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.
It’s rare to find Samiya Terry speechless, but with the biggest basketball game of her life just days away, the Wilson senior couldn’t find the words to quell the emotional storm inside. “Yesterday I had a full cry session,” Terry said. “I’ve been feeling the pressure.” Terry and her Wilson girls’ basketball teammates will try […]
The562’s coverage of Long Beach State athletics for the 2022-23 season is sponsored by Marilyn Bohl. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009. As is the case every summer, Long Beach sports products are filling the ranks of USA national teams, and helping bring home some major wins for […]