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Long Beach State, Wilson Volleyballers Win Bronze With USA

A trio of Long Beach State men’s volleyball standouts spent the summer competing with the USA national team, as TJ DeFalco, Kyle Ensing, and Dustin Watten helped boost the USA to a bronze medal in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, a competition among the best countries in the world. The USA played its way into […]

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LB In MLB: Long Beach All-Star Streak Ends

The streak is dead, long live the streak. Last year, Long Beach had a representative from one of its schools in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the 12th consecutive season. It doesn’t look like that streak will continue after the MLB fan vote was released over weekend. Long Beach Poly alum Chase Utley […]

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Long Beach All-City Athletes Of The Year

Presenting our list of the top high school athletes in Long Beach this year in every sport. Come back over the next week for more awards like Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the Long Beach Spirit Award, and the big reveal of our top two Athletes of the […]

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Top 10 High School Sports Moments 2017-18

Another classic year of competition made it hard to decide, but here are our nominations for the top high school moments of the year. 10. Millikan Diver Makes History Millikan sophomore Jenna Sonnenberg made history this year, claiming the CIF Southern Section Division 2 diving championship at the Riverside Aquatic Complex. Sonnenberg finished with a […]


Johnson Foundation Scholarships Benefit Wilson Golfers

Luke Johnson didn’t get the chance to graduate from Wilson High with his 2018 classmates this month, but his presence was felt. Johnson, who was a golfer at Wilson, lost his battle with Leukemia in June 2016. In a dedicated effort to maintain his legacy, the Johnson family formed the Luke Tatsu Johnson Foundation last […]

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Long Beach Athletes Earn All-American Honors At NCAA Track Finals

EUGENE, OR — Last weekend’s NCAA Track & Field championships were memorable in a number of ways. For one, it was the last event held at historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon’s campus, the cathedral of the sport. For another, Long Beach athletes had a great weekend and piled up a dozen All-American […]

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Long Beach’s MacRae, Knipe Take Silver With USA Volleyball Youth

Long Beach’s Nick MacRae and Aidan Knipe are headed home from Costa Rica with silver medals after a successful week at the NORCECA U19 Championship in San Jose. MacRae is a Wilson, LBCC, and Long Beach State alum who is currently the top assistant for the defending national champion Long Beach State men’s volleyball team. […]

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The562.org’s Alumni Athletes Of The Week

Our high school and college Long Beach Athletes of the Week is on summer break, but we’re recognizing some of the great products of Long Beach high schools who had big weeks. Ariana Washington, Oregon Track Washington led Oregon’s 4×100 to a second-place finish with a phenomenal anchor leg at the NCAA Finals, and made […]

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Moore League Baseball All-Stars Beat SGVL In Kiwanis Game

Solid pitching and opportunistic small-ball offense helped the best baseball players from the Moore League win the Kiwanis All-Star Game 4-2 over the San Gabriel Valley League on Friday night at Paramount High. Wilson senior center fielder Ryan Guerero won the MVP award with two hits and a run scored that broke the 2-2 tie […]