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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 the sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Sone Aupiu, St. Anthony Football St. Anthony stud sophomore running back Sone Aupiu was a big part of the Saints’ critical league win over La Salle last week. Aupiu rushed 19 times for 157 yards and two […]

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Football: Compton Wins Wild One At Millikan

STORY BY MATT SIMON Compton’s senior Johnathan Fernandez admitted he was hyped before Friday night’s game against Millikan. Fernandez, who missed the first six games of the season, showed his excitement on the opening drive as he left Millikan defenders on their backs multiple times as the Tarbabes marched 70 yards to score on their […]

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Football: Long Beach Poly Celebrates Homecoming With Big Win Over Cabrillo

It was the 112th iteration of Long Beach’s oldest sports tradition, the Homecoming game at Long Beach Poly–and it was much the same story as the last century-plus, as the Jackrabbits went on to comfortably win against a Moore League opponent, beating Cabrillo 68-0 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Poly outgained the Jaguars 362 yards to […]

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High School Football Preview: Millikan vs. Compton

Tonight’s clash between Millikan and Compton at the Rams’ DeHaven Stadium pits two teams desperate for a win against each other. Millikan (2-5, 1-2) isn’t having the season they envisioned with a talented roster. Compton (3-3, 0-2) was hoping to reverse last year’s story of a strong start followed by a tough Moore League, but […]

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High School Football Preview: Long Beach Poly vs. Cabrillo

The oldest sports tradition in Long Beach is renewed tonight at Veterans Memorial Stadium, as Long Beach Poly celebrates its Homecoming for the 112th time. The school was founded in 1895, but had its first football season in 1908. The Jackrabbits (3-3, 2-0) are coming off a win over Wilson in last week’s exciting Big […]

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Long Beach Poly Unveils Jordan Brand Gear For Wilson Game

It was a “Jordan” kind of evening for Long Beach Poly in their sold-out rivalry game against Wilson on Friday night. Quarterback Mekhi Jordan had a big performance with five touchdowns, one of which went to receiver Jordan Riles. It was also the night that the Jackrabbits unveiled their new Jordan Brand uniforms, in a […]