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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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Feature: Wilson’s Rachel Glenn Laments Loss Of Special Senior Season

This was supposed to be Rachel Glenn’s year, and this was supposed to be her weekend. The crown jewel of Long Beach’s high school sports landscape had spent months dreaming of what she could do at the CIF State Track & Field Championships, originally scheduled for this weekend before the COVID-19 shutdowns wiped most of […]

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PODCAST: Interviews With Rachel Glenn & Bobby Hauck

It’s running week on “What Up, Long Beach?!” and we’re updating you on the latest budget news for Long Beach schools before interviewing Wilson track star Rachel Glenn about missing her much anticipated senior season. We also catch up with local running legend Bobby Hauck. 12:00 Interview With Bobby Hauck 19:10 Interview With Rachel Glenn […]

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Writing The Story of 2020’s Missing League, CIF Championships

With this week’s scheduled CIF Southern Section championships canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will officially be a blank line across the record books. Before we close the book on 2019-20, we wanted to take a look at a few of the league and CIF-SS/State championships we expected to be covering this May–just because […]

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Lakewood’s Aiden Alegria’s Big Decision In Uncertain Times

Timing didn’t seem to be on Lakewood High cross country star Aiden Alegria’s side when COVID-19 concerns shut down the Long Beach Unified School District last month. Alegria had high hopes for his senior track season after he easily recorded personal bests in the one and two-mile races during training just days before the season was […]

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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. Taylor Johnson, Keller Middle School Keller Middle School student Taylor Johnson made Long Beach history at last week’s LBUSD All-City Track & Field meet. Johnson won the 100m dash with a time of 12.2 seconds, breaking a nearly 40 […]

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Top 10 For 2020: Long Beach Track & Field Superstars

There’s no secret that the best high school sport in Long Beach for the last several years has been track and field. Last year saw individual CIF-SS or state champions at Long Beach Poly, Wilson, Millikan and St. Anthony, and we’re expecting enormous things from the high school kids in Long Beach this year. Wilson’s […]

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Wilson’s Rachel Glenn Signs With South Carolina

High school track and field athletes all over America work their whole lives to be in the situation that Wilson senior Rachel Glenn was in last week, selecting which college to accept a full scholarship from. That doesn’t mean that the experience wasn’t successful for Glenn, who had a hard time choosing just one option […]