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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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NCAA Considering Cuts To Non-Revenue Sports

Obviously the last month has been chock-full of budget meetings and brainstorm sessions for universities and colleges around the world in an effort to survive the COVID-19 shutdowns. There are still too many unanswered questions to move forward with any certainty, but that didn’t stop five NCAA power conference commissioners from asking the council to […]

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College Notebook: Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball Stays Undefeated

After dropping the first set to visiting USC on Friday night, No. 5 Long Beach State men’s volleyball bounced back to win 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-22. The Beach (4-0) has now won a program-record 44 straight matches at Walter Pyramid. Redshirt sophomore outside hitter Spencer Olivier led the way for LBSU with a career-high 14 […]

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Long Beach Poly, Millikan Hosting CIF Tennis Matches

Friday afternoon, Long Beach Poly and Millikan’s girls’ tennis teams will host second-round CIF Southern Section playoff matches as the Jackrabbits and Rams try to advance to Monday’s quarterfinal round. Both matches will begin at 3 p.m. Division 2: Long Beach Poly vs. Santa Barbara Division 4: Millikan vs. Coachella Valley  

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CAMS’ Chang, Poly’s Deguzman/Johnson Win Moore League Tennis Titles

STORY BY MATT SIMON Since joining the Moore League in 2013, California Academy of Mathematics and Science hasn’t fielded a girls tennis singles champion. On Monday at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center, sophomore Jody Chang made history for the Rabels as she defeated Wilson’s Madelyn Tadd 6-2, 7-5 to become CAMS first Moore League […]

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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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COLUMN: Special Weekend For Billie Jean King, Long Beach

Fifty eight years ago, Billie Jean King asked the citizens of Long Beach to send her to the world. She raised $2,000 from the Long Beach Century Club, the Long Beach Tennis Patrons, and the residents of the city to send her to Wimbledon, where she skyrocketed to international fame at the age of 17 […]

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Wilson Tennis Fundraiser At Legends On Saturday

You can support Wilson High tennis program at Legends Sports Bar and Restaurant on Saturday from 8-10 a.m. with a $10 pancake breakfast and silent auction. The US Open will be on the big screens during the all-you-can-eat buffet with pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, orange juice and coffee served by the junior varsity and varsity […]

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Moore League Girls’ Tennis Season Preview

Leadership change is the story line for the top girls’ tennis teams in the Moore League this season as both Long Beach Poly and Wilson have new coaches for the first time in a long time. POLY Longtime Long Beach Poly coach Ricardo Montecinos stepped down this year, although he will remain as coach of […]