Lakewood Volleyball

Feature: Hall Sisters Bring Energy, Excitement to Lakewood Volleyball

During a play earlier this season, Lakewood had a funny series of events. Lala Hall dug an opponent’s attack, passing it to setter Fatima Hall. Fatima set the ball up for the middle blocker, and Katesia Hall killed it, pummeling it straight down. The three Halls involved in that play are sisters, and their energy […]

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Today’s Long Beach CIF-SS Water Polo, Volleyball, Tennis Playoffs

It’s a huge day for Long Beach high school sports, with two water polo teams and one tennis team trying to punch their ticket to this weekend’s championships, and a volleyball team opening its state playoffs. Boys’ Water Polo Division 1: Wilson vs. Loyola (Woollett Aquatic Center, 6:30 p.m.) Division 4: Long Beach Poly vs. […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Camille Lindsay, Long Beach Poly Cross Country Long Beach Poly junior Camille Lindsay wasn’t 100% at last week’s Moore League cross country finals, but her finish was 100% gold. Lindsay finished first in 18:02 to […]

Lakewood Volleyball

CIF State Volleyball: Lakewood Makes Open Bracket

The Lakewood Lancers received a major honor on Sunday with the release of the CIF State Girls’ Volleyball brackets. The Lancers are one of the eight teams from all of Southern California to make the prestigious Open Division, as Lakewood is seeded seventh and will travel to Cathedral Catholic in San Diego Wednesday evening. Because […]

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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. HIGH SCHOOL Kensley Flynn, Avalon Volleyball Junior Kensley Flynn had 12 kills and 7 blocks in Avalon’s quarterfinal win over California Lutheran. Flynn’s leadership at the net has powered the Lancers to the CIF-SS semifinals once again. Maya Alvarez, […]

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CIF Volleyball: Lakewood Falls to Vista Murrieta in Division 1 Quarters

The Lakewood girls’ volleyball team rode down to Vista Murrieta with a 20-match winning streak, having lost only one set over that run. But the Lancers’ team, their win streak, and their state No. 4 ranking weren’t enough to overcome the host Broncos and star player Claire Little, an All-American junior committed to BYU. Lakewood […]

Long Beach State Volleyball

Long Beach State Fires Women’s Volleyball Coach Midseason

Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee took the rare step Monday afternoon of firing women’s volleyball coach Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer and top assistant coach Matt Fuerbringer, five weeks before the end of the season. The move is effective immediately, and Fee said Monday it was made because of performance issues–the first time he’s made a […]

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CIF Volleyball: Millikan Swept By O Lu In Second Round

Long Beach Millikan made its first appearace in the second round of the playoffs in several years on Saturday, traveling to face Orange Lutheran in a Division 3 matchup. Unfortunately their playoff journey would end there after losing in three sets, 25-16, 25-23, 25-20.  The Rams came out strong in the first set but ended […]