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Moore League Lacrosse Season Preview 2020

It’s official: lacrosse has arrived. And no matter what happens in 2020, it’s guaranteed to be a historic season for the sport in Long Beach. That’s because this year, history is happening on every corner of the field. It’s the first year that the Moore League has officially added boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, as has […]

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Lacrosse Preview: Wilson Bruins

There are three divisions for this year’s CIF-SS playoffs, and all the Long Beach teams are in Division 3 except the Wilson boys, who are in Division 2. Wilson coach Glenn Styron is like many of this year’s trailblazing lacrosse coaches: he’s an evangelist of the sport. The founder of the Long Beach State Lacrosse […]

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Lacrosse Preview: Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

Jackrabbits boys’ coach Will Pryor is also a Beach Cities club coach. A Connecticut native and lifelong lacrosse devotee, he’s excited to guide the Poly program, now in its third year, into the spotlight of official league competition. “The addition of CIF and Moore League teams is making Long Beach a lacrosse town,” he said. […]

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Lacrosse Preview: Millikan Rams

The Rams boys’ team was drawing plenty of preseason buzz as a possible inaugural Moore League champion, and an opening-day win over Wilson helped boost that sentiment. Head coach Thomas Sutfin has high hopes. “We’re young but we fully expect to earn a spot in the CIF playoffs this season,” he said. Sutfin is excited […]

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Lacrosse Preview: Ellen Ochoa Academy

The odd school out in the new Moore League arrangement is Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy, the Pico Rivera-based private school that joined the league to allow it playoff eligibility. Girls’ coach Becky Alvarez is excited to see her team hang with the big schools. “We would like to exceed the expectations to put our school, […]

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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 Sydney Ross, Wilson Basketball Sophomore Sydney Ross provided the defensive spark that Wilson needed in a CIF-SS Division 3A semifinal win over West Covina on Saturday. Ross had eight points but provided excellent ball pressure in shutting […]

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CIF Basketball: Wilson Headed To First Final Since 2000

STORY AND VIDEO BY MATT SIMON Since the CIF-SS playoffs began, Wilson girls basketball coach Erin Carey has said that the Bruins had something to prove after a disappointing season and getting no love in the preseason polls. Even after dominating wins in the first three rounds of the playoffs, Carey continued to say that […]

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CIF Basketball: Long Beach Poly Stopped By Windward

The Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball team played good defense but couldn’t come up with enough scoring to beat Windward on the road in the CIF Southern Section Open Division pool play finale on Saturday night. A trip to Friday’s Open Division championship was at stake, but that spot went to the Wildcats after a […]