’s no longer the norm for the city dominant high school athletes to earn Player of the Year consideration in multiple sports the […]

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Long Beach Sports Top 10 Moments Of 2021-22: Jordan Track & Field Wins CIF

NUMBER TWO Against the odds, the small yet hungry group of Panthers made history with their CIF-SS Division 2 championship this year. The Panthers were led by super sophomore Jordan Washington and hurdler Darryll Stevens–who each scored in multiple events–but few would have imagined that J-Town would be able to knock off D2 favorite Mater […]