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Moore League Assembles Condensed 2020-21 Sports Schedule

The 2020-21 high school sports season will be unlike any other that came before it. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the entire sports calendar will be condensed into 197 days from December 12, 2020 until the final day of CIF State competition on June 26, 2021. The shortened time frame forced local administrators to get […]

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PODCAST: Interview With Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Monson

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson about his family dealing with his daughter getting COVID-19, his favorite memories of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, how LBSU can return to practice this year and much more. 01:00 We’ve Got Good News! 09:00 Long Beach State’s Dan Monson 40:00 Speech […]

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Feature: Behind the Scenes of Peyton Watson’s UCLA Commitment

Long Beach Poly senior-to-be Peyton Watson announced his commitment to play his NCAA basketball at UCLA last week, live on a national platform with Fox Sports. It was a thrilling couple of days for Watson and his family, who’ve been working towards this point since he was a toddler. “It was by far the most […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Talks UCLA Basketball Commitment

On this episode we’re talking to Long Beach Poly star basketball player Peyton Watson about his recent commitment to UCLA. 09:00 Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson 25:00 Speech & Debate: The Best Sports Road Trip   Feature: Peyton Watson, Long Beach Poly’s Star Hooper Stuck At Home

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Long Beach Poly’s Peyton Watson Picks UCLA

The top-ranked basketball player in California and recent the562.org All-City Athlete of the Year awardee Peyton Watson announced his college decision Monday night on a nationally-televised broadcast on Fox Sports. The senior-to-be had his pick of the litter in terms of colleges but the five-star recruit stuck with his personal philosophy in picking hometown UCLA […]

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Gaining, Losing Transfers Shaping Long Beach State Athletics

Long Beach State athletics doesn’t mind being an island of misfit toys for elite talent in need of a new home. A more egotistical sports culture, eligibility rule changes and even the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to turning the NCAA transfer portal into an open window over the past few years. Although LBSU can’t navigate […]

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The562.org All-City Athletes of the Year: Peyton Watson, Tiare Jennings

This is the eighth year of the revived All-City Awards, which resurrect a decades-long tradition of honoring the city’s best high school athletes. Last week we looked at the top athletes in each sport, and in this week’s issue we present other awards including Game of the Year and Coach of the Year.  The centerpiece […]

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All-City Coaches Of The Year: Allen Caveness & Tino Nunez

Millikan girls’ soccer coach Tino Nunez and St. Anthony boys’ basketball coach Allen Caveness have been building their programs up for the last few years, and this season they both made history. A year after winning its first Moore League title since 1991, and first ever CIF-SS Division 1 playoff game, Millikan repeated as league […]

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All-City Team Of The Year: Wilson Girls’ Basketball

Long Beach’s lone CIF championship during the 2019-20 season was a significant one, as Wilson’s girls’ basketball program claimed its first CIF plaque in two decades with a 66-62 overtime win over Eisenhower for the CIF-SS Division 3A title. The victory united generations of Bruins hoopers, with senior standout Samiya Terry receiving calls from members […]

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Long Beach Poly Alum Jordan Bell Signs With Cavaliers

Long Beach Poly alum Jordan Bell is back in the NBA after signing a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday morning, according to the Athletic’s Shams Charania. The deal will take Bell through the end of this season as well as next year with the Cavs.  Bell, who won an NBA title with […]