Basketball season is underway in Long Beach, and it promises to be a memorable one. Long Beach Poly is joined in the top division by St. Anthony, and the always-competitive Moore League features several teams that could make deep runs in their respective playoff divisions.
We lace you up on the top players and teams to keep an eye on this season, and come back next week for our girls’ basketball preview.
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.
After dominating the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 7 playoffs last week, Wilson is on the road tonight for the quarterfinals at West Ranch. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 at Valencia High School. The Bruins (10-1) are in the midst of their most successful seasons in school history, and are the No. […]
For nearly a century, the baseball fields in Long Beach’s Recreation Park have played host to many of the best baseball players to ever live, spanning multiple generations of America’s pastime. Rec Park’s first baseball game was played in 1924, between the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League and the Chicago Cubs, one […]
Five Long Beach high school baseball teams are starting the CIF Southern Section playoffs this week, and two of them are already preparing for wild card games on Tuesday. Long Beach Poly (19-8-1, 10-2) won its first Moore League title since 2012, and just their second since 1986. The Jackrabbits finished the regular season unranked […]