There wasn’t much new information to give, but Long Beach State Dirtbags first-year coach Eric Valenzuela organized a program-wide conference call on Monday afternoon to check in with his players and staff. “The only thing we can do is continue to communicate with our players and make sure they stay on it academically to be […]
In light of the weeks-long suspension of high school sports in Long Beach due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we’re launching the inaugural The562.org Long Beach High School Smash Tournament this weekend. The Smash Brothers tournament will be free of charge and open to any and all LBUSD high school students who want […]
There is big news coming from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The NCAA promised to rule on eligibility relief after canceling its spring sports championships earlier this month, and next week the Council Coordination Committee will announce its decision on how to deal with the seniors who had their final season cut short by COVID-19. […]
The Long Beach Unified School District will remain closed for at least two additional weeks, as the district announced Friday afternoon its closure will extend through at least May 3. The district will continue to provide free meals from most of its campuses through the next six weeks, as well as any additional closure. “Schools […]
John Ross Visits Jordan High School For more coverage of Long Beach sports, visit The562.org.
When John Ross stepped into one of the newly-constructed classrooms in the northeast corner of the Jordan High School campus, it was as if he’d never left. Wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt with Jordan High School written on the front, he was as nondescript as one could expect from a 24-year-old professional athlete. As he […]
This week on the podcast we’re updating you on all of the latest news from the Long Beach Unified School District, the CIF State office, the Long Beach State Athletics Department and more.
This week on the show we’re talking to Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee about how the school and department are shutdown this week, and what’s next at LBSU. Episode 51 – In Depth About Long Beach State’s COVID – 19 Precautions by lbsuathletics No guest today for an in-depth discussion of COVID-19 and […]
Lately I’ve been thinking about Mr. Miyagi’s famous quotes from The Karate Kid. Pearls of wisdom like, “It’s okay to lose to an opponent, it’s never okay to lose to fear” or “If the root is strong, the tree will survive” seem more poignant nowadays. Of all the beautiful advice written by Robert Mark Kaman […]