Baseball Basketball COVID-19 Football Jordan Lakewood Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan Podcast St. Anthony Volleyball Wilson Youth Sports

PODCAST: Is Sportsmanship Dead?

This week on the show JJ, Mike and Tyler tackle the issues with sportsmanship in both amateur and professional sports. They’re also talking to Lakewood High athletic director and girls’ volleyball coach Mike Wadley about how his job has changed, what needs to happen to bring prep sports back, and much more. 01:00 Is Sportsmanship […]

Baseball Lakewood LB In MLB Wilson

LB In MLB: Three Local Boys In MLB Championship Series

Long Beach baseball fans have a trio of local boys to keep track of during the Major League Baseball Championship Series this week. Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud, 31, has been one of the biggest surprises for the Atlanta Braves and the catcher has put up huge numbers in the postseason. The National League Championship […]

Avalon Cabrillo Compton Jordan Lakewood Long Beach Poly Millikan St. Anthony Wilson

CIF Commissioner Says Sports Schedule To Remain Unchanged

Speaking at a CIF Southern Section council meeting last week, commissioner Rob Wigod indicated that there would be no forthcoming changes to the 2020-21 sports calendar. Back in July, Wigod introduced major modifications to the sports schedule for the 2020-21 school year, which pushed the start date for fall sports to mid-December and January. “We […]

Baseball Lakewood LB In MLB Wilson

LB In MLB: A Pair Of Moore Leaguers In Playoffs

It’s a massive day for the Moore League with two former players participating in key Major League Baseball playoff games. At 11 a.m. the Atlanta Braves will try to clinch the National League Division Series against the Miami Marlins in Houston. Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud will be behind the plate for Atlanta and is […]

Club Sports COVID-19 Podcast Volleyball Wilson Youth Sports

PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach Volleyball Coach Carlos Briceno

This week we have an extended conversation with local volleyball coach Carlos Briceno. As a player he won the Bronze Medal with Team USA at the Barcelona Olympics, and as a coach he’s led some really good teams at Mizuno and Wilson for more than a decade. We’re talk to him about everything from the […]

Charity COVID-19 Golf Wilson Youth Sports

TATSU Foundation Getting Creative To Raise Funds For Cancer Research

Not even a global pandemic can stop the Luke TATSU Johnson Foundation from raising money for childhood cancer research. The fourth annual golf tournament, dinner and auction was supposed to take place this month as part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, but obviously the COVID-19 shutdowns led to the cancellation of the event. However, […]

Baseball COVID-19 Lakewood LB In MLB Long Beach State Wilson

LB In MLB: Five Local Boys In The Postseason

There are five Major League Baseball players with ties to Long Beach who are getting ready for the unprecedented MLB Postseason to begin this week. Lakewood High alum Travis d’Arnaud has been the most pleasant surprise for local boys in the show this season. The Atlanta Braves catcher bounced back from injury with the Tampa […]

Cabrillo Charity Compton Education Jordan Lakewood Long Beach City College Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Middle Schools Millikan St. Anthony The562.org Wilson Youth Sports

Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

Avalon Baseball Cabrillo Compton COVID-19 Football Jordan Lakewood Long Beach City College Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan Podcast St. Anthony Wilson Youth Sports

PODCAST: Is It Safe For Long Beach Youth Sports To Return?

Join the conversation as we look at the restart of Long Beach youth sports from all angles. We’ll also recount a few epic youth sports moments from our own lives, update you on the latest local news stories and much more. 01:00 Is It Safe For Youth Sports To Return? 08:30 Top 10 Long Beach […]

Football Wilson

Wilson Sets 2020-21 Football Schedule

Football has been an on-again, off-again concern at Wilson High, just as it’s been in most places around the state. Practices were shut down for a few months as a precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then after coach Mark Ziegenhagen had started them back up, the poor air quality from the wildfires shut them […]