Athlete of the Week Basketball Cross Country Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Volleyball Wilson

The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Nico Colchico, Wilson Cross Country Wilson’s Nico Colchico is a three-sport athlete for the Bruins, excelling in cross country, track, and basketball. He’s finally gotten a chance to compete for Wilson again with sports returning and he made the most […]

Column Swimming Water Polo

COLUMN: New Belmont Pool a Win For All of Long Beach

Finally. More than seven years since the closure of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the crown jewel of the Long Beach sports world is getting a worthy replacement. Last week the California Coastal Commission issued what should be the final “yes” vote to construct the new Belmont Pool, after years of red tape, lawsuits, rallies […]

Basketball Long Beach State Softball Tennis Volleyball

LBSU Notebook: Hoops Struggles Continue, Beach Volleyball Opens Season

It was a forgettable weekend on the hardwood for Long Beach State’s basketball teams, as the Beach went a combined 0-4 against Hawai’i. Every loss was a one-possession game, but LBSU ended up on the wrong end of the scoreline, losing by a combined 10 points in the four contests. Women’s Basketball After a 10-0 […]

Long Beach State Volleyball

Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Announces 2021 Schedule

After a canceled 2020 season and months of waiting for answers, the two-time defending national champion Long Beach State men’s volleyball team will officially get a chance to defend its crown. The team released its schedule this week, which will be a 10-game Big West conference slate, with the Big West Tournament and potentially the […]

Long Beach State Photos Volleyball

PHOTOS: Long Beach State Sand Volleyball Hosts Stanford

Long Beach State split its season opening series with Sanford on Friday at the LBSU Sand Courts 3-2 and 1-4. LBSU pair Skyler Germann and Alice Pratesi bounced back from a first set loss to take their No. 4 match 18-21, 21-17, 15-8 and were the only LBSU pair to win in the second contest. […]

Basketball Long Beach State

Long Beach State Women’s Hoop Skid Reaches Five Games

After a historic 10-0 start to conference play, it’s been five games of bad news for the Long Beach State women’s basketball team, who’s losing streak now takes up a whole hands worth of counting after a heartbreaking L against Hawaii at home Friday night, 77-75. “All the things that lose you games, that’s what […]

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

High School Football Returns to Long Beach In Two Weeks

After a year of silence, the clicks, snaps, and pops of football helmets and pads have returned to the high school fields of Long Beach, thanks to plummeting COVID-19 numbers and swift action on the part of the city’s high school sports administrators. After a 2020 with no football games and months without real practices, […]

Compton Football Jordan Lakewood Long Beach Poly Millikan St. Anthony Wilson

LONG BEACH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Photo from 2019 season preview photo shoot (Other games will be added as they’re finalized, games Fridays at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted) March 12 Long Beach Poly vs. Serra Millikan @ Los Alamitos St. Anthony vs. Lakewood (Clark Field) March 19 Compton @ Wilson Millikan @ Jordan  Poly @ Lakewood (at Cabrillo) St. Anthony […]