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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. Taylor Johnson, Keller Middle School Keller Middle School student Taylor Johnson made Long Beach history at last week’s LBUSD All-City Track & Field meet. Johnson won the 100m dash with a time of 12.2 seconds, breaking a nearly 40 […]

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Top 10 For 2020: Long Beach Track & Field Superstars

There’s no secret that the best high school sport in Long Beach for the last several years has been track and field. Last year saw individual CIF-SS or state champions at Long Beach Poly, Wilson, Millikan and St. Anthony, and we’re expecting enormous things from the high school kids in Long Beach this year. Wilson’s […]

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Wilson’s Rachel Glenn Signs With South Carolina

High school track and field athletes all over America work their whole lives to be in the situation that Wilson senior Rachel Glenn was in last week, selecting which college to accept a full scholarship from. That doesn’t mean that the experience wasn’t successful for Glenn, who had a hard time choosing just one option […]

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LBSU Track & Field Coach LaTanya Sheffield Promoted

The Long Beach State track and field program has had some of its best seasons over the last few years, and women’s coach LaTanya Sheffield has been instrumental in that improvement. So much so that athletics director Andy Fee promoted her to head coach of the women’s team last week. Coach Andy Sythe will now […]

Track & Field Youth Sports

Long Beach’s Prentice Jones Jr. Wins Three National Titles

It’s been a busy summer for nine year-old Long Beach native Prentice Jones, Jr., who recently capped a busy 2019 junior track and field season with another three national championship wins at the USA Track & Field Hershey National Junior Olympics in Sacramento. Jones won the 400 at last weekend’s Junior Olympics with a time […]

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Top 10 Long Beach High School Sports Stories Of 2018-19

We’re counting down the top moments for Long Beach prep sports in 2018-19. 10. Lakewood Hires Scott Meyer The Moore League football landscape has been shaped by so many coaches coming and going, and for the first time in awhile, the league is getting a quality on-campus coach back again. In December, Lakewood hired Scott […]

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Top Moments #2: Long Beach Runs The Track World

It was another golden spring for the Long Beach track and field world, with another big helping of team and individual championships coming to the city. Long Beach Poly and Wilson led the way, as expected, with the Trackrabbits winning the boys’ CIF-SS Division 1 team championship and the girls’ runner up. Wilson had the […]