Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for a decade, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards and is the author of the books "Football in Long Beach" and "Basketball in Long Beach."
It had been almost 40 years since the Millikan football team had been to back-to-back quarterfinals, but that’s where the Rams found themselves on Friday night. Despite their best efforts the run didn’t extend to the semifinals after a hard-fought loss to Culver City, 43-30. The loss is the end of the line for 23 […]
The Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball team is in the midst of a five games in seven days slog in the middle of the season. At times during Wednesday evening’s road trip to Millikan, that was obvious, with head coach Shelton Diggs subbing liberally and trying to keep his starters fresh. The Jackrabbits weren’t their […]
Long Beach Poly’s girls’ volleyball team knew it needed everything to go right in order to pull off a huge upset of CIF-SS Division 1 No. 1-ranked Mater Dei on Wednesday evening. The Jackrabbits knew they needed a great playoff atmosphere on their home court so they packed the stands, opening the bleachers on both […]