An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.
In the nick of time, the California Department of Public Health modified its guidelines to allow high school water polo to happen this year. The sport has a deep history in Long Beach and this season will be unlike any other, with games happening almost every day during an accelerated two-week season that will still […]
While we happily put 2020 in our collective rear view mirror, I hope the high school sports community uses the harsh lessons learned over the past year to get creative in the new one. Like most of you, I miss the normal sports schedule, but I think it’s counterproductive to hold out hope for any […]
Last year, Long Beach Poly won its second consecutive Moore League boys’ soccer championship for just the second time in school history. This year, the Jackrabbits are going for a three-peat for the first time ever, and head coach Eric Leon is fired up for the opportunity. “We’re eager to get started,” he said. “We […]