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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]

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USA Soccer Developmental Academy Closure Changes Game

Long Beach youth soccer will be forever changed after the U.S. Soccer Federation terminated its nationwide developmental academy league this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic financial impact. “We know that suddenly discontinuing a program that has been with U.S. Soccer for many years is shocking, but these unprecedented times required taking action now,” the […]

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PODCAST: Interviews With Long Beach State’s Andy Fee & Mauricio Ingrassia

This week on the podcast Mike and JJ talk to Long Beach State Athletics Director Andy Fee and soccer coach Mauricio Ingrassia about how the Beach is adjusting to all of the recent NCAA proposals and changes. 03:30 Interview With Long Beach State Athletics Director Andy Fee 07:00 Interview With Long Beach Soccer Coach Mauricio […]

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Small Long Beach Soccer Shop Trying To Survive

Isaac Zambrano knew that unexpected bad news at his primary job last month would mean more problems for his small business in the near future. “As soon as the schools closed I knew we would suffer,” Zambrano said. “Everyone was very eager for the spring season at the parks. Now we need to change it […]

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COLUMN: Wilson Soccer Juggling Toilet Paper To Pass The Time

I’m lucky to be a sports fans who can truly appreciate the internet. Not long ago, newspaper box scores and ESPN highlight packages were the only ways to find information about some sporting events. Now fans and athletes can interact everyday via social media. I’m old enough to remember watching morning SportsCenter replays with my […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Peyton Watson, Long Beach Poly Basketball Peyton Watson helped Long Beach Poly into the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs, dropping 25 points against Crossroads and then scoring 29 at Riverside Poly in what ended up being a […]

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CIF Soccer: LB Poly Can’t Catch Edison In Quarterfinals

Long Beach Poly girls’ soccer had another impressive playoff run end in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 quarterfinals with a 1-0 loss to Edison on Wednesday. The Jackrabbits (18-5-2) had multiple early chances to score on scrambles in front of the Edison goal but came up empty. The Chargers (16-5-4) dominated possession for the […]