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, The562’s coverage is sponsored by Long Beach Gives. Visit LongBeachGives.org to find your cause! Donations will be accepted through Sept. 22. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly athletics in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Poly alum Jayon Brown and PlayFair Sports Management. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly athletics in the 2022-23 school year […]
For the first time since March 9, 2020, we’re proud to present the562.org’s Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Jason Parra, Millikan Cross Country In his first Moore League race, freshman Jason Parra shined against Wilson last week. The Rams’ rising star won the first dual meet of the season […]