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.
This week’s edition of our weekly awards. HIGH SCHOOL Joey Vega, Wilson Softball Wilson softball broke Lakewood’s 65-game Moore League win streak last week, thanks in large part to a great performance from senior Joey Vega, who scattered eight hits and a walk with eight strikeouts in a complete game performance. She stranded four runners […]
The Moore League opener at Jordan tonight at 7 between the Panthers and Lakewood Lancers will be a battle of very different offensive rushing attacks that have played very different competition. Jordan (3-1) is having its best start in a decade thanks to victories over lower division opponents Rancho Dominguez, Lynwood and Norwalk. Lakewood (0-3) […]
Four Long Beach schools held Signing Day ceremonies last week to honor their student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent, going on to play college sports. Long Beach Poly As always, Long Beach Poly hosted a big Signing Day celebration in the school’s auditorium, where boys’ athletic director Rob Shock was emotional as ever. “This […]