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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 Trevor Thompson, Millikan Wrestling Coach’s son Trevor Thompson knows plenty about Millikan’s wrestling legacy, and the junior added his own name to that history at the Moore League Finals on Saturday. Thompson won his third consecutive league […]

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Millikan Dominates Moore League Wrestling Final

Millikan made history in dominant fashion on Saturday at Lakewood High during the Moore League wrestling individual finals. The Rams had a representative in all 14 matches, and picked up 11 wins. Both are school and league records. “It feels really great,” Millikan coach Marshall Thompson said. “This is our best effort ever in a […]

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Millikan Boys’ & Girls’ Wrestling Staying Busy In Finals

All of the local wrestlers were busy last week as the Millikan boys’ reached the CIF Southern Section Division 3 dual meet team championship while the Moore League girls’ battled for the individual titles. On Saturday, Millikan steamrolled Colton (69-6) and California (68-6) before being challenged by Hillcrest in the semifinals, but still coming out […]

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Millikan Wrestling Wins Battle Of The Valley Tournament

The Millikan boys’ wrestling team won the Battle Of The Valley tournament last week. Diego Laverde (115 pounds), Caleb Turner (132), Alan Patiño (147), Dawson Hill (170) and Edwin Samayoa (220) all won individual titles for the Rams. Trevor Thompson (126), Kyden Lima (140), Michael Salas (195) and heavyweight Santos Salas were also finalists in […]

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VIDEO: Wilson Wrestling Wins At Lakewood

The Wilson wrestling program picked up a pair of quality Moore League wins at Lakewood on Thursday night. High School Wrestling: Long Beach Wilson vs. Lakewood Visit The562.org for more Long Beach sports coverage. The Wilson boys trailed Lakewood by six points but won the final three matches of the night via pin to take […]

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Moore League Wrestling Season Preview 2019-20

We’ve got everything you need to know about the upcoming Moore League wrestling season. Millikan Lakewood LB Poly Wilson Cabrillo Jordan/Compton Jordan and Compton will be traversing the league schedule together again this season. Compton 17-year coach Randy Harrell said junior Noel Villanueva and senior Sunshine Padilla will be his best wrestlers.

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Wrestling Preview: Millikan Rams

The story of the 2019-20 Moore League wrestling season will likely be written by Millikan once again. The Rams have a stacked lineup and are looking for its ninth consecutive team titles with returning champions on both the boys’ and girls’ sides. “I’m optimistic about this year’s team,” Millikan 29-year coach Marshall Thomson said. “I […]

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Wrestling Preview: Lakewood Lancers

The Lakewood Lancers wrestling program is excited to get the season started with a bolstered lineup. “Last year we were very young and inexperienced and lacked numbers for our program, which was very challenging,” Lakewood coach Ray Gulmatico said. “We have three times the wrestlers this year, including an entire girls’ lineup, which is very […]