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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

This week’s Athletes of the Week, presented by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Josh Lambert, Wilson Volleyball Wilson’s Josh Lambert had a special week last week. He led his Bruins to a big-time upset of Lakewood, handing the Lancers their first loss of the Moore League schedule; Lambert had 22 kills and 10 digs in […]

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Boys’ Volleyball: Wilson Tops Lakewood, Shakes Up League

So far this season Lakewood has seemed like an unstoppable juggernaut, rolling through the Moore League competition pretty efficiently. That earned the Lancers a first-place standing and the top ranking in the CIF Southern Section for Division 2. The first time Lakewood faced defending league champion Wilson, the Lancers swept the Bruins by a combined […]

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Long Beach Unified Board Passes $11 Million Site Security Plan

Wednesday’s Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting saw the board unanimously approve an $11 million Site Security Plan to fence the 28 LBUSD sites that currently have open plans. The Site Security Plan will also add a video-monitoring system to every LBUSD site that would require the office to buzz in any […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

This week’s edition of our weekly awards. HIGH SCHOOL Joey Vega, Wilson Softball Wilson softball broke Lakewood’s 65-game Moore League win streak last week, thanks in large part to a great performance from senior Joey Vega, who scattered eight hits and a walk with eight strikeouts in a complete game performance. She stranded four runners […]

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Battery Charging Wilson Softball To Top Of Moore League

Senior pitcher Joey Vega and freshman catcher Natalya Rodriguez are relatively new teammates, but the Wilson softball battery played last week like they’ve been doing this for years. The duo led the Bruins (9-12, 5-0) to a historic upset at Lakewood on Tuesday, and a dramatic win over Millikan on Thursday to take over first […]