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Volleyball: Lakewood Asserts Itself, Sweeps Long Beach Poly

Two years ago, Lakewood girls’ volleyball coach Mike Wadley put a nail in his wall. There wasn’t anything to hang on it yet, but he knew there would be. “We were good enough to be a league champion in 2019 and we didn’t get it done, then we didn’t get to play last year,” he […]

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Girls’ Volleyball: Wilson Holds Off Millikan in Five Sets

During a Millikan timeout, Wilson girls volleyball coach Gerald Aquiningoc pulled senior Jaedyn Gonzalez aside and asked her how she wanted to serve for the upcoming match point. “We wanted to win it and be aggressive,” Aquiningoc said.  The first-year coach said the plan was to hit it short and get the Rams out of […]

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Long Beach State Cuts Ties With Longtime PA Voice Dan Smith

Flipping through the record book for Long Beach State’s women’s volleyball program–wading through details on the five national championship seasons and the more than two dozen All-Americans who’ve played for the Beach–there’s nothing particularly eye-catching about the 1985 season. The 49ers went 18-13 that year and made a first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament. But […]

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The562.org’s College Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our college Athletes of the Week and thanks as always to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Katie Kennedy, Long Beach State Volleyball The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team improved to 6-5 with an upset of No. 21 University of San Diego last week, their first Top 25 win in five seasons. […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our high school Athletes of the Week and thanks as always to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Sone Aupiu, St. Anthony Football St. Anthony senior Sone Aupiu turned in the best performance of any Long Beach football player so far this year in a Saints win over St. Pius X/St. Matthias. Aupiu’s […]