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Golf Youth Sports

Q & A: Local Youth Golf Guru Len Kennett Hosting Tournament Again

The562’s coverage of Long Beach golf is sponsored by Dan and Desiree Gooch. Len Kennett is a Southern California golf icon. He has a passion for golf and a gift for giving back to his community by introducing the game to the next generation, helping players of all ages improve their game and telling wonderful stories […]

Baseball Youth Sports

For The Fridge: Long Beach PONY 14U All-Stars Keep Winning

The Long Beach PONY 14U All-Stars have been absolutely dominating their competition this month. They’ve outscored their eight opponents 104-15 while winning the District and Central Region tournaments. “We have a powerhouse of a squad that is the deepest in my memory,” PONY president and manager Ken Jakemer said. “We’ve got great pitching, tremendous defense, […]

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Baseball Youth Sports

For The Fridge: Lakewood Village Little League 11U All-Stars Win District 38 Championship

The Lakewood Village Little League 11U All-Stars won the District 38 Championship earlier this month by beating Long Beach 6-5 in extra innings of the title game. Lakewood Village used impeccable defense and phenomenal pitching by Cason Clark and Evan Raleigh to stay in control throughout the tournament. David Mancha and Henry Aguas provided the […]

Baseball Youth Sports

For the Fridge: Los Altos 6th Tool 12s Win NCS World Series Championship

The 6th Tool 12s travel baseball team based out of the Los Altos program at El Dorado Park had a successful summer, capped with a win at the NCS San Diego World Series last week. The Long Beach kids had a great tournament and brought home the Division 1 championship. The team is managed by […]

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St. Anthony Legend Darrick Martin Hosts Annual Books & Basketball Camp

Dating back to his playing days with the Los Angeles Clippers in the late 1990’s, St. Anthony alum Darrick Martin has provided a yearly Books & Basketball Camp for kids in the Long Beach area. What was once the highlight of his offseason continues to be a staple for Martin and his family each summer, […]

Baseball Youth Sports

For the Fridge: Los Altos 9s All-Stars Win Ride the Wave Tournament

The Los Altos 9s All-Stars won their second tournament of the Summer last weekend, claiming the championship at the Pismo Beach Ride the Wave Tournament by coming out on top of a bracket of 18 teams, mostly from Central California. The Los Altos kids went 4-0-1 at the tournament. They won their first game on […]

Baseball Youth Sports

For the Fridge: Heartwell PONY 13s Win Super Regional

The Heartwell PONY 13s All Stars defeated Covina in the championship game of the PONY Super Regional Tournament. The Heartwell kids now advance to the West Zone Tournament trying to advance to the PONY World Series. The game drew a huge crowd including the Heartwell 14s who came to cheer on their fellow players. The […]

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Baseball Youth Sports

For the Fridge: Long Beach Little League 10s Win District Championship

The Long Beach Little League 10s All-Stars out of Stearns Park won their District 38 championship last weekend, and will head to Sectionals in Santa Ana starting this Friday. The team is managed by John Mallinger and Kenny Tsuji with Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Eddie Jimenez, and Jake Richards assisting. The Little League All-Star champs are Sea […]